Fruit and Vegetable Processing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Fruit and Vegetable Processing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1140 | Oct 2013

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

IBISWorld’s Fruit and Vegetable Processing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry has been plagued by prevalent import penetration in light of spiralling local operating costs. Industry revenue is forecast to reach $6.0 billion in 2013-14, which represents a 2.5% decrease on the previous year. Relatively high local wages and overheads have threatened the relocation of processing facilities offshore, as major players attempt to consolidate operations and lessen costs. Industry revenue grew by an annualised 1.0% in the five years through 2013-14. Chronic supply-side issues hampered by adverse weather conditions have increased input prices, thereby undermining the competitiveness of local players... purchase to read more

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Australia's Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry is in the decline phase of its life cycle. Over the 10 years through 2018-19, industry value added is expected to increase by an annualised 0.1% compared with GDP growth of 2.5% per year over the same period. The industry's contribution to GDP is falling as its importance wanes. It faces increasing competition from imported and private-label products, market saturation and volatile input prices. Establishment and enterprise numbers are falling, partially due to high local wages and overheads thereby prompting local players to relocate manufacturing operations offshore. The inability of fruit and vegetable growers to pass on high input costs in the supply chain has negatively affected industry performance... 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, 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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