Consumers sticking with organic products
A variety of reports over the last week demonstrate the growing entrenchment of organic goods. Market research firm Mintel said recent survey data showed that nearly 40% of consumers claimed they hadn’t changed organic-product purchasing habits because of the recession and only 3% had stopped buying organic products altogether.
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-- Jerry Hirsch
Photo: Yellow zucchini grown by J.R. Organic Farms in Escondido.
Credit: David Karp / For The Times