OPN Connect Newsletter 69 · June 21, 2018

Weekly Top 5: Organic News To Help You Grow

 Global Organic Food and Beverages Market Will Reach $323 Billion by 2024

Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Organic Food and Beverages Market by Product Type {Organic Food (Organic Fruits & Vegetables, Organic Meat, Fish & Poultry, Organic Dairy Products, Organic Frozen & Processed Foods and Others) and Organic Beverages (Organic Non-Dairy Products, Organic Coffee & Tea, Organic Beer & Wine and Others)}: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2017 - 2024”. According to the report, global organic food and beverages market was valued at approximately USD 124.76 billion in 2017 and is expected to generate revenue of around USD 323.09 billion by the end of 2024.

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D’Arrigo Bros. Offering Organic Bananas

“We are now officially in the banana business,” said Gabriela D’Arrigo, marketing director and organic buyer for the family-owned business. “We are now fully immersed in the both conventional and organic bananas.” The company, a veteran of the Hunts Point Produce Market, is housed in a 75,000-square-foot facility, which is continually being updated. It has serviced the Northeast for over 50 years.

Global Organics Aug 2022

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Fair Trade Certified™ Mangos Now Available from Amazon Produce Network

Amazon Produce Network, a mango importer headquartered in Vineland, now offers Fair Trade Certified organic and conventional mangos this year for the first time. From June through September, Amazon Produce will source a wide range of mangos from two family-owned and operated growers in Mexico, Fruta Exporta and Perez Organico. 

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OFRF Offers Soil Health and Organic Farming Webinar Series

OFRF and eOrganic invite you to attend a series of free webinars exploring the most recent research on soil health practices and how organic growers can build healthy soils on their operations.The webinars provide practical guidelines for growers, in-depth analysis of research outcomes, and an opportunity to get your questions answered. 

Chelan Aug 2022

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Apeel Longer Shelf Life Avocados Now at Costco

Avocados with Apeel have double the ripe time, which means better quality and more time forto enjoy them — so less good food goes to waste. And since avocados with Apeel maintain delicious quality and ripeness for much longer, without requiring the use of refrigeration or any preservatives. Apeel avocados supplied by Del Rey Avocado and Eco Farms are rolling out at Costco and Harps Food Stores in the U.S. Midwest. 

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"Kroger wants to be where the customer wants us to be, and you can see how important clean and healthy options are to so many shoppers. Organic produce has been a staple of our growth for more than a decade. It will continue to be a focus." Randy Riley, Director of Produce, Kroger

Cal-Organic Aug 2022

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