The Packer now offers several powerful new features on its Produce Market Guide online platform all related to the growing organic produce category.

The platform now includes more than 60 unique organic categories; The Packer’s Fresh Trends information; lists of PLUs; shipping and handling instructions; sales strategies and more. 

The Advanced Search feature includes more than 9,000 companies who are USDA Certified Organic.

In addition, buyers and sellers can now link specific organic crops to their updated company profile page.

To see the platform in action, visit

“At the core of the produce industry is a fundamental need for ‘people to find produce’ and for ‘produce to find people,’” said Mark Green, Vice President and General Manager, Produce Market Guide. 

Recently released, through PMG’s “Claim Your Company” feature, is the ability for users to edit the full profile of their organization, including locations, products, staff, contact information and more. 

Using that feature, a company now can link its organic product offering to PMG’s expanded produce database, plus indicate if it is registered by USDA as “Certified Organic.”

To claim your company, go to

“This new PMG toolset is yet another example of The Packer’s commitment to a full-portfolio offering of organic-centric content,” said Shannon Shuman, Vice President and Publisher, Produce. 

“These organic offerings will be showcased at the Global Organic Produce Expo (GOPEX Jan. 25-27), so we’re expecting a lot of on-site interest and product demonstrations. Stay tuned — more to come.”