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Potato Chip Production in Australia: Market Research Report

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Potato Chip Production Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food Production | Jul 2015

Small potatoes: Consumer preferences for healthy snack foods has constrained industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Potato Chip Production market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Frito-Lay Australia Holdings Frito-Lay Australia Holdings market share
Snack Brands Australia Snack Brands Australia market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 11-16
1.4%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
2,121
Businesses
43
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Potato Chip Production industry has grappled with shifts in downstream consumption patterns, fluctuating costs of key raw ingredients and increased competition from substitutes, imports and private-label products. A rise in health consciousness has encouraged a shift towards healthier eating patterns for some consumers. This has made the industry vulnerable to the threat of healthy snack food substitutes such as fruit and nut bars or wholegrain crackers. However, strong brand loyalty and demand for premium flavours has offset any decline in popularity for potato chips, which are considered high in fat and salt, due to health concerns. IBISWorld forecasts that industry revenue will increase at an annualised 1.4% over the five years through 2015-16 to $1.06... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Australian potato chip manufacturers have battled difficult trading conditions over the past five years. These conditions have been due to the rising cost of raw inputs, changes in consumer preferences and the increasing popularity of private labels. This has been offset to some extent by the high degree of brand loyalty for many popular brands and the shift in demand among some consumers for higher priced premium flavours.

As the market is already saturated, the number of industry enterprises and establishments are expected to remain stable over the five years through 2015-16. Industry wages as a share of revenue have declined due to increased automation in the production process... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Potato Chip Production Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture potato chips for snack consumption. The industry excludes the manufacture of alternative snacks like corn chips, tortilla chips and other chip products.

Industry Products
Regular potato chipsGourmet potato chipsOrganic and other potato chips
 
Industry Activities
Industrial peeling of potatoesIndustrial cutting of potatoesIndustrial frying of potatoesPotato chipIndustrial peeling of potatoesIndustrial cutting of potatoesIndustrial frying of potatoesPotato chip


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