TITLE

Organic lobby denies credit crunch hit

AUTHOR(S)
Stocks, Caroline
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;8/8/2008, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the refutation of organic farmers against claims that consumer demand for organic food in Great Britain has been dropping as a result of the credit crunch. Richard Hampton, Omsco sales and marketing director, said the economic situation had not altered consumer demand for organic dairy products. However, he said the number of farmers converting to organic had slowed as the return from conventional farming has increased, while cost and supplies of organic feed made organic production less attractive.
ACCESSION #
34032307

 

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