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OPN Connect Newsletter 153

Misfits Market, Organic Bananas, Organic in Hospitals with Kristin Pfenning, Dubai Organic Exports and More...

February 13, 2020
February 13, 2020

As food industry data continue to highlight the staggering amount of food waste, including the nearly 40 percent of fruits and vegetables produced for US markets that go uneaten, several  companies—many of them small, regional and mission-based—have emerged as offering potential solution. One of the more interesting concepts is Philadelphia-based Misfits Market. 

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Campos Borquez

February 13, 2020

Since early 2018, the Food and Nutrition Services Department at the Mills-Peninsula Medical Center in Burlingame, CA has been transitioning its produce from conventional to organic. OPN spoke with Food and Nutrition Services Director Kristin Pfenning to learn more about the hospital’s organic produce initiative.

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February 13, 2020

The f.o.b. price for organic bananas was higher than typical during much of January, but supplies are expected to increase and the market price should come down a bit in the next couple of months.

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Chelan Fresh

February 13, 2020

Dubai is one of seven Emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and has always been an attractive market for food exporters as the Emirates import 80 percent of their food. Subsequently, the city has emerged as the center of global trade and transit for products destined to the broader Middle East, Asia and North Africa regions.

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February 13, 2020

1. Stemilt Unveils New Have a Plant™ Pop-Out Display for Apples

2. Morning Kiss Organic Celebrates February as Potato Lovers Month

3. GrubMarket Acquires Organic Harvest Network

4. Why are So Many Organic Grocers Landing in Bankruptcy Court?

5. Organic Fruit Veteran Chris Ford Joins Viva Tierra

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