Given the the last statistics from l'Agence Bio, the organic market grew in 2016 as ever. The organic market progressed of 21,7% in 2016 Vs 14,7% in 2015. It is representing now 7,147 Billions of Euros : 6,736 Billions of Euros for the household consumption and  411 Millions of Euros in the Food Service (229 Millions of Euros in the catering). The sector doubled in 5 years ! 

44,9% Conventional Retailers
37,1% Specialized Retailers
13,2% Direct sales from the producers
4,8% Frozen Stores and Others

The imported products are mainly in the grocery sections (oils, spices, dried vegetables, quinoa, manufactured fruits, chocolate, sugar ...baba), 47% and in the fruit section (Banana, Citrus, Avocado, tomatoes, ...), 20%.

Sources : Bio Linéaires - N°72
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