HARLEYSVILLE, Pa. -- U.S. consumers continue to feed the packaged goods health and wellness industry, which passed $91 billion in 2006 sales, according to the Natural Marketing Institute. The figure represents a growth of 15% over 2005. Organic foods and beverages showed a 19% increase in sales to more than $15 billion, in large part due to the number of product offerings in the making their way into the marketplace. However, functional/fortified foods and beverages continue to capture the ...
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