Welltodo Today: Whole Foods’ Latest Struggles, Latin America & Fitness, Chinese Food Tech


Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.

BevNET Podcast Ep. 57: Whole Foods Fights to Remain Relevant – BevNET.com

In this episode of the BevNET Podcast, Sperry, along with Carol Ortenberg, the editor of BevNET sister site Project NOSH, discussed Whole Foods’ efforts to revitalize its brand and assuage key investors in light of its announcement of changes to its board of directors, category management, and the launch of a loyalty program.

Oprah Served As a Tester for a SoulCycle Instructor’s New Bath Line

Just as you wouldn’t challenge a tennis pro to a match before subscribing to a few lessons first, you wouldn’t launch a bath collection without consulting Oprah. Them’s the rules, so that’s exactly what SoulCycle senior instructor Stacey Griffith did before introducing her “spiritual bath products” to the world, writes.

Latin America fitness sector generates US$6billion

The health and fitness industry in Latin America generates US$6bn (£4.7bn, €5.5bn) each year, according to the latest International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association Latin American Report. The second edition of the report, an update of the 2012 document, found that Brazil has more than half of the 65,000 health and fitness clubs in the region, with 34,509.

5 Entrepreneurial Companies Who Care About Your Health

All too often success is associated with hard work, grit and determination. It’s true that a lot of successful people worked pretty darn hard to get to where they are today. But it’s a myth that burnout is a prerequisite of getting to the top.

The First Food Tech Accelerator In China Is Funding Silkworm Flour And Fancy Juices

When a Chinese newspaper broke a story in January about a ring of underground factories making counterfeit soy sauce-packaged in brand name bottles, but made with dirty water and carcinogenic industrial salt-it wasn’t an isolated case. In the first nine months of 2016, the government found more than half a million food safety violations.


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