U.S. organic cheese sales up 15%

U.S. organic cheese sales grew about 15 percent last year to reach an estimated $570 million, according to a new market report from Packaged Facts, a division of MarketResearch.com. The report said the organic cheese segment grew by a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.5 percent between 2012 and 2015, and expects it to “continue to outperform the[…]

USDA Announces Cost-Share Program with Organic Certification

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced today that approximately $11.6 million is available through state departments of agriculture to make organic certification more affordable for organic producers and handlers across the country. “The organic market is booming, with more and more producers taking advantage of[…]