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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

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.

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 Products Chapter

Growers in the industry produce only one product: olives. These may be one of many varieties, such as Frantoio, Arebequina and Manazanillo. Harvested olives can rarely be eaten without some form of processing, as they are extremely bitter. As such, olive production has been segmented according to the intended use of the harvested olives.

The overwhelming majority of industry produce is destined for use in olive oil. Between four and five kilograms of harvested olives are required to make one litre of olive oil. There are two broad types of olive oil: refined and unrefined.

Olives for unrefined oil

Unrefined oils account for the majority of olive oil production, as they typically attract higher prices and profit margins... 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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