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Fast-growing organic industry sees big opportunities, challenges
May 20, 2014

Key players in the North American organic industry will find a full plate of issues to digest when they gather in Washington, D.C. for the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA) Annual Policy Conference on Wednesday, May 21.

New survey shows organic sales jump nearly 12% in 2013 to a new record
May 14, 2014

American consumers have not had their fill of organic products yet.

Deadline for 2014 submissions is May 30
May 12, 2014

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) is currently accepting nominations for its annual prestigious Organic Leadership Awards, which recognize organic heroes who have made a significant difference to organic agriculture, industry and trade.

May 8, 2014

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has taken another important step in expanding the message and critical story of organic products to the public by hiring accomplished writer and editor Maggie McNeil as its Director of Media Relations. 

Crops and livestock expert will develop organic producer engagement
April 9, 2014

Nathaniel (Nate) Lewis this past week joined the staff of the Organic Trade Association (OTA) as its Senior Crops and Livestock Specialist. Lewis most recently served as Organic Certification Coordinator at the Washington State Department of Agriculture’s (WSDA’s) Organic Program.

March 12, 2014

The Organic Center’s (The Center’s) Annual VIP Dinner, held Friday evening, March 7, in conjunction with Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA, raised over $500,000 for the work of the non-profit research and education organization.

Launch coincides with industry’s largest gathering of retailers
March 6, 2014

The Organic Trade Association today launched its newest communications platform –The Organic Market Basket – a twice monthly e-newsletter that is offered at no cost for retailers. The announcement was made as an estimated 60,000 attendees gathered here for Natural Products Expo West.

Organic-Approved Antibiotics Sunsetting – Report Aims to Help Growers Keep Certification
March 3, 2014


Unveils new online resources and hosts global buyers meetings at EXPO West
February 28, 2014

Determined to secure the ongoing success of the global organic trade market that is projected to reach $100 billion by 2015, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) will launch online resources essential to the global organic i

Researcher to receive organization’s prestigious Award of Excellence
February 18, 2014

The first recipient of The Organic Center’s (The Center’s) newly established Award of Excellence will be recognized in March at the organization’s annual VIP Dinner held in conjunction with Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA.