OPN Connect Newsletter 309 · March 2, 2023

Top 5 Organic News to Help You Grow

1. Equifruit President Honored as Banana Innovator

Equifruit’s President, Jennie Coleman, is among the winners of this year’s Globe and Mail Changemakers Award. The award recognizes emerging business leaders who are changing the status quo through their ideas, accomplishments, and impact.  Coleman was chosen for her commitment to responsible sourcing and Fairtrade practices in the global banana industry.  Read More

2. Brett Reasor Announced as CEO of Columbia Fruit

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CMI Orchards announced today that Brett Reasor will be joining New Columbia Fruit Packers (Columbia Fruit) as its new CEO in an exciting start to the year.  Read More

3. Despite the War, Ukraine Set a New Record for Organic Exports in 2022

Despite all the difficulties they face, Ukrainian organic exporters continue to export and participate in international organic trade fairs. According to the analysis of the Ukrainian Certification Body Organic Standard, in 2022, Ukraine exported 225,814 metric tons of organic products to the EU and Switzerland, a 13% increase compared to 2021.  Read More


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4. French Farmers Plea for Help as Sales of Organic Food Fall

Organic farmers are calling for state help as demand for their products continues to fall, causing many farmers to convert or reconvert back to conventional farming or quit altogether. The value of organic food sales fell by 1.3% in 2021, according to the latest available figures from the government’s Agence Bio—and the trend continued in 2022.  Read More

5. Global Organic Food Industry Research Report 2023

This report provides in-depth analysis and insights regarding the current global market scenario, latest trends, and drivers into the global organic food market. It offers exclusive insights into various details such as market size, key trends, competitive landscape, growth rate, and market segments.  Read More

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