May 19, 2006 - Organic meat grew 55.4 percent in 2005, making it the fastest-growing organic food category, according to the Organic Trade Association's 2006 Manufacturer Survey.
Total U.S. organic food sales reached nearly $14 billion in 2005, representing 2.5 percent of all retail sales of food. That number is up from 1.9 percent in 2003. Organic food sales are expected to total almost $16 billion by the end of 2006.
Reprinted from Meatingplace.com