The exemption for organic commodities from assessments in promotion programs and marketing orders is being expanded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Braga Fresh Family Farms has added organic cauliflower to its line of vegetables marketed under the Josie’s Organics label.
Whole Foods Market has awarded a “best” rating, part of its Responsibly Grown program, to Wholesum Harvest’s three organic farms.
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.”
The Kroger Co. beat Wall Street expectations for the third quarter with profits of $362 million that included double-digit growth in the “natural and organic” food category.More Packer Stories for Organic Vegetables