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Naturally Healthy Spring 2013

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MARCH 2013 ■ SPECIAL SHOW ISSUE Continued on Page 104 An interview with Go Raw Founder and CEO Robert Freeland. NH: How did Go Raw get started? RF: I was inspired by my initial visit to the Optimum Health In- stitute, back when my father took me at age 17. The institute's teachings made quite an impact on me after just a few days, and I always wanted Family-owned, simply delicious: For 20 years, PARTNERS, A Taste- ful Choice Company, has produced award-winning gourmet crackers and granola made exclusively with all-natural, wholesome ingredi- ents. In October 2011, PARTNERS extended its all-natural family of products with the introduction of Mia Dolci, a line of gourmet cookie crisps. Delectable bites of divine goodness, these crispy treats are lower in sugar than regular cookies, yet still satisfy the sweet tooth without the added Continued on Page 104 PARTNERSʼ MIA DOLCI CRISPS LIGHTLY SWEET Naturally Healthy talks to Re- becca Nannie, Vice President of Operations of Just Tomatoes, Etc!™ about the company's snack packs. NH: We understand Just Tomatoes, Etc! has been in business since 1985. Tell our readers a little about your company and how you've grown. RN: As fourth and fifth generation farmers in Cali- Continued on Page 104 FRESH NEW SINGLE-SERVE SNACK PACKS FROM JUST TOMATOES FREELAND FOODS CEO PUSHES GO RAW FURTHER IN 2013 Last August, Bakery On Main intro- duced its new gluten-free instant oatmeal, a multigrain hot cereal originally available in three deli- cious bakeshop flavors. Now in re- sponse to customer requests, the company has announced a fourth variety, Traditional Unsweetened, and it plans to introduce two new flavors at Natural Products Expo West. This is good news for the growing population of peo- ple who follows a gluten-free diet, including not just those with celiac disease, but also people with gluten intoler- ances, those with Autism who eat a gluten free casein free Continued on Page 102 BAKERY ON MAIN INTRODUCES TWO INSTANT OATMEAL FLAVORS An interview with Mohd Salleh Kassim with the American Palm Oil Council. NH: What is palm oil? MSK: Palm oil is obtained from the flesh or mesocarp of the oil palm fruit. Like olive oil, palm oil is fruit oil. Palm oil should not be mistaken for palm kernel oil which is Continued on Page 100 THE SKINNY ON PALM OIL After less than two years in business, POP! Gourmet Popcorn has become the pioneer of the hottest growing category within the snack industry: pre- mium and healthy popcorn. This category alone is expected to grow to more than $1 billion over the next five years, and is considered "The Snack Food of 2013," according to Specialty Food Magazine. Wanting to revolutionize the gourmet popcorn industry, Seattle entre- preneurs David Israel, Sachin Ajith and Dyrell "Rex" Anderson, envisioned an ultra-premium Continued on Page 100 POP! GOURMET IS LEADING THE WAY An interview with Scot J. Dube, President of The Dube Group, a team of sales and mar- keting consultants. NH: What is your background? SD: While attending graduate school, after graduating from Boston College with a de- gree in biology, I rose through the ranks with pharmaceutical giant Beckton Dickenson. Later I parlayed my education and training to the position of President with a small chapter 7 OEM company, taking it to a mid-sized branded CPG company with 20 percent Continued on Page 100 THE NEW BREED OF STAFFING

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