Organic News

FoodChain ID adds organic certification services

FoodChain ID, a leading food safety, testing and verification organization, expands its services with the addition of organic certifications for U.S. companies in response to the industry’s growing need for integrated solutions. Widely recognized for its non-GMO verification services, many of FoodChain ID’s clients have requested stacked organic inspections to consolidate their certifications with fewer […]

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South Korean company creates organic “Oasis” in Brazil

South Korean organic brand Doalnara owns and operates a large organic farming community in Brazil. Due to a lack of farmland in their country, Doalnara bought a 10,000 hectares (24,710 acres) parcel of native vegetation in Brazil in 2009. It received an environmental license to farm on 1,000 hectares (2,471 acres) six years later. Doalnara […]

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Organically Grown adopts “trust” ownership model to avoid corporate takeover

In a pioneering move by an organic agriculture pioneer, Organically Grown Company (OGC) has sold itself to a “purpose trust” that will hold 100 percent ownership—ensuring the company’s focus promoting organic agriculture, stewardship, and sustainability.

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Organic farms on Canadian Prairies getting larger

In a survey of agricultural data from 2016, the number of organic crops grown rose sharply on Canadian prairies from 2013 to 2016. The number of organic producers rose from 1,151 in 2013 to 1,442 in 2016. Organic acres also rose, from 1.3 million in 2012 to 1.64 million in 2016—with the sharpest increase from […]

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Pennsylvania gives $500,000 to Rodale Institute to fund organic research

Bipartisan Support for Increased Funding for Research on Organic Agriculture

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