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Report — California organic commodities continue expansion

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) recently released the California Agricultural Organic Report 2019-2020.

Agricultural Report Cover

Publication highlights:

  • California accounts for 40% of all organic production in the U.S.
  • Between 2014 and 2019, organic production increased 44%
  • In 2019, sales of organic products in California totaled more than $10.4 billion, an increase of 3.5% from 2018
  • California land for organic production in 2019 included 2,590,328 acres
  • Registered with CDFA’s State Organic Program in 2019 were 5,452 producers, 1,295 handlers and 216 processors

Read the California Agricultural Organic Report 2019-2020 for more information. Visit the California State Organic Program (SOP) Reports webpage for this and past organic publications and reports.

SOP is in the Inspection and Compliance branch of CDFA’s Division of Inspection Services.

View this original post on the CDFA Planting Seeds blog.

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