Plastic Bank’s David Katz to Keynote OPS 2022

April 26, 2022 Organic Produce Summit

Katz will deliver a TedTalk style presentation on how Plastic Bank and the world’s most progressive companies are stewarding the collection of ocean-bound plastic waste and empowering communities to thrive. Plastic Bank allows people living in poverty to collect plastic and trade it in for material goods such as school tuition, medical insurance, internet access, and cooking fuel.

Organic Produce Summit 2022 Ed Session Announced

April 19, 2022 Organic Produce Summit

“Organics in an Era of Inflation and Changing Consumer Behavior” will be the subject of the fourth educational session at the upcoming Organic Produce Summit 2022, featuring an exclusive sales analysis of organic fresh produce sales through the first half of 2022, and examining how consumer purchasing behavior is changing in a time of inflation.

The GIANT Company’s John Ruane to Keynote OPS 2022

April 8, 2022 The GIANT Company

As the grocery landscape continues to evolve, developing a consistent shopping experience across all customer touchpoints, and creating a seamless brand experience throughout every sales channel will be the subject of the first keynote presentation at the Organic Produce Summit, this July in Monterey, CA.

Private Label vs. Consumer Brand: The Competition for Shelf Space

The continued growth of organic fresh produce has spurred a debate on the value of consumer brands compared to their private label counterparts—and its impact on overall sales. Private Label vs. Consumer Brand: The Competition for Shelf Space will explore the changing dynamics and challenges of traditional consumer brands as they face off against private label to win the wallet and minds of organic consumers, as part of the second announced educational session at Organic Produce Summit 2022.

OPS 2022 Announces First Ed Session – CEA Part 1 Hydroponics: To Soil or Not to Soil?

February 21, 2022 Organic Produce Summit

The continued growth of Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) and the ramifications of hydroponically grown items being eligible for organic certification will be the subject of the first announced educational session at Organic Produce Summit 2022. Hydroponics: To Soil or Not to Soil? will feature industry leaders from opposing sides of the issue discussing the current lawsuit filed against USDA, and what the future of organic hydroponics may look like.