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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 2015

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

IBISWorld’s Snack Food 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
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 Analysis Chapter

The Snack Food Manufacturing industry has faced significant challenges over the past five years. Consumer health and nutrition trends have threatened demand for traditionally high-fat snacks, such as potato chips. Volatile input prices and strong competition have further threatened industry revenue growth. Despite slow participation growth over the past five years and increasing consolidation, new niche enterprises have entered the industry. Unsurprisingly, employment is expected to grow at an annualised 0.8% over the five years through 2014-15, reflecting consolidation and automation growth... 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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