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Olive Growing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Olive Growing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food Production | Jul 2014

Pitted against tough conditions: Industry battles adverse weather conditions

The Olive Growing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Boundary Bend Boundary Bend market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$77m
Annual Growth 10-15
2.9%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
612
Businesses
343
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Olive Growing industry has grown from a low base due to disastrous weather conditions caused by drought. In 2009-10 alone, industry revenue plummeted 24.0% as the hot dry climate wreaked havoc on olive plantations. As a result, industry revenue has grown at an annualised 2.9% over the five years through 2014-15. Despite the industry growing steadily overall, the absence of a strong rebound following the official end of the drought in 2012 is a troubling concern for domestic olive growers. Many boutique growers are expected to have begun olive planting as a means to diversify the income earned by their farms. However, over the past five years, smaller olive growers have scaled down capacity due to adverse weather conditions... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Olive Growing industry exhibits low levels of capital intensity. Similar to other crop farming sectors of the agricultural sector, olive growers demonstrate a low level of reliance on capital, with minimal machinery or automation required for planting and growing olives. The majority of the tasks performed within the industry are carried out by labour, such as planting olive trees, pruning, checking plants for pests and applying pesticides and fertilisers.

IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 paid as wages, only $0.10 is required for investment into capital... 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 oilOlives for consumptionOlives for food processing
 
Industry Activities
Olive growingOlive growing


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