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Demand for organic produce intensifies

Retailers of all stripes expand their organic sets to satisfy shoppers

As the slumping sales at Whole Foods Market attest, organic fruits and vegetables have become ubiquitous in food retailing, filling large displays at even the most price-oriented retailers.

According to the Organic Trade Association’s 2017 Organic Industry Survey, released May 24 at OTA’s Annual Policy Conference in Washington, sales of organic fruits and vegetables increased 8.4% in the last year, to $15.6 billion. That compares with a 3.3% growth rate for the produce ind

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