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New organic items trending

Watermelon radishes, proprietary apple varieties and snack-size veggies are just a few of the latest offerings available from innovative organic produce grower-shippers.
Jan 15, 2019 by Tom Burfield #The Packer, #Organics

Organic makes headway at retail

As consumers set out to eat healthier, more and more organic produce seems to be popping up on supermarket shelves.

Organic demand on the rise

Spurred by a trend toward healthful eating, among millennials and others, demand for organically grown fruits and vegetables seems to be spreading throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Jan 15, 2019 by Tom Burfield #The Packer, #Organics

Northwest organic apples come easier, but the Northeast still wants it

Whatever your opinion on organics, there’s a market for it.

David Arana joins Jacobs Farm Del Cabo

Organic vegetable and herb grower Jacobs Farm Del Cabo, Santa Cruz, Calif., has hired David Arana as strategic sourcing manager.

Thaddeus Barsotti to receive Organic Grower Summit award

Thaddeus Barsotti of home-delivery service Farm Fresh To You is the recipient of the Organic Grower Summit’s Grower of the Year award.

What is the sweet spot for organic produce price premium?

The premium paid for organic produce is a moving target, and it is far from standard for fresh produce commodities.
Dec 03, 2018 by Tom Karst #Fresh Talk, #Organics

Organic Trade Association gives top ten organic enforcement priorities

Looking to help shape stronger organic enforcement standards, the Organic Trade Association has submitted comments to the USDA on its top ten priorities to boost the integrity of the global organic market.

Organic potato and onion sales holding steady

Movement of organic potatoes and onions has been sluggish at times, but most organic growers say consumer demand generally remains strong as they continue to serve the market.

Organic industry tackles fraud issues

The organic industry is looking to pounce on fraud.