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.

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.