Keen interest spurs organic growth


29 December 1998


Keen interest spurs organic growth


INCREASED consumer interest in how food is pushing up demand for organically-produced meat and vegetables, reports The Herald today.


Consumers appear to be willing to pay premiums of almost 100% over conventionally-grown produce to obtain the organic equivalent, the newspaper says.


The paper reports studies which show wide disparities in price between conventional and organically-grown produce.


But little of the organic produce is grown in Britain. Most is imported from the Netherlands, Italy and Spain.



  • The Herald 29/12/98 page 20

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