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Organic apple volume rises

Jan 16, 2020 by Tom Burfield
Organic apple volumes are up year-over-year, and Nielsen data from November 2019 shows that organic apples make up 8% of apple category volume and 10% of category dollars on average in the U.S.
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Fungus hits Florida strawberries

Jan 15, 2020 by Tom Burfield
Growing organic strawberries has never been easy for Florida farmers, but the task got a lot more challenging in late December, when a fungus called Pestalotiopsis took hold in some of the state’s berry fields.