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OPN Connect Newsletter 192
Fresh Thyme's Scott Schuette, Stew Leonard Jr., Labeling Communication, Bard Valley Date Growers, and more…
In an exclusive OPN virtual discussion moderated by Kevin Coupe, Stew Leonard’s President and CEO Stew Leonard, Jr. discussed consumer behavior during the pandemic, the importance of supplier relationships, sustainability, and more.
During “Retailer Insights on Organics,” an OPN exclusive virtual event, Fresh Thyme Market’s VP of Produce and Floral Scott Schuette shared that his company’s mantra going into the new year is “we win 2021 with winning organic.”
Bard Valley Date Growers, operating out of Yuma, AZ, provides Medjool dates under the Natural Delights brand and expects to handle more than 30 million pounds this year, all grown on 4,000 acres on the California and Arizona sides of the Colorado River. Each year, the company grows approximately 25 percent organic fruit, and it is constantly adding new organic acreage.
Fox Packaging, based in McAllen, Texas, understands that packaging labels are essential for helping customers identify products and determine product value. After all, in today’s landscape, many consumers want reassurance that the brands they support are responsibly navigating their operations in terms of their health, environmental, and social impact.
1. Wish Farms Reveals Brand Revamp
2. Earthbound Farm Launches New Items
3. Pacific Organic Signs Citrus Agreement with Flavor King
4. Canada's Organic Farm Acreage Has Increased 121 Percent Since 2006
5. Managing Organic Fertility on Diversified Organic Farms