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U.S. organic perspectives part of BioFach trade fair

BioFach in Germany last month drew a record number of visitors. For the Organic Trade Association’s international effort, this was an event to highlight the important role U.S. organic leadership and experts play in the global organic sector growth and collaboration. From taking part in five sessions at the Congress, to hosting 13 U.S. organic companies at […]

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OTA seeking additional international trade codes for organic

Since 2011, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has issued special harmonized codes (HS Codes) to track imports and exports of a number of organic products. The Organic Trade Association is currently working on another application to request additional HS codes for organic products, and is seeking input on which products to add to the […]

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Taking U.S. global at BioFach

The Organic Trade Association’s U.S. Organic Worldwide team is currently in Nuremberg, Germany, for BioFach. In addition to bringing companies to the trade show floor, OTA’s team is taking part in five sessions at the Congress. The first will be the Global Organic Market Overview on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 10 a.m. The second will be a […]

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Support to attend Seoul Hotel and Food show

The Organic Trade Association will sponsor seven companies to attend the Seoul Hotel and Food show in May. First-time exhibitors will receive preference. Sign up now. The $600 package will include a tabletop space in the OTA booth, one round-trip economy flight to Seoul, one single-occupancy hotel room with May 14 check-in and May 20 check-out (including breakfast and […]

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OTA at BioFach

If you will be attending BioFach in Germany in February, look for the Organic Trade Association there. John OTA’s USDA Organic Worldwide team for a pre-show reception on February 14 at the Maritim Nuremberg. To attend, please RSVP by February 9. OTA’s team will be taking part in five sessions at the Congress. The first will be the Global […]

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Sign up for Seoul Hotel and Food show

The Organic Trade Association will sponsor seven companies to attend the Seoul Hotel and Food show in May. First-time exhibitors will receive preference. Sign up now. The $600 package will include a tabletop space in the OTA booth, one round-trip economy flight to Seoul, one single-occupancy hotel room with May 14 check-in and May 20 check-out (including breakfast and […]

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Join OTA at BioFach and Vivaness

The Organic Trade Association will sponsor 17 companies to participate in BioFach in Nuremberg in February. BioFach is the largest organic-only trade show in the world. In addition to trade activities, OTA will speak at five education sessions during the BioFach Congress program.  OTA and COTA will co-host a happy hour reception the night before the show […]

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Sign up for the Buyers Mission at Expo West

Meet with qualified international buyers off the hectic trade show floor at Natural Products Expo West. OTA will once again host several international buyers from around the world at Expo West 2017. Sign up to receive buyer profiles, contact information, and have up to ten one-on-one meetings with organic-focused buyers interested in USDA certified organic products. […]

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Date for import certificates pushed back

USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP) yesterday hosted webinars for certifying agents and importers to help them understand the new agreement between USDA and Mexico’s National Service for Animal and Plant Health, Food Safety and Quality (SENASICA) requiring import certificates for all organic products traded between the two countries. The webinars announced that the implementation of […]

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Sign Up for the Buyers Mission at Expo West

Meet with qualified international buyers off the hectic trade show floor at Natural Products Expo West. OTA will once again host several international buyers from around the world at Expo West 2017. Sign up to receive buyer profiles, contact information, and have up to ten one-on-one meetings with organic-focused buyers interested in USDA certified organic products. […]

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