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Friday, October 6, 2017

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Provender Alliance Conference 2017

Provender Alliance Conference 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:30pm to Friday, October 6, 2017 - 7:30pm

The 2017 Provender Alliance Conference will be held October 4-6 in Hood River, OR. Provender Alliance exists to educate and inspire our community, providing the tools for education, leadership, and community in the natural products trade. Organic Trade Association staff will hold a session on "Shedding Light on the Controversial Shopping Basket." To learn more or to connect with OTA staff at the conference, please contact Gwendolyn Wyard

Shedding Light on the Controversial Shopping Basket

Time: Friday, October 6 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Hood River Inn - Hood River, Oregon
Speaker(s): Nathaniel Lewis | Farm Policy Director, Organic Trade Association • Gwendolyn Wyard | Vice President of Regulatory and Technical Affairs, Organic Trade Association

Back by popular demand! This session will provide up-to-date and accurate information on various controversial organic issues (background and current status) including where the topic is at in the regulatory process and how shoppers can weigh in and make their voices heard. Featured products in the shopping basket will include (but not limited to):

• Hydroponically grown organic tomatoes
• Organic eggs
• Organic soybeans imported from Turkey
• Transitional breakfast cereal
• Soup in a can lined with Bisphenol A (BPA)
• Organic gummy bears with natural flavors and colors

Do you have specific questions? Bring your controversial product or label to the workshop and we’ll answer your questions!

12:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ANUGA

ANUGA

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 2:45pm to Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 8:45pm

ANUGA will take place October 6-11 in Cologne, Germany. Organic Trade Association will once again participate in ANUGA the largest food trade fair in the world for 2017.  OTA will host 8 companies at Anuga in the Organic Hall.  The OTA participant package includes 1 round-trip flight, 1 hotel room for the duration of the show, 1m tabletop space, and signage at the show. In order to qualify, you must promote certified organic product of 51% or more U.S. origin ingredients by value or volume. 

Contact Monique Marez if you are interested.

Trade Show Information:

October 6-11, 2017

Cologne, Germany 

 

 

2:45pm to 8:45pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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