ORGANIC SALES UP

Sales of organic dairy produce is growing strongly

Sales of organic dairy produce is growing strongly - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Sales of organic products in the UK grew by 2.8% in 2013.

The UK organic market is now worth £1.79billion in sales, with the rate of growth above the annual inflation rate of 2%.

Growth has been particularly strong in the dairy sector (+4.4%): organic milk sales grew by 3.4% and yoghurt sales by 7%. Sales of organic vegetables increased by 3.4%, while meat, fish and poultry sales grew by 2.2%