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Share in OTA’s membership meeting, awards celebration

Join us Wednesday, September 21, at the Columbus Center in Baltimore, MD, at the Organic Trade Association 2016 Leadership Awards Celebration held in conjunction with Natural Products Expo East as we take an evening to recognize collaborators who lead. First, we’ll host OTA’s annual membership meeting and then toast leaders who are building bridges and […]

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Texas organic cotton farmers to be honored

Organic cotton farmers who make up the Texas Organic Cotton Marketing Cooperative (TOCMC) have been selected to receive the prestigious “Organic Farmer of the Year” Leadership Award from the Organic Trade Association (OTA) in ceremonies in September. Farmers formed the cooperative in 1993 when they realized they were producing more organic cotton than the market […]

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2016 Organic Industry Survey available

OTA’s Organic Industry Survey is the definitive source for information about the business of organic in the United States. The 2016 Survey shows that the industry grew just below 11 percent to reach $43.3 billion in 2015. The report includes a detailed analysis of the market performance of 14 major categories and dozens of subcategories […]

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Join OTA for Hot Topics in Organic Produce

At the inaugural Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, CA., this month, the Organic Trade Association will host a two-hour meeting to explore some of the issues shaping the $14.4 billion organic fruit and vegetable space. During this participatory session, we will discuss several topics germane to organic produce. Each conversation will begin with a moderator’s […]

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Order the latest Organic Industry Survey

The Organic Trade Association’s Organic Industry Survey is the definitive source for information about the business of organic in the United States. The 2016 survey shows that the industry grew at a robust 10.8 percent to reach $43.3 billion in 2015. The report includes a detailed analysis of the market performance of 14 major categories […]

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Share your news in the Organic Report

The summer edition of the Organic Report magazine published by the Organic Trade Association is now in production. Do you have company news or new products that you want highlighted? Interested in advertising? This edition is distributed to more than 21,000 readers. Contact Barbara Haumann with news, or place your advertisement with Danielle Cote. The […]

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Join OTA for hot topics in organic produce

At the inaugural Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, CA, in July, the Organic Trade Association will host a three-hour meeting to explore some of the issues shaping the $14.4 billion organic fruit and vegetable space. During this participatory session, we will discuss several topics germane to organic produce. Each conversation will begin with a moderator’s […]

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Nominations due for OTA’s Board of Directors

The Organic Trade Association Board of Directors has unanimously recommended the following slate of candidates for the upcoming 2016 elections to be held this summer: Rick Collins, Vice President of Sales, Clif Bar & Company Doug Crabtree, Owner, Vilicus Farms Melissa Hughes, General Counsel, Organic Valley Paul Schiefer, Director of International and Restaurant Operations, Amy’s […]

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Get the edge at Organic Produce Summit

At the Organic Produce Summit July 13-14 at the Monterrey Hyatt Resort and Spa, Organic Produce Trends – Current Drivers and What to Watch is just one of the fast-paced, information-packed sessions on offer. There, Andrew Mandzy, Nielsen’s Director of Strategic Insights, will outline current global consumer trends. Suzy Badaracco, a toxicologist, chef and nutritionist […]

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Organic Produce Summit Conference details announced

The full lineup of educational sessions for the Organic Produce Summit has been announced. OTA has worked in partnership with the Summit organizers to create a program that explores issues critical to the $14 billion organic fruits & vegetables category. Topics to be discussed include supply, consumer trends and forecasting, merchandising, and the evolving e-commerce […]

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