Organic Fruits



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Organically Grown joins fair trade group


Eugene, Ore.-based distributor Organically Grown Co. has become a member of the Domestic Fair Trade Association.

Produce facts needed to boost nutritional IQ


Conventional wisdom may hold that there’s no such thing as bad publicity, but a new study calls that into doubt for fresh produce at least.

Rodale jumps off the deep end with Organic Life


The last issue of Organic Gardening magazine lays on my desk. The cover is a somber brown sepia-tone image of J.I. Rodale, founder of the magazine in 1942.

Oppy expands strawberries, Eat Brighter! packaging


The Oppenheimer Group plans to increase its strawberry volume in 2015, and has begun shipping all berry types in clamshells featuring Sesame Street characters under the Eat Brighter! label.

USDA extends comment period on organic assessment exemption


The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended the comment period on a proposal that would expand the organic assessment exemption under 23 federal marketing orders and 22 research and promotion programs.

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