Organic’s premium prices may not be high enough

As it turns out, Whole Foods Market may have a tougher time shedding its “whole paycheck” reputation. While organics have become more mainstream and commoditized, a new report from BB&T Capital Markets suggests that organic price premiums vs. conventional pricing may still be too low from a producer and supplier standpoint. “Although organic food products[…]

Organic milk could offer health benefits, study suggests

Organic meat and milk could offer more health benefits than conventionally delivered products, according to a new study by scientists from the UK, Poland, Norway, Italy, Denmark, Switzerland, Greece and Turkey. Both organic meat and milk provide 50% more of the omega-3 fatty acids that are important in human nutrition. Organic meat has slightly lower[…]

Major Trends in Natural and Organic Foods

Technavio predicted four trends will impact the natural and organic food market outlook through 2019, including a rise in the number of private-label brands, a rise in the import of organic foods, rapid growth in demand for packaged organic baby food products, and a rise in conspicuous consumption. read more – /


USDA to Gather New Data on Organic Agriculture Production

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has begun conducting the 2015 Certified Organic Survey to gather up-to-date data on certified organic crops and livestock in the United States. This special survey effort is critical to help determine the economic impact of certified organic agriculture production in[…]