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Taking predictions: organic produce sales by 2025

The latest poll from The Packer invites readers to predict what percent of total department sales they think organic produce will account for by 2025.

Speakers say big opportunity beckons for global organic trade

MONTEREY, Calif. - There is massive opportunity to expand the global supply and demand of organic produce, panelists said at the Organic Produce Summit on July 11.

Retailers peg opportunities for organic retail growth

MONTEREY, Calif. - Though the overall footprint for retail produce departments is under pressure, organic produce should continue to take a larger and larger piece of total sales in coming years.

High interest in organics helps spur 2019 Organic Produce Summit

MONTEREY, Calif. - The organic industry is in growth mode, and that was reflected in the 2019 Organic Produce Summit.

Speakers address organic strategies to convert ‘light’ buyers

MONTEREY, Calif. – Retailers can give organic produce the razzle dazzle of attractive prices, good quality,  and prominent placement to move light buyers of organic to more steady consumers.
Jul 12, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce Retail, #Organics

Monterey Mushrooms meets organic demand

Monterey Mushrooms has expanded organic production to meet demand.

Brighthouse doubles organic vegetable offerings

Brighthouse Organics, San Antonio, a greenhouse vegetable brand launched in 2017, has more than doubled the number of items it offers.

Mike Boyle promoted, Bryce White hired at Organically Grown

Organically Grown Co., Portland, Ore., has promoted Mike Boyle to vice president of sales and sourcing and brought on Bryce White as vice president of business operations.

Pair reunite to form new organic fruit company

Mill Valley, Calif.-based TerraFresh Organics, a new organic fruit company in partnership with Harbinger Group, will focus on supplying organic citrus, mangos, stone fruit and grapes in North America.
Jul 09, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Organics, #People

A & A Organic Farms expands tomato line

Watsonville, Calif.-based A & A Organic Farms has expanded its heirloom tomato program, and has an array of additions, from Persian cucumbers to broccoli, to its product lineup.