Posts tagged organic living


Fresh Food Is Better Than Frozen

Fresh food is better than frozen food when it comes to a number of key factors involving food quality. Have you seen the new ad from the American Frozen Food Institute? By our count, we’ve seen it at least six times this week! It’s very slickly crafted, with lush imagery and smooth voiceover work, telling …

Organic Food Label Dilemma of 2014

Organic food is something we are truly passionate about here at BerryBreeze. Our raison d’etre is to sustain the quality and improve value of fresh food. We make a product that keeps fruits and vegetables fresh and live for 2-3 times longer. It’s something we take great pride in, and it is part of the reason we often …

Organic Food And The Walmart Effect

Walmart announced this week that they are expanding their selection of organic foods, and we’re not sure how we feel about that. On the one hand, the idea of organic food being more affordable and being available to a wider demographic sounds like a good thing. We consider it our mission to advance the health, …

Organic On A Budget? You Can Do This!

One of the biggest complaints you hear when trying to persuade friends and family to go organic is “It’s just so much more expensive.” While initially apples to apples-type comparisons may support that complaint, there are so many ways to take the sting out of changing over to a healthier and safer food-consumption lifestyle. It …

All Organic Food Is Not Created Equal

One glaring problem within the growing organic and natural food marketplace is that just because something is labelled “organic” doesn’t mean it is free of pesticides, chemicals, and other toxins. There was a recent study by our Canadian neighbors that found that pesticides contaminated nearly half of the organic produce sampled. What’s more, there are …

Things We Love: Whole Foods

Ok, we’re going to be up front with you here: we are BIG fans of Whole Foods. As advocates of an organic, sustainable lifestyle that’s good for our health and the planet, we just love that there’s a supermarket chain out there that shares our commitment to responsible commerce, enriching peoples’ lives in healthy ways, …

Three Simple Reasons to Go Organic

With a new year getting started, it’s a safe bet that many people are listing either “eating healthier” or “being healthier” as one of their resolutions. For the more resolute, this may include starting a home garden project or even joining a community garden, but for most of us it more likely means opting for …

Three Reasons Why Recent GMO Product Labeling Initiatives Failed

In recent years, more and more people have become interested in knowing exactly what it is they’re eating, and for many, designating something as “food” just because we can digest it simply doesn’t cut the high-fructose corn syrup-infused cake anymore. The general public is increasingly aware of where their food comes from, how it’s made, …