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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 | May 2014

Stale performance: Operators struggle to offset rising competition and health consciousness

IBISWorld’s Potato Chip Production 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.

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
$771m
Annual Growth 09-14
-1.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
3,072
Businesses
50
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Potato Chip Production industry has grappled with major shifts in downstream consumption patterns, the rising cost of key raw ingredients and increased competition from substitutes, imports and private-label products. The ongoing rise in health consciousness has encouraged a general shift towards healthier eating patterns and a decline in popularity for unhealthy snacks such as potato chips, which are considered high in fat and salt. Due to these trends, industry revenue is forecast to decline by 1.0% annualised over the five years through 2013-14. The increase in health consciousness has also made the industry particularly vulnerable to the threat of healthy snack food substitutes such as fruit and nut bars or wholegrain crackers... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Potato Chip Production industry produces relatively homogeneous products. Operators mainly attempt to differentiate their products based on the quality of the ingredients and their nutritional profiles. IBISWorld breaks down the types of potato chips on the basis of product quality and marketing.

Regular potato chips

The regular potato chips segment includes products that are cooked either in vegetable oil or sunflower oil before being seasoned. Products in this segment generally include classic flavours such as original (salted), salt and vinegar, barbecue and chicken... 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 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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