The global vertical farming market accounted for $2.30 billion in 2018, and is expected to garner $12.87 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 24.4% from 2019 to 2026.
Maximum utilization of vertical space & balanced energy utilization, ease provided for crop monitoring and harvesting, and limited availability of arable land for traditional agriculture fuel the growth of the global vertical farming market. However, high initial investments and development phase of technologies restrain the market growth. On the other hand, surge in urban population and rise in popularity of organic foods create new opportunities in the industry.
The report analyzes and forecasts the vertical farming market at global and regional levels. The market has been forecast based on volume (Tons) and value (US$ Mn) from 2019 to 2026. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.
The report comprises a detailed value chain analysis, which provides a comprehensive view of the global vertical farming market. The Porter’s Five Forces model has also been included to help understand the competitive landscape of the market. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, wherein various applications have been benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.
The study provides a decisive view of the vertical farming market by segmenting it in terms of form and application. The segment has been analyzed based on the present and future trends. Regional segmentation includes the current and projected demand in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.
The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of vertical farming market for the base year 2018 and the forecast between 2019 and 2026. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.
The key players profiled in the report include 4D Bios Inc., AeroFarms, Agrilution, AMHYDRO (American Hydroponics), Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd, Hort Americas, Illumitex Inc., Koninklijke Philips N.V., Urban Crop Solutions, and Sky Greens. These key players have adopted strategies, such as product portfolio expansion, mergers & acquisitions, agreements, geographical expansion, and collaborations to enhance their position in vertical farming market.
Building-based Vertical Farms
Container-based Vertical Farms
By Growth Mechanism
In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.
Primary research represents a bulk of research efforts, supplemented by extensive secondary research. Annual reports, press releases, and relevant documents of key players operating in various application areas have been reviewed for competition analysis and market understanding.
Secondary research also includes recent trends, technical writing, Internet sources, and statistical data from government websites, trade associations, and agencies. These have proved to be reliable, effective, and successful approaches for obtaining precise market data, capturing market participants’ insights, and recognizing business opportunities.
The study objectives of this report are: