July 18, 2017 – Enthusiasm for organic products was palpable at last week’s sold-out Organic Produce Summit 2017 in Monterey. A vendors’ exhibition, speakers and farm tours all demonstrated how organic is the wave of the future, and a challenge for the present.
More than 900 attendees and 200 exhibitors crowded buildings at the Monterey Regency Hyatt last Thursday to see the latest and greatest in organic produce and related products. Those who attended taste-tested organic fare ranging from coconuts to fast-food chicken sandwiches and chocolate-drizzled popcorn, exclaimed over living herbs and mushroom logs, and examined a cornucopia of lettuces, peppers, potatoes and more, both naked and in retail packaging, along with products that included everything from dried fruit to juices.
Organic is by far the fastest-growing food category in the United States; … Read More