OTA says states play key role in creating diversity, organic options in agriculture
October 8, 2015
Organic Trade Association Executive Director and CEO Laura Batcha told the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) that state agriculture directors are critical in the creation of much-needed policies that provide more choice and opportunity—including the organic option—in today's U.S. agricultural system.
New research and promotion program could be a major step for organic
May 12, 2015
In a groundbreaking move for the nation's organic sector, the Organic Trade Association (OTA), in collaboration with the GRO Organic Core Committee, on Tuesday formally petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to begin steps to conduct a vote on and implement a research and promotion check-off program for the organic industry.
Millennials are growing more than any other generational group as organic consumers
April 14, 2015
As a leading provider of market research reports and solutions, MarketResearch.com is pleased to highlight the newest report by Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), finding that organic foods account for almost 5% of all U.S. food sales.
Increasing per capita expenditure, growing health awareness and rising inclination towards chemical and pest-free products to drive growth
April 13, 2015
Strong distribution channels of manufacturers and their tie ups with retailers have added to the accessibility and visibility of various organic food products such as fruits and vegetables, organic dairy products and packaged food in the market.
Diversity of organic buyer is increasing, according to OTA
April 10, 2015
Today's organic tent looks a lot different than yesterday's. It's bigger, younger, and significantly more diverse than just a few years ago. In fact, inside that tent, it looks pretty much like most places in America, a new study by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) shows.
New Tasty Brand product is USDA organic and verified non-GMO by the Non-GMO Project
October 16, 2014
Already known for organic and non-GMO fruit snacks and cookies, Tasty Brand Inc., Los Angeles, now offers what it says are the first Sandwich Crème Cookies both certified USDA organic and verified non-GMO by the Non-GMO Project.
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