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Organic Industry Surpasses $30 Billion Threshold in 2011: The organic food and beverage sector was valued at $29...

The U.S. organic industry continued its path of growth in 2011, rising 9.5% to $31.5 billion in sales, according to the Organic Trade Association's (OTA's) 2012 Organic Industry Survey. The industry surpassed the $30 billion threshold for the first time - and this was in a year of significantly rising food prices. Quick Facts: Organic food sales represent 4.2% of all U.S. food sales, up from 4% in 2010 6% of all dairy sold in the US is organic 78% of families buy organic there are 17,600 organic farms (4.6 million acres), ranches and businesses organic farms are 35% more profitable than conventional ones organic jobs are growing at four times the national average and 94% of employers say they will maintain or add employees this year. It was among the few industries that added jobs during the recession. The organic food and beverage sector was valued at $29.22 billion and t...

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