Costco to offer more organic products in 2016
In the January 2016 issue of The Costco Connection, a magazine for its members, Issaquah, Wash.-based Costco Wholesale Corp. discussed its goals to ramp up its private label organic product selection. The retailer is in the process of securing its own resources of organic meat to ensure the sustainability of the program and will be introducing Kirkland Signature Organic 100% Juice boxes, as well as Kirkland Signature Organic Coconut Water, in 2016.
Costco's first organic Kirkland Signature item, milk, was introduced in 2004. Currently, 14 percent of Costco's produce and 9 percent of its meat items are organic. Meanwhile, 20 percent of all its other grocery items are organic, the retailer said.