Organically grown produce is free of chemical residues, has a much higher vitamin content and is usually more flavoursome.
Organic 'means living', and in practical terms, this means natural food that is grown in living soil without and processed without chemical fertilisers, pesticides, herbicides or fungicides used in intensive farming.
The aim is to eradicate the use of harmful chemicals by making effective use of nature's natural resources.
Organic food is nothing more than pure nutritional food - the way it used to be. Organically grown and naturally ripened produce is believed to have a higher content of essential vitamins and minerals.
The hazards for human health of consuming products contaminated by harmful pesticides include increased risks of cancer, reproductive problems and neurological damage