Get the Facts: Why is Organic Food More Expensive?

On average, organic food costs 47% more than conventional food. With conventional food prices already so high, some Canadians worry that the cost of organic food is prohibitive. However, despite prices, the organic market is growing globally at a rate of 17.6% per year. In Canada, the organic market is worth an annual average of $5.4 billion. We broke down the top reasons why organic can cost more.

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