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Coronavirus Impact on Global Shipping Too Big to Ignore

While concern around the globe has vacillated between nuisance and panic, the effects of the recent coronavirus outbreak are becoming much clearer — and more serious —  for the global economy. Guidance from supply chain experts indicates Chinese factories won’t resume production for 3-4 weeks, which would have a significant impact on international shipping. Dreary […]

Grovara Pledges to Only Use Carriers Supporting $5 Billion, Industry-Led Effort to Eliminate CO2 Emissions From Global Shipping

It has been two years since the United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed to a 50% minimum reduction of total greenhouse gases from international shipping, which is responsible for 2% of the planet’s anthropogenic CO2 emissions, a figure expected to rise to 17% by 2050 if unregulated.  It is only recently, however, that concrete measures […]

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 […]

Repatriating the American Dollar: Why the U.S. Has So Much Ground to Make Up in Manufacturing Exports

With only 6% of U.S. exports coming from its own manufacturers, there is a world of opportunity for American wellness brands to go global. A recent Council on Foreign Relations article details more about why that opportunity exists. Manufacturing exports are roughly three times as important to the European Union economy than the U.S., giving […]

Still Time for American Wellness Manufacturers to Join Trade Mission to Mexico This Fall

High-value, consumer-oriented foods are now the largest category of U.S. agricultural exports to Mexico, according to a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture news release, and American wellness brands can get an up-close look this fall on a USDA-led trade mission to Mexico City Nov. 6-8. The application deadline for the trade mission has been extended […]

GT’s Kombucha on the Shelves in Planet Organic

GT’s Kombucha is now exclusive to Planet Organic in the United Kingdom! Planet Organic is the UK’s largest fully certified organic supermarket. Check out the below pictures of GT’s kombucha on their shelves!  

Grovara Joins Stripe Partner Program

Grovara Joins Stripe Partner Program to Bring More Global B2B Commerce Online and and Increase the GDP of the Internet. Grovara’s first-of-its-kind, end-to-end B2B technology platform that automates and manages workflow associated with exporting American wellness brands, combined with Stripe’s seamless payments platform, helps merchants process complex international payments.  SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Grovara, a Philadelphia-based […]