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Natural Foods Merchandiser
Market Overview: Regional independent growth [chart]

Market Overview: Regional independent growth [chart]

The 2016 edition of Natural Foods Merchandiser’s Market Overview represents the 36th year the magazine has presented statistics on store operations and the state of the natural products industry. From $1.9 billion in 1980 to $52 billion in 2015, sales in the natural products retail channels have come a long way.

The charts below identifies independent natural channel sales by region. Reported sales might not match public company reported earnings due to non-nutrition sales including conventional products. Find all 2016 Market Overview charts here.


Regional independent growth

Region Sales (B) % change from 2014 % of total
New England $2.29 4.9% 8%
Middle Atlantic $3.43 5.4% 12%
South Atlantic $3.75 4.5% 13%
East South Central $1.35 3.9% 5%
West South Central $3.68 4.0% 13%
East North Central $2.45 4.9% 9%
West North Central $2.37 6.5% 8%
Mountain $2.51 7.2% 9%
Pacific $6.74 5.2% 24%
Total $28.57 5.1% 100%
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