Organic food statistics

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US dollars spent on organic products

Globally, this year

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US dollars spent on organic products

Globally, this year

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Global sales of organic food products...
has reached $55 billion. The largest markets are the United States, Germany, and France. The highest per capita consumption is in Denmark, Switzerland, and Austria. See more organic food statistics below.

Top 5 facts about organic products

1

Did you know?

If you eat an average apple you also eat over 30 pesticides - EVEN if you washed the apple before eating it. Organic food contains no pesticides.


2

Benefits of organic food

There are many benefits of organic products. Organic farming reduces pollution, conserve water, reduce soil erosion, increase soil fertility, and use less energy.


3

A solution to global warming

Organic agriculture can reduce the need of fossil fuel for crop production by 70 percent. If used worldwide, organic farming could store CO2 by an amount corresponding to a global emission reduction of 40 percent.


4

The potential of organic farming

Rice farmers in China have demonstrated that growing multiple varieties of rice in the same fields can double yields without the use of synthetic chemicals. The increase is due mainly to reductions in pest losses but partly also to more efficient nutrient uptake.


5

The good news

There are good reasons for going organic. Besides, less intensive, humane and sustainable farming can easily feed the world in 2050 if we reduce our meat consumption.



Organic products

According to Organic Monitor estimates, global organic sales reached $54.9 billion in 2009, up from, $50.9 billion in 2008. The countries with the largest markets are the United States, Germany, and France. The highest per capita consumption is in Denmark, Switzerland, and Austria.


Did you know?

Benefits of organic food

A solution to global warming

The potential of organic farming

The good news

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