A proposed rule by USDA, ‘Strengthening Organic Enforcement,’ aims to curb organic fraud via more oversight of the organic marketplace, including production, handling and sales. If implemented, it would be the largest update to organic oversight in 20 years.
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The organic industry has changed. The question from consumers is no longer “why would you buy organic?” but rather “why wouldn’t you?” During last week’s Natural Products Expo East, leaders in the organic space came together to discuss how they are navigating this marketplace shift and evolution.
Over the past few years, center store brands have been hurting –canned foods in particular. Given consumers penchant for “fresher” foods, soup producers, including CPG leaders Campbells and Progresso, have been forced to come up with new lines to appeal to shoppers: First Campbell’s with its release of two lines of refrigerated soup and now Progresso with its recent launch of an organic canned soup line.
Rooted in the brand’s commitment to providing wholesome, better-for-you snacks and cereals, Barbara’s Organic Snackimals Cookies use simple ingredients including organic whole grains, organic sunflower oil and organic cane sugar for a deliciously clean twist on a childhood staple.
For consumers passionate about health and great taste, a new line of Organic Rice, Legumes & Coconut Blossom Sugars from Lotao will be debuting at the 2017 Summer Fancy Food Show.
The redesigned Chewie Fruities gusseted 4-ounce peg packs make the USDA Organic seal and other free-from graphic call-outs easier for consumers to see at a glance, said Torie Burke, company co-founder.
Algatech announces its 100% organic Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae powder and astaxanthin oleoresin as part of its AstaPure line.
ounder & Creatrix of Ahara Rasa Ghee, Andrea Shuman along with fellow Ayurvedic practitioner, Martin Lemke are proud to announce that they have launched a full line of organic, spiced ghees to make cooking healthy, simple, whole foods tasty and accessible.
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is looking to equivalency trade arrangements as a way to increase more organic options on shelves. During a Natural Products Expo West event last week in Anaheim, Calif. Monique Marez, the OTA’s director of international trade, said it is just a question of standards.