OPN Connect Newsletter 292 · October 27, 2022

Top 5 Organic News to Help You Grow

1. Lynda and Stewart Resnick Pledge $50M to UC Davis for Sustainability Research

The University of California, Davis, today announced that philanthropists Lynda and Stewart Resnick, co-owners of The Wonderful Company, have pledged the largest gift ever to the university by individual donors. The $50 million pledge will support the school’s longstanding commitment to address today’s most pressing challenges in agriculture and environmental sustainability.  Read More

2. USDA Announces Regional Networks for Transition to Organic Partnership Program

Cal Organic May 2024

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced it is establishing cooperative agreements in six regions across the United States for the Organic Transition Initiative, Transition to Organic Partnership Program (TOPP).  Read More

3. HCMC Acquires Green's Natural Foods Chain

Healthier Choices Management Corp. today announced the acquisition of Green’s Natural Foods, an organic and natural health food and vitamin chain with eight store locations in New York and Northern New Jersey.  Read More


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4. DiSilva Fruit and Morning Kiss Organic See Increased Citrus Demand

DiSilva Fruit and Morning Kiss Organic are ready to deliver delicious, vitamin-packed organic and conventional citrus for the coming citrus season. Current program offerings include navels, mandarins, grapefruit, lemons, and limesas well as specialty citrus items including heirloom navels, Cara Cara navels, blood oranges, minneolas, stem and leaf murcotts, satsumas, golden nuggets, pummelos, and melo golds.   Read More

5. Duda to Spotlight New Organic Celery Heart Product at IFPA

Duda Farm Fresh Foods, a leading grower of fresh vegetables and citrus, will spotlight its new single-count Organic Celery Heart product at the IFPA Global Produce and Floral Show this week in Orlando. The product will also be on display at the Fresh Ideas Showcase.   Read More

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