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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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

Potential olive growers have minimal barriers to entry to overcome. Capital costs to establish operations include purchase of land, olive trees and minimal cultivating equipment. Larger players tend to have higher capital costs, as they rely more heavily on automated harvesters. Many farms have been in families for generations, limiting the need to purchase land in many instances. Instead, generational farmers are able to convert existing land into olive production.

The industry is highly fragmented. This allows new growers to enter the industry without strong competition from other growers. One potential barrier to new entrants is relationships with wholesalers. However, this is not a significant barrier, as wholesalers typically sources olives from a number of growers... 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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