Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Organic farming is a blossoming industry and has been one of the economy's best performing industries over the past five years. Global demand for organic products is rising with increasing health consciousness, growing concern for the environment, income growth and the increased convenience of organic food. Over the five years through 2012-13, industry revenue is expected to grow an annualised 10%. Industry revenue in 2012-13 is expected to reach $578.9 million, representing growth of 11.6% over the previous year. The industry provides a wide variety of products, with key performers in 2012-13 being beef, fruit and vegetables, and poultry... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Organic farmers in Australia focus on one or many different organic products depending on farm location and types of produce suitable to the local climate. Market trends can also drive farmers' choice towards certain crops or produce that is more profitable. The product segmentation in this report is based on revenue figures sourced from the Biological Farmers of Australia (BFA)'s Australian Organic Market Report 2012.
Vegetables and fruit
Organic vegetables and fruit are the most established products provided by the industry. They have the highest demand as they are considered the foods most susceptible to chemical residues... purchase to read more