GREENFIELD, Mass. — Defying a slowing economy, sales of organic foods and nonfood organic products increased 17.1% in 2008, to reach $24.6 billion in sales, according to the Organic Trade Association's 2009 Organic Industry Survey, released here last week. Organic food alone accounted for $22.9 billion in sales, up 15.8% in 2008, compared with 2007. Organic food products now account for 3.47% of all food products sold in the United States, compared with just under 2% of total U.S. food ...

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