Despite the economy’s troubles, organic foods are retaining their most loyal customers and are still showing some growth
The ongoing recession has undoubtedly made U.S. consumers more price-sensitive, but organic foods are holding up surprisingly well this year. The organic food market has experienced tremendous, double-digit growth during the past several years, and growth is expected to continue in 2009, albeit at a slower rate. According to the Organic Trade Association, Greenfield, Mass., U.S. organic food sales have grown between 17% and 21% per year for each of the last 10 years. The OTA had originally ...
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