A bright spot on the horizon
Organic & Sustainable Agriculture Spot On
In spite of global headwinds, capital continues to flow into the flourishing organic & sustainable agriculture sector. How can the industry keep pace with consumer preferences for sustainably produced food and drink?
Firms building farm production capacity and robust global supply chains for highvalue organic crops continue to emerge. We expect to see significant investments in the near term as consumers demand more visibility into supply chains. Keeping pace in this dynamic environment requires new technologies, which is driving growth in equipment, services and technology firms.DOUG KRAVET, OAKLINS ORGANIC & SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE SPECIALIST
Oaklins’ specialist Doug Kravet highlights market and technology trends driven by consumers’ demand for visibility into the agriculture supply chain. We also spotlight the expansion, diversification and investments of Wilbur-Ellis, one of the world’s largest family-owned businesses.
M&A activity in the organic & sustainable agriculture sector accelerated in the first quarter of 2019. Pent-up demand for organic crops continues, which has led to investments by both corporations and investors.