Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Apple Rush Co., Inc. Targets the $70.2 Billion Organic Food Market

"GLENVIEW, Ill., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apple Rush Co., Inc. (Pink Sheets: APRU) is pleased to announce that the Company has gained momentum in its plan to market and sell its product line to the $70.2 Billion organic food market after meetings with the Company's key Midwest distributors at the Family Farmed EXPO. The Family Farmed EXPO was held this past weekend at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Through its distribution network, Apple Rush has plans to increase its market share in the $70.2 billion global organic food market, according to Just-Food.
The Family Farmed EXPO was a three day gathering that had approximately 3-5 thousand attendees and over 120 exhibitors. Apple Rush Co., Inc. was able to showcase its all natural organic juices, as well as, sponsor several events throughout the weekend of festivities, lectures and workshops. The growth of farmers' markets, many of them represented at the Family Farmed EXPO has increased tremendously, rising 260 percent over the past 14 years, according to the USDA. Organic farming has become more popular since federal standards became a law in early 2002. The U.S. organic market has reached a value of over $35.7 billion and is projected to increase 27 percent annually."

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