for ORGANIC Food & drink:
Business Opportunities & Future Outlook (3rd Edition)
Global Sales of Organic Food & Drink Recovering
The global market for organic
food & drink is recovering from the financial crisis. After several
years of double-digit growth, the market expanded by just 5 percent in
2009. Healthy growth rates are resuming as 'mainstreaming' of organic products continues. A major driver of market growth in all
geographic regions is increasing distribution in mainstream retailers.
The European market for organic food & drink has been most affected by
the financial crisis. Declining consumer spending power and
rationalisation of organic product ranges in food retailers caused the
UK market to contract in 2009. The German market, the largest in Europe,
showed no growth. In contrast, the organic products market in some
countries - including France and Sweden - showed resilience,
expanding by over 15 percent.
Healthy growth is continuing in the North American market, which has
overtaken the European market to become the world's largest this year.
Supply continues to fall short in many organic product categories,
leading to imports from various
countries. Latin America has become a major
source of organic fruits, vegetables, meats, seeds, nuts and
The fresh produce
category comprises most
organic food & drink sales. Fruit & vegetables like
apples, oranges, carrots and potatoes are typical
entry points for consumers buying organic products. Their fresh nature
appeals to consumers seeking healthy & nutritious foods. Dairy products
and beverages are the next most important organic product categories.
The 3rd edition of this Global Organic Food & Drink market report gives
a detailed analysis of the organic products market in each geographic
region. Regional reports contain market size, revenue forecasts, market
drivers & restraints, regulations & standards, category analysis, sales
channels breakdown, consumer behaviour, competitive analysis, retailer
profiles and business opportunities.
The report has been prepared by continuously researching the global
organic food industry for almost 10 years. Expert analysis and insights
are given to make key business decisions and marketing
plans. Future growth projections are
given in terms of organic food production, market growth rates, and
industry developments. The business opportunities in each geographic region
are highlighted for new entrants and exporters.
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