Fast Food Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Fast Food Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC H4512 | Aug 2015

Lean times: Industry revenue set to slow as demand from restaurants and cafes increases

The Fast Food Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Consumer health awareness has transformed the Fast Food Services industry over the past five years. While revenue is forecast to rise by 2.4% annualised over the five years through 2015-16, the industry struggled during 2010-11 and 2011-12 as sales declined. Industry demand has been affected by increased consumer awareness about the nutritional content of fast food and a conscious effort by consumers to choose healthier options. Industry operators have responded with the introduction of a range of healthier, premium choices with less fat, sugar and salt. This change in consumer preferences has also led to an influx of new operators offering higher quality fast-food options. Industry revenue is forecast to post solid growth over 2015-16, rising by 1.3% to total $14.8 billion... purchase to read more

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The industry is characterised by a medium level of market share concentration. The top four players account for just over 40% of the market. While larger operators account for a significant portion of industry revenue, the industry is highly fragmented beyond these major players.

Concentration in the industry has declined slightly over the past five years. The move away from traditional fast food and towards healthier options has resulted in the entry of some smaller players, which have proved a strong source of competition to larger players. Trends towards premiumisation in fast food have also contributed to a decline in market share concentration, with many new entrants providing higher quality food... purchase to read more


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What is the Fast Food Services Industry?

Industry firms are primarily engaged in providing fast food ready to be taken away for immediate consumption, such as burgers, pizza, sandwiches and sushi. Customers order or select items and pay before eating. Food is usually provided in takeaway containers or packaging, and consumed either on the premises in limited seating facilities, taken away by the customer or delivered. The industry also includes fast food sold in food halls and food courts.

Industry Products
BurgersPizzaChicken-based fast foodSandwiches, salads and juicesInternational fast foodDesserts and confectioneryOther fast food
Industry Activities
Cooked chicken retailing Pizza retailingHamburger retailing Fish and chips retailing Sandwich retailingJuice bar operationMobile food van operationSushi retailingTakeaway food retailingIce cream retailing

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