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Is agribusiness taking over the organic market niche?

publication date: Aug 1, 2005
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There are indications that organic farming is becoming more like conventional farming, a process that has been termed “conventionalization.” Perhaps the most devastating exposé of the new industrialization of organic agriculture was Michael Pollan’s article in the New York Times Magazine (May 13, 2001). Even the most ardent organic supporter can’t help but feel disappointed and perhaps a bit betrayed by the way processed organic foods are so similar to conventional ones.



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