The US Organic Dairy Industry – Booming Demand with Room to Grow
April 11, 2017
Popularity and market share of organic foods have grown steadily over the last several years. Demand for organic dairy products has grown at rates around 10 percent per year in recent years. Some organic food categories command a higher premium over conventional products than others, and consumers vary widely in their motivations and levels of passion for buying organic. Organic milk has experienced significant growth despite having among the highest price premiums over its conventional (non-organic) counterpart. Milk had the highest sales of any certified organic commodity in 2015 at $1.174 billion and represents about 21 percent of all agricultural organic sales.
Stay ahead of the game in your field. Subscribe today.
Get CoBank's industry-leading Knowledge Exchange research reports delivered straight to your inbox as soon as they're released.
Have a comment or question about these reports?
Contact CoBank's Knowledge Exchange team to ask questions, engage with analysts or receive additional information.