Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack wants all agencies under his jurisdiction to make it standard operation procedure to address the needs of the organic sector.
The Organic Trade Association is founding a farmers advisory council.
An agreement between Chiquita Brands International Inc. and Organics Unlimited will expand organic banana offerings in the U.S. with fruit from Mexico and Ecuador.
Interrupcion Fair Trade has launched the Taste Me Do Good Fair Trade organic bananas for Earth Day, which is April 22.
The shifting sands of consumer buying habits make it difficult for retailers to maintain solid footing in the produce aisle, but statistics from The Packer’s Fresh Trends 2013 can help managers stabilize the foundations of their departments and strategically increase sales.