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Thaddeus Barsotti to receive Organic Grower Summit award

Thaddeus Barsotti of home-delivery service Farm Fresh To You is the recipient of the Organic Grower Summit’s Grower of the Year award.

What is the sweet spot for organic produce price premium?

The premium paid for organic produce is a moving target, and it is far from standard for fresh produce commodities.
Dec 03, 2018 by Tom Karst #Fresh Talk, #Organics

Organic Trade Association gives top ten organic enforcement priorities

Looking to help shape stronger organic enforcement standards, the Organic Trade Association has submitted comments to the USDA on its top ten priorities to boost the integrity of the global organic market.

Organic potato and onion sales holding steady

Movement of organic potatoes and onions has been sluggish at times, but most organic growers say consumer demand generally remains strong as they continue to serve the market.

Organic industry tackles fraud issues

The organic industry is looking to pounce on fraud.

Homegrown Organic expands offerings

Porterville, Calif.-based Homegrown Organic Farms plans to unveil a new citrus line in November, said Stephen Paul, category director for stone fruit, fall fruit and blueberries.

Canada’s organic demand going up, marketers say

As sales of organic fruits and vegetables continue a steady rise in the U.S., growth may be even more dramatic in Canada, marketers say.

Sykes Co. plans expansion of Palo Alto Organics

The Sykes Co., Rio Rico, Ariz., is marketing hard squash from Mexico under the Palo Alto Organics brand.

Nov 14, 2018 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Organics

Morning Kiss Organic promotes potatoes, onions

Morning Kiss Organic, Chelsea, Mass., is promoting its onions and potatoes as retailers enter the holiday season.

Organic produce consumption continues steady rise

With consumption of organic products having set a new standard across the U.S. in 2017, organic produce suppliers say they’re poised for further growth.