A limited number of general registration opportunities remain available for the second annual Organic Produce Summit, July 12-13 in Monterey, CA. This year’s event features a series of thought-provoking educational sessions, four inspiring and engaging keynote presentations, a sold out trade show floor featuring 120 organic fresh produce growers, shippers and processors and an exciting opening night reception.
Among the sessions topics to be covered the educational sessions are Organics in the Greenhouse; Best Merchandising practices for organics at Retail and the coming age of robotics and automation in organic produce production. Keynote presentations include an overview of organic fresh produce sales and opportunities; a Retailer Roundtable featuring three of the nation’s largest and most progressive retailers; and the cofounders of The Organic Coup discussing their company which offers “America’s first USDA certified organic fast food.”
“For OPS 2017, we’ve put together an exciting and informative program for all our attendees that showcases the growth of organic fresh produce, the opportunities and challenges we face today, and a look at what the future of our multi-billion dollar industry holds, “ said Susan Canales, director of operations, for Organic Produce Summit. “We are firmly committed to our retailer and buying organization partners in producing a first class event that brings together those on the organic production side and those selling and marketing organic fresh produce to consumers across the globe.”
To date, nearly 200 retailers and buyers from over 80 different organizations are confirmed to attend OPS 2017. The event is expected to sell out and potential attendees are recommended to sign up as soon as possible. Further information on the event, and registration forms are available at www.organicprodcuesummit.com