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US organic looks ahead with confidence

Reform and consumer resilience buoy US organic sector

As in a number of markets, US organic sales has been slowed by the recession. However, the market’s resilience in the current climate and some important regulatory changes have given organic producers plenty of cause...

In the spotlight: Whole Foods revival signals return of premium

In the spotlight: Whole Foods revival signals return of premium

Once the darling of Wall Street, Whole Foods Market spent much of the last 18 months out in the cold as it witnessed sales and profits slide in the face of the economic downturn. However, the company's stock surged to a two-year high yesterday (13 May) after the natural and organic retailer reported strong sales and profits growth. With the economic outlook brightening, it seems Whole Foods is beginning to witness something of a renaissance. Katy Humphries reports.

US: Organic food enforcement slammed

US: Organic food enforcement slammed

The US government has criticised the body set up to oversee the marketing and labelling of organic food in the country for failing to enforce standards under the Bush administration.