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 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.

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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

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Although the industry can sustain large variations in world sugar prices, the long-term price trend is for marginal growth. At the same time, the amount of sugar produced in Australia is constrained by the availability of land. As a result, the sugar manufacturing industry is considered to be in the mature phase of its life cycle. Further, industry value added is estimated to increase an annualised 1.1% in the decade through 2018-19, while real GDP growth over the same period is estimated to increase at an annualised 2.5% over the same period.

The industry is characterised by well-established and stable products. The main innovations for sugar products are based on packaging and branding... 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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