Fruit and Vegetable Processing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Fruit and Vegetable Processing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1140 | Jun 2014

Falling fruit: Competition from cheap imports and private labels constrains growth

The Fruit and Vegetable Processing 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 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 0.7% over the five years through 2013-14. Relatively high local wages and overheads have increased the threat of relocating processing facilities offshore, as major players attempt to consolidate operations and lessen costs. Chronic supply-side issues hampered by adverse weather conditions have increased input prices, thereby undermining the competitiveness of local players. In 2013-14, industry revenue is forecast at $5.5 billion, which represents a 2.5% decrease on the previous year... purchase to read more

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The Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry displays a low level of market share concentration. Revenue is produced by a mix of small, medium and large-size firms. Only 21.5% of operators in the industry generate revenue of $2.0 million per year or more, while another 32.4% earn between $200,000 and $2.0 million. This is due to the multitude of products included in the industry, which indicates that there are firms that manufacture in smaller volumes and target a particular niche. The top four players account for just over 30% of total industry revenue, and are often subsidiaries of multinational firms.

Local processing facilities are struggling to achieve economies of scale, which precludes major players from acquiring a greater portion of industry revenue... 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). It 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 potatoSoups
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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