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29800
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More people are beginning to understand the importance of local, organic food, but few know how to confront the large corporate retail chains that control what is on grocery store shelves. Local Organic Y’All is a North Carolina-based independent food advocacy group that aims to increase access to locally grown, organic food by engaging with mainstream supermarkets and wholesalers in the state.
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30176
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Compared to other states in the country, North Carolina varies in what it pays for products such as food or clothing. In 1951, North Carolina residents paid 5.57 percent less for clothing than the average prices of similar items, while other parts of the country typically paid 7.58 percent more on food items.
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30598
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In 2016, Herbalife paid a $200 million to settle a lawsuit that claimed the company ran an illegal pyramid scheme. Manufactured in Winston-Salem, NC, Herbalife claims the maintain a legal multilevel marketing operation.
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30685
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According to the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, there are more than three-thousand small food businesses in the state dedicated to locally-sourced food products. Local food sales have grown significantly in the last five years, particularly in western North Carolina. This article highlights several local businesses and homegrown products relevant to the holidays.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 11, Nov 2014, p18-19, il
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31147
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King addresses how planners can foster the development of local food systems and provides examples from across the state.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 38 Issue , 2013, p42-44, bibl
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31300
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The Goodness Grows program of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture promotes the state’s produce with a label on food products. A total of 112 food producers are now participating in the program, using the distinctive Goodness Grows label on items for sale and in advertising materials.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 21 Issue 4, Apr 1989, p14, il
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32958
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GoodMark Foods, Inc., with headquarters in Raleigh, is the leading United States manufacturer of meat snacks. The company’s Slim Jim, Penmican, and Penrose brand sausage products head a line of snacks that include a broad line of beef sticks and jerky, pickled sausage and pigs feet.
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33498
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Food science specialists at North Carolina State University say that present economic incentives for water conservation and waste minimization in the food industries are very strong, and assistance provided by North Carolina’s Pollution Prevention Pays Program is enhancing those incentives. Public perception has also been an important incentive for waste reduction in the food industries.
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34283
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This section of Our State highlights the best places in North Carolina to find specialty items for a country meal. Places covered include meat from Smith’s Red & White in Rocky Mount, eggs from Massey Creek Farms in Madison, bread from Shiloh General Store in Hamptonville, milk from Mills River Creamery in Mills River, pimento cheese from Musten & Crutchfield in Kernersville, beer from Bestway Grocery in Greensboro, and chicken salad from Robert’s Grocery in Wrightsville Beach.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 12, May 2018, p124-144, il, por Periodical Website
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34943
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Fayetteville businesses now sell locally produced jelly and milk products. This article highlights two businesses and the inspiration for their goods.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , October 2017, p62-65, il Periodical Website
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36289
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A Sealed Air executive believed housekeeping employees, often on the bottom rung of an organization’s ladder, should have the way cleared to climb to the top. How she helped these employees receive due attention for their contribution was working to increase their career and educational opportunities.
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38216
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The promise of better food through science was recognized in two initiatives promising to generate growth in jobs, markets for farmers, and manufacturing. One was the Plant Sciences Initiative, the other the Food Processing Innovation Center. Collectively, they promised to produce greater crop numbers, pioneer crop varieties, and lower farm animals’ feed expense. Collectively, they may also help to assure the supply of food needed to feed the world’s population, projected to be 9.6 billion by 2050.
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42870
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Culinary adventurist, Wendy Perry explores the following businesses and related owner's "recipes for success": Little Black Dressing Company, High Point; Mini's Mountain Mixes, Hendersonville; Elizabeth's Pecans, Turkey and 1 in 6 Snacks, Raleigh.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 52 Issue 11, November 2020, p12-14
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