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Hydroponic Crop Farming in the US: Market Research Report

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Hydroponic Crop Farming Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Food Science | Sep 2013

Weatherproof: Rising food prices and extreme weather conditions will cultivate industry growth

IBISWorld’s Hydroponic Crop Farming market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Eurofresh Farms Eurofresh Farms market share
Village Farms Village Farms market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$607m
Annual Growth 08-13
3.6%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
6,680
Businesses
3,156
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Cropping up

The Hydroponic Crop Farming industry remained resilient during the recession, due to consistently high demand for healthy and organic produce. With extreme weather conditions damaging many crops for fresh field farmers, grocery stores and other markets turned to the industry to satisfy their demand. This factor will continue to benefit firms over the next five years, as consumers increasingly demand organic and local food.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

As hydroponic growing operations are less susceptible to weather conditions, the industry's business locations vary significantly from the broader Vegetable Farming industry. Nevertheless, large-scale commercial hydroponic production still tends to be concentrated in temperate climates with year-round sunshine, allowing for the best quality and highest profit margins. As a result, large producers are predominately located in California, Texas, Arizona and Nevada, which make up about one half of this industry's revenue, while comprising about a third of the farms.

Hydroponic farms in the remaining states are typically very small and owner operated... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Hydroponic Crop Farming Industry?

Hydroponics is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions in water, without soil. Operators in this industry generally grow food crops under glass or protective cover.

Industry Products
TomatoesCucumbersPeppersOther crops
 
Industry Activities
Hydroponic greenhouse tomato farmingHydroponic greenhouse cucumber farmingHydroponic greenhouse bell pepper farmingOther hydroponic greenhouse vegetable farmingHydroponic greenhouse fruit production


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