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Sugar Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Sugar Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1181 | Aug 2014

Sweetening the pot: Industry revenue has risen despite volatile weather and demand conditions

IBISWorld’s Sugar Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 10-15
4.6%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
4,763
Businesses
31
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry has been plagued by erratic climatic conditions and fluctuations in global supply and demand, which have contributed to considerable revenue volatility over the past five years. The industry derives a large share of its revenue from exports. Australian sugar manufacturers are subject to global market dynamics, with supply and prices being determined by larger sugar producing nations such as Brazil and India. A strong Australian dollar for the majority of the past five years has dented industry exports, but they have been buoyed by strong sugar consumption in South-East Asia. Industry revenue is forecast to expand by an annualised 4.6% in the five years through 2014-15, to reach $3.1 billion. This includes a 1.2% forecast growth rate in 2014-15... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Firms wishing to engage in sugar milling and refining face significant barriers to entry. A major factor inhibiting entry is access to raw supplies. The presence of vertically integrated companies and long- and medium-term supply contracts in both raw and refined sugar markets can act as a major impediment to entry. Despite the deregulation of the Queensland sugar industry, which allowed growers to choose which mill they deliver sugar cane to, the sugarcane harvest is contracted to existing mills. This arrangement may restrict the ability of new millers to secure a steady supply of sugar cane for processing. The land available for agriculture is also declining, so the difficulty of sourcing raw supplies may increase in the future... 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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