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US organic meat sales lag that of fruit, vegetables

Producers of organic meats and grains struggle with high prices of commodity crops

Sales of organic produce so far have been concentrated in fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as perishable milk and eggs, due to consumer concerns over synthetic farm chemicals.


ORGANIC food is seizing shelf space in the fresh food sections of grocers but struggling to break into the bread and meat aisles.

Sales of organic products that farmers made to businesses including Dean Foods and Walmart Stores totalled US$5.5 billion in 2014, according