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Coca-Cola has acquired a stake in Suja

By: Organic Assistant Staff, August 26, 2015
Coke has invested a minority stake in organic juice maker Suja. The investment presents several benefits to the San Diego based organic juice producer such as: Access to Coke’s distribution network throughout the US Assist the juice company to boost manufacturing capacity to meet growing demand… MORE

Dave’s Killer Bread is Acquired by Flowers

By: Organic Assistant Staff, August 26, 2015
Flowers Foods is to acquire the largest known U.S. organic bread company. The agreement is for approximately $275 million. Dave’s Killer Bread currently produces 17 varieties of whole grain, organic products. They are distributed throughout the United States and Canada. You can purchase Dave’s… MORE

Organic farmers face growing pains as demand increases

By: Organic Assistant Staff, August 17, 2015
USA Today reported that organic farming is now one of the hottest sectors in the multibillion-dollar food industry. Many certified organic farmers confirm that it is easier to get their produce and meats into grocery stores and attract customers seeking organic goods at farmers markets. Organic food… MORE

Event offers tools to move to organic

By: Organic Assistant Staff, August 17, 2015
Many corn and soybean farmers are considering transitioning to organic farming. The higher prices for certified organic corn and soybeans are an incentive. The federal crop insurance rates certified organic corn at $7.35 a bushel and soybeans at $16.95. The Northwest Illinois Organic Transition Workshop… MORE

Flowers Foods to acquire Dave's Killer Bread in $275m deal

By: Organic Assistant Staff, August 13, 2015
By Elaine WATSON, 13-Aug-2015 Georgia-based Flowers Foods has struck a deal to acquire Oregon-based Dave's Killer Bread - the largest organic bread company in North America – for $275m.… MORE
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