organic food

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    April 12, 2014  

    Organic food sales totaled some $30 billion in the U.S. last year and suppliers can barely keep up with demand. Earlier this week, the nation’s largest retailer, Walmart, announced that it would slash prices of some of its organic products by 25 percent. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Phil Wahba who covers the retail industry for reuters about the effects this change will have on consumers, retailers and foodmakers. Continue reading

  • November 22, 2007  

    Amid increased promotion of organic foods and pushes to support local growers, an agricultural analyst and a New York City chef discuss the broader economic impact of buying local, in-season foods. Continue reading

  • February 20, 2007  

    Whole Foods, which opened in 1978 as a single organic grocery store, has expanded to 200 stores and over $9 billion in yearly sales. NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on the company’s success, the growing competition and the organic food industry. Continue reading