Organic bids holding steady amid global uncertainty

By Phil Franz-Warkentin Glacier FarmMedia staff Markets for North American organic grains held reasonably steady in April, despite the COVID-19 pandemic roiling the conventional grains and oilseeds. “There’s really no volatility at all, month over month,” said Jason Charles, of Minneapolis-based Pipeline Foods. “Demand in the environment we’re in has been really good,” said Charles. […]

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 […]