The rate of change kept pace in 2018 for the U.S. natural and organic products industry. With annual consumer sales now totaling well over $200 billion across the industry, natural and organic has tipped into the mainstream and is now defining the future for food, nutrition and CPG.
In this year’s annual Expo East State of Natural & Organic session, New Hope Network’s Carlotta Mast provides an overview of 2018 sales and growth by product category and sales channel, while exploring the top macro forces and trends fueling growth and shaping the future of the industry.
Laura Batcha, CEO and Executive Director, Organic Trade Association
Seth Goldman, Co-founder and TeaEO Emeritus, Honest Tea
Andrew Henkel, Senior Vice President, Brand Growth Solutions, SPINS
Carlotta Mast, Market Leader, New Hope Network; SVP Content & Insights, Health & Nutrition, Informa Markets
Jane Miller, Founder, JaneKnows.com; CEO, Lily’s Sweets
Sheryl O’Loughlin, Former CEO, REBBL,Clif Bar and Company, Plum; Co-Founder, JEDI Project, Women on Boards Initiative