Tom Burfield

Tom Burfield

Lakeside Organic Gardens brings back arugula

Lakeside Organic Gardens has brought back organic arugula based on demand and has introduced a new winter crop.

Homegrown Organic Farms focuses on citrus

Organic citrus is the main focus for Porterville, Calif.-based Homegrown Organic Farms during the winter, said CEO Scott Mabs.

Ocean Mist asparagus volume up

Ocean Mist Farms now is receiving regular arrivals of organic asparagus out of Mexico, said Joseph Angelo, sales manager.

Organics Unlimited marks 20 years

This will be an exciting year for San Diego-based Organics Unlimited, said Mayra Velazquez de León, president and CEO.

Patagonia doubles organic citrus

Patagonia Orchards LLC has added a second grower to boost its output of organic citrus.

Sage Fruit Co. launches 3-pound apple pouches

Sage Fruit Co. LLC has introduced a new line of 3-pound pouch bags for its organic apples with a 2-pound bag for the Honeycrisp variety

Stemilt suggests organic promos

With plenty of high-flavor apples available this season Stemilt Growers LLC wants to work with retailers to put together “big, bold promotions” on organics.

Wholesum adds line of heirloom tomatoes

Wholesum Family Farms is introducing an “exquisite” line of organic heirloom tomatoes selected and grown for high flavor and extended shelf life.

Dole to focus on education program

Dole Food Co. has discontinued its line of Dole Organic Salad Kits to concentrate on the development of other organic products.

Sunkist offers organic citrus bins

Demand for organic produce continues to grow year over year, and this season, Sunkist Growers Inc. has launched organic variety.