According to the National Average, 82% of Households want Organic Products.
Who are the Organic Consumers: Parents in the 18- to 34-year-old age range are now the biggest group of organic buyers in America, finds a new survey on the organic buying habits of American households released by the Organic Trade Association (OTA). – See more at: (www.ota.com)
The OTA has partnered with KIWI Magazine to conduct surveys on organic household buying patterns since 2009. According to Laura Batcha, CEO and Executive Director of the Organic Trade Association, “Our survey shows:
- Millennial parents seek out organic because they are more aware of the benefits of organic.
- Parents place a greater value on knowing how their food was grown and produced.
- Parents are deeply committed to supporting a food system that sustains and nurtures the environment.”
* See more at: (www.ota.com)
The OTA also released on March 23, 2017, a state-by-state diagram showing both urban and rural households are choosing organic.
The increasing demand for Organic Products
Consumers are voting with their dollars at the grocery store by buying organic and Non-GMO foods. Are we, as producers, getting the message?
Consumers are becoming more aware of the quality of what they are buying/eating, the health effects that products that are made from GMO ingredients are having on their health and what GMOs are doing to the environment.
From a growing perspective farmers, we stand at the beginning of the food chain. I ask you,
“If you aren’t willing to eat the Round Up ready seed from the bag when you go to plant it, why would you want to eat it in your cereal bowl?”
We are here to help you with your transition and to remove the marketing barrier that surrounds organic and Non-GMO production.
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