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Vegetable Farming Market Segmentation By Type (Home Gardening, Market Gardening, Truck Farming, Vegetable Forcing), By Crop type (Fruit Vegetables, Tubar Vegetables, Root Vegetables, Flower Vegetables, Green Vegetables, Others), By Distribution Channels (Hypermarkets/Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Online Retail, Others), By Nature (Inorganic, Organic), and Region - Industry Analysis, Share, Growth and Forecast 2021-2026.

Pulished: August, 2021
ID: 12001
Pages: 195

Vegetable Farming Market Size, Growth, Trends and Forecast:

The production of vegetables for human consumption is known as vegetable farming. The practice of vegetable farming probably began in various parts of the world over ten thousand years ago when families started growing vegetables for consumption and local trade. Vegetables were first harvested in the wild by hunter-gatherers and then cultivated in various parts of the world between 10,000 and 7,000 BC when a new agricultural way of life emerged. Plants that grew locally would have been farmed at first, but commerce eventually brought in exotic crops from other places to add to the domestic varieties. Today, most vegetables are grown all over the world depending on climatic conditions. Vegetables constitute a major part of the human diet in most parts of the world and play an important role in human nutrition as sources of multivitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, and phytochemicals. Eating Vegetables Is Good for Your Health The dietary fiber in vegetables helps lower cholesterol levels, lowers the risk of heart disease, and is also essential for digestion. People who consume more fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy, balanced diet are more likely to reduce their risk of various chronic diseases.

The vegetable farming market has experienced intense growth over the past few decades, on per capita production and consumption. Mechanization has transformed vegetable farming and almost all processes can be performed by the machine. producers are specializing and growing particular vegetables that do well in their locality. Generally, new methods such as aquaponics, Raised-bed gardening, raised beds, and cultivation under glass are being used. The largest, fastest expanding segment in the global vegetable farming industry is organic vegetables. This is mainly due to growing concerns about food security and farming practices that contribute to a better and more sustainable environment. Also, the introduction of new improved and efficient farming practices is expected to cause growth in the vegetable farming market. New trends in the market are changing the vegetable farming markets. One of the top vegetable farming innovations is Farming without soil it is gaining huge popularity around the world. This is a new technology that is capable of growing fruits and vegetables in any environment.

Impact of Covid-19 on the Vegetable Farming Market:

The COVID-19 pandemic had a huge impact on the vegetable farming market. Shortage of labor, disturbed transportation, import and export restrictions because of frequent lockdown practices are major factors that directly and negatively affected the vegetable farming market, which indirectly influences the demand for fresh vegetables from the farmer's side.

Recent Developments:

In 2021, The Dole Food Company partnered with Beanstalk, to extend its iconic brand into food categories that encourage consumers to live a healthier lifestyle while associating with the DOLE brand.

Drivers and Restraints of Vegetable Farming Market:


The major factors driving growth in the vegetable farming market are the high demand for vegetables, the rapid increase of the organic vegetable segment, and the health benefits of consuming vegetables.  The rise in demand for vegetables is mainly due to increased global production and consumption. Increased consumer awareness of the health benefits of adding vegetables to our daily diets is expected to drive sales in the vegetable farming market. The rapid urbanization of vegetable farming market expansion has raised the acceptance of healthy dietary habits and the growing concern for health and the environment. The increase in veganism and health consciousness among young adults is helping the market expansion.


Vegetables need a specific temperature and climate for flowering and fruit-set. Climatic conditions majorly affect the vegetable farming market. The high amounts of chemicals used in farming vegetables are harmful to human beings and can cause a major impact on individual health. Also, the rise of meat markets and the high perishability of most vegetable crops are threatening market growth. The high costs of organic vegetables, longer growth time, and lower yield are hindering the global vegetable farming market growth.

Vegetable Farming Market Segmentation:

Vegetable Farming Market - By Type:

  • Home Gardening

  • Market Gardening
  • Truck Farming
  • Vegetable Forcing

The market gardening market is expected to have high growth as these are located closer to cities which makes sure fresh vegetables are delivered and there is low perishability. Truck Gardening and vegetable forcing markets are also expected to have high potential. Truck gardening is used to produce vegetables on a large scale which increases commercialization and reduces cost. Using vegetable forcing offseason vegetables can be produced at any time this increases returns.

