A new LabelTrends Organic Foods report from ACNielsen lists fresh meats and dinner sausages as some of the fastest growing organic foods categories.
The organic fresh meat category experienced a 219 percent increase in sales when compared with last year's figures, according to the report. And sales of organic dinner sausages grew 120 percent from last year.
Based on the report data, the organic segment now represents 1.2 percent of all food and non-alcoholic beverage sales. Organic offerings are now found in 393 of the 633 total food and beverage categories that are tracked by ACNielsen. Last year, Organic product sales (12.5 percent) grew more than eight times faster than total food and beverage products, which stayed at just 1.5 percent.