Nasoya to Carry Non-GMO Seal
Nasoya, America’s No. 1 brand of tofu, has announced that all
of its tofu products will soon display the Non-GMO Project
Verification seal on pack. Nasoya tofu has long been produced
using non-GMO ingredients, and the brand is proud to display
the independent verification to help consumers make easy
choices in order to avoid genetically modified organisms. The
independent verification comes in time for October’s Non-GMO Month, and consumers will start to see the Non-GMO
Project Verification seal on Nasoya tofu as early as November
at grocers nationwide.
“Consumers overwhelmingly want to know what’s in their food
with 92 percent reporting they want labeling on genetically
modified foods,” said Tim Kenny,
VP of marketing at Nasoya. “We’re
proud to give tofu lovers what they
want: a Non-GMO Project Verified
option that’s available nationally.
Both our core Nasoya tofu as well
as our Tofu Plus will be Non-GMO
The Non-GMO Project provides North
America’s only independent verification for products made according to
rigorous practices for GMO avoidance.
The Non-GMO Project Verification
seal indicates that a product has been
produced according to best practices
for GMO avoidance, including thorough,
independent testing of at-risk ingredi-
ents. The verification program demands ongoing evaluation of
products, ingredients and manufacturing facilities to maintain
compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard.
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“We’re thrilled to add Nasoya tofu to our roster of certified
Non-GMO foods,” said Megan Westgate, executive director of the Non-GMO Project. “The purpose of our labeling
system is to empower consumers to make educated choices
about what they feed themselves and their families. Nasoya’s
Verified line of tofu is a brand consumers can trust is following our strict standard of avoiding genetically engineered
To learn more about Nasoya tofu products, visit www.
Atalanta Corp. Acquires Primio d’Oro
Atalanta Corp., a leading importer of food products, has
announced the acquisition of the Primio d’Oro brand from
the Specialty Marketing Group (SMG)
in Stoughton, Mass. The Primio d’Oro
brand will give Atalanta an increased
presence in several imported Italian food
categories such as artichokes, olive oils,
Italian tomato products, vegetables,
cheeses and pastas. SMG will continue
to drive the Primio d’Oro brand with the support of Atalanta’s
extensive distribution network.
Atalanta and SMG will continue to offer excellent products,
service and pricing. Brand development will continue to
be handled by the joint efforts of Bob Gellert, executive
vice president of Atalanta, and Anthony and Nick Yebba of
Specialty Marketing Group.
For more information about Atalanta Corp., visit www.