Is organic too expensive?
We’re all feeling the pinch so can we be persuaded to fork out for organic food?
Organic can be a hard sell, especially if you shop principally with your eyes and wallet.
No wonder organic sales are on the slide here, and so is the amount of UK land being converted to organic (since 2008 it’s fallen by 8.7%, to 656,000 hectares). But the Soil Association’s 2013 organic market reportshows that, since the start of the economic downturn, organic sales are up by 25% globally. So what does the rest of the world get that we don’t? Or rather – what is it avoiding?
See on www.theguardian.com