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The Recession Can’t Keep Organic-Minded Consumers Down

A recent study showed that despite recent economic hardships, consumers are still dedicated to purchasing organic foods.

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An impressive 87 percent of people polled reported that they were unwilling to stop buying organics in spite of the global recession, a recent survey found.

A recent survey shows that although times are tough and wallets are tightening, consumers are still dedicated to purchasing organic foods.

An impressive 87 percent of people polled reported that they were unwilling to stop buying organics, while 55 percent said they would not stop doing healthy activities such as eating natural and organic products, taking vitamins and supplements, and purchasing other “green” environmentally friendly products.

Moreover, the good news is that these changes seem to be long term, as over 52 percent say they’ll continue these purchase habits no matter what, while 32 percent said they “may” do that.

Read More: Value-Oriented Consumers Reveal New Organic Buying Habits (The Gourmet Retailer)

Cory Barker

Cory Barker is a summer intern for Earth Eats and senior IU student from Hartford City, Indiana. He is double majoring in journalism and communication and culture with a minor in business.

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