Extra pulp: Import competition has intensified over the past five years, hindering growth

The Orange and Citrus Groves industry's products are among the most eaten fruits in the United States. Over the five years to 2017, industry revenue is expected to decrease due to competition from international fruit suppliers and the effects of recent diseases, such as citrus greening, which cause production volumes to decline. Over the five years to 2022, the industry is expected to grow slowly. The National Export Initiative will make exporting easier for producers. An industry effort to produce a genetically modified, disease-resistant tree may also triumph in the next few years. However, at the same time, growth will be diminished by decrease in consumption of fruits and vegetables...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Citrus greening has posed a significant threat to crops, hindering industry revenue
  • Bearing acres have declined as former industry players have hoped to ride out diseases
  • the industry will deal with competition from the growing value of imports
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    While operators in the Orange and Citrus Groves industry are located throughout the American heartland, the nation’s citrus fruit basket is contained entirely within just four states. Two of these, California and Florida, are responsible for more than 95.0% of all citrus plantings. California and Florida account for 44.5% and 50.8% of industry revenue, respectively. These areas have warmer climates and ample water through timely rainfall and efficient irrigation that enable successful citrus production.Florida is the single largest growing state of oranges, which account for more than four-fifths of the state’s citrus production value. Cal...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Orange & Citrus Groves Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Orange & Citrus Groves Industry are

  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favor of market conditions
  • Availability of irrigation water
  • Appropriate physical growing conditions
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from juice production and Per capita fruit and vegetable consumption in the Orange & Citrus Groves industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Orange & Citrus Groves Industry?

    Farmers in this industry primarily grow citrus fruits, including oranges, grapefruits and lemons. Citrus fruits grown in this industry are used in downstream processing industries (e.g. juices, canned fruit) and sold as fresh fruit for final consumption. Farms are considered part of the Orange and Citrus Groves industry if at least half of their revenue is derived from growing these fruits.

    Industry Products
  • Navel and early season oranges
  • Oranges
  • Lemons
  • Tangerines and mandarins
  • Grapefruit
  • Tangelos
  • Industry Activities
  • Growing Valencia oranges
  • Growing Navel oranges
  • Growing lemons
  • Growing grapefruit
  • Growing tangelos
  • Growing tangerines
  • Growing mandarins
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from juice production
  • Per capita fruit and vegetable consumption
  • Demand from fruit and vegetable markets
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Population

  • Current Performance
  • Environmental factors
  • Domestic and international demand
  • Product diversity
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • International trade
  • Threats and solutions
  • Changing landscapes
  • Table: Orange & Citrus Groves Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Orange & Citrus Groves Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing
  • Juice Production
  • Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Crop Services
  • Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling
  • Fertilizer Manufacturing
  • Tractors & Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing
  • Water Supply & Irrigation Systems

  • Products & Services
  • Navel and early season oranges
  • Oranges
  • Lemons
  • Tangerines and mandarins
  • Grapefruit
  • Tangelos
  • Chart: Orange & Citrus Groves Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Downstream demand
  • Dietary trends and consumer preferences
  • Availability of substitutes
  • Relative prices
  • Exchange rates

  • Major Markets
  • Processors
  • Fresh fruit markets
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Orange & Citrus Groves Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Production costs
  • Quality
  • Variety
  • External competition
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Orange & Citrus Groves

  • Basis of Competition
  • Production costs
  • Quality
  • Variety
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Orange & Citrus Groves Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Orange & Citrus Groves 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 Orange & Citrus Groves Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Per capita fruit and vegetable consumption (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Bearing Acreage
  • The total area that is harvested each year. This is different from the total area of farms (which may be used for other purposes) and total planting area.
  • Citrus Greening
  • A disease that affects citrus trees resulting in green, inedible fruit and the eventual death of the tree. There is currently no known cure for citrus greening.
  • Genetic Modification (Gm)
  • A technique where specific changes are introduced into a plant or animal's DNA by genetic engineering techniques. The most common modified foods include soybean, corn and canola.
  • Tangelo
  • A fruit that is a hybrid between a tangerine and grapefruit.
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