The Best Industries for Starting a Business Right Now

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Organic Snacks

The organic foods business continues to grow—particularly in the niches of snack makers and the specialty food stores that sell their products. Organic snack foods accounted for 5 percent of the country's total organic food sales in 2009, according to the Organic Trade Association, and demand continues to rise—"especially in schools and corporations, where there's new workplace-wellness initiatives," says Jolly Backer, founder of San Diego-based Fresh Healthy Vending. Read more.