Sugar Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Sugar Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1181 | Feb 2014

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IBISWorld’s Sugar Manufacturing 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Sugar Manufacturing industry's performance over the past five years has generally been strong, despite facing erratic climatic conditions and global supply, demand and pricing fluctuations, which have caused revenue to vary dramatically. The industry derives the majority of its revenue from exports, which has made it vulnerable to fluctuating global sugar prices over the past five years. A strong Australian dollar for the majority of the past five years has also dented industry exports. Industry revenue is forecast to expand by an annualised 6.3% in the five years through 2013-14, to reach $2.8 billion. This includes a 2.1% forecast growth rate in 2013-14... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry has a high concentration level with the four largest companies estimated to account for 73.0% of industry revenue in 2013-14. Australia's Sugar Manufacturing industry has become more concentrated over the past five years. Industry consolidation means that fewer companies control the number of mills operating in the industry and fewer mills are serving wider geographic markets. Increased consolidation is consistent with similar trends in other food manufacturing industries. Industry consolidation has been mainly driven by the pressure to reduce costs through economies of scale and increased efficiency, especially in years with low sugar prices... purchase to read more


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What is the Sugar Manufacturing Industry?

Sugar manufacturers process sugar cane to create raw or refined sugar or molasses. These products are then exported or sold to food manufacturers, grocery wholesalers and supermarket chains.

Industry Products
White sugarBrown sugarRaw sugarCafe productsBy-products
Industry Activities
Brown sugarCane syrupCaster sugarIcing sugarIcing sugar mixtureMolassesSugarTreacle

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