OPN Connect Newsletter 264 · April 14, 2022

Top 5 Organic News to Help You Grow

1. Revol Greens Introduces Industry Veteran as New COO

Revol Greens is continuing the acquisition of key leadership talent, announcing on April 7 the hire of Alan Applonie as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Well-known within the produce industry, Alan was a fixture at one of the most respected field farming operations in the United States, Taylor Farms, and was an integral part of the company’s evolution and success during his 20-year tenure.  Read More

2. Southeastern Grocers to Overhaul Its Own Brand Products with Sustainable Packaging

Organics Unlimited July 2022

Southeastern Grocers, parent company of Winn-Dixie, Fresco y Mas, and Harveys Supermarket, is overhauling its line of Own Brand products by eliminating polystyrene packaging—plastics made from petrochemicals—by the end of 2028 and replacing it with more sustainable packaging, the company said in an April 5 statement. It also announced a partnership with labeling system How2Recycle to help better convey recycling instructions to its shoppers.  Read More

3. Rodale Institute Launches New Resource Center at Pocono Organics

Rodale Institute announced at a ribbon-cutting event on April 7 that Pocono Organics, located in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, will become its fifth Regional Resource Center, joining other Centers in Georgia, Iowa, California, and Italy.   Read More


Chelan Fresh July 2022

4. Taylor Farms Opens New Facility in Toronto

There is a lot to be excited about for the team at Taylor Farms, especially in the Eastern Canada region. The packaged salad provider is once again expanding its footprint in the market, officially opening its new production facility in Toronto, Canada.  Read More

5. West Pak Avocado Expands Apeel Treatment Program

West Pak Avocado, a global supplier of premium avocados, is pleased to announce the expansion of its Apeel treatment capabilities with a new installation at the company’s facility in Michoacán, Mexico.  Read More

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