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COTA celebrates support for Prairie organic growers
May 29, 2015

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.

Sixth-year project tracks changes in consumer understanding and adoption of organic food
May 26, 2015

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.

Canadian organic sector welcomes government support
May 19, 2015

 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.

OTA helps organic companies tap into booming Asian market
May 15, 2015

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.

Trailblazing research and promotion program would be another historic 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

Organic farmers’ council confronts supply challenges with creative solutions
April 23, 2015

For forty years, Tilth Producers of Washington has been educating and advocating for organic farmers. Committed to policies from its beginning in 1974 that promote organic farming, Tilth Producers this month further strengthened the voice of its 500-plus grower members by voting to become the newest member of the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA’s) Farmers Advisory Council (FAC).

Annual OTA survey shows organic sales jump 11% to $39 billion
April 15, 2015

Throughout America, folks can’t get enough of organic. From the Atlantic Seaboard to the Pacific Coast, from Detroit to Houston, households of all sizes and income levels, and individuals of all ages, ethnic backgrounds and political leanings are buying organic.

New report from OTA shows significant opportunities for U.S. farmers
April 15, 2015

A landmark study on the trade flow of organic food products across the borders of the United States reveals that a robust global appetite for organic food has created new lucrative markets from Mexico City all the way to Hong Kong for U.S. organic producers—but also provides strong evidence that American farmers are losing out on some valuable opportunities by not growing more organic.

Diversity of organic buyer is increasing, according to OTA
March 19, 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.

Annual fundraising event raises nearly $450,000 to support organic research projects
March 10, 2015

It was a celebration of organic: of the benefits to the environment and to our health that organic provides, of the scientists and researchers whose dedicated work advances the organic sector, and of the generous sponsors who make that work possible in the labs, in the fields and in the orchards.