Organic

Albertsons’ Jim Donald touts organics as driver for continued retail growth

Blockbuster sales of organic fresh produce and a spike of in-home eating will continue to propel strong retail growth over the next 18 months, according  to Jim Donald, Albertsons’ Companies Co-Chairman, in an exclusive virtual... more »

Organic Trade Association statement on Strengthening Organic Enforcement Proposed Rule

The Organic Trade Association welcomes USDA’s efforts to boost the integrity of the global organic market through its Strengthening Organic Enforcement Proposed Rule, soon to be published in the Federal Register. According to a news... more »

Organic Trade Association’s board backs sweeping farm workforce reform

The Board of Directors of the Organic Trade Association has voted unanimously to take strong action to support the health, safety and legal standing of the nation’s farmworkers, and called for more attention to be... more »

USDA offers web seminar on proposed rule on organic enforcement

A U.S. Department of Agriculture web seminar will provide an overview of proposed changes to enforcement regulations of organic agriculture. The web seminar is set for 1 p.m. Eastern on July 8 and will review... more »

Organic Summit sets virtual ‘Real Talk’ with Albertsons’ co-chair Jim Donald

Jim Donald, Albertson’s co-chairman, wiil  join retail industry veteran Kevin Coupe for a virtual conversation about the role of organics, how the COVID-19 pandemic is altering consumer buying habits, and the future of the food industry... more »

OPN: Organic fresh produce sales continue double-digit growth in May

Total organic fresh produce sales and volume continue their double-digit growth over last year, with May sales and volume increasing 16% from the same period in 2019,. According to the May 2020 Organic Produce Performance... more »

Southeast’s organic berry growers deal with diseases

Healthy plants in pleasant plantings are the best way to deal with the challenges of berry growing in the Southeastern United States. University of Georgia Associate Professor and Extension Plant Pathologist Elizabeth L. Little spoke... more »

All of its members named Member of the Year by Organic Trade Association

The Organic Trade Association on June 9 honored all of its members with its Member of the Year Award, applauding the resilience, commitment and community spirit shown by the entire organic supply chain in dealing... more »


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