USDA release report on growth of US organic market (Oct 2009)
Updates and Sector News
“Marketing U.S. Organic Foods – Recent Trends from Farmers", the new report from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)” assesses the rise in sales of organic produce in the US in the last decade. According to the report, retail sales of organic products have experienced a six-fold increase between 1997 and 2008, from USD $3.6 billion to $21.1 billion.
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