Executive Director at Canada Organic Trade Association
SEPTEMBER 14, 2021
2:45 PM – 3:15 PM ET
(11:45 AM – 12:15 PM PT)
Is organic part of your business? Whether you are a retailer, manufacturer, broker or distributor, attend this session with organic industry leader, Tia Loftsgard, to gain insights about key organic market trends in Canada. The data is sourced from the much-anticipated Canadian Organic Market Report 2021, prepared by the Canada Organic Trade Association.
Tia will share highlights from the report which has a wealth of data on the incredible growth of organic in Canada. It is a comprehensive, in-depth publication that provides an up-to-date overview of the Canadian organic market. It includes insights from organic operators and retailers, spotlight on COVID-19, consumer perception research, sales data by product category, retail insights and trade figures.
The Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) plays a crucial role in Canada leading on the collection of data and conducting research to assess critical organic issues and respond to the sector’s priorities.
ABOUT TIA LOFTSGARD
Tia Loftsgard is the Executive Director of the Canada Organic Trade Association. Tia has worked in the field of organic and international agricultural trade for over 20 years. She got her start in organic by founding the first ever Fairtrade organic chocolate company (Camino) and has held senior roles with Fairtrade International, the fairtrade certification organization. Tia is currently a voting member of the Organic Standards Technical Committee; the Agile Regulations Roundtable and holds leadership positions on several committees and task forces that advance the organic sector. Tia joined COTA in 2016.