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OPN Connect Newsletter 180
Costco's Frank Padilla, Shenandoah Growers, INFRA Annual Event, Progressive's Organic Growth, and More...
Progressive Produce’s Organic Potato, Onion, and Yam Program Showing Strong Long-Term Growth—and a Mega Surge During COVID Era
Since diving into organics in 2007, Progressive Produce has built a substantial organic potato, onion, and yam program and become a recognized industry leader.
Shenandoah Growers has become a major national company that sells a wide variety of organic herbs, lettuces, and stir-in purees under the brand name “That’s Tasty.”
During the exclusive OPN virtual event sponsored by organic industry leaders Homegrown Organic Farms and Starr Ranch Organics, Costco executive Frank Padilla and Category Partners’ Steve Lutz discussed how organic fresh produce is performing during this unpredictable year and changing consumer buying habits and behaviors.
Independent Natural Foods Retailers Association Annual Conference Highlighted The New Retail Reality
INFRA held their virtual conference earlier this month, bringing natural food retailers together to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on the retail community and how to adapt and thrive in this new reality.
1.Grimmway Donates More Than One Million Pounds of Produce for COVID Relief
2. USDA Moves Forward with Sweeping Plans to Prevent Fraud in Organics
3. Sun Belle to Acquire CoolHouse Distribution Center
4. Braga Fresh Adds Whole Foods Vet to Sales Team
5. Organic Systems Plan Being Considered for Healthy Soils Program