Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Why Organic?

"The organic food and beverage market has been predicted to surpass $86bn (€62bn) by 2009, with consumers increasingly turning 'organic' in search of health and safety in their food products.

According to a new report by Global Industry Analysts, Organic Foods & Beverages: A global business report published this month, health and well-being is becoming increasingly prevalent on consumer priority lists, helping to spur a double-digit annual growth rate in the global organic food and beverage market.

"Recent outbreaks of food scares and heightened awareness of the health benefits of organically produced ingredients are thought to be behind the dramatic turn from unhealthy ingredients such as carbohydrates, fat, calories and hydrogenated oils, and the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food products, among others," states the report."

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