Cooking Salt Processing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Cooking Salt Processing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food Production | May 2013

Worth its salt: Stable demand continues to support industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Cooking Salt Processing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
CK Life Sciences Pty Ltd CK Life Sciences Pty Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Cooking Salt Processing industry is firmly ingrained into the food sector of the economy. Food manufacturers and processors require salt products for a multitude of uses ranging from flavouring, curing, seasoning and preserving. From a consumer perspective, cooking and table salt form a staple of the weekly grocery basket thereby rendering demand relatively inelastic to price changes. In terms of supply, the near limitless availability of raw material inputs has resulted in stability in domestic production and low levels of price volatility. The high level of concentration and value addition within the industry has also allowed producers to benefit from high profit margins and brand loyalty... purchase to read more

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The industry has a medium level of concentration, with the combined revenue from the largest four enterprises at just under 70% of total revenue. It should be noted that there is just one major player accounting for the majority of industry revenue at 60.1%. This reflects the specialisation of Cheetham Salt in the broader salt mining and processing market, which also includes the activities of players in the Salt and Other Mineral Mining in Australia industry. In general, international mining companies active in the Salt and Other Mineral Mining in Australia are focused on export markets and their activities dominate salt processing.

Within the industry, there are a number of small players focused on niche markets... purchase to read more


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What is the Cooking Salt Processing Industry?

Firms in this industry process salt for non-industrial purposes.

Industry Products
Vacuum saltIodised saltRock and sea salt
Industry Activities
Iodised salt productionSea salt productionRock salt productionVacuum salt productionIodised salt productionSea salt productionRock salt productionVacuum salt production

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