The Indian organic food market reached a value of US$ 815 Million in 2020. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to exhibit strong growth during 2021-2026. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
Organic food is the product of an agricultural system that avoids the application of man-made fertilisers, pesticides; growth regulators and livestock feed additives. Organic food gives consumers the assurance that toxic pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not used in the food production, and the livestock has not been given antibiotics or growth hormones. Moreover, organic food also insures that strict organic cultivation standards have been adhered to with respect to impact on soil, water, and air support environmental protection.
The market for organic food is currently exhibiting strong growth in India. A major factor driving the demand of the India organic food market is the rising levels of health awareness in the country. Indian consumers have started giving attention to the nutrient content and the quality of the food they eat, thereby leading to a rising demand of organic food. Moreover, driven by factors such as strong economic growth, urbanization, and rising income levels, the consumer expenditure on health and wellness products have increased significantly.
The demand of organic food in India is also being catalysed by the strong support of the government. The Indian government is promoting organic farming by providing financial Support to farmers who are adopting organic farming under various government schemes such as Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), National Food Security Mission (NFSM), National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA), Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) etc.
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the India organic food market, along with forecasts for growth at the India and regional level from 2021-2026. Our report has categorized the market based on region, product type and distribution channel.
India organic food market is highly fragmented with the presence of several small and large players competing in terms of price and quality. Some of the major players in the market are:
This report provides a deep insight into the Indian organic food market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry analysis, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for organic food manufacturers, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the Indian organic food market in any manner.
Report Customization: Although IMARC has tried to cover everything in the organic food market landscape, we believe that every stakeholder may have their own specific needs. In view of this, we provide up to 20 man hours of free customization for each report.
The India organic food market size was valued at US$ 815 Million in 2020.
Sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic had led to the implementation of stringent lockdown
regulations across the nation resulting in limited cultivation and supply chain disruptions of organic
According to the estimates by IMARC Group, the India organic food market is expected to witness
strong growth during 2021-2026.
The rising consumer concerns towards the presence of numerous chemicals in conventionally
cultivated food items represent one of the key drivers for the India organic food market.
On the basis of the product type, the market has been bifurcated into organic beverages, organic
cereal and food grains, organic meat, poultry and dairy, organic spices and pulses, organic processed
food, organic fruits and vegetables, and others. Currently, organic beverages hold the majority of the
total market share.
On the basis of the distribution channel, the market has been divided into supermarkets and
hypermarkets, specialty stores, convenience stores, online, and others. Among these, supermarkets
and hypermarkets represent the largest segment.
Region-wise, the market has been classified into North India, West and Central India, East India and
South India, where North India dominates the market.
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