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Monterey meeting expanded demand

Jan 16, 2019 by Tom Burfield
Watsonville, Calif.-based Monterey Mushrooms has expanded its capacity to meet demand as the number of natural and organic retail outlets expands, said Mike O’Brien, vice president of sales and marketing.
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Lakeside switches from wax boxes

Jan 16, 2019 by Tom Burfield
As part of its commitment to reduce its carbon footprint Lakeside Organic Gardens will transition from wax corrugated boxes to 100% recycled plastic boxes this spring, said Marliese Ward, creative marketing manager.
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4Earth Farms revamps packs

Jan 16, 2019 by Tom Burfield
Los Angeles-based 4Earth Farms has responded to consumer research by making a “soft branded packaging change,” said Mark Munger, vice president of sales and marketing.
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CCOF plans annual conference

Jan 15, 2019 by Tom Burfield
Organic Generation — The Next Era is the theme of the annual meeting and conference of Santa Cruz-based California Certified Organic Farmers, set for Fresno, Calif., on Feb. 26-27.
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New organic items trending

Jan 15, 2019 by Tom Burfield
Watermelon radishes, proprietary apple varieties and snack-size veggies are just a few of the latest offerings available from innovative organic produce grower-shippers.
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Organic slow to penetrate foodservice

Jan 15, 2019 by Tom Burfield
Organic fruits and vegetables typically have failed to make a significant inroad to the foodservice segment, but there are a few exceptions, and some suppliers are optimistic about future foodservice business.
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Organic demand on the rise

Jan 15, 2019 by Tom Burfield
Spurred by a trend toward healthful eating, among millennials and others, demand for organically grown fruits and vegetables seems to be spreading throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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