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North Bay updates packaging, adds Heart Check logo

North Bay Produce, Traverse City, Mich., has new packaging that emphasizes its logo and focuses on the fresh product inside.

Albertsons exec sees good days ahead for organic produce

The COVID-19 crisis has not slowed demand for organic produce, and Albertsons executive Jim Donald sees “no ceiling” for the sector.

Fresh Direct Produce acquires organic distributor Mike and Mike’s

Fresh Direct Produce Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia, has acquired organic produce distributor Mike and Mike’s Inc.

USDA clarifies California organic certification requirements

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program recently clarified updated regulations in California to allow certifiers to issue approval faster.

Albertsons exec to speak in Organic Produce Summit session

Albertsons co-chairman Jim Donald will discuss the role of organics, changes in consumer behavior due to COVID-19 and more during an online Organic Produce Summit session July 9.

Avocados to walnuts: industry's response to pandemic

The produce industry has been working to help feed families during the COVID-19 pandemic in a number of ways.

Lakeside Organic Gardens debuts organic fioretto

Lakeside Organic Gardens, Watsonville, Calif., has a unique new product, organic fioretto.

Organic organization supports lawsuit schedule

The Coalition for Sustainable Organics, which supports organic regulations allowing hydroponic and container systems to be organic, is pleased a schedule for a lawsuit on the issue has been set.

University of California to open organic institute

The University of California has established an organic research and education through $1 million in donations.

Organic food sales top $50B in 2019, up 4.6%

The Organic Trade Association reports that organic food sales in 2019 surpassed $50 billion, including $18 billion for organic produce.