2013 National Bulk Foods Week Winners Announced

Posted at bulkisgreen.org by swilliams on 03/19/2014

Portland, Ore. – March 19, 2014 –The Bulk is Green Council (BIG), together with natural food stores and grocery stores across the country recently participated in the 2013 National Bulk Foods Week to celebrate and educate consumers about the eco-friendly and affordable benefits of buying natural and organic foods in bulk.


Approximately 1,200 stores signed up to participate in this weeklong event held October 13-19, 2013 by decorating their stores, promoting through literature, offering samples and discounts on bulk food products, and telling the Bulk is Green story.


A big thank you to all involved for helping to make this year's National Bulk Foods Week our most successful yet.  More than 1,200 retailers nationwide participated in the 3rd annual National Bulk Foods Week - keep up the good work and spread the love for (and word about) bulk foods!


The Bulk is Green Council (BIG) is proud to announce Fresh Market Store #105 as the winner of the "2013 Bulk Retailer of the Year" award.  Fresh Market #105, located in Miami Beach, FL showed creativity and enthusiasm in promoting National Bulk Foods Week.

Congratulations Fresh Market, Store #105!


The Bulk is Green (BIG) Council would like to thank everyone who participated, and encourages you to participate in the 2014 National Bulk Foods Week to be held in October.


For more information about the benefits of buying in bulk, please visit www.bulkisgreen.org.



The Bulk is Green (BIG) Council is an organization dedicated to increasing consumer, retailer and grocer awareness of the environmental and economic benefits of buying natural and organic in bulk. Founded in 2008, the council serves as a research and advocacy group, conducting and publishing studies on industry trends and offering educational tools and resources online. The board includes industry leaders Frontier Natural Products Co-Op, Hain Celestial, Lundberg Family Farms, SunRidge Farms and Trade Fixtures. Additional information is available at BulkisGreen.org.