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Amazon is Buying Whole Foods in $13.7 Billion Dollar Deal

By Heather Callaghan, Editor In a shocking announcement today, Amazon.com Inc. is buying Whole Foods Market Inc. in an all-cash deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including the store chain’s debt. The companies have just made the announcement today (Friday June 16th 2017), adding that Amazon is to pay $42 a share for…

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America’s First Organic Fast Food Chain Is Expanding Rapidly (and Pays $14 an Hour)

By Carey Wedler The United States’ first certified organic fast food chain also pays its workers a living wage — and they’re having success with consumers as they expand beyond their first two locations. See: Former Costco Exec Launches The US’ First 100% Organic Fast-Food Restaurant…

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Rising Demand for Organic and Non-GMO Grains Outpaces U.S. Production

Organic imports rise sharply as U.S. corn and soybean growers contemplate premiums, risk-reward scenarios DENVER – Increasing consumer demand for organic and non-GMO foods led to a sharp rise in organic grain imports in 2016—prompting food manufacturers to explore new incentives for U.S. growers transitioning to organic…

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