Leading organic consultancy expands its network of experts and its services to further benefit organic enterprises
(NEW CASTLE, VA — Aug. 2, 2022) To keep pace with the organic industry’s near record 12.8% growth and its clients’ increased needs, specialty consultancy Wolf & Associates, Inc. announced today it has doubled its network of Organic Specialists to more than 25 subject matter experts across the globe. This significant expansion enables Wolf & Associates to increase capacity for existing services and add new consulting services to its capabilities to support enterprises committed to organic and other climate impact mitigation practices.
The 27-year-old agency, founded by organic industry leader and entrepreneur Bill Wolf, broadened its menu of services for businesses of all sizes, from emerging brands to Fortune 500 companies, as the organic marketplace and regulatory environment is changing. The following consulting capabilities strengthen W&A’s core expertise in organic certification, inputs, and strategic advice:
- Preparedness for National Organic Program’s Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE)
- EPA and 25(b) Registrations under federal and state laws
- State fertilizer registrations
- ‘Watchdog’ monitoring and policy analysis
- Crisis communications planning and execution
- Public relations, marketing, and brand storytelling
- Advice to produce and greenhouse-controlled environment agriculture
- International standards for organic certification
- Livestock standards for organic certification
- Accredited Certifier Association (ACA) compliance and training
“Wolf & Associates’ increased capacity allows us to better serve our clients and grow their organic businesses and the organic community as we all navigate dynamic change on myriad levels,” said Wolf. “I’m excited by our consultancy’s growth and evolution with a diversity of talent and highly qualified experts joining our team.”
To help manage W&A’s growth, long time organic industry leader John Foster joined the agency in 2021 as a Senior Associate. He has led the initiative to build a more robust W&A team of Organic Specialists, which represents more than 500 years of combined experience in the organic industry at every link of organic production and commerce.
“The organic industry remains in a state of near constant change, but we also remain a tightknit community,” said Foster. “I am honored to be part of this all-star team of experts and on behalf of our clients, support organic and environmental integrity as an imperative for society.”
ABOUT WOLF & ASSOCIATES: Founded in 1995 by Bill Wolf with a vision to benefit agriculture, the environment, and society, Wolf & Associates is a specialized consultancy with an international network of more than 25 subject matter experts in organic, sustainable and regenerative practices at all links of production and commerce. Wolf & Associates mission is to deliver strategic expertise to help organic, socially and environmentally responsible products and projects reach their full potential—and flourish. For more information about Wolf & Associates visit https://organicspecialists.com/. Stay current on organic industry news and issues by following Wolf & Associates here.