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. 

Market trends

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.

Organic & Sustainable Agriculture specialists

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    Doug Kravet

    Jacksonville, United States
    Principal
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    Matt Laffey

    Jacksonville, United States
    Principal
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    Antoine Marchand

    Dallas, United States
    Managing Director
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    Philippe Hermant

    Paris, France
    Senior Advisor
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