Organic farming involves growing and raising food utilizing techniques that promote ecological balance and conserve biodiversity. Organic foods are produced using all-natural fertilizers and avoiding all synthetic pesticides, antibiotics, growth hormones, genetic engineering and irradiation. The organic farming practice also focuses on nurturing the health of the soil to grow pest resistant and nutritionally dense foods. The growing global awareness about health benefits of chemically unprocessed foods is driving the demand for organic produce leading to higher preference for organic farming.
The Global Organic Farming Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 216.24 Mn in 2024 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 4.5% over the forecast period 2024 to 2031.
Key players operating in the Organic Farming market are Heroux-Devtek Inc., Honeywell International Inc., Liebherr-International Deutschland GmbH, Raytheon Technologies Corporation, Nook Industries Inc., Parker Hannifin Corp., Electromech Technologies, Eaton Corporation PLC, Arkwin Industries Inc., Moog Inc., Woodward Inc., Safran SA, and Triumph Group. The growing health consciousness and increasing disposable income have led to rising demand for organic foods globally. Major organic food producing companies are expanding their operations across different global regions to cater to the surging international demand.
Growing demand: The increasing awareness about health benefits of chemical-free foods and potential adverse effects of long-term consumption of synthetic pesticides is driving the demand for organic products. Moreover, the rising disposable incomes allow consumers to spend more on premium organic food items.
Global expansion: Leading organic food companies are expanding their production facilities and distributing networks across international markets. North America, Europe and Asia Pacific exhibit high growth potential for organic farming. Countries like US, Germany, China and India represent lucrative business opportunities.
Market key trends
One of the key trends in the organic farming market is adoption of advanced technologies. Organic farmers are increasingly using innovative soil testing equipment, GPS-enabled machinery for optimum use of inputs and sensors for effective pest management. These precision farming techniques help improve productivity while maintaining the ecological balance mandated by organic standards. Application of biopesticides, biostimulants and biofertilizers derived from natural sources is another trend gaining popularity in the organic sector. Their usage aids in improving yields without compromising on the chemical-free attribute of organic produce.
Threat of new entrants: Low, as investments in land, machinery and certification process create entry barriers.
Bargaining power of buyers: High, as there are many producers providing organic products.
Bargaining power of suppliers: Moderate, as organic certification process and availability of organic inputs provide some control to suppliers.
Threat of new substitutes: Moderate, as conventional farming is major substitute but health and environment concerns boost organic products demand.
Competitive rivalry: Intense, as major players compete on pricing, quality, and distribution to Increase their market share.
North America currently leads Organic Farming Market Growth in terms of value and is expected to retain its position during the forecast period. This is attributed to factors such as increasing health concerns, guidelines favoring organic farming, and growing demand from countries like the US and Canada.
The Asia Pacific region is poised to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period. Emerging economies like India and China are the major contributors, supported by growing population, rising income, and changing lifestyle and food habits. Additionally, factors such as favorable governmental initiatives and investment in organic farming will support the market expansion in the region.
1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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