The organic food market saw its fifth year of consecutive growth in 2016. A great many people now think organic food is safer, healthier and tastier than regular food. Others say it’s better for the environment and improves animal welfare. Is it all marketing hype or is organic food worth the higher price?
WHAT IS ORGANIC FOOD?
The term organic simply refers to the process of how certain foods are produced. Organic agriculture is bound by European legal regulations that restrict the use of artificial chemicals, hormones, antibiotics or genetically modified organisms with all produce free of artificial food additives including artificial sweeteners, preservatives, colouring, flavouring.