Olive Growing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Olive Growing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food Production | Jul 2015

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IBISWorld’s Olive Growing 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
Boundary Bend Boundary Bend market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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 olive oil manufacturing. As a result, the scale of olive production varies significantly. Prior to the past five years, the Olive Growing industry experienced rapid growth, with many boutique fruit growers planting olive trees to diversify their farms' income. However, smaller olive growers scaled down capacity over the two years through 2012-13 in response to trading conditions... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Domestic weather patterns and trading conditions on world markets for olive oil and cured table olives largely determine the fortunes of the Olive Growing industry. Compared with the previous five year period, domestic weather conditions have been mostly favourable over the five years through 2015-16. The industry's performance has been mostly driven by global trading conditions for final products. Industry revenue contracted over the three years through 2012-13 due to intense competition from imported olive products. The high Australian dollar at the beginning of the period impaired the performance of downstream olive processors and limited demand for Australian olives. Furthermore, the low world price for olive oil hampered farmgate prices for Australian producers... purchase to read more


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What is the Olive Growing Industry?

Companies in this industry are primarily engaged in growing olives to be further processed into table olives or olive oil.

Industry Products
Olives for unrefined oilOlives for refined oilTable olivesOlives for food processing
Industry Activities
Olive growingOlive growing

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