Hard to believe that what started as a consumer driven movement over 11 years ago is now one of the strongest crusades in the natural products industry. According to Nielsen, sales of food labeled “non-GMO” grew more than $8 billion from 2012 to 2016, reaching nearly $21.1 billion in total sales. While USDA Organic Certification and Non-GMO Project Verification are the behemoth’s in this category, other schemes are accepted by retailers such as Whole Foods. During this session we explored the risks and benefits of satisfying consumers’ desire to know the most accepted non-GMO labeling options available in North America.
Nancy Knight, Director of Quality and Regulatory Compliance, Orgain speaking on “Non-GMO Certification” at the 2018 Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar.