Anheuser-Busch is Latest Large Company Aiming to Increase U.S. Organic Farming Acres
Posted November 7, 2019 by Food Ingredients Team
Industry Article courtesy of Ken Roseboro at The Organic & Non-GMO Report
With demand for organic foods and beverages in the U.S. exceeding the supply of organic grains and ingredients, major companies are stepping up to increase organic farming acres. Anheuser-Busch is the latest company to give a boost to organic agriculture. In 2016 General Mills announced an initiative to double the number of organic acre from which it sources ingredients for organic brands like Cascadian Farm, Annie’s, and Muir Glen. Their goal was to increase acreage from 120,000 to 250,000. In 2018, General Mills also announced a plan to convert a 34,000 acre farm in South Dakota to organic.
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