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Branding brings differentiation to retail, but it depends on expectations 

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Private labels account for about 18% of the overall market and are posting double digit growth, and consumer – and retailer – attitudes toward their presence on the shelves are changing.  

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – July 15, 2022

- Analysis
Pamela and Greg discuss how organic produce is doing in a struggling economy, as she checks in from a busy Organic Produce Summit expo floor.

Attendee engagement high at Organic Produce Summit

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The Roarin’ 20s continue in the trade show world with record attendance for the Organic Produce Summit July 13-14.

Final OPS 2022 education session on regenerative ag

- General News
As regenerative agriculture is reshaping the production of how food is grown, a panel of large-scale organic growers will discuss their involvement with this new method of growing and what it may mean for the future of organic fresh produce at the sixth annual Organic Produce Summit.

OPS 2022 keynote presentation on future of grocery

- General News
On the heels of a global pandemic, much has changed over the past two years in the world of grocery retailing, and with it, the various dynamics of what may lie ahead for the fresh produce industry.

OPS 2022 announces second CEA educational session

- General News
The burgeoning growth of controlled environment agriculture (CEA) and how growers and consumers view this emerging segment of fresh produce production is the second of two educational sessions devoted to CEA at Organic Produce Summit (OPS) 2022.

Plastic Bank’s founder to keynote OPS 2022

- General News
Every year, more than eight million tons of plastic waste escapes into the world’s oceans, the equivalent of setting five garbage bags full of trash on every foot of coastline around the globe. What if there was a platform to stop ocean plastic and at the same time help alleviate poverty through a global recycling ecosystem?

OPS session explores organics and inflation

- General News
“Organics in an Era of Inflation and Changing Consumer Behavior” will be the subject of the fourth educational session at the upcoming Organic Produce Summit 2022, featuring an exclusive sales analysis of organic fresh produce sales through the first half of 2022, and examining how consumer purchasing behavior is changing in a time of inflation.

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.