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Wholesum hits the (Fair Trade) road, expands organic

Organic grower-shipper Wholesum, Amado, Ariz., has a new program to highlight its Fair Trade program for consumers and retailers.

Berry People supplies year-round demand, including organic

Berry People, Hollister, Calif., is moving harvest to the Pacific Northwest as production in Mexico and California winds down for the season.

Organic growth continues

Consumers love organic grapes.
Jun 17, 2019 by Tom Burfield #Grapes, #Organics

Organic Trade Association hosts international buyers at show

The Organic Trade Association will host its first buyers mission at the annual Organic Produce Summit July 10-11 in Monterey, Calif.

Study looks at organic feasibility for Michigan apple growers

Growing apples organically is a daunting challenge for Michigan growers, but the industry is conducting a study to determine if the opportunities may outweigh the obstacles.

Morning Kiss Organic to feature expanded offerings at organic show

Chelsea, Mass.-based Morning Kiss Organic — which has expanded its program with organic kiwis and pears, available year-round — will exhibit at the Organic Produce Summit July 10-11 in Monterey, Calif. 

Rain delays plantings for many Ontario growers

It’s been a frustrating start to the Ontario field crop season, with farmers trying to seed their fields in the cold and wet as the growing window narrowed.

Wholesum Arizona expansion to add organic volume in November

A new six-acre greenhouse expansion by Wholesum in Arizona will produce an estimate of 3.5 million pounds of organic beefsteak tomatoes.

Charlie's Produce acquires Better Life Organics

Charlie’s Produce, Seattle, has acquired Better Life Organics, Los Angeles.

Organics strengthen position in Northwest cherry deal

Organic cherries probably lag a bit behind apples and pears in the Pacific Northwest, but cherries are making some gains, suppliers say.