Organic food sales throughout much of Europe have remained strong despite the recession. The latest research has found that organic consumers have not turned their backs on the organic sector and still continue to prioritise their spending capacity by buying organic food. ” Looking back at 2009, Amarajit Sahota, director of consultancy and research firm Organic Monitor, estimated overall growth in Europe was between 2 and 6 percent. This is a drop from the double-digit growth sales of previous years but it is still unusually strong for a premium prices category”
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