OPN Connect Newsletter 255 · February 10, 2022

Top 5 Organic News to Help You Grow

1. OMRI Announces Executive Director/CEO Retirement

It is with bittersweet sorrow and gratitude that OMRI (Organic Materials Review Institute) announces the upcoming retirement of longtime Executive Director/CEO Peggy Miars, set to take place July 1, 2022, after 26 years of dedication to the organic sector. Miars joined OMRI in 2010 and has led the organization through more than a decade of unprecedented growth and accomplishment.    Read More

2. Del Rey Avocado Transfers Leadership to Next Generation

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The senior leadership team and business partners of Del Rey Avocado, Bob Lucy and Bob Siemer, are proud to announce the transition of leadership of the company the two men have led and loved for decades. It will be passed to the next generation during the early part of 2022. The two will remain active in the industry and will serve on the company’s board of directors.       Read More

3. MOM’s Organic Market Expands in New Jersey 

Family-owned-and-operated MOM's Organic Market has opened its second store in New Jersey. The company operates more than 20 stores across six Mid-Atlantic states. Founded in 1987, MOM's has grown to become a premier chain of organic grocery stores. True to its organic focus, the company states its purpose is to protect and restore the environment.                              Read More


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4. Bridges Organic Produce Discusses Import Pear Season Challenges 

For everyone around the world, the past two years have been a rollercoaster of challenges that have forced many of us back to the drawing board to come up with solutions. As some of these hurdles persist and new ones take shape, Bridges Organic Produce is remaining transparent as its import pear season gets ready to kick off, sharing with the buy-side what they can expect as the supply-side faces rising costs, transportation barriers, and tight volumes.                             Read More

5. Organically Grown Company Names New CEO

Organically Grown Company (OGC), a leading wholesaler and marketer of certified organic produce, announced that Brenna Davis has been named Chief Executive Officer. Davis will step into leadership of the company in partnership with OGC’s Mission Team on February 28, 2022.     Read More

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