Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Tea, Coffee and Other Food Manufacturing industry is characterised by the diversity of its product range and the ongoing innovation in each product segment. Tea and coffee account for just under a quarter of total industry revenue, while prepared meals account for about 10.0%. Other food products contribute the remainder of industry revenue, generally through sales to other food manufacturers. Over the past five years the industry has faced volatile input prices, threats from imports, rapidly changing consumer demands, and an increase in health concerns from consumers. In the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is forecast to increase at a compound annual rate of 1.8% to total $5.0 billion. In 2015-16, revenue is expected to increase 1.6%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The majority of industry enterprises, including the major players, are located in New South Wales, Victoria, and Queensland. This mirrors the large population of the eastern seaboard of Australia. Enterprises are typically located closer to population centres to maximise sales volumes while keeping logistics costs low. However, the major players in the industry generally tend to set up large factories in regional areas to take advantage of cheaper land costs.
A large number of hospitality businesses are based in tourist destinations across Australia. Many such destinations are located on the eastern seaboard, enabling small and medium industry enterprises selling niche products to supply these hospitality businesses directly... purchase to read more