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Retailers expand ethically sourced produce selection

Sourcing more organic, fair trade produce

From big-box stores to tiny natural and organic markets, retailers throughout the industry have found that stocking ethically sourced produce can be good for the environment, good for workers and good for their bottom line.

Organic-certified produce leads the way in terms of growth, with double-digit sales increases each year and annual sales of $14.4 billion, according to the Organic Trade Association. Large retailers like Aldi and Costco are driving sales and bringing down prices in

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