Organic sales grow in the UK

SoilAssociationAccording to the Soil Association’s 2016 Organic Market Report, sales of organic products in the United Kingdom continued their steady growth in 2015, increasing  4.9 percent (up from 4 percent in 2014 to reach £1.95 billion (approximately $2.72 billion). This is the third year of consecutive growth for the UK organic market, and the Soil Association anticipates that the organic market will once again reach pre-recession levels by the end of 2016. The UK is the third largest market in Europe, and fifth largest in the world with 4% of global organic sales). The steady rise of the UK organic market mirrors the global trend of growth and widening interest in the organic sector.

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