by Keith Loria@Freelancekeith
- Nielsen data released by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) found organic foods are in 82.3 percent of the country’s 117 million American households, according to Food Business News.
- In 2016, the national average of organic consumption increased 3.4% from a year earlier. North Dakota reported the highest growth, with a 14.2% increase representing 85.6% of all households in the state.“These new findings show how important organic has become to millions and millions of American families everywhere,” said Laura Batcha, chief executive officer and executive director of the Organic Trade Association.
- Total organic food sales in 2015 were $39.7 billion, up 11% from 2014, according to the trade group’s survey released in 201
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