Popularity of Organic Food

Popularity of Organic Food

UK sales of organic food have risen faster than any other European country. 75% of households bought at least one organic purchase in 2007.

Organic food sales were £802m in 2008, about 200m up from 2007.

Land for organic food production has doubled in the last year.

There has been a proliferation of companies licensed for organic food production.

British supermarkets make up 80% of sales, with farm shop sales having gone down by 6% in the last year. Only 2% of sales are made up by independent retailers.

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