US retail sales of organic products grew 11.5% to $35.1bn in 2013, the strongest growth the industry has seen in five years, according to new data from the Organic Trade Association (OTA), which is predicting even higher growth of 12% this year.
Health- and eco-conscious consumers are just as interested in the ingredients their foods do not contain as those that make it onto the ingredient list – but price remains a top priority, according to a new survey.
Almost two thirds of American adults consider themselves healthy
eaters, and almost half say they try to follow some type of
health-conscious diet, incorporating 'healthy' foods into their
daily meals and snacks, says a...
One year after new rules on organic standards hit the American food
industry one in ten Americans are eating more organic foods,
reports a US trend tracker - but price is still a barrier to new