COTA plays a crucial role obtaining, collecting data and conducting research to assess critical organic issues and respond to the sector’s priorities. Reliable data and analysis is critical for guiding business planning, policy-making, and developing long-term domestic and international strategies. COTA continues to lobby the federal government on the creation of a long-term organic data collection plan for the sector.
COTA produces valuable market reports for the Canadian organic industry. From the flagship Canadian Organic Market Report to customized reports produced for partners, this research equips businesses and policy makers with valuable market insights and trends for the sector.
Since 2013, COTA has managed the collection of organic operator and acreage data from Certification Bodies. This data provides much needed detail on how the organic sector is growing.