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Snack Food Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Snack Food Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1191 | Oct 2016

Going nuts: Demand for health snack foods and nuts has driven industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Snack Food Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Snack Food Manufacturing industry have faced changing consumer preferences, volatile input prices and increasing competition from private-label and substitute products over the past five years. Rising competition from private-label brands, particularly from Coles and Woolworths, and weakening demand for traditional snack foods, due to growing health consciousness, have constrained industry growth over the past five years. However, the industry has been supported by increasing demand for higher value products, such as gourmet potato chips. As a result, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 1.5% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $2.3 billion. This includes projected growth of 0.3% in the current year... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Snack Food Manufacturing industry has faced several challenges over the past five years. Consumer health and nutrition trends have threatened demand for traditionally high-fat snacks, such as potato chips, while strong competition from private-label brands and substitutes has threatened industry revenue growth. However, the industry has been supported by growing demand for high-value products, such as nuts.

Revenue and profitability

Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 1.5% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $2.3 billion. Industry operators have faced increasing competitive pressures from private-label brands over the past five years, which has put downward price pressure on industry operators... 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. Manufacturers buy raw materials like 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 chipsNuts Health snack foodsCorn chipsOther snacks
Industry Activities
Corn chipsPotato chipsPretzelsSavoury specialtiesNut foodsHealth bar

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