United Kingdom - Organic sales slip as recession bites

Overall growth in the sale of organic produce slipped to a modest 1.7 per cent in 2008 and the market is now worth £2.1 billion. The livestock sector did not fare much better as they suffered from high feed prices and faltering demand. UK organic pork production is expected to dip by around 40 per cent in 2009.
Tuesday 7 April 2009 (9 years 7 months 7 days ago)
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Overall growth in the sale of organic produce slipped to a modest 1.7 per cent in 2008 and the market is now worth £2.1 billion.

The livestock sector did not fare much better as they suffered from high feed prices and faltering demand. UK organic pork production is expected to dip by around 40 per cent in 2009.

http://www.farmersguardian.com/story.asp?sectioncode=1&storycode=25448

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