Meat sales - both dollar values and volume - were significantly higher in 2020. Those gains, however, came at the expense of a crippled restaurant and food service industry that may take years to recover.
A recent study says pesticide levels in organically grown foods is equal to conventionally grown foods. Yes, consumers are paying more for organic foods that still use pesticides. But that won't change their minds.
Demand for organic ingredients have pushed vanilla prices higher—a conundrum if you’re committed to natural and organic food, yet realize vanilla is produced in Third World countries by people making pennies a day.