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Columbia Gorge Enlists UNFI and Expands HPP Offerings

The company recently partnered with UNFI, the nation’s largest distributor of natural foods and a preferred supplier for Whole Foods. UNFI now distributes a range of Columbia Gorge juices in Texas, Madison, Wis. and Chicago, and the brand is gradually making its way east, now using HPP as a way to extend shelf life of products carried by the wholesaler.

XYIENCE Replaces Cage Fights with College Football in Revamp

Prior to its acquisition, Xyience was tightly tied to its association with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the largest league for mixed martial arts. While contractual obligations initiated its divorce from the prizefighting powerhouse, the brand utilized its clean slate as an opportunity to reposition Xyience and veer away from a combat sport.

New on Project NOSH: “Just Mayo” Isn’t Really Mayo, Says FDA

What do you do when your signature product’s name is deemed unacceptable by the FDA? That’s the situation Hampton Creek is in after the government agency sent a warning letter to the company regarding its Just Mayo brand. Read the full story on Project NOSH, BevNET's site covering the world of Natural, Organic, Sustainable and Healthy packaged food companies.