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By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Organically grown produce is integral to the concept of sustainable business by reducing harmful pesticides, which are often toxic for the environment and can lead to health issues passed on in the food we eat. There are several organic farms supplying progressive retailers and restaurants in Rio, and many say you can taste the difference.

With the Rio+20 conference now in Rio, the issues of sustainability and food are being debated on a global scale.  Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?