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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 | Jan 2015

Greenhouse growth: Rising food prices and extreme weather conditions will cultivate growth

The Hydroponic Crop Farming 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
Houweling's Houweling's market share
NatureSweet NatureSweet market share
Village Farms Village Farms market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$555m
Annual Growth 10-15
3.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
3,431
Businesses
1,503
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the five years to 2015, revenue for the Hydroponic Crop Farming industry has maintained positive growth. Over the five-year period, a growing number of individuals shifted to healthy eating and consuming organic produce, resulting in high demand. In addition, extreme weather conditions damaged many crops for fresh field farmers, so grocery stores and farmers markets quickly turned to hydroponic farmers to meet their demand. As revenue and downstream demand continue to expand in the next five years, the number of enterprises is projected to grow. Over the five years to 2020, the total number of industry firms is expected to increase. Many of these new firms will focus exclusively on growing organic fruits and vegetables to help meet the demand at fresh markets.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Tomatoes

Unlike its field-grown counterparts, produce that is grown in hydroponic greenhouses is mainly used for distribution on the fresh market because it tends to be higher quality and is available year-round. Tomatoes represent the largest industry segment, and their market share is increasing. Tomatoes are a popular vegetable used in a wide variety of cuisine. Furthermore, specialty varieties of tomatoes - including heirloom varieties - have become popular on grocery store shelves in recent years. More producers have therefore taken advantage of the rise of the crop's popularity to cultivate it in hydroponic farms.

Lettuce

Lettuce is the second-largest industry segment... 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
TomatoesLettuceFresh herbsCucumbersPeppersStrawberriesOther food 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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