Tag Archives: Organic food

• Alcohol matching trend offers huge opportunities for food industry

There is a massive opportunity for food manufacturers to take advantage of a growing trend of consumers matching their food and alcohol, finds Datamonitor. Although food and alcohol matching is nothing new, a recent spike in its popularity means that food manufacturers have to get over their reluctance to be seen actively promoting alcohol due […]

• Here’s why more wine isn’t ‘organic’

Here’s why more wine isn’t ‘organic’

Sulfites are forbidden in organic products by the USDA, but most winemakers consider the preservative crucial in winemaking, so few wineries want the label. This sounds familiar: a national consumer group is fighting to maintain organic standards against industry people who want to weaken them. But when it comes to “organic wine,” the well-meaning consumers […]

• Study Provides Insight Into Marketing "Green Wine"

Marketing “Green Wine”: New Study Provides Insight to Encourage Consumers to Buy Organic and Eco-Friendly Wines

• USDA Deals Blow to U.S. Organic Hop Industry

USDA Deals Blow to U.S. Organic Hop Industry

Organic beer may never truly be organic if the USDA has its way. Earlier this month, the USDA’s National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Handling Committee recommended the continued use of non-organic hops in beer labeled organic by denying a petition by the American Organic Hop Grower Association (AOHGA) to remove hops from the National List […]