22 Dec '11, 10am

China's Organic Food Market Grows Even as Consumer Confidence Wanes: Most consumers lack confidence in organic f...

China's Organic Food Market Grows Even as Consumer Confidence Wanes: Most consumers lack confidence in organic f...

Tweet I’m always happy to read about eco-news and especially around the holidays, good news just seems to sound better. You would hardly think to associate China with organic food but that is exactly what is happening, with organic food gaining popularity within the country. According to an article in China Daily, one of the top growers and retailers of organic food in China, Lohao, has said that its sales revenue increased by about 30 percent last year. This rate is expected to hold steady and they plan to open a directly managed store in Shanghai before March next year. Organic food in China is three times more expensive than conventionally produced food but with the growing affluence of the middle-class, affordability is on the rise. The craze for organically grown food is so widespread, that according to previous media reports, some residents in Shanghai are renting la...

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