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Snack Food Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Snack Food Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1191 | Mar 2015

Under-consumption: Health trends, volatile input prices and strong competition have slowed growth

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
$2bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
5,133
Businesses
138
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. Over the five years through 2014-15, trends expected to constrain industry revenue growth include volatile commodity prices, rising competition and increasingly health-conscious consumers switching to healthier alternatives. Over the five years through 2014-15, industry revenue is expected to increase by an annualised 1.3% to total $2.4 billion. In 2014-15, revenue is expected to increase by 1.6%.

The industry's major players have endured falling profit margins, increased competition from private-label products and stagnating domestic demand, particularly in the salty snacks segment, which has historically been the most profitable... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Snack Food Manufacturing industry exhibits a medium level of market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for about half of the industry's total revenue. The product lines of larger players, such as Frito-Lay and Snack Foods Limited, tend to comprise mid- to low-value products that are sold in large volumes. However, over the past five years, larger players have broadened their product offerings to include high-value products such as gourmet potato chips. Smaller firms on the other hand, have tended to focus on niche markets, supplying speciality products of high value like health snack foods, but with shorter production runs and lower volumes... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Snack Food Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the 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 snack foods. The finished products are then packaged and sold to wholesalers and retailers.

Industry Products
Potato chipsExtruded snacksNutritious snacksNuts and pretzelsCorn chips
 
Industry Activities
Corn chipsPotato chipsPretzelsSavoury specialtiesNut foodsHealth bar


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