Price Premiums Hold on as U.S. Organic Produce Market Expands
By Lydia Oberholtzer, Carolyn Dimitri, and Catherine Greene
Outlook Report No. (VGS30801) 22 pp,
Price premiums for organic products have contributed to growth in certified organic farmland and, ultimately, market expansion. Fresh produce has long been an important component of the organic food sector, and a significant contributor to the organic industry's growth over the last decade. This article explores price premiums and market margins for a limited set of fresh produce itemscarrots, broccoli, and mesclun mix.
Keywords: Organic, fresh produce, fruits, vegetables, organic price premiums, organic marketing margins, ERS, USDA
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The data in this report are available electronically. See Organic Farmgate and Wholesale Prices Data Set.
Updated date: May 26, 2005