Fruit and Vegetable Processing in Australia: Market Research Report

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

In a pickle: Competition from imports and private-label products has caused revenue declines

IBISWorld’s Fruit and Vegetable Processing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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

Soaring import penetration and high operating costs have plagued the Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry over the past five years. Industry revenue is anticipated to fall by an annualised 0.6% over the five years through 2015-16. High local wages and overheads compared with overseas producers have led to firms relocating processing facilities offshore as major players attempt to consolidate operations and lower costs. High domestic wages and compliance costs are undermining the international competitiveness of local players. In 2015-16, industry revenue is forecast to total $5.6 billion, representing a 1.4% decrease on the previous year.

Imports have surged as a proportion of domestic demand over the past five years. A... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

Australia's Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry is in the decline phase of its life cycle, as indicated by weak growth in industry value added, falling establishment numbers, minimal product innovation and limited technological change.

Industry value added (IVA) is a measure of an industry's contribution to the wider economy. Over the 10 years through 2020-21, IVA is forecast to contract by an annualised 2.0%. Comparatively, GDP is forecast to grow by 2.8% annualised over the same period. This indicates that the industry's contribution to GDP is falling. Challenges for the industry include increasing competition from imported and private-label products, market saturation and volatile input prices... purchase to read more


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What is the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry?

This industry includes companies that process, 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, mixed meat and vegetable products, and cereal products.

Industry Products
CondimentsShelf-stable vegetables Shelf-stable fruitFrozen and dried fruitFrozen vegetablesFrozen potato productsSoupsOther 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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