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By the Numbers
A Q U I C K G L A N C E AT K E Y
I N D I C AT O R S P O I N T I N G T O T H E
SURGE IN DEMAND FOR ORGANIC
BAKERY AND FOODS
RETAIL SALES OF ORGANIC BAKERY
PRODUCTS IN THE U.S.

Products that
Perform

L E S A F F R E A N D R E D S TA R
YEAST OFFER A LINE OF
O R G A N I C Y E A S T T H AT
DELIVERS THE SAME
QUALITY AND
PERFORMANCE YOU EXPECT

(IN MILLIONS)

Organic bakery
Organic bread
Organic cereals
Organic biscuits
Organic cakes

2011
$2,001
$954
$750
$287
$11

2012
$2,039
$1,000
$738
$289
$12

S O U R C E : S TAT I S TA 2 0 1 8

2017
$2,639
$1,416
$878
$321
$25

225

COUNTIES ACROSS
U.S. ARE ORGANIC HOTSPOTS

SOCIAL MEDIA
DISCUSSIONS OF
ORGANIC UP

75%

300%

SINCE
2011

OF ALL CATEGORIES
ON SUPERMARKET
SHELVES OFFER
ORGANIC OPTIONS

TOTAL U.S. SALES OF ORGANIC FOODS =

SOURCE: ORGANIC TRADE
A S S O C I AT I O N

$47

BILLION NOW 5.3% OF TOTAL
RETAIL FOOD SALES

NUMBER OF U.S.
CERTIFIED ORGANIC
FARMS GREW

13%

IN 2016

S O U R C E : O R G A N I C T R A D E A S S O C I AT I O N

ORGANIC FOOD SALES

UP 8%

OVER
PREVIOUS YEAR -
COMPARED TO 0.6% FOR
OVERALL FOOD MARKET
SOURCE: ORGANIC TRADE
A S S O C I AT I O N

51%

OF US
CONSUMERS MORE LIKELY
TO PURCHASE FOODS WITH
ORGANIC DESCRIPTORS OVER
TRADITIONAL OFFERINGS
SOURCE: TECHNOMIC

82%

OF US
CONSUMERS BUY
ORGANIC FOOD
REGULARLY
SOURCE: ORGANIC TRADE
A S S O C I AT I O N

HEALTH/
ENVIRONMENT
TOP THE LIST OF WHY
CONSUMERS BUY ORGANIC
S O U R C E : O R G A N I C T R A D E A S S O C I AT I O N

Red Star® Organic Block Yeast is shipped direct in
refrigerated trucks for use as a leavening agent
in fresh, frozen and par-baked products.
ADVANTAGES
* Consistent yeast performance and product
quality
* Convenient, easy to scale
* Compatible with all fermentation processes
Red Star® Organic Dry Yeast is recommended
for the following baked goods:
* Artisan
* English muffins
* Bagels
* Flat breads
* Baguettes
* Hearth breads
* Crackers
* Pan breads
* Croissants
* Pizza crust
* Sweet Doughs
ADVANTAGES
* Consistent yeast performance and product
quality
* Compatible with all fermentation processes
Saf-Pro® Relax 40 Organic is recommended for
the following applications:
* Laminated doughs
* Bread/rolls
* Pizza crust
* Fresh, chilled or frozen dough
ADVANTAGES
* Reduces mixing time
* Reduces elasticity of dough
* Increases extensibility of dough
* Adds unique flavor to dough * Label friendly

HAVE AN ISSUE -
GIVE US A CALL!

Lesaffre provides commercial bakers the
broadest range of superior yeast and ingredients
and backs it with our worldclass team of
experienced technical staff. Contact the Baking
Center with questions: (414) 615-4115



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