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Get a brief overview of Austria’s organics food sector with these facts and figures.
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  • 26.1%

    organically cultivated area

    A quarter of the usable agricultural area was cultivated organically in 2019. In an EU comparison, Austria thus ranks first.

  • 24,225

    organic enterprises

    In 2019, there were around 24,200 organic enterprises, i.e. 22.1% of all agricultural enterprises in Austria.

  • 713.7

    million euros in turnover with organic food

    Turnover in organic food in 2020 was EUR 713,7 million, and the trend continues to be an upward one.

  • 17.6%

    organic crops

    17.6% of crops were grown organically in 2019.

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Source: Agrarmarkt Austria Marketing (AMA)
Organic food in food retail in 2020 
Market share in % (based on volume) 10.4 %
Market share in % (based on value) 10 %
Turnover total (without bread, biscuits and pasta) 713.7 million euros
Source: Agrarmarkt Austria Marketing (AMA)
Organic shares according to classes of goods in food retail in 2020  Based on volume in % Based on value in %
Milk 22.4 % 26.1 %
Natural yoghurt19.9 %25.1 %
Eggs 13.9 % 22.3 %
Potatoes 14.1 % 21.4 %
Fresh vegetables 12.7 % 17.6 %
Fresh fruit 9.9 % 11.7 %
Butter 8.7 % 11.8 %
Cheese 8.0 % 11.0 %
Meat and poultry 3.2 % 5.5 %


Last update : 2021-06-01