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 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 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

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Organic farmers 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 influence farmers' choices of more profitable crops or produce. Organic vegetables and fruit are the most established products provided by the industry. They have the highest demand as they are considered the most susceptible to chemical residues. In addition, they are often the entry point for organic producers due to their lower start-up costs, smaller land requirements and greater proximity to urban areas. Organic meats such as beef, lamb and poultry are some of the industry's fastest-growing product segments in terms of total sales... 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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