Technology http://deliciousliving.com/taxonomy/term/1321/more en Local Dirt: new website sources local food http://deliciousliving.com/sustainability/local-dirt-new-website-sources-local-food <div class="node-body article-body">Imagine a single website where buyers could source local food anywhere in the United States, or where any farmer could make his or her produce available to buyers. Founder of Local Dirt Heather Hilleren sat down with Organic Connections, the magazine for Natural Vitality, to explain the complex journey behind her site. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deliciousliving.com/sustainability/local-dirt-new-website-sources-local-food" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deliciousliving.com/sustainability/local-dirt-new-website-sources-local-food#comments Sustainability Technology Tue, 06 Mar 2012 16:52:00 +0000 235441 at http://deliciousliving.com Petaluma Poultry uses HarvestMark to tell its story http://deliciousliving.com/technology/petaluma-poultry-uses-harvestmark-tell-its-story <div class="node-body article-body">An interview with Mike Leventini, president of Petaluma Poultry, reveals how traceability is in the company's genes—and how HarvestMark helps communicate that to Petaluma's consumers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deliciousliving.com/technology/petaluma-poultry-uses-harvestmark-tell-its-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deliciousliving.com/technology/petaluma-poultry-uses-harvestmark-tell-its-story#comments Agriculture Organic Marketing Organic Technology Mon, 01 Aug 2011 20:41:00 +0000 199951 at http://deliciousliving.com HarvestMark traces organic chickens from farm to fork http://deliciousliving.com/technology/harvestmark-traces-organic-chickens-farm-fork <div class="node-body article-body">Retailers and fresh food suppliers take note: Coleman Natural Foods, a leading producer of organic and free range poultry, just launched HarvestMark traceability on its poultry products. But the technology delivers so much more than a consumer to farm connection.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deliciousliving.com/technology/harvestmark-traces-organic-chickens-farm-fork" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deliciousliving.com/technology/harvestmark-traces-organic-chickens-farm-fork#comments Nutrition Marketing Technology Natural and Organic Fri, 29 Jul 2011 17:01:00 +0000 199541 at http://deliciousliving.com 18 top organic and natural Twitter #hashtags http://deliciousliving.com/technology/18-top-organic-and-natural-twitter-hashtags <div class="node-body article-body">Get your tweets noticed—and learn how to join the natural and organic conversation—with these commonly used Twitter hashtags in the natural products industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deliciousliving.com/technology/18-top-organic-and-natural-twitter-hashtags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deliciousliving.com/technology/18-top-organic-and-natural-twitter-hashtags#comments Technology Technology Thu, 21 Jul 2011 17:38:00 +0000 198001 at http://deliciousliving.com Supplement adulteration has a new enemy: TruTag spectral microtags http://deliciousliving.com/technology/supplement-adulteration-has-new-enemy-trutag-spectral-microtags <div class="node-body article-body">Supplement adulteration is the scourge of industry, but a new innovation from TruTag Technologies offers a cheap, covert way to combat counterfeiting. The tiny, edible silica microtags used previously in medicine and food are now showing up on supplements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deliciousliving.com/technology/supplement-adulteration-has-new-enemy-trutag-spectral-microtags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deliciousliving.com/technology/supplement-adulteration-has-new-enemy-trutag-spectral-microtags#comments Manufacturing Quality Control Technology Manufacturing Quality Control Tue, 19 Jul 2011 17:06:00 +0000 197271 at http://deliciousliving.com 4 creative social media ideas for product packaging http://deliciousliving.com/packaging/4-creative-social-media-ideas-product-packaging <div class="node-body article-body">Engage consumers in social media conversation from the moment they pick up your natural product's package. These social media ideas for product packaging work for dietary supplements, foods and beverages.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deliciousliving.com/packaging/4-creative-social-media-ideas-product-packaging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deliciousliving.com/packaging/4-creative-social-media-ideas-product-packaging#comments Packaging Technology Packaging Food and Beverage Mon, 20 Jun 2011 18:15:00 +0000 192211 at http://deliciousliving.com EPA to regulate nanotechnology use in agriculture http://deliciousliving.com/agriculture/epa-regulate-nanotechnology-use-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">Nanoagriculture regulation is coming, even if we don't know yet how nanotechnology affects a plant's biology—and for that matter, our own. The antidote: More studies on nanotech.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deliciousliving.com/agriculture/epa-regulate-nanotechnology-use-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deliciousliving.com/agriculture/epa-regulate-nanotechnology-use-agriculture#comments Agriculture Agriculture Regulation and Legislation Technology United States Thu, 16 Jun 2011 16:31:00 +0000 191791 at http://deliciousliving.com Natural retailers score big with swipe fee reform http://deliciousliving.com/technology/natural-retailers-score-big-swipe-fee-reform <div class="node-body article-body">Yesterday, the Senate voted against postponing swipe fee reform for debit cards, causing celebrations among the natural retailer community as debit card transaction fees are poised to fall from 44 cents to 12 cents.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deliciousliving.com/technology/natural-retailers-score-big-swipe-fee-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deliciousliving.com/technology/natural-retailers-score-big-swipe-fee-reform#comments Finance and Investment Regulation and Legislation Retailing Technology Financial News United States Thu, 09 Jun 2011 18:05:00 +0000 190841 at http://deliciousliving.com Inside the brave new world of neuromarketing http://deliciousliving.com/marketing/inside-brave-new-world-neuromarketing <div class="field-deck"> Will natural product companies embrace facial mapping, brain-wave tracking and other sci-fi technologies to better understand what drives consumer preferences and purchasing behaviors? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Will natural product companies embrace facial mapping, brain-wave tracking and other sci-fi technologies to better understand what drives consumer preferences and purchasing behaviors?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deliciousliving.com/marketing/inside-brave-new-world-neuromarketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deliciousliving.com/marketing/inside-brave-new-world-neuromarketing#comments Conditions Marketing Technology Technology Tue, 19 Apr 2011 21:53:00 +0000 172511 at http://deliciousliving.com 4 core social media strategies from Stonyfield Farm http://deliciousliving.com/business/4-core-social-media-strategies-stonyfield-farm <div class="node-body article-body">There’s a whole lot of “social” going on at the first day of Natural Products Expo West; but perhaps some of the most influential may not occur face-to-face, but rather through a tweet or Facebook wall comment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://deliciousliving.com/business/4-core-social-media-strategies-stonyfield-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://deliciousliving.com/business/4-core-social-media-strategies-stonyfield-farm#comments Marketing Business Technology Marketing Technology Fri, 11 Mar 2011 22:48:00 +0000 113181 at http://deliciousliving.com