Organic food approaching mainstream in France

Growing sales are being supported by a rapidly expanding supply chain Reuters/Paris – Organic food sales in France are set to rise by 20 per cent in 2016, the fastest pace in seven years, as farmers and retailers expand in the segment, an organic food group said Sept. 21. France, the European Union’s largest agricultural […]

Portage-based vegetable processor signs on organic growers due to growing demand

Canadian Prairie Garden Puree Products Inc., based in Portage la Prairie has significantly ramped up its organic product line. By Lorraine Stevenson OrganicBiz staff A Portage la Prairie-based processor that created new markets for Manitoba’s vegetable and fruit growers now has her sights set on helping this province’s organic sector diversify too. Founder and chief operating […]

Know an organic hero?

Nominate someone you know who has contributed to growth in the organic sector OrganicBiz staff Organic Connections, a non-profit organization established to organize conferences and trade shows for the Prairie organic industry, is looking for organic heroes to honour at its conference and trade show in Regina Nov. 3 to 5, 2016. Two heroes selected […]