OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - September 11, 2017) - The Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA) is releasing new national organic products consumer data. The data is a preview of more data to come later this fall, and will include:

  • How much Canadians are spending on organic products.
  • What organic products Canadians are buying -- the trends.
  • The reasons Canadians give for choosing organic.
  • Demographics of Canadians who buy the most organic products.
  • Canadians' level of trust in the Canada Organic logo.

COTA will be joined by representatives from Loblaw's PC Organics brand and Nature's Path Foods, who will share data trends from their organic product lines.

When: 9 am ET, Wednesday, September 13, 2017

What: Press conference and data preview

Where: Queen's Park media studio, room 148, Toronto. Media not yet accredited with Queen's Park can register in room 149.

Tia Loftsgard, executive director of the Canada Organic Trade Association
Kathlyne Ross, Vice President, Food Product Development, Loblaw Companies Ltd.
Ryan LaBong, Vice President Canada and Global Customers, Nature's Path Foods

About the Canada Organic Trade Association:

The Canada Organic Trade Association is the membership-based association for the organic sector in Canada: representing growers, processors, certifiers, provincial farmers' associations, importers, exporters, retailers and others throughout the organic value chain. COTA's mission is to promote and protect the growth of organic trade to benefit the environment, farmers, the public and the economy. COTA brings together the diversity of Canada's organic sector: from farmer and processor to retail, including food products, fibre and textiles, personal care, and emerging sectors such as organic aquaculture. Visit

Contact Information:

Media contact:
Heather Badenoch
Village PR