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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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

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Australian fruit and vegetable processors have batted difficult trading conditions over the past five years as the local market has continued to be flooded with cheap products manufactured overseas. This has both restricted demand for domestic processed fruit and vegetables and put downward pressure on prices for local manufacturers, hampering revenue growth. Supermarkets have increasingly dominated the supply chain and increased the amount of shelf space dedicated to private labels, stifling revenue growth. Several supply contracts for private labels have been allocated to foreign manufacturers with low overheads. While some local processors such as SPC have secured contracts, the proliferation of private labels has constrained prices and subsequently revenue growth... 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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