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Orange & Citrus Groves in the US: Market Research Report

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Orange & Citrus Groves Market Research Report | NAICS 11134 | Aug 2016

Juice up: Despite setbacks in production, increasing citrus demand will facilitate revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Orange & Citrus Groves market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Revenue growth will be limited as disease continues to hamper citrus production
  • Citrus prices have edged up, leading industry profit margins to widen
  • The industry will face competition from the growing value of imports
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Orange and Citrus Groves industry's products are among the most eaten fruits in the United States. Per capita consumption of citrus fruits is increasing, while these fruits are receiving an additional boost from downstream demand as total consumption rises with the growing population. Import competition has intensified over the past five years as low-cost producers in Mexico and other countries increasingly supplied cheaper fruit to downstream fruit processors, where the appearance of fruit is less important. Over the five years to 2021, the industry is expected to grow slowly... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Overall, there are few barriers to entry into this industry, especially for farmers already growing some sort of fruit or vegetable crop. Generally, most inputs are readily available and there are often a number of farms for sale. Nonetheless, two significant barriers exist: capital investment requirements and the lead time for commercial harvesting.

The long lead time between planting and harvesting is the biggest barrier for prospective growers. On average, it takes about four years for fruit trees to reach commercial bearing. Further, it can take up to eight years before groves break even. New participants need to be able to sustain the citrus grove in the absence of a positive cash flow during this time. As .. ... 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... purchase to read more


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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 orangesValencia orangesLemonsTangerines and mandarinsGrapefruitTangelos
    Industry Activities
    Growing Valencia orangesGrowing Navel orangesGrowing lemonsGrowing grapefruitGrowing tangelosGrowing tangerinesGrowing mandarins

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    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
  • Products & Markets
    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
  • Valencia 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
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Orange & Citrus Groves
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Orange & Citrus Groves Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Orange & Citrus Groves Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita fruit and vegetable consumption (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    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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