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Sykes Co. adds organic seedless watermelons

The Sykes Co., Rio Rico, Ariz., is now offering organic red seedless watermelons.

Organic category continues to thrive

Organic produce sales may be no longer be escalating at a double-digit rate, but retailers, foodservice operators and grower-shippers say movement continues to trend upward.

Taylor Farms buys Earthbound Farm from Danone

Taylor Farms, Salinas, Calif., has purchased Earthbound Farm from France-based Danone SA.

Organic conference looks at consumer trust while sales grow

Maintaining consumer trust as the organic category grows will be a pivotal discussion at the Organic Trade Association’s annual conference.

Organically Grown Co. moves to a new ownership model

Organically Grown Co., Eugene, Ore., has received a $750,000 loan to help it move to a new ownership structure.

UPDATED: Organic industry hones consumer message

(UPDATED, March 7) “Skip all the chemicals and just go with organic” will be the key consumer message of a nationwide program to promote organic food and other products.

Homegrown Organic hires Parker Anderson in sales

Homegrown Organic Farms, Porterville, Calif., has hired Parker Anderson as sales category manager.

Wholesum raises $3 million through Fair Trade program

Wholesum, Amado, Ariz., reached a milestone at the start of 2019, by raising more than $3 million in the past five years to reinvest in its farms and workers.

Didn't go to GOPEX? You'll wish you did after seeing this

You typically don’t go to a fresh produce expo because of the hotel.

Morning Kiss Organic offers contest for Potato Lover’s Month

Morning Kiss Organic, part of Arrowfarms, Chelsea, Mass., is promoting potatoes with a social media contest and prize drawing during February — Potato Lover’s Month.