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OPN Connect Newsletter 243

Avocados Promotable for Holidays, OGS Grower of the Year, Progressive and Trinity on Sustainability, GIC Salinas Campus, Market News, and More…

November 11, 2021
November 11, 2021

Over the next four years, Post Harvest Technologies (PHT), owner of GIC Salinas Campus, and its investment partners are planning to build the most technologically advanced pre-cooling and cold storage facility in the nation on its current 28-acre campus in the heart of Salinas, CA. The 400,000-square-foot facility will have dedicated space for the handling of organic produce.

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Wish Farms December 2021

November 11, 2021

The 2021 Organic Grower Summit (OGS) Presented by Western Growers and the Organic Produce Network (OPN) will honor longtime organic grower Vic Smith as the recipient of the fourth annual Organic Grower Summit’s Grower of the Year. Smith, who is CEO of JV Smith Companies, was selected based on his ongoing commitment and dedication to excellence in organic production, organic industry leadership, and innovation.

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November 11, 2021

Mexico's avocado producers are in full production, offering plenty of opportunities for organic avocado retail promotions this holiday season.

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Heliae December 2021

November 4, 2021

Progressive Produce focuses on sustainability and social responsibility, and Trinity Fruit releases new organic stone fruit pouch bags.

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State of Organic Produce December 2021

November 11, 2021

1. $20 Million Available for Certified and Transitioning Organic Producers 

2. 3Bar Biologics Wins Western Growers/S2G Ventures’ AgSharks Competition

3. CCOF Now Accepting Applications for PrimusGFS Food Safety Certification 

4. Misfits Market Launches Grocery Delivery in California 

5. CalEPA Head Wants 75% of Agriculture to Be Organic by 2050

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Starr Ranch December 2021

Global Organics Group December 2021

NatureSafe December 2021

Ocean Mist December 2021

State of Organic Produce December 2021

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