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OPN Connect Newsletter 347
OGS 2023 Kicks Off Next Week, Sunview, Sprouts 'Rescued Organics' Program, Organic Avocados, Market News, and More...
Earlier this year, Sprouts Farmers Market launched Rescued Organics, an innovative new program aimed at reducing organic produce food waste. “Sprouts has always been committed to eliminating food waste,” says Sonya Constable, vice president of produce at Sprouts. “[Starting] our Rescued Organics Program was a great opportunity for us to partner with our suppliers and use more of the crop."
Thought-provoking educational sessions, a sold-out trade show floor, and a variety of networking opportunities await attendees of next week’s sixth annual Organic Grower Summit in Monterey, California.
With Mexico in a strong supply situation—and expected to remain there for months—there is solid production of organic avocados with promotional opportunities anticipated to last through at least the Super Bowl and possibly into the spring.
Sunview, a family-owned fruit company based in California’s San Joaquin Valley, offers a comprehensive organic table grape program—and is set to release some new proprietary organic grape varieties over the next couple of years.
1. New Organic Documentary Film Released: Organic Rising
2. Organic Top Fruit: Demand Exceeds Supply
3. Farm-to-Glass Supports Organic Farming
4. OSU Researchers Receive $2 Million to Look for New Ways to Prevent Organic Potatoes from Sprouting, Spoiling
5. USDA Nutrition Incentives Improve Access to Healthy Food