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OPN Connect Newsletter 93 - December 6, 2018

Thanksgiving Organic Produce Sales Up Double Digits; Romaine Sales Plunge 40 Percent

Thanksgiving Organic Produce Sales Up Double Digits; Romaine Sales Plunge 40 Percent


As expected, organic produce continued it's ascent in importance for Thanksgiving food purchases, with retailers raking in 11 percent more dollars and selling 13 percent ore pounds of organic produce than last year's Thanksgiving, according to research firm Nielsen.

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Organic Navel & Mandarins Ripe for Promotion

Organic Navel & Mandarins Ripe for Promotion


Mother Nature was kind to California citrus trees this year, producing a very good supply of organic navels and mandarins, both of which are in prime position for holiday promotions.

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Giving Organic Beverages a Shot

Giving Organic Beverages a Shot


Organic wine makes up only two percent of the overall wine market in the US, but is emerging as the fastest growing wine category, as case volume grew by 10 percent in 2016, five times the average for regular wine.

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Organic Growers Summit and Safeguarding the Organic Brand

Organic Growers Summit and Safeguarding the Organic Brand


At next week’s Organic Grower Summit, an educational session will be devoted to how California is leading the way in protecting the integrity of the organic brand for the organic industry and consumers across the country.  

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Top 5 - Organic News to Help You Grow

Top 5 - Organic News to Help You Grow


1. Organic Grower Summit Announces Grower of the Year Award Recipient 

2. Nick Fitzpatrick Joins the Team at Apeel Sciences

3. Growing Unconventionality: 2018 Good Fruit Growers of the Year

4. Organto Foods Inc. Establishes Organto de Mexico

5. Peru: 8,000 Organic Banana Producers Will Apply Ozone Technology

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