Tag: organic produce network
OPN: Inflation takes bite out of organic fresh produce sales in Q1 2023- General News
Ongoing inflation continued to impact organic fresh produce sales in the first quarter of 2023 as overall dollar sales grew by slightly less than 1 percent, and volume declined by 3.4 percent from the same per year-over-year period, according to the Q1 2023 Organic Produce Performance Report released by Organic Produce Network and Category Partners.
OPN announces new VP of Events- General News
Organic Produce Network (OPN) has announced the addition of Rachelle Schulken to its team in the newly created position of Vice President of Events.
OPN releases State of Organic Produce 2022 report- General News
The performance of individual organic produce categories ranged widely last year, according to the State of Organic Produce 2022, a report released today by Organic Produce Network.
Organic produce showed 3% dollar growth, volume down 3.7% in 2022- General News
Organic fresh produce sales grew by 3 percent in 2022, while volume declined by –3.7 percent, as total sales topped $9.4 billion for the year, according to the 2022 Organic Produce Performance Report released today by Organic Produce Network and Category Partners.
Organic Grower Summit 2022 adds education sessions on biologicals and retail sales- General News
A pair of recently announced educational sessions will explore the growing importance of biologicals as a tool of organic crop production and offer a look at the growth of organic fresh produce sales at grocery stores across the nation this year as the final parts of the educational program at Organic Grower Summit (OGS) 2022 presented by Western Growers and OPN.
Inflation hits organic produce; volume down but sales up- General News
Ongoing inflation resulted in higher retail prices of organic fresh produce during the third quarter of 2022, generating a 4.1 percent increase in total organic dollars but also contributing to a decline of 4.5 percent in organic volume compared to the same period last year, according to the Q3 2022 Organic Produce Performance Report released by Organic Produce Network (OPN) and Category Partners.
Grimmway Farms’ Jeff Huckaby Announced as OGS 2022 Grower of the Year- General News
The Organic Grower Summit presented by Western Growers and OPN will honor long-time organic grower Jeff Huckaby as the recipient of the fifth annual Grower of the Year award.
Three ag tech ed sessions announced for Organic Grower Summit 2022- General News
A trio of sessions focused on the ever-changing landscape of ag technology have been announced as part of the educational program for the upcoming Organic Grower Summit (OGS) 2022 presented by Western Growers and OPN, slated for November 30–December 1 in Monterey, CA.
OGS 2022 announces ‘Exploring Organic Research Ed Intensive’- General News
A two-parted intensive featuring the results of two recently released reports on organic farming and an in-depth workshop discussing how organic farmers can address current challenges has been announced as part of the 2022 Organic Grower Summit (OGS) presented by Western Growers and OPN, slated for November 30–December 1 in Monterey, CA.
Regenerative ed session at OGS 2022 announced- General News
As regenerative agriculture is reshaping how food is grown, a panel of organic industry leaders will address the trends and standards of regenerative organic marketing and certification at the Organic Grower Summit 2022 Presented by Western Growers and OPN, slated for November 30–December 1 in Monterey, CA.