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Consumer-driven U.S. organic market surpasses $31 billion in 2011

April 25, 2012 |

News Release – WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 23, 2012) – Driven by consumer choice, the U.S. organic industry grew by 9.5 percent overall in 2011 to reach $31.5 billion in sales. Of this, the organic food and beverage sector was valued at $29.22 billion, while the organic non-food sector reached $2.2 billion, according to findings from the Organic Trade Association’s (OTA’s) 2012 Organic Industry Survey. These and other organic-related statistics (see the accompanying info-graphic) are being discussed this week in conjunction with the trade association’s 2012 Policy Conference and Hill Visit Days here in Washington. Read More