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Organic Handlers: Procurement and Contracting

Metadata Updated: January 3, 2024

Note: Updates to this data product are discontinued. Get select results from the 2004 and 2007 Nationwide Surveys of Organic Manufacturers, Processors, and Distributors. Data are available on 9 commodity groups, such as fruit and nuts, and 45 commodities, such as berries and citrus. The vast majority of organic commodities pass through the hands of at least one middleman, also called a handler, on the way from the farmer to the consumer. Certified organic handlers are certified to handle organic products in accordance with National Organic Standards. Organic handlers perform numerous functions, including packing and shipping, manufacturing and processing, and brokering, wholesaling, or distributing.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons Attribution

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date January 3, 2024

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Harvested from USDA JSON

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date January 3, 2024
Publisher Economic Research Service, Department of Agriculture
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Identifier USDA-ERS-04717
Data First Published 2019-08-20
Data Last Modified 2019-08-20
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