The exemption for organic commodities from assessments in promotion programs and marketing orders is being expanded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Sutherland Produce Sales Inc. has kicked off its organic citrus deals.
Hickory Harvest Foods Inc., Akron, Ohio, has launched a line of 13 organic snack products that includes dried figs, raisins and trail mix among others.
In 2002, The Packer’s Tom Burfield wrote a story with the lead, “If you’re into organic fruits and vegetables, you’re not alone.”
Awe Sum Organics received its first shipment of organic Peruvian grapes of the season in mid-November.More Packer Stories for Organic Fruits