New baby iceberg lettuce debuts

Braga Fresh will debut Josie’s Organics baby iceberg lettuce in a two-count retail bag at the 2021 Organic Produce Summit, Sept. 16 in Monterey in booth #204. The Josie’s Organics baby iceberg is a bit larger than an apple or avocado, about the size of a large hamburger bun when halved, and easily fits in an adult’s hand. The…

New line of organic fresh herbs unveiled

Duncan Family Farms, a fourth-generation multi-regional certified organic farm and grower of baby leaf items, is proud to announce the launch of its organic fresh herb line. These will be on display for the first time at the Organic Produce Summit. “These new items are a natural extension of the existing…

Organic table grapes highlighted

Four Star Fruit, Inc. is an organic table grape grower-shipper, providing a wide variety of exceptional organic fruit year-round. Their fields are located throughout the San Joaquin and Coachella Valleys, as well as international. Four Star grows and markets an organic volume of over 1 million cases. Their world-renowned…

Berry shipper talks organic berries at OPS 2021

Well•Pict Berries is excited to announce its attendance at the 2021 Organic Produce Show in Monterey, CA. "We look forward to connecting with retailers and attendees in person and are happy to announce we will sample our berries at booth #337," the company said in a release. Well•Pict proudly offers…

Fruit shipper discusses sustainability initiatives

The Organic Produce Summit is just around the corner and Rainier Fruit Company is looking ahead with anticipation. “Rainier was founded on the idea that nature knows how to take care of herself without much intervention,” said Blake Belknap, vice-president of sales at Rainier Fruit Company. “Organic…

Organic apples make up 25% of total crop, pears 35%

Grower talks organics, proprietary brands and packaging

Team Superfresh Growers® looks forward to sharing information about its 2021 organic apple and pear crop at Organic Produce Summit. Harvest is off to a strong start, with quality and overall pack-outs looking positive. Organics are a large part of Superfresh Growers profile, with 20-25 percent of its…

New line of premium greenhouse-grown salad kits introduced

Revol Greens is introducing a new line of value-added salad kits featuring its whole leaf lettuces. Meeting consumer demand for more fresh and convenient meal options, Revol Greens’ premium salad kits include four custom-curated salad varieties boasting popular and on-trend flavors paired with a mix of…

David Posner - AweSum Organics

"We are showcasing organic fertilization, and pest/disease control program for organic table grapes"

Awe Sum Organics will be attending the Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, CA this month, as they have done every year since the inception of this unique event in 2017. “We missed OPS last year, as it was cancelled due to COVID. We are excited for this year’s show because this year’s OPS will be Awe…

Organic Produce Summit update

In less than a week, the organic fresh produce community will be getting together in person in Monterey, CA for the Organic Produce Summit 2021. With 1,200 people having registered, the event is sold out. “Given the current situation across the globe, we capped the number of attendees at 1,200,” said Matt Seeley, co-founder and…

Expanded compostable packaging line for organic produce launched

Lipman Family Farms will showcase the expansion of its compostable packaging line at the upcoming Organic Produce Summit, furthering the company’s dedication to providing innovative, sustainable practices from farm to shelf. Designed for organic grape tomatoes, mini cucumbers, green beans and mini sweet…

Launching new sweet potato line and earth-friendly packaging options for potatoes

Based in Los Angeles, CA, Progressive Produce grows, packs and ships a wide variety of year-round produce, farming thousands of acres throughout North and South America. The company's products include asparagus, potatoes, onions, sweet onions, yams, citrus and chili peppers. Progressive also offers…

Chris Ford with Viva Tierra Organic on the Organic Produce Summit

“It’s a huge advantage to have like-minded people in one place”

In two weeks, Viva Tierra Organic will exhibit at a trade show for the first time in almost two years. “We are purposely choosing the Organic Produce Summit to return to the exhibit scene,” says Chris Ford with Viva Tierra Organic. “We believe it is important to have a presence at this all-organic show…

Organic farm introduces new compostable/recyclable packaging

A&A Organic Farms in Watsonville, CA will launch its second-generation compostable/recyclable packaging for cherry tomatoes at the OPS show on September 16, 2021 in Monterey, CA. The packaging is bilingual for sales in both the U.S. and Canada. These cherry tomatoes are available year-round. This…

Full lineup of organic greenhouse grown vegetables on display at OPS

Pure Flavor® is bringing its full lineup of organic greenhouse grown produce to the 2021 Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, CA this September. Left: Chris Veillon; right: Pure Flavor's organic tomatoes. Photo credit: Pure Flavor. The grower’s organic offerings include a variety of fresh products from…

New organic innovations on display

CMI Orchards will showcase its large organic apple product lines as well as new innovations at the upcoming Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, CA on September 15-16, 2021. “CMI loves to participate in this show with its specific focus on organics. This show is typically very well attended and we have…

Organic sliced apple products for food retail, schools, and foodservice

Fresh Innovations California, LLC is getting ready to make a splash at the Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, CA on September 16th. It is excited to exhibit its premium organic sliced apple products alongside other industry leaders in the organic produce space. Consumers want organics and Fresh…

Education session OPS 2021

“What lies ahead for e-commerce?”

The growth of online/direct-to-consumer purchasing and the opportunities for organic fresh produce companies to play an increasing role in its future will be the subject of the fourth educational session at the Organic Produce Summit, next month in Monterey, CA. “What Lies Ahead for E-Commerce?” will…

Organic shipper ready to return to Monterey

JBJ Distributing, Inc. is excited to return to the Organic Produce Summit in 2021. It considers this show the premier event for organic sales teams who get the chance to renew relationships with customers and meet potential new customers. "Being a 100 percent organic show, attendees understand the…

Starr Ranch Growers to present new organic offerings and packaging

Starr Ranch Growers is setting its sights on September’s Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, CA with an array of new organic offerings, marketing activities and sustainable packaging innovations to share. The Wenatchee-based company specializes in growing premium apples, pears, stone fruit and cherries –…

Melons and herbs

New organic products and packaging debut at OPS

Morning Kiss Organic will exhibit at the 2021 Organic Produce Summit on September 15-16 in Monterey, CA, where the company will debut several new products and new sustainable packaging. New products within the line include organic melon and organic herbs. These products join a extensive year-round…

Organic apples and pears see increased acreage in 2021

Sage Fruit Company, a grower, packer and shipper of Washington tree fruit, is gearing up for new crop apple and pear season. As consumer demands have warranted, it has added considerable acreage of organic orchards and this season, the company is excited about the growth it has experienced in its overall…

Nevada facility brings organic grower-shipper closer to consumer

The Nunes Company, Inc. will be an exhibitor (Booth #338) at the 2021 Organic Produce Summit (OPS) in Monterey, California. A two-day event dedicated to bringing together producers and buyers of the organic fresh produce industry. "We look forward to returning in-person and the opportunity to reconnect…

Investigative journalist keynote presenter for OPS 2021

Investigative journalist and author Larissa Zimberoff has been confirmed as keynote presenter at the fifth annual Organic Produce Summit (OPS), slated for September 15-16 in Monterey, CA. Zimberoff will deliver a Ted-style talk on how “new food” is disrupting the food industry and what the organic sector…

Editorial Special Organic Produce Summit

Between August 16 and September 15, FreshPlaza will run an Editorial Special on the upcoming Organic Produce Summit.The show will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Monterey, California on September 15 and September 16. The event will feature retailer and buyer field tours, an opening reception,…


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