Vegetable Farming Market - By Crop Type:

  • Fruit Vegetables
  • Tubar Vegetables
  • Root Vegetables
  • Flower Vegetables
  • Green Vegetables
  • Others

Fruit Vegetable segment is expected to increase at a rapid pace due to high demand for fruit vegetables like tomato which is used in every kitchen all over the world. Tomatoes were the second most sold vegetable, followed by potatoes and other vegetables.

Vegetable Farming Market - By Distribution Channels:

  • Hypermarkets/Supermarkets
  • Convenience Stores
  • Online Retail
  • Others

The supermarkets and hypermarkets sector are projected to have the largest market share. As urbanization increases with the rapidly expanding retail sector, it is presumed to lead the growth of the global vegetable farming market during the forecast period. The online sales sector is expected to grow rapidly due to the rise of the Internet of Things at a commercial level, increasing globalization and the growing trend of shopping on online platforms are adding to the growth of the global vegetable farming market.

Vegetable Farming Market - By Nature:

  • Inorganic farming
  • Organic farming

The organic vegetable farming segment is expected to have tremendous growth due to the increasing demand for organic vegetables in the global market. The rising demand for organic vegetables is mostly due to increased global production and consumption.

Regional analysis:

  • Asia-pacific
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa

The Asia-Pacific is the largest region accounting for 67.3% of the global vegetable farming market. North America was the second-largest producer of vegetables followed by the Middle East & Africa and Latin America. The Middle East & African region produced around 56 million metric tons of vegetables in 2019. In Europe, 2.2 million hectares of arable land are used to produce vegetables.

Leading company:

Dole Food Company is the leading company in the global vegetable farming market and is the largest producer of vegetables.

Key players:

  • Whitewave Foods
  • Dole Food Company
  • H.J. Heinz Company
  • CSC Brands
  • General Mills
  • Grimmway Farms
  • Carlton Farms
  • Abers Acres
  • Devine Organics
  • Lakeside Organic Gardens.

1. Introduction                        

            1.1 Market Definition             

            1.2 Scope of the report                      

            1.3 Study Assumptions                      

            1.4 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods                      

2. Research Methodology                             

            2.1 Analysis Design               

            2.2 Research Phases            

                        2.2.1 Secondary Research    

                        2.2.2 Primary Research        

                        2.2.3 Data Modelling  

                        2.2.4 Expert Validation           

            2.3 Study Timeline                 

3. Report Overview                           

            3.1 Executive Summary                    

            3.2 Key Inferencees              

4. Market Dynamics                          

            4.1 Impact Analysis               

                        4.1.1 Drivers  

                        4.1.2 Restaints           

                        4.1.3 Opportunities     

            4.2 Regulatory Environment              

            4.3 Technology Timeline & Recent Trends               

5. Competitor Benchmarking Analysis                                  

            5.1 Key Player Benchmarking                      

                        5.1.1 Market share analysis   

                        5.1.2 Products/Service          

                        5.1.3 Regional Presence       

            5.2 Mergers & Acquistion Landscape            

            5.3 Joint Ventures & Collaborations              

6. Market Segmentation                                

            6.1 Vegetable Farming Market, By Type                  

                        6.1.1 Home Gardening          

                        6.1.2 Market Gardening         

                        6.1.3 Truck Farming  

                        6.1.4 Vegetable Forcing         

                        6.1.5 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2021-2026)      

                        6.1.6 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis    

                        6.1.7 Market Attractiveness Index     

            6.2 Vegetable Farming Market, By Crop Type                     

                        6.2.1 Fruit Vegetables

                        6.2.2 Tubar Vegetables          

                        6.2.3 Root Vegetables

                        6.2.4 Flower Vegetables        

                        6.2.5 Green Vegetables         

                        6.2.6 Others   

                        6.2.7 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2021-2026)      

                        6.2.8 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis    

                        6.2.9 Market Attractiveness Index     

            6.3 Vegetable Farming Market, By Distribution Channel                  

                        6.3.1 Hypermarkets/Supermarkets   

                        6.3.2 Convenience Stores     

                        6.3.3 Online Retail     

                        6.3.4 Others   

                        6.3.5 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2021-2026)      

