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Fueling the Flying Fin

It’s well documented that oatmeal is good for your heart due to its unique ability to whisk away cholesterol from our blood.  And especially this time of year, as thoughts turn to warming comfort foods, the airways are filled with …

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You Are Entering the Gluten-Free Zone

I recently returned from the Natural Products Expo East in Boston and, based on my unscientific calculation, approximately half the population is wheat sensitive.  How else can you explain the plethora of new gluten-free (GF) products that are coming soon …

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How Do You Sow Your Wild Oats?

At Country Choice Organic we try to live healthy, active lifestyles.  And like many of our customers, we’re always looking for new ways to stay motivated.  So this summer, we are hosting a Facebook photo contest to find out how …

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It’s CSA Season!

I received wonderful news yesterday…our CSA starts on Friday!  What’s a CSA?  Short for Community Supported Agriculture, some people refer to CSA as a produce subscription, a garden share, or a vegetable-of-the-week program.  No matter what you call it, each …

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An Ad for Earth Day

Earth Day is coming.  You can tell by all the commercials peddling ways to save the environment…buy a car and plant a tree…save box tops to protect the rain forest.  The possibilities are endless.  Unfortunately, what isn’t endless is a …

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Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

The Organic Trade Association yesterday announced the passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 by the Senate Agriculture Committee.  Their press release focused on an amendment that adds a pilot project to offer healthy organic food in school …

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The British Are Coming…And Not A Moment Too Soon!

Every generation or so a British invasion hits our shores and shakes things up a bit.  This latest assault won’t “Twist and Shout” its way to Billboard’s Top 10, but it’s message is worth tuning in.

Jamie Oliver, British-born chef …

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IMPROVED FIT KIDS INSTANT OATMEAL RECIPE TO PROVIDE EVEN BETTER NUTRITION

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (February 2010) —Country Choice Organic, a leading producer of USDA certified organic oatmeal, cookie and snack products, is reducing the sugar in each FIT KIDS Instant Oatmeal variety by 18 to 23 percent as part of an …

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Oatmeal Fuels Your Day…and More!

At Country Choice Organic, we work hard to minimize our operational “footprint”, constantly reviewing our packaging materials, transportation, and warehousing to make sure we only use what is necessary to deliver the freshest, best tasting organic products. 

Our parent company, …

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Look…Down in Your Bowl…It’s Super-Oats!

Health magazine recently named oats one of the healthiest super foods for women.  This should come as no surprise since we’ve known for a long time that oats can help lower cholesterol.  Now scientists say oats, rich in soluble and …

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