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OPN Connect Newsletter 30

September 21, 2017
September 21, 2017

OPN recently caught up with Vernon Peterson, President of Peterson Family and Founder of Abundant Harvest Organics.

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Organics Unlimited-April

September 21, 2017

In just over a month, the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) will convene in Jacksonville, Florida, October 31st- November 2nd.  These meetings are held in different far-flung agricultural areas for a reason – so organic stakeholders can participate. If you don’t show up, the products you eat or sell or the way you farm could be in jeopardy.

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September 21, 2017

By Jenn LaVardera, MS RD

Over 1,500 food, beverage and wellness companies gathered to showcase new products at Expo East.   Though the exhibit hall was dominated by snack foods, supplements and other packaged goods, fresh produce did make an appearance at the show. Here’s a look at how three companies who exhibited at the event demonstrated there is still room for innovation in the fresh organic produce category.

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Charlies Produce

September 21, 2017

Fall is an interesting time for retail promotion as there are a number of organic fruits in season but few offer promotional opportunities. OPN caught up with Anthony Vineyards Inc. and Homegrown for an update. Fall crops that will be merchandised but usually at relatively high prices over the next several months include grapes, pomegranates, mandarins, persimmons and Asian pears.

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September 21, 2017
  1. Will Next-Gen GMO Techniques be Kept out of Organics?
  2. NOP Actions Underway on the OIG Audit Report re: International Trade     
  3. OTA Organic Awards Dinner Draws Hundreds to Applaud Organic Change-makers
  4. Gladstone Land Acquires Organic Farm in Washington State for $9.5 Million
  5. Top-selling Organic Apple Brand Daisy Girl Eyes Pouch Bag Sales Gain

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