                        6.3.6 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis    

                        6.3.7 Market Attractiveness Index     

            6.4 Vegetable Farming Market, By Nature               

                        6.4.1 Inorganic farming          

                        6.4.2 Organic farming

                        6.4.3 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2021-2026)      

                        6.4.4 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis    

                        6.4.5 Market Attractiveness Index     

7. Geographical Landscape                           

            7.1 Global Identity Governance and Administration Market, by Region                   

            7.2 North America - Market Analysis (2021 - 2026)             

                        7.2.1 By Country        



                        7.2.2 By Type

                        7.2.3 By Crop Type   

                        7.2.4 By Distribution Channel

                        7.2.5 By Nature          

            7.3 Europe                 

                        7.3.1 By Country        






                           Rest of Europe

                        7.3.2 By Type

                        7.3.3 By Crop Type   

                        7.3.4 By Distribution Channel

                        7.3.5 By Nature          

            7.4 Asia Pacific                      

                        7.4.1 By Country        




                           South Korea

                           South East Asia

                           Australia & NZ

                           Rest of Asia-Pacific

                        7.4.2 By Type

                        7.4.3 By Crop Type   

                        7.4.4 By Distribution Channel

                        7.4.5 By Nature          

            7.5 Latin America                   

                        7.5.1 By Country        




                           Rest of Latin America

                        7.5.2 By Type

                        7.5.3 By Crop Type   

                        7.5.4 By Distribution Channel

                        7.5.5 By Nature          

            7.6 Middle East and Africa                

                        7.6.1 By Country        

                           Middle East


                        7.6.2 By Type

                        7.6.3 By Crop Type   

                        7.6.4 By Distribution Channel

                        7.6.5 By Nature          

8. Key Player Analysis                                   

            8.1 Whitewave Foods            

                        8.1.1 Business Description    

                        8.1.2 Products/Service          

                        8.1.3 Financials          

                        8.1.4 SWOT Analysis

                        8.1.5 Recent Developments  

                        8.1.6 Analyst Overview         

            8.2 Dole Food Company                   

            8.3 H.J. Heinz Company                   

            8.4 CSC Brands                     

            8.5 General Mills                    

            8.6 Grimmway Farms           

            8.7 Carlton Farms                  

            8.8 Abers Acres                     

            8.9 Devine Organics              

            8.10 Lakeside Organic Gardens.                   

9. Market Outlook & Investment Opportunities                                 

10. Appendix                                

            List of Tables              

            List of Figures            

  • Global, regional and country-level analysis and forecasts of the study market; providing Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped
  • Segment-level analysis in terms of technology, component, and type along with market size forecasts and estimations to detect key areas of industry growth in detail
  • Identification of key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges (DROC) in the market and their impact on shifting market dynamics
  • Study of the effect of exogenous and endogenous factors that affect the global market; which includes broadly demographic, economics, and political, among other macro-environmental factors presented in an extensive PESTLE Analysis
  • Study the micro environment factors that determine the overall profitability of an Industry, using Porter’s five forces analysis for analysing the level of competition and business strategy development
  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with their product portfolio, current strategic interests, key financial information, legal issues, SWOT analysis and analyst overview to study and sustain the market environment
  • Competitive landscape analysis listing out the mergers, acquisitions, collaborations in the field along with new product launches, comparative financial studies and recent developments in the market by the major companies
  • An executive summary, abridging the entire report in such a way that decision-making personnel can rapidly become acquainted with background information, concise analysis and main conclusions
  • Expertly devised analyst overview along with Investment opportunities to provide both individuals and organizations a strong financial foothold in the market
  • Global Vegetable Farming Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Vegetable Farming Market By Type, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Home Gardening Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Market Gardening Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Truck Farming Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Vegetable Forcing Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Vegetable Farming Market By Crop Type, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Fruit Vegetables Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Tubar Vegetables Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Root Vegetables Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Flower Vegetables Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Green Vegetables Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Others Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Vegetable Farming Market By Distribution Channel, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Hypermarkets/Supermarkets Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Convenience Stores Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Online Retail Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Others Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Vegetable Farming Market By Nature, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Inorganic farming Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )
  • Global Organic farming Market By Region, From 2021-2026 ( USD Billion )

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