Hain Celestial said Wednesday that it bought Daily Bread, a U.K. company that supplies prepared foods to Buckingham Palace, museums, sporting establishments and corporate events. This is Hain's fourth acquisition since May.
About 34% of food retailers plan to use green building techniques in their new stores and redevelopment projects, found the FMI's Facts About Store Development 2007 report. Within the next five years, that number will grow to 40%.
The owner of the only health food store in Washington state's Key Peninsula area is planning to sell the business. Jed's Good Stuff carries mostly organic foods, and "alternative" foods such as raw milk and gluten-free wheat.