Traditional food stores continue to gain share of organic retail market

Stacked bar chart comparing shares of organic sales among internet retailers, traditional food retailers, direct-to-consumer sales, and natural/health food stores in selected years from 1998 to 2021.

Price premiums, along with consumer demand, have driven an expansion in U.S. organic production. As a result, total certified organic U.S. acreage increased to 4.9 million in 2021, up from 1.8 million in 2000.

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