the Food Industry:
organic/natural foods companies?
- Celestial Seasonings®, Hain Pure Foods®,
Westbrae Natural®, Westsoy®, Arrowhead Mills®, Health Valley®, Imagine Foods (Rice Dream),
Breadshop's®, Casbah®, Garden of Eatin'®, Terra Chips®, Yves Veggie
Cuisine®, DeBoles®, Earth's Best®, Nile Spice® and (as of June
2004) Jason Natural Cosmetics are all owned by the
Hain Celestial Food
Heinz Co. owns about 20% of Hain.
- Cascadian Farms (organic fruits,
vegetables and entrees) and Muir
Glen are owned by Small Planet Foods,
which is owned by General
Mills. General Mills is being boycotted for supporting
- Odwalla Juice and Fresh Samantha
(juice) are owned by
- Coca-Cola prohibits unionizing: WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire
-- Edgar Paez, of the Colombian trade union Sinaltrainal, was
joined on Monday by Teamster representatives, the AFL- CIO, members of
the clergy, civil rights activists and political leaders as he
described the brutal torture, kidnapping and murders of union workers
in his country -- particularly those working at Coca-Cola bottling
facilities. The group assembled for a peace vigil in front of the
World of Coca-Cola Museum in Atlanta, GA. "My brothers and sisters in
Colombia have suffered unspeakable horrors because they belong to a
trade union," Paez said. "We stand united with American workers to
demand that Coca-Cola stop the violence."
- Coca-Cola paid $192.5 million to settle a U.S. racial
discrimination lawsuit in 2000.
Burgers is are owned by Kraft Foods, which is owned by
Philip Morris. Most Boca products use GMO soy. Some products are "made
with organic soy" but because they are not 100% organic they may still
Farms is owned by Kellogg. Morningstar products use GMOs.
Touch is now Morningstar Farms' Natural Touch products are "made with
organic soy" and other organic ingredients but because they are not 100%
organic they may still contain GMOs.
is owned by Kellogg.
Wave was purchased by dairy giant Dean
Foods in May 2002. White Wave makes organic soy products like Silk soy
drink, tofu and tempeh.
Organic (dairy) is also now owned by Dean
- Arrowhead Water and Poland Spring
Water are owned by Nestle, which is being
boycotted because its "breast
milk substitute" causes the deaths of millions of babies.
- Seeds of Change is owned by M&M
- Lightlife (soy foods) is
owned by ConAgra, one of the largest
if not the largest food company in the United States.
- Knudsen, After the Fall and Santa Cruz Organics are
owned by Smuckers.
Fresh Samantha (fresh juices, energy bars)
manufacturer of vegan meat substitutes like Gimme Lean, Smart Dogs,
Foney Boloney, Smart Deli Slices, and more.
Foods (nation's largest dairy)
(manufacturer of soy products including Silk) (also, part owner of
Horizon Organic Dairies)
Foods (parent of Cascadian Farms and Muir Glen)
Seasonings, Terra Chips, Garden of Eatin', Yves Veggie Cuisine,
Arrowhead Mills, more brands (also has alliance with
Creates largest U.S. grocer.