1. OPN Exclusive Podcast with Elizabeth Nardi
Elizabeth Nardi is the CEO of Organically Grown Company, an organization that has powerfully grown the organic movement for over 50 years. She sits down with Robyn and Ashley to share her greatest motivator (it will bring you to tears) and what steps an organization can take to protect both values and shareholder return.
2. Nancy Johnston Joins Renaissance Food
Renaissance Food Group (RFG) has announced that Nancy Johnston has joined the company as vice president, produce procurement. In this role, Nancy will continue to drive the company’s procurement initiatives and lead all aspects of the corporate sourcing and regional procurement teams.
3. Misionero Unveils Rebrand for Green Wave Farms
Misionero, a leading grower of organic leafy greens, announces the rebrand of its fresh-cut vegetable line, Green Wave Farms. This Misionero line of freshly prepared vegetables now has a distinct design, new label and logo that will be unveiled at the 2019 Organic Produce Summit in July.
4. Organic Farming Has Great Implications for Climate Change
Organic food has become very popular in the last decade as consumers are becoming more aware and health and quality conscious. Organic food is produced naturally from organic farming which aims to increase the naturalness of food by minimizing chemical interference when producing it.
5. Side Delights Responds to Increased Sustainability Demands
Side Delights® announced earlier this month its heightened commitment to sustainability while continuing to focus on implementing the highest food-safety practices available. Recent Nielsen research confirms that shoppers base their purchase decisions in part on the sustainability practices of products and the companies that produce them.