Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing Market Research Report | ANZSIC A0139 | Jan 2014

Easy pickings: Improving weather conditions and increasing consumption support growth

IBISWorld’s Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, unfavourable weather conditions have negatively affected the Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing industry, highlighted by the Queensland floods and Cyclone Yasi in 2010-11. Production output was severely constrained by these events, which contributed to revenue volatility over the past five years. Many farmers were able to replant crops soon after the wet conditions of 2010-11, which contributed to the industry's recovery. Revenue is forecast to expand by an annualised 3.0% in the five years through 2013-14 to reach $2.3 billion. A... purchase to read more

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The industry exhibits a low level of market share concentration. Like most horticultural industries, fruit growing comprises many small-scale participants, although concentration does vary. The presence of many low-value establishments is partly explained by the small tracts of land required for fruit growing. Average farm and orchard sizes are increasing as rising input costs and lower returns erode profitability for small operators.

The move towards large-scale production is likely to spur the entry of more corporate players in the next five years. In terms of employment distribution, the industry currently employs a small permanent workforce. Farmers typically only supplement their own labour with hired labour during harvest periods... purchase to read more


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What is the Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing Industry?

This industry includes farmers that grow bananas, pineapples, citrus fruit, tree nuts and other fruit.

Industry Products
Citrus fruitsNutsBananasBerriesMangoesAvocadosOlivesOther fruits
Industry Activities
Avocado growingCitrus tree growingBanana growingBerry growingNut growingMango growingOlive growing

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