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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.

Wholesum displays new brand message, packaging

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. — The new contemporary “look and feel” of Wholesum was on display at The Packer’s Global Organic Produce Expo.

Light and moderate users will fuel organic growth in years ahead

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Consumers who have taken organic produce to its elevated importance today won’t be the same consumers who will take it to the next level.

Tattooed leadership expert captures the crowd at GOPEX

Todd Dewett captured the crowd from the start.

Tucker: hydroponic organic certification is settled issue

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - U.S. Department of Agriculture organic certification of hydroponic operations is a settled issue, USDA National Organic Program Deputy Administrator Jennifer Tucker said Feb. 1.

Covilli Fair Trade program funds Mexican clinic

Sales of Covilli Brand Organics Fair Trade vegetables has funded the Nuchi Sansekan Health Clinic in Triunfo de Santa Rosa, Guaymas, in the Mexican state of Sonora.

Resistance to plastic packaging grows in organics

More organic produce consumers are pushing back against the use of plastic in packaging, but will it matter?

CCOF plans annual conference

Organic Generation — The Next Era is the theme of the annual meeting and conference of Santa Cruz-based California Certified Organic Farmers, set for Fresno, Calif., on Feb. 26-27.