Organic Produce Summit

The Organic Produce Summit is pleased to provide videos and photographs of all educational sessions and keynote presentations. You may click the 2017 Summit Recap icon to the right or the highlighted tab on the main navigation.

Additionally, pictures from the field tours, opening reception and exhibitor floor are now available. Please check back soon for information on OPS 2018. See you in Monterey — July 11 – 12, 2018!

“The 2017 Organic Produce Summit was a great opportunity for us to connect with our organic vendors. We’re always looking for something new and different and we enjoy meeting people we haven’t met before. OPS is a great avenue for that.”

Sharlene Taylor, Costco

“We were looking forward to meeting more organic vendors, to help our wholesale companies get more penetration into the organic market. This show is the ideal place to do that.”

Trinidad Valdivia, SuperValu

“The Organic Produce Summit is a great place to build relationships with growers and build sustainable partnerships with the growers who supply our stores. I like the size of the show, it is easy to get to know people and see what is new.”

Andrew Barnett, Natural Grocers

“The Organic Produce Summit is a great event bringing fresh organic to the main stage of the industry. It’s a unique event that displays the diversity of different growers and growing regions. My aspiration for this event is for it to keep growing and keep the focus on organic and fresh – two of my favorite subjects! I think it will continue to have great success in the future!”

Ricardo Crisantes Sr., Wholesum Harvest

“The field tours were excellent and the breakout sessions and Keynote addresses were very informative. The trade show exhibits were outstanding. Tremendous event!”

Kevin Barry, Big Y

“This is our second year exhibiting because we were so pleased last year. The buyer turnout is fantastic and the high caliber of speakers and learning opportunities was excellent.”

Kori Tuggle, Church Brothers

“The Organic Produce Summit is the most effective show we attend. The size of the show is perfect for networking. I’ll be back next year!”

Jodi Carkner, Awesome Organics

I feel very lucky to have been asked to participate and to have been in such esteemed company. It was a great event - I love all the energy around such an incredibly important segment of our business.

Heather Shavey, Assistant Vice President, Costco Wholesale

“The Organic Produce Summit is our favorite show of the year. There’s no dilution to this concentrated event, with only organic shippers there to seek out quality organic suppliers. Every person that comes by our booth is interested in talking. For the time spent there, it’s extremely worthwhile.”

Scott Mabs, CEO, Homegrown Organic Farms

“OPS was a terrific show for us on many levels. The educational sessions were outstanding, with excellent information for us to share with our team. And the trade show floor was phenomenal, with a great line-up of suppliers. The energy is contagious and makes for a tremendous event. We will definitely be back next year.”

Kyle Reeves, United Supermarkets

"OPS was a tremendous event and has proven to be a go-to trade show for the produce industry. Great educational sessions and keynote speakers covering a wide range of topics important to growing the organic fresh produce category applicable to both veterans and rookies in our industry. The trade show was first class--great energy and the opportunity to meet many growers and see new organic items."

Gay Kosofsky, Director of Produce,BJs Wholesale Club

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