In the limelight: Rising demand from export markets has cultivated robust growth

The Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing industry grows a range of produce, including citrus fruits, almonds, bananas, berries, avocados, olives and other fruits and nuts. Industry participants sell these products to food wholesalers, retailers, processors and other markets. The industry has expanded over the past five years, with revenue expected to grow at an annualised 8.9% over the five years through 2018-19, to $3.7 billion. Significant export growth has boosted the industry's expansion over the past five years. However, this growth disguises high revenue volatility over the period, with fluctuating weather conditions affecting industry revenue from year to year. Industry revenue is anticipated to rise by more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Fluctuating weather conditions have contributed to revenue volatility over the past five years
  • Free trade agreements and reductions in non-tariff barriers have driven export growth
  • Industry growers are forecast to benefit from ongoing demand growth from export markets
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing industry grows a range of fruits and nuts. Typically, growers focus on one or two types of fruit that have similar production methods, such as oranges and lemons, to save on overhead costs associated with different growing requirements or harvest periods. However, some larger players, such as the Costa Group, produce multiple fruit or nut varieties that thrive under different weather conditions to reduce their exposure to rainfall fluctuations.Citrus fruitsOranges account for the largest share of citrus fruit production in Australia, followed by mandarins, lemons, limes, grapefruit and other citrus fruits. This segment has declined as a share of industry revenue over the past five years. Des...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing are:

  • Economies of scale
  • Downstream ownership links
  • Establishment of export markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Domestic price of fruit and Level of annual rainfall in the Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing Industry?

    Industry farmers grow bananas, citrus fruits, berries, nuts and other fruits.

    Industry Products
  • Almonds
  • Citrus fruits
  • Bananas
  • Strawberries
  • Avocados
  • Olives
  • Macadamias and other nuts
  • Other fruits
  • Industry Activities
  • Avocado growing
  • Citrus fruit growing
  • Banana growing
  • Berry growing
  • Nut growing
  • Mango growing
  • Olive growing
  • Pineapple growing
  • Other fruit growing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Domestic price of fruit
  • Level of annual rainfall
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from fruit and vegetable processing
  • Domestic price of fertiliser

  • Current Performance
  • Weather conditions
  • Consumer trends
  • International trade
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • International trade
  • Domestic consumption
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Fruit and Vegetable Processing
  • Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Livestock and Other Agricultural Supplies Wholesaling
  • Shearing, Cropping and Agricultural Support Services
  • Water Supply

  • Products & Services
  • Citrus fruits
  • Bananas
  • Almonds
  • Other fruits
  • Macadamias and other nuts
  • Avocados
  • Strawberries
  • Olives
  • Chart: Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Wholesalers
  • Export markets
  • Retailers
  • Processors
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Costa Group Holdings Limited,
  • Table: Costa Group Holdings Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Farmgate Price
  • The net value received by growers for their produce when it leaves the farm.
  • Imputed Wage
  • The estimated labour input of the farm owner, their partner and/or family members, based on hours worked and wages outlined in the Federal Pastoral Industry Award.
  • Micro-Irrigation
  • Drip, micro-spray and mini-sprinkler systems that are designed to target water at the root zone of fruit trees.
  • Murray-Darling Basin Plan
  • An initiative by the Federal Government to reduce the amount of water taken from the Murray-Darling river system that runs through New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.
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