organic

Organic fruit, vegetable sales top $20 billion in 2020

Total U.S. organic sales soared to new highs in 2020, jumping by a record 12.4% to $61.9 billion, including $20.4 billion in produce. It marked the... continue reading »

Del Monte expanding organic fresh-cut fruit operation

Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A. plans to expand its organic fresh-cut fruit production in North America. The expansion will focus on expanding fresh-c... continue reading »

Fresh packaged produce expected to see solid growth in coming years

A new Freedonia Group analysis projects U.S. sales of fresh produce packaging to grow 3.7% per year to nearly $7 billion in 2024, as demand continue... continue reading »

Organic leafy greens grower Duncan Family Farms announces leadership changes

Goodyear, Arizona-based Duncan Family Farms, a family-owned, multi-regional grower of over 9,000 acres of certified organic produce, announced Will Fe... continue reading »

Living Greens Farm inks distribution agreement for Midwest expansion

Living Greens Farm (LGF), the largest vertical, indoor aeroponic farm in the U.S. that provides year-round fresh salads, salad kits, microgreens and h... continue reading »

Organic produce sales, led by bagged salads, up 14.2% in 2020

Organic produce sales finished with a 14.2% increase in 2020 over the previous year, outpacing conventionally grown produce in both sales and volume g... continue reading »

Lettuce supplants tomatoes atop organic volume list

The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of USDA released its latest survey of national organic food production in October. The first organ... continue reading »

Roquette to expand pea protein production in Canada

Canada's organic pulse growers will now have the option of contracting organic yellow peas with Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingred... continue reading »

Bagged salads account for 17% of all organic fresh produce sales in Q3

Total organic fresh produce sales and volume continued to register double-digit growth in the third quarter of 2020, with July-September sales increas... continue reading »

AgBiome organic-approved fungicide Howler now approved in California

AgBiome’s Howler fungicide was recently approved by the state regulators in California and New York, according to a news release from the company.... continue reading »