FRUIT AND VEGETABLE - Labour market information and forecast 2023-2030

The ‘fruit and vegetable’ industry includes vegetable and melon farming, (NAICS 1112) and fruit and tree nut farming (NAICS 1113). Vegetable and melon farming covers the planting and harvesting of vegetables such as potatoes, sweet corn, peas, carrots, beans, peppers, pumpkins, asparagus and tomatoes. Fruit and tree nut farming includes fruit grown in orchards and vineyards, such as apples, pears and grapes, and includes all berries and tree nuts. Work in this industry involves tasks such as planting and tending to crops, managing orchards and vineyards, as well as ensuring the quality and supply of fresh produce to markets and consumers.