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Organic fresh produce sales up 4 percent in Q1 2022

- Retail
Total organic fresh produce sales for the first quarter of 2022 increased by 4 percent from the same period last year, topping $2.3 billion for the quarter, according to the Q1 2022 Organic Produce Performance Report released exclusively by Organic Produce Network and Category Partners.

The Giant Co. executive to keynote OPS 2022

- General News
As the grocery landscape continues to evolve, developing a consistent shopping experience across all customer touchpoints, and creating a seamless brand experience throughout every sales channel will be the subject of the first keynote presentation at the Organic Produce Summit, this July in Monterey, CA.

OPS third educational session explores sustainability

- General News
With greater emphasis and importance placed on sustainability efforts from organic growers and the grocery community, industry leaders will examine how the organic fresh produce industry is addressing the obstacles, opportunities, and the future of sustainability in the third Organic Produce Summit 2022 educational session.

Organic produce: Still a growth industry

- Analysis
You can define success in lots of ways. In economics, one way is year-over-year growth. By that token, things look pretty good for organic produce.

Organic fresh produce sales up 5.5 percent from 2020

- General News
Organic fresh produce grew sales by 5.5 percent in 2021, topping $9 billion for the first time, and outpacing conventionally grown produce in year-over-year gains in both sales and volume, according to the 2021 Organic Produce Performance Report released today by Organic Produce Network and Category Partners.

Retailer registration opens soon for Organic Produce Summit 2022

- General News
Retailer registration for Organic Produce Summit 2022 will open Monday, January 10, with qualified individuals from retail and direct-to-consumer buying organizations eligible for complimentary registration and accommodations.

Two new OGS 2021 ed sessions announced

- General News
A pair of recently announced educational sessions will explore how technology is enhancing the production of organic crop production and offer a look at the growth of organic fresh produce sales at grocery stores across the nation over the past two years as part of the 2021 Organic Grower Summit (OGS) presented by Western Growers and OPN educational program, slated for December 1-2 in Monterey, CA.

Organic fresh produce sales up 3% in Q3 2021

- General News
Total organic fresh produce sales for the third quarter of 2021 saw a continuation of year-over-year growth, increasing by three percent from the same period last year and nearing $2.3 billion for the quarter, according to the Q3 2021 Organic Produce Performance Report released exclusively by Organic Produce Network and Category Partners.

At the Organic Produce Summit, we look ahead – will there be a Fresh Summit?

- Analysis
Navigating a crowded expo floor of the Organic Produce Summit Sept. 16, the same topic came up time and again – and it wasn’t the standard “How’s the show?” Everyone wants to know the fate of the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit at the end of October.

Investigative journalist Larissa Zimberoff to keynote OPS 2021

- General News
Investigative journalist and author Larissa Zimberoff has been confirmed as keynote presenter at the fifth annual Organic Produce Summit, slated for September 15-16 in Monterey, CA.