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Fruit and Vegetable Processing in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Slow growth: Revenue to rise due to rising demand from export markets

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
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. Relatively high local wages and overheads have increased the threat of 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, which represents 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 $4.28 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). 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 potatoSoupsOthers
 
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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