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OPN Connect Newsletter 172

Albertsons’ Jim Donald Virtual Talk, Bridges Organic Produce, Robert Lichtenberg, Organic Grape Update, and More...

June 25, 2020
June 25, 2020

Despite a rocky start to the year, grape crop production is expecting a very good July. Weather variation is the main culprit for the longer and lighter season, but experts are forecasting a strong end to the season.

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Campos Borquez October 2

June 25, 2020

Robert Lichtenberg is director of purchasing at Earl’s Organic Produce, a full-line organic produce distributor based in San Francisco. Founded in 1988 by Earl Herrick, Earl’s currently distributes 1,200 pallets of organic produce per week to its nearly 300 customers. Robert joined OPN to talk about his background as a farmer, organic produce sales trends, and more.

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June 25, 2020

Jim Donald, Albertson’s Co-Chairman and one of most admired CEOs in the world, will  join retail industry veteran Kevin Coupe for a provocative and engaging virtual conversation about the role of organics, how the Covid pandemic is altering consumer buying habits, and the future of the food industry as part of an exclusive Organic Produce Summit event on Thursday, July 9.



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Chelan Fresh October

June 25, 2020

Bridges Organic Produce began in 2002 sourcing from a single tree-fruit grower. Today, Bridges operates year-round programs in a variety of commodities, and about 97 percent of the produce it sells annually is certified organic. Founder/President Ben Johnson said the category is continuing to gain converts. 

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June 25, 2020

1. Canadian Grocery Store Grows Its Own Organic Veggies on Rooftop

2. Annual Rodale Institute Organic Field Day Moved Online

3. Stemilt Boosting Sales in Two Categories with Organic Summer Fruit

4. West Pak Avocado Touts the Avo-Effect of the Golden State of Avocados

5. Cal Giant Berries Reports Strong Blueberry Volume This Summer





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Black Earth Humic October

Heliae October

NatureSafe October

Rainbow Valley Orchards October

Global Organics Group October

OPN State of Organic

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