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Growers can use technology to alleviate climate change effects

By working together with the latest tools, researchers believe growers can help manage some of the effects of climate change and perhaps someday get paid for their efforts.

GOPEX 2020: Products from the expo

Exhibitors at The Packer's Global Organic Produce Expo had plenty to talk, including new products.

GOPEX delivers energy, insight into organic produce

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — The Packer’s third annual Global Organic Produce Expo brought in more buyers and exhibitors than previous years and garnered many positive reviews.

Panel discusses food safety expectations for produce suppliers

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Dave Corsi, VP of produce for Wegmans, shared perspective about how CPS research continues to inform Wegmans and other buying organizations in regards to food safety standards for produce suppliers.

GOPEX retail panel takes global look at organic produce

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Interest in organic produce is on the rise in Asia and the Middle East, while growth in North America is leveling out, according to a panel that convened Jan. 10 at the Global Organic Produce Expo.

Cost still key hurdle for more sustainable packaging, panel says

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Cost remains a key obstacle to the proliferation of more environmentally friendly packaging in produce, according to industry members who spoke on a panel Jan. 10 at the Global Organic Produce Expo.

Organic remains ‘hot’ category

Organic produce sales continue to grow, but as volume increases, the growth rate is slowing from the double-digit range the category has enjoyed over the past decade or so, grower-shippers say.

​​​​​​​Walmart talks packaging, plastics on GOPEX panel

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Walmart has been working with individual suppliers to reduce plastic in produce departments as consumer interest in sustainability increases.

2020 Global Organic Produce Expo

The Global Organic Produce Expo drew attendees from all over the world, including Chile, China, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Malaysia, Peru, New Zealand and Netherlands.

Organic messaging research finds winning themes

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Finding messages that will motivate “light” organic consumers to eat more is the goal of new consumer research by the Organic Trade Association.