Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
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 increasing health consciousness, growing concern for the environment, income growth and the increased convenience of organic food. Over the five years through 2013-14, industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised 12.1%. Revenue is forecast to reach $655.3 million in 2013-14, up 11.2% from the previous year. The industry provides a wide variety of products, with the key performers being beef, fruit, vegetables and poultry... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The low level of concentration in the Organic Farming industry corresponds with the low level of concentration in the agriculture sector in Australia generally. The level of concentration in the industry has increased over the past five years due to the increasing size of organic farms in Australia. Despite the increased concentration, the top five operators in the industry still generate well under 10% of the industry's total revenue.
The level of concentration by segment varies, but falls once a segment has become established. For instance, the concentration in the well-developed vegetable segment is low, while the concentration in the very small aquaculture segment is higher due to the entry of few farms at this stage... purchase to read more