Appetite for organic food grows and found its presence in Indian supermarkets

By Niharika Verma | December 7, 2015 Breaking the barriers, Indian consumers are shifting towards organic food purchases, making the supermarkets and big retail outlets its hub. With growing awareness and health conscious Indian consumers, appetite for organic food has grown and found its presence in supermarkets. Though, available on high price, its demand and sale has seen a sharp rise says supermarkets and food associations. Some experts believe that better product availability and a powerful …

Vegan café sees greater demand for local food

… wasn’t a lot of local business infrastructure,” Tighe said. “I’ve seen it really kind of rise out of nowhere. It’s been a lot of grassroots, purposeful local initiatives for small businesses, so now we do have farm-to-restaurant suppliers that did not exist before.” Owner and co-founder Chris Blanc said the restaurant has been able to better incorporate local foods into its menu over time. “We’re definitely more local now than when we …

Goodall on GMO’s: “I Truly Believe We’re Poisoning Ourselves” | KUER

… health issues when consuming genetically engineered crops. “Have we been affected? What about the rise of certain illnesses and complaints in the human community, what about the increase in allergies, what about the increase of some kinds of mental disorders?” she asked. Randy Parker, CEO of the Utah Farm Bureau Federation, says Goodall and Druker are doing a disservice to the people of Utah and around the world. “To me this is all about extremism and scaring people,” Parker says. He …

10 Nutritious Foods That Won’t Break Your Budget

… 10 foods to your grocery list, your money will go further in terms of your shopping budget, as well as your health. The average prices listed below were gathered from various sources, such as the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the USDA Economic Research Service (ERS). Nutritional information was provided by a variety of sources including NutritionData.com. If you’re concerned that prices may rise significantly when buying organic, don’t worry. There are easy ways to buy organic foods on a …

Gas investments may ‘never pay off’ | Newcastle Herald

… favour of renewable energy, such as solar. “That could mean that gas investments being made now might never pay off,” an institute statement said. “It’s a similar situation to that in the electricity market, in which demand was forecast to rise continuously but fell instead. It left infrastructure worth billions of dollars under-used while people on tight budgets felt the impact of price shocks that seemed to come from nowhere.” The energy institute, based at the …