Well•Pict Berries is on the way to Monterey

The Well•Pict tradeshow crew will be in their own backyard for the Organic Produce Summit. Summer is in full swing at Well•Pict and so is strawberry production. “The length of daylight during the summer months bring an acceleration of the flower-to-fruit cycle,” explains Dan Crowley, Vice President for…

Unprecedented demand for organic produce

Morning Kiss Organic will exhibit at the Organic Produce Show July 13-14 at Booth #711. Headquartered in Massachusetts, Morning Kiss Organic is the organic brand of Gold Bell, DiSilva Fruit and Arrowfarms. Right now, the company is seeing unprecedented demand for organic produce and is focused on…

Celebrating organic gold kiwi expansion at OPS

Multiple generations of the Wild River Team are excited to exhibit at this year's Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, California July 13-14. Gold kiwifruit sizing well under the canopy. As a producer of organic kiwifruit for more than 30 years, Wild River is celebrating the expansion of its organic gold…

Reconnecting with customers key this year

“The Organic Produce show is a great opportunity to connect with customers in the U.S. and around the world,” says Mitch Wetzel, vice-president of sales and marketing at Sunview Marketing.  More than 30 years ago, Sunview was established as a fully organic table grape operation that applied modern innovation…

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One in five Organic Produce Summit attendees will be a retailer

On July 13 and 14, the 6th edition of the Organic Produce Summit will be held. This year's event is shaping up to be the largest edition yet. "We have a sold-out tradeshow floor with 154 exhibitors, and we expect about 1,500 attendees," says Matt Seeley, CEO, and co-founder of the Organic Produce…

Stone fruit and apples in the OPS 2022 spotlight

For Wenatchee, Washington-based Stemilt Growers, the upcoming Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, California on July 13-14, 2022 offers a few opportunities: the chance to promote its long-time organic program, Artisan Organics™, as well as meeting with retailers to set up both summer and fall programs.…

Brian Peixoto, Lakeside Organic Gardens

"We love touring customers at our ranches"

“The Organic Produce Summit is one of our favorite shows, as it’s in our backyard,” says Brian Peixoto, sales manager for Lakeside Organic Gardens. “OPS is a great way to connect and strengthen customer relations. Because our 50+ ranches are so close in Santa Cruz and Monterey County, we love having new…

Exhibiting organic bananas with a social approach

Grupo AGGALL-Coliman Bananas says it is a pleasure to participate in the Organic Produce Summit 2022 and meet with the family of the organic products industry. As an organic banana producer, it has a commitment to promote the benefits of choosing products that respect the environment. With more than 50…

Organic melons and grapes front and center in Monterey

Founded in 1999, Pacific Trellis Fruit is a year-round grower, shipper and marketer of premium fresh fruit. In 2014, the Dulcinea Farms brand joined Pacific Trellis Fruit, amplifying its product line of conventional and organic premium fruits such as melons and grapes. This summer season brings an…

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Discussing the future of private label with industry leaders

Randy Riley, co-owner of GoldenSun Insights and retail veteran, will moderate the ‘Private Label vs. Consumer Brand: The Competition for Shelf Space’ panel at the upcoming…

Lipman Family Farms

Full lineup of organics highlighted

Lipman Family Farms will showcase the breadth of its organic produce lineup at the upcoming Organic Produce Summit, furthering the company’s solutions-oriented approach to being a one-stop shop for customers and consumers. This lineup will include Lipman’s 100 percent compostable packaging offerings for…

Organic potatoes and onions featured in Monterey

Fresh Solutions Network® (FSN) announces its in-person exhibit for Side Delights Farmers Table Organic potatoes and onions at the Organic Produce Summit show July 13-14, 2022 in Monterey, California. FSN will be represented by Basin Gold Cooperative of Pasco, Washington and Sterman Masser Farms of…

Boskovich Farms focuses on key organic items

It’s a chance to connect. So says Michael Boskovich of Boskovich Farms, Inc. about the upcoming Organic Produce Summit (OPS) in Monterey, California July 13-14. “We’re looking to go there and connect in person with some of the customers we’ve been talking to for the last six months as well as meet some…

Sunkist puts old logo back on new packaging

Sunkist Growers is excited to showcase its organic citrus portfolio at the upcoming Organic Produce Summit (OPS) July 13–14, 2022 in Monterey, California. Along with lemons and Valencia oranges on display at OPS, the complete assortment also includes Navel oranges and organic specialties such as Cara…

Zespri highlights display units, packaging and sustainability initiatives

For this kiwifruit grower, it’s welcoming the chance to be back together. “We’re just really happy to meet with retailers in person again. It’s been a while,” says Susan Noritake, head of sales for Orange County, CA-based Zespri U.S. of the upcoming 2022 Organic Produce Summit (OPS) July 13-14. “It’s…

Organic grower celebrates five year anniversary

This year marks Fruit World’s fifth anniversary and it’s excited to celebrate with customers and grower partners in-person at the Organic Produce Summit. Fruit World started with the humble vision of ensuring its family farms would continue thriving into future generations. It quickly realized there was…

Organic greenhouse grower talks about environmental responsibility at OPS 2022

Topline Farms knows a thing or two about growing greenhouse vegetables. Third generation and family-owned, Topline Farms has a strong background in bringing quality tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers to market. A grower/packer/shipper that’s located in Leamington, Ontario, Canada, it’s always growing and…

Organic grower/shipper appreciates the intimate setting of OPS

“It’s by far the best show of all the shows.” That’s what Levon Ganajian of Trinity Fruit Sales in Fresno, California says about the upcoming Organic Produce Summit taking place in Monterey, California July 13-14. It’s a show that Trinity has been a longtime sponsor of. “They only allow a certain amount…

Summer fruit sales and fall program planning make timing of OPS ideal

As July 13th grows closer, the Bridges Produce team looks forward to the Organic Produce Summit in Monterey, California. “We are excited to see so many customers in one place and get a chance to review our programs and lock in plans for the future,” said Ben Johnson, Bridges president. By mid-July,…

Reconnecting with customers on the agenda for OPS 2022

The Nunes Company, Inc. will be an exhibitor (Booth #815) at the 2022 Organic Produce Summit (OPS) in Monterey, California. The event will bring together producers and buyers of the organic fresh produce industry. "We look forward to returning and the opportunity to reconnect with our customers and the…

Onion grower/shipper promotes organics & sustainability

Peri & Sons Farms of Yerington, Nevada will exhibit in Booth #107 at Organic Produce Summit (OPS) in Monterey, California, July 13-14, 2022. With the pandemic still lingering in the rear view mirror, consumers continue seeking organic produce options as part of a healthy lifestyle to bolster immunity and…

Final OPS ed session looks at Regenerative Ag 101

As regenerative agriculture reshapes the production of how food is grown, a panel of large-scale organic growers will discuss their involvement with this new method of growing and what it may mean for the future of organic fresh produce at the sixth annual Organic Produce Summit. "Regenerative Ag 101: Is…

Editorial Special Organic Produce Summit

From June 1 until June 30, FreshPlaza will run an Editorial Special on the upcoming Organic Produce Summit. The show will be held at the Monterey Conference Center in Monterey, California on July 13 and 14. The event will feature retailer and buyer field tours, an opening reception, educational sessions,…


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