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United States: Berries occupy first place in organic sales

Published May 29, 2024

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Organic berries were the highest-selling organic products in the US in 2023, generating $1.66 billion in sales and growing at a rate of 6% annually. The total sales of organic products in the country reached $9.6 billion, marking a 1.6% increase from the previous year. The State of Organic Produce 2023 report also revealed that organic bananas were the most sold organic product by volume, followed by berries. Despite facing challenges such as regulations and working conditions, organic apples and avocados saw a decrease in sales but maintained a high price premium over conventional counterparts.
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For the second consecutive year, organic berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries) occupied first place in the segment in sales, raising $1.66 billion in 2023 and growing 6% annually, reported the Organic Produce Network. Total sales of organic products in the United States reached $9.6 billion in 2023, 1.6% more than the previous year, according to data from the State of Organic Produce 2023 report. In terms of volumes, organic bananas took first place with 538 million pounds sold, while berries took second place with a volume of 251 million pounds. The report indicates that organic berries have a 56% premium compared to conventional ones, which indicates that consumers are willing to pay significantly more for the organic version of these fruits. Source: State of Organic Produce 2023 report Sales of organic apples suffered a year-on-year drop of -0.9% in 2023. The Western region of the country was the only one that recorded a year-on-year increase in ...
Source: MXfruit
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