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Organic Farming in Australia: Market Research Report

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Organic Farming Market Research Report | ANZSIC X0013 | Dec 2015

Beefed up: International demand for Australian organic beef has helped boost revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Organic Farming market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Organic Farming industry provides a variety of products, including beef, fruit, vegetables and poultry. These products are free from artificial chemicals, pesticides and fertilisers, or genetically modified organisms. Organic farming has been one of the economy's best performing industries over the past five years. Global demand for organic produce is rising with ongoing high levels of health consciousness. Industry revenue is projected to grow at an annualise 13.9% over the five years through 2015-16. Revenue is forecast to reach $733.8 million in 2015-16, up 5.6% from the previous year.

Australia has the largest area of organic farmland in the world, covering more than 22.0 million hectares. Most of this land is large rangelands for organic cattle farming... purchase to read more

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The Organic Farming industry displays a low level of concentration. Expansion of organic farms as owners seek operational efficiencies has driven concentration upwards over the past five years. However, the four largest operators in the industry still generate well below 10.0%. This low concentration is the prevailing trend across the broader Agriculture sector in Australia, as farms tend to be family owned and operated.

Since the industry produces a variety of products, operators tend to specialise in the production of one or two organic products. This means that concentration varies between segments. For example, concentration among organic beef producers tends to be higher than more niche products, such as organic nuts and honey... 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 meatGrainsOther products
Industry Activities
Fruit and vegetable growingLivestock farmingGrain and oilseed productionHoney productionOther crop production

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