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Fruit and Vegetable Processing in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Fruit and Vegetable Processing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1140 | May 2015

Foreign fruits: Imports and private-label products have heightened price competition

IBISWorld’s Fruit and Vegetable Processing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$6bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-0.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
11,876
Businesses
483
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Rising import penetration and soaring local operating costs have plagued the Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry over the past five years. Industry revenue is anticipated to fall by an annualised 0.4% over the five years through 2014-15. High local wages and overheads relative to overseas producers have led to firms increasingly relocating processing facilities offshore, as major players attempt to consolidate operations and lower costs. Chronic supply-side issues hampered by adverse weather conditions have increased input prices, thereby undermining the competitiveness of local players. In 2014-15, industry revenue is forecast to reach $5.9 billion, representing a 1.4% increase on the previous year... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry has a medium level of capital intensity. For every dollar paid as capital, an estimated $4.30 is spent on wages. Wages represent labour costs, and depreciation is used as a proxy for capital expenditure. Capital intensity has been increasing as firms, particularly the larger players, have invested in new technologies with lower labour requirements. High-speed production lines are dramatically lifting throughput, allowing fruit and vegetable processors to raise production without corresponding increases in employment. Despite this, capital intensity varies across the industry. For example, canning and bottling operations tend to employ large quantities of capital equipment.

The number of processed product options has increased dramatically over the past five years... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry?

This industry consists of companies that bottle, can, preserve, quick-freeze and quick-dry fruit and vegetables (excluding sun-dried products). The industry includes dehydrated vegetable products, soups, sauces (except Worcestershire sauce), pickles and mixed meat and vegetable and cereal products. The industry also includes firms that process fruit and vegetables.

Industry Products
CondimentsShelf-stable vegetables Shelf-stable fruitFrozen and dried fruitFrozen vegetablesFrozen potatoSoupsOther products
 
Industry Activities
Soup makingFrozen potato productFruit and vegetable based condiment productionShelf-stable fruit productionFruit drying and freezingVegetable freezingShelf-stable vegetable productionOther fruit and vegetable processing


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