OPN Connect Newsletter 303 · January 19, 2023

Top 5 Organic News to Help You Grow

1. German Organic Market Takes a Dip

Germany is the second largest organic market in the world. It holds good prospects for US organic products, including tree nuts, fruits, vegetables, and processed food products. While market growth slowed this year due to high inflation and rising food prices, this is likely a temporary situation. This report contains information on the German organic market, including best prospects, and opportunities, including BioFach, the world’s largest organic trade fair again taking place February 14-17, 2023.  Read More

2. Pure Flavor Accelerates Expansion—Acquires DeTemporada Farms

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With tremendous year-over-year growth fueling significant plans for expansion, greenhouse fruit and vegetable company Pure Flavor announced the acquisition of DeTemporada Farms, a 25-acre greenhouse bell pepper farm located in Merlin, ON.  Read More

3. Autumn Glory Apples Off to Record Start This Season

In November, Autumn Glory apples hit the retail shelves for a record-shattering season start. Shipment volumes were at all-time highs, ranking Autumn Glory as number two in the Washington State “Other Variety” category according to the November shipment report.   Read More


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4. Whole Foods CEO on Pivotal Moment for Company

Whole Foods Market CEO Jason Buechel unveiled Whole Foods Market’s 10-year vision to lead the company into the future, calling it "Growing with Purpose," during the grocer’s first quarterly town hall meeting of the year.  Read More

5. CMI Orchards Drives New Year’s Ambitions with Exclusive Branded Organics

2023 has embarked full-force, and CMI Orchards is rising to the challenge. Over the last decade, the apple category has evolved to sate a growing appetite for organics. Consumers crave new and exciting flavors, and CMI feeds that hunger with a fourth tier of selling power devoted to high-flavor, branded organics available in one place.  Read More

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