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 […]

Saskatchewan family strives for healthier food

By William DeKay Glacier FarmMedia staff The Witzaneys love to grow food for local customers. That’s the niche market they have moved into after starting New Life Organic Foods to market their homegrown produce, which includes beef, sheep, pork, poultry, eggs and milled grains. “We really found that connection to growing food for families when […]

Premium Brands invests in Ontario organic chicken processor

By Glacier FarmMedia Staff Premium Brands, a leading specialty food manufacturing and food distribution business in Canada and the U.S., has procured a 62.6 per cent interest in Yorkshire Valley Farms Ltd., an Ontario-based processor and marketer of organic chicken products. Yorkshire has annualized sales of approximately $65 million and operates a modern 40,000 square foot processing […]

B.C. farm family growing an ‘Amazia-ing’ business

As Mike Kosaka and Adriane Skaros are learning, it takes determination, toughness, and plenty of smarts to succeed as a local-food startup. How many smarts? Read on By Madeleine Baerg Glacier FarmMedia staff Young Zoe Jones and Ava Kosaka have sized me up. The girls are ultra-enthusiastic entrepreneurs. They’ve got a marketing plan, they’ve perfected […]

Once started, organic consumers hungry for more

Aarhus University – Once you’ve bought your first organic milk in the supermarket, you are highly likely to continue buying organic milk. With time, you are also likely to increase the number of different types of organic food products on your shopping list. This is the result of new research from Aarhus BSS in which […]

Portrait Of Couple Running Organic Food Store Together

Organic food continues to win market share

Alberta Farmer Express – The Canada Organic Trade Association marked National Organic Week in September by releasing new data that shows a “staggering” increase in the number of Canadians who are buying organic groceries every week. An online consumer research study done earlier this year found that organic food is on the weekly shopping list […]