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Fruit World reports strong citrus growing season

- General News
Fruit World, a family-owned, flavor-focused grower-shipper of organic and conventional fruit, is reporting an exceptional citrus growing season, including a variety of specialty citrus.

Organic Grower Roundtable highlights organic challenges and opportunities

- General News
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.

CMI Orchards projects organic apple and pear growth in 2021

- General News
CMI Orchards’ overall organic apple production is up 25.5% over last year, and organic pear production is up 73.2%. Additional growth is expected in the new year.

Dole recalls organic romaine hearts

- General News
Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of cases of organic romaine hearts.

Organic Grower Summit announces Roundtable 2020

- General News
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.

Behind the disjuncture on produce safety

- Analysis
“Jen insists that we buy organic vegetables,” indie rock artist Courtney Barnett says in her song “Dead Fox.” “And I must admit that I was a little skeptical at first / A little pesticide can’t hurt.”

Jacobs Farm del Cabo kicks off organic holiday herbs

- General News
With the start of the holiday season and Thanksgiving fast approaching, Jacobs Farm del Cabo’s holiday herb program is in full swing.

Produce passes another pesticide test

- Analysis
Yet another comprehensive test of fruits and vegetables for pesticide residues gives them a clean bill of health.

Organically Grown Company rolls out brand update

- General News
Organically Grown Company, the Northwest-based organic produce wholesaler, distributor, and grower marketer, introduced a brand update today featuring a fresh take on its logo, truck-wraps, packaging, website, and more.

Industry associations send comments on USDA Organic Enforcement Rules

- General News
Today, the Produce Marketing Association, Western Growers Association and United Fresh Produce Association jointly submitted comments on USDA’s proposed Strengthening Organic Enforcement Rule.