Economic Research Report No. (ERR-209) 44 pp

May 2016

Changes in Retail Organic Price Premiums from 2004 to 2010

Organic foods are one of the most rapidly growing sectors of the retail food market. This study applies a hedonic model to the Nielsen Homescan data from 2004 to 2010 to estimate the organic price premium for 17 products.

Keywords: Organic food, organic price premiums, organic label, Homescan data, fruit and vegetable prices, milk prices, egg prices, processed food prices, hedonic price model, organic consumers

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