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Stemilt bringing innovation to Artisan Organic Apples

- General News
This season, Stemilt is bringing innovation to Artisan Organics once again through a partnership with Apeel and their plant-based protection for organic apples.

Reports from a disapproving mom

- Analysis
The current (October) issue of Consumer Reports has a story featured with the blurb “Produce without Pesticides” on the cover. If you like alarmism, this issue is for you.

Gladstone Land Acquires pistachio orchard and organic farmland in California

- General News
Gladstone Land Corporation announced that it has acquired 2,515 gross acres of farmland in Fresno County, California, for approximately $31.8 million.

Nielsen data shows summer apple demand growing

- General News
As summer months roll on by, apple demand has stayed strong, showing that apples continue to be a summer staple in the United States.

Duncan Family Farms is first to install innovative irrigation water treatment system

- General News
Duncan Family Farms, a leading family-owned, multi-regional grower of over 7,000 acres of certified organic produce, today announced the installation of a highly effective, controllable and transportable treatment system for irrigation water.

TerraFresh Organics starts line of dates

- General News
TerraFresh Organics, an organic fruit company supplying organic citrus, mangoes, stone fruit and grapes to North America, is now offering Oasis Date Gardens, to bring snack packs and resealable stand-up pouches of Deglet Noor dates to the marketplace for retail customers.

Organic demand still exceeds supply

- General News
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?

Produce veteran Jon Kiley joins Awe Sum Organics

- General News
Awe Sum Organics, with roots in the organic produce trade since 1985 and grower partnerships across the globe in both the southern and northern hemispheres, welcomes Jon Kiley to the team as a Sales Account Manager.

Stemilt plans September promotions for their organic summer fruit

- General News
Summer is cruising by and Stemilt’s Artisan Organics peach and nectarine season is doing the same! Now is the time to plan and push sales starting Labor Day and through the remainder of September according to Stemilt’s senior marketing manager Brianna Shales. Retailers should plan ads and focus on creative displays to show off their summer fruit category.

USDA proposal would strengthen enforcement of organic standards

- General News
On Aug. 5, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will publish in the Federal Register a new proposed rule to expand the National Organic Program’s oversight and enforcement of the production, handling and sale of organic products.