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Karen Ward receives organic women of the year award

Karen Ward, co-Founder and owner of Honest to Goodness, has been honoured with the prestigious title of Organic Woman of the Year.

This award was received  at the 2024 Australian Organic Industry Awards, held Friday, 8 March at the Pullman Melbourne on the Park, East Melbourne.

The awards ceremony recognised Karen Ward’s significant contributions to the organic industry, acknowledging her pivotal role in pioneering a movement towards organic, sustainable practices.

“Receiving the Organic Woman of the Year award is truly an honour and underscores our collective commitment to promoting organic living and sustainability within the industry,” said Ward.

Since its inception in 2002 with a humble market stall in Sydney, Karen’s visionary leadership has propelled Honest to Goodness into a leading Australian-owned company dedicated to promoting organics, ethical sourcing and making healthy choices accessible to all.

“Reflecting on our journey, I’m immensely proud of our team’s dedication to establishing Honest to Goodness as a leader in the organic market, consistently prioritising ethical and sustainable practices,” said Ward.

In addition to Karen’s individual recognition, Honest to Goodness was named as a finalist for Brand of the Year, Business of the Year, and Retailer of the Year.

“We are deeply honoured to be named as a finalist for these prestigious awards. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team and our steadfast commitment to providing honest, wholesome, and organic products to consumers nationwide,” said Ward.

The company’s continuous success is supported by consumer demand insights unveiled in the 2023 Australian Organic Market Report, highlighting the surging demand for organic products across Australia.

As revealed in the Australian Organic Market Report 2023, consumer demand for organic products continues to rise, spotlighting the importance of our industry,” said Ward.

With March marking B Corp Month, it’s fitting that Honest to Goodness, a certified BCorp, is celebrated for its commitment to social and environmental impact.

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