US Organic Produce Sales Top $9.4 Billion in 2022—Dollar Growth Up 3%, Volume Down 3.7%

January 26, 2023 Organic Produce Network

Organic fresh produce sales grew by 3 percent in 2022, while volume declined by –3.7 percent, as total sales topped $9.4 billion for the year, according to the 2022 Organic Produce Performance Report released today by Organic Produce Network and Category Partners.

“Less Chemistry and More Biology” and “Data Dive Into Organic Produce Sales” Ed Sessions Announced for Organic Grower Summit

November 2, 2022 Organic Grower Summit

A pair of recently announced educational sessions will explore the growing importance of biologicals as a tool of organic crop production and offer a look at the growth of organic fresh produce sales at grocery stores across the nation this year as the final parts of the 2022 Organic Grower Summit (OGS) presented by Western Growers and OPN educational program.

Inflation Hits Organic Fresh Produce in Q3: Sales Increase 4%, but Volume Declines 4.5% Tomato Sales up 30% for Quarter

October 21, 2022 Organic Produce Network

Ongoing inflation resulted in higher retail prices of organic fresh produce during the third quarter of 2022, generating a 4.1 percent increase in total organic dollars but also contributing to a decline of 4.5 percent in organic volume compared to the same period last year, according to the Q3 2022 Organic Produce Performance Report released by Organic Produce Network (OPN) and Category Partners.

Grimmway Farms’ Jeff Huckaby Announced as OGS 2022 Grower of the Year

October 18, 2022 Organic Produce Network

The Organic Grower Summit presented by Western Growers and OPN will honor long-time organic grower Jeff Huckaby as the recipient of the fifth annual Grower of the Year award. Huckaby, President and CEO of Grimmway Farms, was selected based on his ongoing commitment and dedication to excellence in organic production, organic industry leadership, and innovation.

Educational Intensive Announced for Organic Grower Summit Presented by Western Growers and OPN

September 23, 2022 Organic Produce Network

A two-part ed intensive featuring the results of two recently released reports on organic farming and an in-depth workshop discussing how organic farmers can address current challenges has been announced as part of the 2022 Organic Grower Summit (OGS) presented by Western Growers and OPN, slated for November 30–December 1 in Monterey, CA.