Surplus leaves organic prices flat or lower

By Glen Hallick Glacier FarmMedia staff With an abundance of organic grain available, prices either remained flat in February or were lower, according to three buyers across Canada. “The markets seem very full right now, to the point that buyers are overbought. Prices however, have not softened like they normally would when they are this […]

Hemp demand goes organic

By Robert Arnason Glacier FarmMedia staff Manitoba Harvest sells hemp food products at more than 16,000 stores in North America. That’s up from about 7,000 stores in 2015, which qualifies as robust growth. But demand for organic hemp foods, granola bars, protein powder and hemp oil is climbing much faster than demand for regular hemp. […]

Organic feed market poised for significant growth

Research and Markets – The global organic feed market size is estimated at US$6.8 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach US$10.1 billion by 2025. As two of the largest producers of wheat, barley, and soybeans at the global level, Germany and France are projected to witness high growth prospects in their organic sectors […]

Stable prices for most organics in 2019

By Glen Hallick Glacier FarmMedia staff MarketsFarm – For the most part prices were stable throughout 2019 for organics, according to two buyers. Added to that, the quality of the grains and pulses were generally good as well, although that changed during October. Harro Wehrmann of Wehrmann Grain and Seed in Ripley, Ont. commented that […]

Lack of acres dampens organic canola demand

By Robert Arnason Glacier FarmMedia staff A few years ago, Stuart McMillan got a call about organic canola acres in Western Canada. Considering there are 18 to 22 million acres of conventional canola across the Prairies, the caller couldn’t believe online data showing that organic canola was less than 2,000 acres. “I was contacted by […]