Going organic, and growing demand

Going organic, and growing demand

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

by Marilyn Freedman

The Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada, in May 2007, estimated that Canadians spent at least $1 billion on certified organic produce.

The increase in organic sales was 28% since 2005. Hurray!

Healthy food!

Updating this article – it’s now September 2010 – I’m back at Costco. They have enough organics that I shop there again. That’s a good sign when organics go mainstream.

There are more interesting statistics in the article:

http://www.cbc.ca/consumer/story/2008/05/07/f-food-organic.html

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