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Sweetgreen co-founders set as keynote presenters at Organic Produce Summit 2021

- General News
MONTEREY, CA (June 14, 2021) – Nicolas Jammet and Jonathan Neman, co-founders and co-CEOs of nationally acclaimed fast causal restaurant chain sweetgreen, have been confirmed as the first of two keynote presenters at the fifth annual Organic Produce Summit (OPS), this September in Monterey, CA.

Organic Grower Summit 2021 to be held by Western Growers and OPN

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The Organic Produce Network and Western Growers have formed a strategic partnership reflecting the importance of organic production and announced that WG will be the presenting sponsor of the Organic Grower Summit 2021.

Report shows organic fresh produce sales grow 9% in Q1 2021

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Total organic fresh produce sales for the first quarter of 2021 saw a continuation of last year’s growth, increasing by 9.3 percent from the same period in 2020 and topping $2.2 billion for the quarter, according to the Q1 2021 Organic Produce Performance Report released exclusively by Organic Produce Network and Category Partners.

OPN releases inaugural “State of Organic Produce 2020”

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State of Organic Produce 2020 provides a deeper dive into last year’s sales of leading organic fresh produce items and how they fared compared to their conventional counterparts.

Organic produce sales rise 14% in 2020

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Buoyed by a fourth consecutive quarter of double-digit growth, 2020 organic produce sales finished with a 14.2-percent increase over the previous year, outpacing conventionally grown produce in both sales and volume gains, according to the 2020 Organic Produce Performance Report released today exclusively by the Organic Produce Network and Category Partners.

Organic Grower Roundtable highlights organic challenges and opportunities

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Leaders from three of the largest and most respected organic fresh produce companies agree that the outlook for the organic industry is positive heading into the new year, as they explored a wide range of issues during the Organic Grower Summit Roundtable discussion that premiered today.

Organic Grower Summit announces Roundtable 2020

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While the Organic Grower Summit will not be held as a live in-person event this year, a virtual keynote event featuring leaders of three of the nation’s most recognized and progressive organic growers has been scheduled for December 9.

Organic fresh produce sales continue to register double digit growth

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Total organic fresh produce sales and volume continued to register double digit growth in the third quarter of 2020, with July-September sales increasing 16 percent and volume up 15 percent from the same period in 2019, according to the Q3 2020 Organic Produce Performance Report released exclusively by the Organic Produce Network and Category Partners.

Organic demand still exceeds supply

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Organic Produce Network co-founder Tonya Antle asked on OPN’s August 19 webinar, what will it take for organic produce to crack the “10 percent of overall sales” barrier?

Albertsons chief: Organic is “screaming” hot right now, no signs of slowing

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The biggest challenge, right now, is supply.