Cooking Salt Processing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Cooking Salt Processing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food Production | Jun 2014

Cooking with salt: Stable demand continues to support industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Cooking Salt Processing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Cheetham Salt Cheetham Salt market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Cooking Salt Processing industry produces salt for consumption to mainly be used during cooking. As a result, there are three main products produced by the industry: vacuum salt, iodised salt, and rock and sea salt.

Vacuum salt

Vacuum salt is the largest product segment, accounting for more than 70% of industry revenue. Vacuum salt is produced by taking brine from the ocean or inland salt water sources and subjecting it to a vacuum evaporation method. Industry operators remove impurities to create a pure product with fine crystals. Often the only additive is an anti-caking agent. This stable product is well designed for use in food preservation and other food manufacturing processes... 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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