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Health Snack Food Production in Australia: Market Research Report

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Health Snack Food Production Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food Production | Aug 2016

Healthy margins: Despite rising competition, premiumisation has led to industry profit growth

IBISWorld’s Health Snack Food Production market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Health Snack Food Production industry has performed strongly over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 3.1% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $1.2 billion. The industry has been boosted by rising health consciousness and increased participation in gyms and fitness centres over the past five years. Consumer concerns about obesity in Australia and time-constrained lifestyles have also driven consumer demand for convenient and healthy snacks over the past five years. Rising disposable incomes have supported the industry, particularly as many industry products charge a premium over traditional snack foods. These trends are expected to contribute to industry revenue increasing by 2.0% in 2016-17... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Health Snack Food Production industry is moderately capital-intensive. For every dollar spent on capital costs, an estimated $4.72 is spent on wages. Capital intensity can vary among industry operators. Small-scale, independent companies rely on labour, as they do not have the capital to invest heavily in machinery. On the other hand, larger manufacturers, such as Nestle and Kellogg's, typically invest substantial amounts of capital in machinery to automate production and reduce marginal costs. Over the past five years, the industry has become increasingly capital-intensive. As the industry grows and becomes increasingly concentrated, the number of enterprises in the industry that invest in automated machinery, to increase production and market share, has also grown... purchase to read more


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What is the Health Snack Food Production Industry?

Companies in the industry produce healthy snack foods that have high nutritional value, including muesli and protein bars, and dried fruit and nuts. The industry excludes supplement foods and low-fat, low-sugar variations of traditional snacks. 

Industry Products
Dried nutsDried fruitsMuesli barsProtein barsOther snacks
Industry Activities
Dried fruit and nut productionMuesli bar productionProtein bar productionGrain-based snack production

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