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Grovara’s Technology Creates Largest B2B E-Commerce Marketplace for American Plant-Based Products

(Dec. 30 Press Release) Grovara’s proprietary technology platform, which eliminates the headaches of exporting and intelligently connects America’s most promising wellness brands with aligned global retailers, is poised to help usher in the largest food industry disruption of our lifetimes. As consumer demand for healthier products surges and purchasing power increases across the planet, plant-based […]

Waiakea Hot Streak Continues as Sustainable Hawaiian Volcanic Water-Maker Lands on Inc. 5000 List

With a progressive, triple-bottom-line business model rooted in healthy, eco-friendly and ethical initiatives, combined with an award-winning taste and alkaline mineral profile, Waiakea is already a dynamic player among American beverage manufacturers with its Hawaiian Volcanic Water. For the third year in a row, Waiakea is also one of the fastest-growing as it earned the […]

Why B2B E-Commerce Marketplaces Are Revolutionizing Global Trade

In October, the United States government issued an RFP for e-marketplace platforms in an effort to become leaner with the $260 million it spent online last year on products and services. The U.S. General Services Administration, which oversees federal procurement, wants to move fast and start implementing proof-of-concept early next year with a handful of federal […]

TRENDS: OK Boomer, Millennials Will Lead the Snack Revolution

Some of the same forces shaping B2B eCommerce are also driving what and how we feed ourselves. Snacking might get a bad rap — how many times have we heard or said “No snacks before dinner!” — but snacks are overtaking meals in the hearts, minds, and bellies of consumers, and millennials are leading the love affair. Global snack […]

GROVARA GUIDE: How to Align Your Brand Innovations with Customer Priorities

You’ve heard it a million times — the customer is always right. It’s easy to say for those who don’t run a business. But entrepreneurs, particularly those in service industries, know how vital the phrase is. The motto was born and gained popularity in the late 19th century as retailers boomed and the era of […]

GROVARA GUIDE: Boost Your B2B Sales By Refining Your E-Commerce Sales Channel Mix

Fifty-seven channels and nothin’ on? When it comes to how your wellness brand can grow by getting serious about going global with B2B eCommerce sales, there are only four channels you’ll want to tune into. With the global B2B market approaching $1 trillion — about four times as big as B2C — digital maturity is […]

A Once-in-10,000-Years Disruption: Goodbye Cows and Hello Food-As-Software

Plant-based food products, including meat alternatives like Beyond Meat and Impossible Burger and alternative milk products like Elmhurst milked oats, are driving growth across the entire wellness industry. The growth we’ve seen is only a drop in the bucket according to a new report, and it is signaling a major sea change in how we […]

Global Competitiveness, American Jobs on the Line as U.S. Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Looms

American manufacturers lost an estimated $119 billion in output and some 80,000 jobs in 2016 and 2017 due to a highly preventable administrative hiccup: The U.S. Export-Import Bank, which serves as a vital bank of last resort for American manufacturers, could not produce a quorum on its board of directors in 2015 and subsequently saw […]