Organics Unlimited Inc., is raising more money to support banana workers in Ecuador and Mexico through its September retail GROW Month campaign.
On-site assessments of Mexico’s organic certification program is on the agenda later this year as U.S. officials negotiate an organic equivalency program with their Mexican counterparts.
Research released this summer by Consumer Reports shows 45% of U.S. residents buy organic foods at least monthly, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture reporting $35 billion in organic food purchases in 2013.
Jim Pandol & Co. is making its Sweet Babies grapes available in certified-organic format.
Wawona Packing Co. is expanding its July 19 stone fruit recall related to listeria, adding it hasn’t determined the source.More Packer Stories for Organic Fruits