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Retailers' natural and organic sections, as well as their lines of in-house organic groceries, are growing in response to consumer interest.The segment boasts a 14% annual increase in growth, and it carries with it the boon of attracting the better-educated and bigger-spending shopper. Organic, especially, continues to be the bright spot of growth within the food industry."I think there is a real

Retailers' natural and organic sections, as well as their lines of in-house organic groceries, are growing in response to consumer interest.

The segment boasts a 14% annual increase in growth, and it carries with it the boon of attracting the better-educated and bigger-spending shopper. Organic, especially, continues to be the bright spot of growth within the food industry.

"I think there is a real comfort zone with the commitment to it by grocery retailers," said Bea James, w

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