Many people don’t realize that the increased cost of Organic isn’t just less efficient/more expensive growing techniques or farmers charging a premium for their work. Organic certification can be very costly. Sure, it helps ensure everybody’s following the rules, but it can also bar the door for small producers.
We actually sell at least a few products that could be considered organically grown, but can’t call them that, because they haven’t been certified.
The idea of people subsisting on industrially processed food replacement shakes isn’t exactly something that lights our fire. On the other hand, there are a lot of people out there who don’t have the time or energy to cook…and alternatives often offer incomplete nutrition and/or are unhealthy takeout.
A lot of people don’t realize that they could still be eating trans fats. As long as each serving of a food contains .5grams or less of trans fats, it can be rounded down to zero on nutrition labels.
Sure, that doesn’t seem like much…but as this article points out, as little as 2 or 3 grams per day can be a problem.
An excellent question that more people should be asking…