organically cultivated area
More than a quarter of the usable agricultural area was cultivated organically in 2021. In an EU comparison, Austria thus ranks first.
In 2021, there were around 24,000 organic enterprises, i.e. 21.9% of all agricultural enterprises in Austria.
million euros in turnover with organic food
Turnover in organic food in 2021 was EUR 799,3 million, and the trend continues to be an upward one.
17.2% of crops were grown organically in 2021.
Facts and Figures - Organic Food
Standard Content Module
|Organic food in food retail in 2021|
|Market share in % (based on volume)||12.2 %|
|Market share in % (based on value)||11,3 %|
|Turnover total (without bread, biscuits and pasta)||799.3 million euros|
|Organic shares according to classes of goods in food retail in 2021||Based on volume in %||Based on value in %|
|Milk||26.4 %||30.2 %|
|Natural yoghurt||20.9 %||26.3 %|
|Eggs||14.9 %||23.9 %|
|Potatoes||16.2 %||24.1 %|
|Fresh vegetables||15.8 %||20.5 %|
|Fresh fruit||12.4 %||14.2 %|
|Butter||9.2 %||12.1 %|
|Cheese||8.1 %||11.1 %|
|Meat and poultry||3.5 %||6.2 %|
|2.5 %||4.0 %|
Last update : 2023-04-24