Global market for #organic food grew by >25% during 2008-2011; worldwide sales of organic food and drink reached stunning US$63bn (end/2011)— Asad Yawar (@Mediolana) August 29, 2013
Massive room for expansion of organic production within #Europe as only 2.2% of European farmland is under organic cultivation (cf. 5.4% EU)— Asad Yawar (@Mediolana) August 29, 2013
#USA and #Europe account for >90% of #organic food sales, but demand in East Asian countries rising with #awareness tinyurl.com/oprvhqz— Asad Yawar (@Mediolana) August 29, 2013
Filed under Economics, Environment
Tagged as Europe, European Union, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements, organic food, Organic Market Report 2013, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture, Soil Association
Hopefully this means consumers are demonstrating that how their food is produced does matter to them. Food producers are going to have to continue to respond.
The market for organic food is growing at a tremendous rate worldwide, but we’ll have to see how the potentially affected parties respond.
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