Purity Organic, an organic food company based in Oakland, Calif., has announced the acquisition of Dunn’s River Brands, maker of Sweet Leaf Tea and Tradewinds Beverage Co.
“We are excited about this acquisition as it continues our mission of continuing to provide better for you brands to our customers,” said Mary Page Platerink, CEO of Purity Organic, in a company press release. “We have an aggressive roadmap in 2020 and look forward to continuing to serve our key markets and expanding into new areas for all our brands.”
Purity Organic will focus on delivering refreshing the Sweet Leaf Brand and increasing market share across all its portfolio brands.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) has announced a regionalization agreement with China for the safe trade of poultry products.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA FSIS) has published a notice in the Federal Register that it will allow establishments to use the implied nutrient content claim “healthy” on their labels in accordance with certain guidelines.
Pioneering plant-based meat maker Impossible Foods’ latest funding round raised about $500 million for the company, Reuters reported.
The USDA has announced that it will prohibit shipments of all pigs for at least three days if the nation ever finds a case of African swine fever (ASF).