Organics hit the headlines in September after a large scale scientific review concluded that organic produce may not be more nutritious than ‘conventionally’ produced goods. But since that isn’t, apparently, the main reason people buy organics, does it really even matter, asked experts? Organic nutrition: Does it really matter?
However, data from SPINS released the following month revealed that sales of organic foods and beverages remain robust, increasing 12.2% in the year top September 29 in the US retail market, significantly outpacing overall growth in the US grocery sector: Organic sales up 12.2% says SPINS; but be careful what you attach label to, says Hartman Group
Antioxidant-rich cereals, protein-packed snack bars and bread tailored to women’s nutritional needs were just some of the...