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OPN Connect Newsletter 118
Building $10Billion Industry, Summer Fruit Begins, Seven Seas, OPS International Ed Session and more...
A cool spring followed by a rare winter-type storm in late May led to a slow start to California’s organic stone fruit deal, but a warming trend in early June has the fruit ready to pop. With that backdrop, the summer fruit season will begin in earnest over the coming weeks.
What if the $5.7 billion organic produce industry could accelerate its growth? And what if that amounted to $10 billion in retail sales? Such growth in today’s challenging retail environment might sound daunting, but the goal is attainable and one the industry should be striving to achieve, according to new research presented by Nielsen and the Organic Produce Network.
The second of two educational sessions related to the burgeoning growth of organic production and retail sales from an international perspective has been announced for the upcoming Organic Produce Summit, this July in Monterey, CA. The newly announced session, “International Insights and Trends on Organic Produce,” will feature an overview of the global organic marketplace from leaders of international organizations discussing the opportunities for selling more organic fresh produce throughout the world.
With deep roots and almost six decades of history in the produce industry, the Tom Lange Family of Companies, based in Springfield, IL, works to simplify fresh around the world, shipping regularly to 33 countries.
1. Grimmway Acquires Lake Park-based Generation Farms
2. California Farmers Report Climbing Scarcity of Employees
3. Domex Superfresh Sales on Par Thank to Summer “Workhorse” Varieties
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5. USDA’s NOP Announces Stricter Enforcement for Organic Container Systems