Organic

Organic fresh produce sales, volume continue to show year-over-year growth

Total organic fresh produce sales for the second quarter of 2021 saw a continuation of year-over-year growth, increasing by 4% from the same period last year and nearing $2.3 billion for the quarter, according to... more »

Carbon neutrality for organic products a Gerber plan for 2022

Gerber, the early childhood nutrition leader, announced July 15 its Climate Forward Nutrition ambition to pioneer on-farm research and invest in regenerative agriculture techniques to ensure the ingredients for its nutritious food for baby are produced... more »

Albertson’s co-chairman Jim Donald headlines OPS keynote presentations

Jim Donald, Albertson’s co-chairman, will be a featured keynote presenter at the fifth annual Organic Produce Summit (OPS), joining retail industry veteran Kevin Coupe for a provocative and engaging conversation about the future of the... more »

Rodale Institute to hold Organic Field Day on July 23 in Pennsylvania

Rodale Institute, a supporter of regenerative organic agriculture, is set to hold its annual Organic Field Day on July 23 from 8:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m. The Field Day is located at Rodale Institute’s 333-acre experimental... more »

Partners launch Regenerative Organic Research & Education Center

In the land just outside of Parma, Italy, 6 acres are dedicated to a carbon-neutral village, which includes office space, labs, a scientific garden, a bistro and more. This may sound like an ideal getaway,... more »

Report: Organic food market a critical to-do list for leaders to mull over

Arizona State University’s Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems has issued a new report on how the organic food market can be improved, and it's targeting the most powerful person in the free world –... more »

Organic Trade Association fraud fighting program draws robust interest

The Organic Trade Association’s ground-breaking fraud prevention program is getting robust interest from organic businesses as the organic sector readies for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s upcoming new rules to strengthen oversight of organic imports... more »

Second educational session for Organic Produce Summit 2021 announced

On the heels of one of the most challenging and demanding years in the history of the fresh produce industry, leaders from the production and retail side of business will explore what lies ahead for... more »

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