Tag Archives: Silk

CPG Anti GMO Brands Face Boycott

The Organic Consumers Association is calling for a boycott of  natural/organic brands whose parent companies donated heavily to defeat California’s Proposition 37 that would have required the labeling of GMO ingredients.  We agree.   The culprits include Cascadian Farm, Muir Glen and LaraBar (owned by General Mills), Odwalla and Honest Tea (owned by Coca Cola), […]

White Wave Division of Dean Foods to File IPO

Dean Foods the world’s largest dairy and owners of Horizon Organic Dairy and Silk, makers of Silk soy milk, creamers and yogurt.  No doubt the IPO success of the tiny Annie’s Homegrown brand must have left the Dean Foods folks stewing in their organic creamer.   More details at Business Week on the IPO for White […]

Biodynamic Keeps Getting Bigger In Europe

Word from folks who attended BIOFAC last month, the European Organic Trade show held annually in Nurnberg, Germany told NBN that more and more products were certified biodynamic this year. While Biodynamic certification is virtually unheard of among large manufacturers, NBN expects more U.S. to follow suit, especially as they seek to distinguish their products […]

Rachel’s Yogurt Expands Dean Food’s Reach

We hate to admit it.  When first saw the smart packaging and interesting flavors of Rachel’s Yogurt we wondered “Wow, who’s making this?” What enterprising start up had the nerve to enter the costly  and competitive yogurt market and with such a large number of flavors as well? In fact, when we looked at the […]