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Oaten porridge is a very healthy breakfast cereal that is fast and easy to prepare. Porridge is also one of the healthiest cereal breakfasts you can eat. Rolled oats are a whole grain product that really is sound nutritionally. Organic Rolled oats will take that up a notch with protection from pesticides in your diet.
There are many ways to prepare and top up your porridge and everyone has their favorite way. In summer you might top with Fresh fruit. Whereas in winter you might cheat a little an add a dollop of fresh cream.
However you prefer your porridge, the one thing you should do is start with the best ingredient. And that would be Plum Foods Organic rolled oats.
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Plum Food’s Organic Rolled Oats comes in a 20kg bag (20 bags to a pallet) for manufacturers or in 1kg and 500g foil lined zip sealed bags for grocery sales.
Plum’s pure organic rolled oats makes a perfect breakfast porridge that is grown organically and free from bad pesticides.
Organic is important for your health and porridge is an easy. healthy breakfast.
Order organic rolled oats bulk bags online from Australian fine food wholesaler Opera Foods.
Plum Foods is a wholly owned subsidiary of Australian food manufacturer and wholesaler Opera Foods
If you need a 1kg bag or a 20kg bag or even a whole pallet of organic wholegrain wheat flour. Contact Plum Foods.
Plum Foods also make granola and muesli in your brand if warranted.
Order online or contact us for a rep call and we will show you some options.
QUEEN GARNET PLUM
The Queen Garnet plum is a new hybrid variety of plums that resulted From a breeding program carried out by Dr Bruce Topp and Dougal Russell of the Queensland Department of Primary Industries.
The Queen Garnet plum has a very dark flesh and is also a dark skinned fruit. The anthocyanins are the chemicals responsible for the dark colouring and Lab Testing has shown that the anthocyanin levels in the Queen Garnet Plums are significantly higher than commercial plum varieties currently in production having been consistently measured at 150-280mg/100g. Whereas most commercially grown plum varieties are in the 5-30mg/100g range.
The best competitor is Black Diamond plum, which had been labelled as “The High Antioxidant Plum” however the Queen Garnet plum has twice the anthocyanin content of Black Diamond, Plus three times greater quercetin glycoside content.
Organic green grocers are already getting supplies of the fruit and some say they mainly buy the Queen Garnet plum for a good eating plum.
For more information on Queen Garnet Plums and anthocyanin rich plum products see Nutrafruit
Australia general manager of The National Association for Sustainable Agriculture Mr Ben Copeman presented a keynote speech at BioFach China last week
BIOFACH is the World’s leading Trade Fair for Organic Food.
Mr Copeman used his speech to build awareness of the Australian organic market, focusing on how local organic regulations differed between markets.
He also reaffirmed the Australian industry’s stance on genetic modification, and noted the potential opportunity for Australian organic products to be exported to China, an,d addressed Chinese distributors
The National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia (NASAA) supports the education of industry and consumers on organic, biodynamic and sustainable agricultural practices.
NASAA is committed to developing and maintaining organic standards; assisting operators in gaining organic certification; and conducting ongoing compliance supervision.
The scope of NASAA’s standard covers the organic supply chain – from input manufacturers to producers, processors to wholesale and retail operations – ensuring organic integrity ‘from paddock to plate’.
With a national office based in the Adelaide Hills in South Australia, NASAA is a non-profit company limited by guarantee comprising an association of members and certified operators (over 1000).
NASAA is committed to providing up-to-date information and news to ensure that our operators, members, stakeholders and other interest groups are kept informed of evolving certification requirements and developments within the organic industry, both in Australia and Overseas
For more information on the The National Association for Sustainable Agriculture, Australia see the NASAA website.
Whole Foods may lose its place as the main seller of organic foods in the USA.
The Seattle Times has reported that research notes by BMO Capital Markets indicates that Costco should overtake Whole Foods as the main U.S. retailer of organic foods.
Costco might be surpassing Whole Foods this year as the top seller of organic food in the US, The Seattle Times reports based on a research note by BMO Capital Markets.
According to the report Costco said in a recent earnings forecast that it is budgeting to sell $US4 billion in organic food for 2015, the company said on a recent earnings call. This would be way higher than the $US3.6 billion forecast in organic food sales estimated for Whole Foods annual sales.
According to chief financial officer, Richard Galanti, Costco’s sales of organic food products growth have more than doubled in the last three years
“It’s where we shine in terms of quality and value and I think that’s nothing but a positive for us going forward ” he said.
Major grocers such as Costco, Kroger, and Wal-Mart have expanding their organic product ranges in recent years making the sector increasingly more competitive, forcing early leaders such as Whole Foods to lower prices.