Organic Farming in Australia: Market Research Report

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Organic Farming Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0013 | Dec 2014

Organic boom: Strong domestic and international demand has benefited industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Organic Farming market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Organic farming is blossoming and has been one of the economy's best performing industries over the past five years. Global demand for organic products is rising with ongoing high levels of health consciousness. Annualised 11.1% revenue growth is anticipated over the five years through 2014-15. Industry revenue is forecast to reach $613.3 million in 2014-15, up 9.2% from the previous year. The industry provides a variety of products, with the key performers being beef, fruit, vegetables and poultry.

Australia has the largest area of organic farmland in the world, at an estimated 11.0 million hectares. The majority of this land comprises large rangelands for organic cattle farming... purchase to read more

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The Organic Farming industry has benefited from a worldwide shift in consumer preferences towards organic produce. Over the five years through 2014-15, industry revenue is expected to rise by an annualised 11.1% to reach $613.3 million. In 2014-15, revenue is forecast to grow by 9.2%. Organically farmed products still only represent about 1.0% of the total value of farmgate sales (including grains, meat, horticulture and dairy) in Australia, but are growing at a rapid rate.

Demand for organic products in Australia and around the world has risen as consumers have increasingly considered the health benefits and environmental effects of their food choices. Improved presentation and product quality, particularly of fresh produce, over the past few years has further driven demand... purchase to read more


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What is the Organic Farming Industry?

The industry includes farms that primarily produce organic fruit, vegetables, grains, other crops or livestock. Organic farming does not involve the use of artificial chemicals, pesticides and fertilisers, or genetically modified organisms. This report focuses on organic producers that are certified organic by any of the organic certification organisations.

Industry Products
Vegetables and herbsFruitBeefDairy productsOther meatOther products
Industry Activities
Fruit and vegetable growingLivestock farmingGrain and oilseed productionHoney productionOther crop production

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