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COVID-19 driving new surge in organic sales

Importance of organic continues to rise, as sales hit $55.1 billion in 2019, says Organic Trade Association By Glacier FarmMedia staff Importance of organic continues to rise, as sales hit $55.1 billion in 2019, says Organic Trade Association The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic this year — and its enormous impact on consumers’ everyday lives – has […]

Who’s your organic demographic?

By Laura Rance OrganicBiz editor If asked to describe the ‘typical’ organic consumer, many would think of a West Coast hippie crunching on granola. Well, think again. It turns out the stereotypical organic customer is more likely to live in Alberta than British Columbia, and is a university educated 30-something male with a family, new […]

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Organic food continues to win market share

Alberta Farmer Express – The Canada Organic Trade Association marked National Organic Week in September by releasing new data that shows a “staggering” increase in the number of Canadians who are buying organic groceries every week. An online consumer research study done earlier this year found that organic food is on the weekly shopping list […]