The latest Australian Organic Market Report reveals the nation’s organic industry is worth AU$2.6 billion.

The Australian Organic Market Report is a highly respected publication commissioned by Australian Organic Ltd. It tracks industry and consumer trends in the Australian organic marketplace based on research by the Mobium Group, Euromonitor, Ecovia and the University of New England.

2019 Market Report Key Findings

Australia Tops Organic Land

Australia is home to the world’s largest area of certified organic land – around 51% of the global total

Consumer Motivations

 49% of shoppers say personal health is the top reason they purchased organic products

Meeting the Demand

The number of certified organic processors has grown by 45% since 2017

Industry Growth

The global market for all organic products is estimated at US$97 billion

Organic Value

Our nation’s organic industry is currently worth AU$2.6 billion

USA, Europe & China

Are the leading export destinations for organic products produced in Australia

Organics is booming

The Australian Organic Market Report 2019 found substantial growth with fruit, vegetables and nuts; meats; eggs and poultry meats now account for three quarters of the overall supply chain value, with exported raw organic produce the major contributor to overall growth.

  • Processing – 80%
  • Export – 26%
  • Retail – 74%
  • Production – 65%

Figure 1.28: Organic supply chain value % share – 2018

Did you know?

 The total value of the organic industry in Australia has grown significantly year on year. Be a part of this growing industry and become an Australian Organic Member. Our members receive a hard copy of the Market Report for free!

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