Dole Fresh Vegetables expects nationwide distribution of its Salad Companions, launched in June, by October.
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.
Earthbound Farm, the new kid on the block at WhiteWave Foods Co., continues to boost its new parent company’s bottom line, accounting for almost 20% of WhiteWave’s net sales in the second quarter this year.
Nature & More, an international distributor of organic produce, is using a new packaging material made from sugar cane that company officials hope will become popular worldwide.
Earthbound Farm has launched organic Kale Italia — a blend of baby kale, arugula and radicchio — in a 5-ounce clamshell.More Packer Stories for Organic Vegetables