Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Olive Growing industry is highly fragmented. Outside of small hobby farms, the industry ranges from small olive producers without a strong brand that grow fruit for the bulk olive oil market, to large vertically-integrated companies that supply table olives for supermarkets, target export markets and engage in olive oil manufacturing. As a result, the scale of olive production varies significantly among operators. Prior to the past five years, the Olive Growing industry grew rapidly, with many boutique fruit growers planting olive trees to diversify their income. Olive growers have faced difficult trading conditions over the past five years due to drought and intense competition from cheap imports... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Olive Growing industry displays a low level of concentration. The industry is highly fragmented, meaning no single player has a commanding market segment. Boundary Bend Limited, the industry's largest player, accounts for an estimated 25.0% of the industry. However, this is not enough to dominate the industry.
The industry is characterised by many small growers. These growers are typically boutique, operating on small properties with no more than a few hundred trees. Small growers usually supply low quantities of harvested olives to wholesalers, which then sell the collective quantity of olives to processors... purchase to read more