As former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue begins his confirmation process to become the next Secretary of Agriculture, new Nielsen findings released by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) on Thursday show things have changed in the kitchens of American households across the country, from small towns to the big cities....
A new organic equivalency arrangement between the United States and Switzerland – whose residents consume more organic food than any other country — marks the final step in opening the valuable European market to the U.S. organic sector and streamlining the trans-Atlantic flow of organic trade, said the Organic Trade Association (OTA) in welcoming the new pact.
A long-time organic champion who played a key role in creating today’s organic sector, an organic entrepreneur who’s brought organic to America’s fast-food lovers, and an organic citrus grower who revolutionized our favorite breakfast juice are the winners of the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA) 2015 Organic Leadership Awards.
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) announced today the full results of its 2015 Organic Industry Survey are now available for purchase. The study, which tracks dozens of categories and subcategories ranging from fruit to fiber, provides both raw data and strategic analysis for those with an interest in the $39.1 billion U.S. organic sector.
The Canadian organic sector takes allegations of fraud very seriously. In fact, this is the reason we approached the Canadian Food Inspection Agency in 2005 and asked for laws to regulate organic: so that consumers could trust the claim, and so that the possibility of fraud could be met with the full power of Canada’s public enforcement authorities.
The Organic Trade Association has called on the White House to officially recognize organic farming practices as beneficial to the health of honey bees and other pollinators, and to emphasize agricultural production methods as a key solution to stopping disproportionate bee deaths.
The Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) is celebrating today’s announcement of an $1.2 million federal funding towards a $2.2 million four-year program to achieve growth in the organic field crop sector of the Canadian Prairies.
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) announced today the full results of its 2015 U.S. Families’ Organic Attitudes & Beliefs Study are now available for purchase.
Today the federal government announced a $785,660 investment in Canada’s organic sector to build and expand markets at home and abroad. The investment is part of the AgriMarketing Program (AMP), a federal fund that helps support Canadian companies build a strong Canadian brand and develop global market opportunities.
Participating for the first time in South Korea’s biggest food trade show of the year, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) showcased five American organic companies this week at its all-organic pavilion at the Seoul Hotel and Food trade show.