News Briefs

Local Foods' No Contact Policy: Taking a Giant Leap for Customer Safety

Local Foods grocery, a longtime local health and wellness leader, is going to lengths to protect customer and staff safety. ...See the full post...

What the World Needs Now Is... The Power of Good Food

Now is the time for brands to lead —respectfully — on a better-for-you food message. ...See the full post...

Farmers Need More Than Your Purchases — Call on Policymakers to Provide Financial Aid

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition urges you to contact Congress to support farmers during the crisis. ...See the full post...

Naturally Co-Founder SPINS Teams With Mercato on E-Commerce for Smaller Stores

Naturally Chicago co-founder SPINS is partnering with Mercato on e-commerce solutions for smaller groceries. ...See the full post...

New Site Shows Restaurants That Are Really Cooking During Crisis

A new web directory helps Chicago diners locate restaurants that are open for delivery or takeout. ...See the full post...

These Virtually Virtuous Green City Farmers Deliver — Literally

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Naturally Network Webinar Wednesday: Navigating the New (Ab)normal

Natural Product businesses: Register for Wednesday's webinar on navigating the COVID crisis. ...See the full post...

Fantastic Fungi Day 3/26: Home-View a Great Doc on Mushrooms, Health & Wellness

Join a virtual community to learn about the role of mushrooms in human and ecological health. ...See the full post...

Brands To Get Added TLC From KeHE's New elevate Program

KeHE— a Naturally Chicago co-founder — is accepting applications to its recently launched KeHe elevate program. This program is not a reinvention; rather, it is a “high touch ...See the full post...

Crisis Coping: SBA Emergency Assistance for Eligible Small Businesses

The US SBA is setting up a program to provide emergency aid to severely affected small businesses. ...See the full post...

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CPG Entrepreneurs

What the World Needs Now Is... The Power of Good Food

Now is the time for brands to lead —respectfully — on a better-for-you food message. ...See the full post...

Brands To Get Added TLC From KeHE's New elevate Program

KeHE— a Naturally Chicago co-founder — is accepting applications to its recently launched KeHe elevate program. This program is not a reinvention; rather, it is a “high touch ...See the full post...

Expo Next: Munchy Pops Outfoxes the Postponement

Munchy Pops planned a full-on company launch at Expo West. That was postponed, so we're here to help. ...See the full post...

Expo Next: Showing Whole Earth Some Natural Sweetness

Whole Earth, a brand of 0 sugar, 0 calorie sweeteners, planned a major launch at Expo West. Here's what they planned to say in Anaheim. ...See the full post...

Expo Next: Daily Llama? Check Out These Plant-Based Supplements

Naturally Chicago member Llama Naturals was to launch a product at Expo West. We're filling the gap. ...See the full post...

Expo Next: New Lentil Pilaf from Tolerant (via SRW)

We are helping Good Food businesses by sharing the news they planned to break at Expo West. The latest: Tolerant's red lentil pilaf. ...See the full post...

Expo Next: Simple Mills Chips In With New Product News

We are posting items that companies planned to break at Expo West. First up: Naturally Chicago's own Simple Mills! ...See the full post...

Jerky Journey: Tastefully PREVAILing Over Food Allergies

PREVAIL Jerky is one of those inspirational food startups with roots in a founder's personal health journey. ...See the full post...

Accelerator Fellow Tomato Bliss: Heirloom Goodness by the Jar

If you're missing last summer's delicious, field-grown heirloom tomatoes, Tomato Bliss has you covered with its 100% heirloom tomato pantry staples ...See the full post...

Mingle: Accelerator Puts Pedal to Metal with New Cohort, Reach

The Good Food Accelerator (GFA) has played a big role in developing Chicago startups. Now the program is taking next steps with new Managing Director Shelby Parchman. ...See the full post...

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Farming & Agriculture

Farmers Need More Than Your Purchases — Call on Policymakers to Provide Financial Aid

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition urges you to contact Congress to support farmers during the crisis. ...See the full post...

These Virtually Virtuous Green City Farmers Deliver — Literally

...See the full post...

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Retail News & Trends

Local Foods' No Contact Policy: Taking a Giant Leap for Customer Safety

Local Foods grocery, a longtime local health and wellness leader, is going to lengths to protect customer and staff safety. ...See the full post...

Naturally Co-Founder SPINS Teams With Mercato on E-Commerce for Smaller Stores

Naturally Chicago co-founder SPINS is partnering with Mercato on e-commerce solutions for smaller groceries. ...See the full post...

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Supply Chain

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Service Providers

Expert in FDA Law Formulated ABCs of CBD at Mingle

Rakesh Amin, a leading authority on FDA law, had sharp advice for CBD producers at our Morning Mingle. ...See the full post...

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Investment & Finance

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Resources

Naturally Network Webinar Wednesday: Navigating the New (Ab)normal

Natural Product businesses: Register for Wednesday's webinar on navigating the COVID crisis. ...See the full post...

Fantastic Fungi Day 3/26: Home-View a Great Doc on Mushrooms, Health & Wellness

Join a virtual community to learn about the role of mushrooms in human and ecological health. ...See the full post...

Crisis Coping: SBA Emergency Assistance for Eligible Small Businesses

The US SBA is setting up a program to provide emergency aid to severely affected small businesses. ...See the full post...

Peer Prestige: Success Through Sampling with Custom Merchandising Services

Denise Mackowiak of Custom Merchandising Services, a Naturally Chicago member, is explains why in-store demos should be part of your marketing and consumer outreach plan. ...See the full post...

Naturally Chicago Webinar: Trendspotting at Expo West

With more than 3,600 companies exhibiting at Natural Products Expo West, it can be challenging to decide how to focus. But trendspotting is the organizing principal for those looki ...See the full post...

Naturally Chicago Co-Founder Anchored Food Tank's Hatchery Debut

It was a homecoming when Food Tank kicked off its monthly series at The Hatchery. Food Tank takes global view on the health, environmental and economic benefits of a better food sy ...See the full post...

Member/Sponsor News Submission Form

Use this form to send us your business news updates and story ideas! ...See the full post...

A Short History of Naturally Chicago

Naturally Chicago is a community-based program, launched in 2019, that embodies Chicago’s role as an international center for Good Food and Natural Products. This world-class net ...See the full post...

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