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Unformatted text preview: WHAT DRIVES ORGANICS? By Lindsay Lustig, John Otmany, Rachel Kotlove, Beth Hostetler, Alica Morowski Organic Food Growth A 2004 article by MSNBC compared the organic and conventional food industry in terms of growth, the conventional food industry still dwarfs the organic sector with $550 billion in yearly sales, it is producing an unappetizing 2 to 3 percent annual growth rate, while the organic industry has savored several years of 17 to 20 percent growth (Hansen) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REBn7xjn5cY Definition of Organic Organic food is produced by farmers who emphasize the use of renewable resources and the conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental quality for future generations. Organic meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products come from animals that are given no antibiotics or growth hormones. Organic food is produced without using most conventional pesticides; fertilizers made with synthetic ingredients or sewage sludge; bioengineering; or ionizing radiation. (Organic.org). Literature Review...
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