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Strong US demand for fresh produce 

Safeway sources from vertical farms

The US has become a nation of “super” avocado-consumers 

Growth of US fruit imports stalls

NASA to contribute to agricultural research

Washington Apple Week encompasses nineteen countries

Washington Apple Week encompasses nineteen countries

Published on Dec 01st, 2020
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The Washington Apple Commission has announced that this week, from November 28 to December 6, is the second annual celebration of Washington Apple Week. The global event spans nineteen countries and feature activities to connect consumers with the source of their food through education as well as build excitement for the arrival of the new season Washington apples. 

EU imposes retaliatory tariffs on US imports

USDA to strengthen organic rule enforcement

USDA to strengthen organic rule enforcement

Published on Nov 11th, 2020

 

The deputy administrator of the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service’s National Organic Program (NOP), Dr Jenny Tucker, is to use her address to the sixth annual Organic & Non-GMO Forum this week to focus on strengthening organic rule enforcement and building relationships with various USDA agencies to protect the integrity of the organic brand, reports Organic Produce Network.

US sales of organic produce rise 15% in third quarter

US sales of organic produce rise 15% in third quarter

Published on Nov 11th, 2020

 

US organic fresh produce sales were up 15% in the third quarter of 2020 compared to the same period in 2019, totalling US$2.2 billion, according to a recent report compiled by Organic Produce Network and Category Partners. The Q3 2020 Organic Produce Performance Report details top organic items in dollar sales and volume sales and shows organic fresh produce sales and growth by region.

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