Organic or Local : you choose !

Posted on March 30th, 2012 by Robin Goldsmith in Drink, Food

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Organic produce may be a wonderful thing, but there are some, err, buts! For example, it tends to be quite expensive, not always readily available, can have shorter shelf lives and may be flown in thousands of miles before it reaches you. Sales of organic food in the UK are 10 times higher than they were in the mid-nineties. However, in our current climate of economic and financial hardship, sales of organic produce are unsurprisingly dropping.


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