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Snack Food Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Snack Food Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1191 | Apr 2014

Dietary requirements: Industry develops new products to attract healthier eaters

IBISWorld’s Snack Food 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 09-14
2.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
7,253
Businesses
135
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Volatile input prices, changing consumer trends and a saturated market are just some of the changes facing the Snack Food Manufacturing industry. While the industry has shown glimpses of promise in the five years through 2013-14, the industry has been plagued with rising commodity prices, turbulent economic conditions and increasingly health-conscious consumers that have ditched snacking in favour of healthier alternatives. Over the five years through 2013-14, industry revenue is expected to increase by an annualised 2.2% to total $3.0 billion. In 2013-14, revenue is expected to increase by only 0.5%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Nationally, snack food manufacturers tend to establish themselves in metropolitan areas, with approximately 85% of those employed by the industry working in cities and large rural municipalities. In recent years, the trend has been to concentrate operations within a small number of manufacturing sites so as to minimise costs and optimise efficiencies through economies of scale. The finished product is subsequently transported to distribution facilities across the country.

In terms of geographic distribution, biscuit manufacturing is most heavily concentrated in New South Wales and Victoria, together housing 60% of all establishments. Queensland accounts for majority of the nuts, tropical fruit and vegetable growing in the country and comprises 18.1% of snack food establishments... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Snack Food Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry mainly manufacture snack-food products such as potato chips, corn chips, savoury snacks, nuts, pretzels and other similar snacks. The manufacturing process includes buying raw materials such as milled corn, wheat, potatoes, food extracts, flavourings, preservatives and sugar, for processing into finished, consumer snack foods. The finished products are then packaged and marketed to wholesalers and retailers.

Industry Products
Potato chipsExtruded snacksNuts and pretzelsCorn chipsNutritious snacks
 
Industry Activities
Corn chipsPotato chipsPretzelsSavoury specialtiesNut foodsHealth bar


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