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OPN Connect Newsletter 166

Imperfect’s Ed O’Malley, April Organic Sales Soar, Double D Growth, Supply Chain Returns to Normal, and More...

May 14, 2020
May 14, 2020

Don and Elvia Devine started Double D Farms on land west of Fresno, CA, in 1986 with pistachios and almonds being their main crops. It was in the early ‘90s that the couple added row crops to their repertoire and transitioned the farm to organic production. 

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Organics Unlimited

May 14, 2020

Ed O’Malley is vice president of supply and merchandising at Imperfect Foods, an online direct-to-consumer grocer that delivers to 43 states. Founded in 2015, Imperfect Foods rescues and sells produce and pantry items that might otherwise go to waste for reasons such as minor cosmetic imperfections, failure to meet buyer specifications, and inventory surplus.

Since its founding, the company has saved 116 million pounds of food, and it currently works with more than 850 farmers and food purveyors nationwide. O’Malley joined OPN to talk about why Imperfect carries organic produce, the company’s sourcing methods and logistics, and more.

 

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May 14, 2020

Total organic fresh produce sales continued to soar in April, increasing 18 percent from last year, and outpacing conventional produce products in both dollars and volume according to the April 2020 Organic Produce Performance Report released exclusively by the Organic Produce Network and Category Partners.  

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Chelan Fresh June

May 14, 2020

For organic produce, the transition to spring/summer production has concluded for most of the vegetables, with summer fruit starting to ramp up. Consequently, there is a plethora of opportunities for retailers from coast to coast to start promoting organics again as the nation starts its slow climb back to normalcy.

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May 14, 2020

1. As Food Supply Chain Breaks Down, Farm-To-Door CSAs Take Off

2. Heliae® Agriculture Positions Regional Sales Manager In KY

3. OPN and United Team Up to Host Organic General Session

4. NOC and OFA Ask Congress to Protect Organic Food and Agriculture

5. Uncle Matt's Organic Returns Home After Dean Foods Bankruptcy

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Campos Borquez June

Heliae June

NatureSafe

Charlies Produce June

TerraFresh Organic

Ocean Mist

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