International Markets

Twelve certifiers honored by US organic program

The USDA National Organic Program, aka NOP, recently recognized the work of accredited organic certifiers with awards for extraordinary support of the... more »

Organic banana pioneer Carlos Cortes, Sr. dies

Organics Unlimited, San Diego-based grower and distributor of organic tropical fruit, sadly announces the passing of organic banana pioneer Carlos Co... more »

Canada invests $300K in organic prairie ag development

Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau on December 21 rolled out $297,330 for the Prairie Organic Development Fund to hel... more »

International promotions for US organic back on the road

After a robust year of trade events held largely behind computer screens, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) is gearing up for a busy 2022 of in-per... more »

Why pros say the state of our organic produce industry is strong

Organic produce demand is hot. Boosted by COVID-19 related demand, the sales base for organics through new products and supply is growing as the categ... more »

Bayer’s vegetable seed leader sees ‘shift toward organic preference’

Organic seeds are not as niche a market as some might suspect. The acres qualified for certified-organic agriculture are a thin fraction of the tot... more »

Turkish fruit exporter Mapeks Organics invests in 15-minutes-per-ton optical sorter

Mapeks Organics, a Turkish, large-scale exporter of frozen organic fruit, recently disclosed it purchased a speedy TOMRA optical sorter to expand its ... more »

Opportunities, challenges of farming organic rice studied for US

The University of Arkansas, in collaboration with The Organic Center and the University of California Cooperative Extension, has been awarded nearly $... more »

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