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OPN Connect Newsletter 12

May 18, 2017
May 18, 2017

OPN recently talked to John Harley, vice president of sales and marketing for the firm, about the changing buying habits of the U.S. consumer and the continued growth in the category.

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May 18, 2017

Organic fresh produce sales are robust and growing throughout the country, accounting for more than 10 percent of all produce dollars through the first quarter of 2017. 

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May 18, 2017

By Ashley Koff, RD

Nothing says no more winter like a bowl of luscious cherries! These sweet bites are never a hard sell, so I don’t often get the chance to share why they are so good for you.

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Nature Safe

May 18, 2017
  1. USDA Hosts Webinar on Organic Reporting Today at 2:00 pm EDT
  2. New Resources for Organic Handlers, Certifiers and Inspectors
  3. Representatives introduce The Organic Agriculture Research Act to Increase Organic Research
  4. Clearwater Organic, Largest U.S. 'organic' hydroponic greenhouse, to resubmit organic certificate application
  5. USDA Warns Industry of 8 Fake Organic Certificates in Marketplace

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May 18, 2017

By Mindy Hermann, RD

The growing market for organic produce often collides head-on with a glaring reality – many consumers have no idea which items are in season, are unwilling to forgo off-season items such as strawberries in December, and don’t understand the limitations on supply and variety of local produce.

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