Industry Statistics and Projected Growth
The organic industry continues to grow worldwide. Here are some statistics regarding this burgeoning market.
U.S. sales of organic food and beverages have grown from $1 billion in 1990 to $26.7 billion in 2010. Sales in 2010 represented 7.7 percent growth over 2009 sales. Experiencing the highest growth in sales during 2010 were organic fruits and vegetables, up 11.8 percent over 2009 sales
Source: Organic Trade Association%27s 2011 Organic Industry Survey.
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