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Organic Produce Summit

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 8:00am to Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 5:00pm

The Organic Trade Association will be exhibiting at the Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, California taking place July 10-11, 2019. Come visit us at tabletop TT4! 

Laura Batcha, Organic Trade Association CEO/Executive Director, will be speaking in the educational breakout session titled "Organic Sales and Consumer Purchasing Analysis", taking place from 8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m. on Thursday, July 11th. Laura will be joined on the panel by Steve Lutz, Produce Marketing Association's Regional Vice President, and the session will be moderated by Kevin Coupe, Founder of MorningNewsBeat.com.

The Organic Trade Association will also host its first-ever Buyers Mission at the Organic Produce Summit during the morning of July 10th. Buyers in attendance will be from major retailers and importers invited from Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, and Mexico, and others! Buyer profiles to come soon. As this is a limited time frame for meetings, supplier registration is limited and interested companies are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible to guarantee a spot! Registration will be closed after Friday June 21st. Register now!

In order to participate in the Buyers Mission, all of the products you promote must be USDA certified organic, produced in the USA, and made of 51% or more of U.S. based ingredients either by value (cost of the ingredients) or volume (against overall weight of the product).  This is the federal USDA regulation for participation and part of declaration you agree to when signing up for Organic Trade Association activities.  All supplier participants must complete Organic Trade Association’s onsite evaluation and a 6 month follow-up evaluation. For more information, contact Organic Trade Association's International Trade Manager, Alexis Carey

Summit Information: 

July 10-11, 2019 

Monterey Conference Center

Monterey, California 

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