Farmers need to stay informed about emerging food trends

Merel (left) and Esther Zyderlaan at work in the Three Towers Eco-House and Organic Kitchen near Loughrea, Co Galway

Grace Maher

The 20pc growth in organic food sales in Ireland in the past year is broadly attributed to people who are making food choices based on health and well-being. These customers are essentially looking for high quality, natural food.