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New cancer study looks at value of organic food consumption

A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine online suggests eating organic food could lower the risk of cancer.

CarbAmericas offers Mexican organic asparagus

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based CarbAmericas will begin shipping Cypress Creek Organic green asparagus from Caborca, Mexico, in January.

Organic produce enjoys strong Bay area demand

The San Francisco economy remains strong and even a potential correction to the high-flying fortunes of tech companies shouldn’t ding strong demand for organic produce.

Berry People launches blueberry season, AvoPeople avocados

Hollister, Calif.-based Berry People is launching its inaugural Chilean blueberry season and its AvoPeople brand organic avocados from both Mexico and Chile.

Former executive chef joins Earl’s Organic Produce

Jeff Flowers has joined Earl’s Organic Produce, San Francisco, as senior inbound operations manager.

FPFC webinar analyzes changes in organic sales

Although the organic fresh produce category in California continues to grow, the growth rate has dropped significantly in recent years.

Greater Boston Area Food Bank honors Olivia’s Organics

Olivia’s Organics brand’s namesake was honored at the Greater Boston Food Bank’s Women Fighting Hunger Annual Breakfast.

Morning Kiss Organic adds kiwifruit, pears

Morning Kiss Organic is adding imported and domestic organic kiwifruit and pears to its offering, with year-round supplies of both items.

OTA pushes back on Wall Street Journal op-ed piece

The Organic Trade Association took out a full page ad in the Wall Street Journal Sept. 12 pushing back against what the group called misleading and derogatory attacks on organic food.

Del Rey Avocado sees big growth in organic sales

Fallbrook, Calif.-based Del Rey Avocado Co. Inc. is reaping the benefits from its decision 12 years ago to make a commitment to growing organic fruit.