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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 | Jul 2016

In a pickle: Industry revenue has remained unchanged due to rising imports and operating costs

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 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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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 expected to remain unchanged in 2016-17 from five years earlier, at $5.50 billion. High local wages and overheads compared with overseas producers have prompted firms to relocate processing facilities offshore to consolidate operations and lower costs. High domestic wages and compliance costs have been undermining the international competitiveness of local players. Industry revenue is expected to dip 1.1% over 2016-17.

Imports have surged as a proportion of domestic demand over the past five years. A strong Australian trade-weighted index until late 2013 spurred import penetration at the beginning of the period... purchase to read more

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Australian fruit and vegetable processors have battled difficult trading conditions over the past five years as the local market has continued to be flooded with cheap products manufactured overseas. This has restricted demand for domestic processed fruit and vegetables, and put downward pressure on prices for local manufacturers, hampering revenue growth. Supermarkets have been dominating the supply chain and have increased shelf space dedicated to private labels, stifling industry 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 subsequent industry 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
Frozen vegetablesSauces and condimentsCanned and bottled processed fruitSoups, canned spaghetti and baked beansFrozen and dried fruit Shelf-stable vegetables
Industry Activities
Soup makingFruit and vegetable based condiment productionShelf-stable fruit productionFruit drying and freezingVegetable freezingShelf-stable vegetable productionOther fruit and vegetable processing

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