Monsanto Profits Drop 25% AGAIN as Farmers, Individuals go Organic

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Monsanto profits fall
Source: NaturalSociety.com
Mike Barret
April 7, 2016

Biotech giant Monsanto reported multiple profit-plummets in 2015 relating to sales for both its genetically modified crop creations and its best-selling herbicide, Roundup. Once again, Monsanto has reported declining profits for the fiscal second-quarter earnings – by 25%.

For Monsanto’s 2nd quarter, total sales for Monsanto dropped 13%; with one of Monsanto’s top-sellers, corn seeds, falling 11%. The biotech giant cites an “unfavorable agricultural market” for its losses, pointing out that:

  • Pressures in overseas markets is increasing
  • Farmers are reporting less income due to less-than-ideal harvests
  • The strength of the U.S. dollar made products more expensive

But the company makes little or no mention of the other key factors affecting its bottom line.

  • Organic food demand is exploding like crazy – and the figures show no sign of it slowing any time soon.
  • The world is seeing how toxic pesticides and herbicides really…

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3 thoughts on “Monsanto Profits Drop 25% AGAIN as Farmers, Individuals go Organic”

  1. What I don’t get is why we suddenly have to label what is natural as organic? Surely chemical companies should label their ‘foods’ as chemical and genetically modified in stead?
    Is is just me or is the world just a little upside down?

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    1. I’ve always thought that too … like the plain milk is now raw and non raw is the norm. Part of the plan. Think it’s become upside down incrementally so’s nobody’s noticed much.

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