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OTA: Produce leads as organic posts record sales in 2023

- General News
U.S. sales of certified organic products approached $70 billion in 2023, a new record for the sector. Dollar sales for the American organic marketplace hit $69.7 billion last year, up 3.4 percent, according to the 2024 Organic Industry Survey released Tuesday by the Organic Trade Association.

US organic food sales reach $60 billion in 2022

- General News
Organic food sales in the United States in 2022 broke through $60 billion for the first time, hitting another high-level mark for the resilient organic sector.

Organic Trade Association releases 2023 farm bill platform

- General News
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) on Wednesday called for a new Farm Bill that recognizes the integral role the $63 billion U.S. organic sector plays in today’s American agriculture.

OTA names senior director of government affairs

- General News
The Organic Trade Association is pleased to announce that Peter Mihalick has joined the association as its Senior Director of Government Affairs.

Organic Trade Association awarded record funding from USDA’s MAP

- General News
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is pleased to announce it has received a record level of funding of more than $1 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Market Access Program (MAP) to promote U.S. organic products around the world in 2023.

OTA survey shows U.S. organic sales soar to new high in 2020

- General News
U.S. organic sales soared to new highs in 2020, jumping by a record 12.4 percent to $61.9 billion.

‘Only Organic’ sums up the GRO Organic program

- Analysis
The Organic Trade Association is partnering with Organic Voices, a group of companies that includes a handful of fresh produce grower-shippers, and they're not going to tread lightly.

Stakeholders invest $1.5 million to advance organic

- General News
Scores of organic companies and stakeholders have enthusiastically stepped up to invest almost $1.5 million in programs to advance organic food and farming -- initiatives to promote organic, educate consumers about organic’s benefits, assist organic farmers and foster critical organic research.