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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 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
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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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 Key Buyers Chapter

The industry has a medium level of market share concentration, with the major players accounting for more than 50% of industry revenue. The product lines of larger players, such as Frito-Lay and Snack Foods Limited, tend to comprise mid- to low-value, high-volume products. Smaller firms tend to focus on niche markets supplying speciality products of high value, but with shorter production runs and hence lower volumes.

Despite the presence of smaller firms, the Snack Food Manufacturing industry is moving towards large-scale, concentrated production. Due to significant consolidation, the industry has fewer firms managing major brands than it did a decade ago. Today, fewer commercial manufacturers are serving wider geographic markets... 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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