Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Pasta Sauce Production industry has performed well over the past five years, in contrast to the downward trend exhibited by many manufacturing industries. Industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised 2.0% over the five years through 2014-15, to reach $142.2 million. Busy consumer lifestyles, renewed interest in cooking at home and some premiumisation have benefited producers. These factors are expected to contribute to 1.0% revenue growth in 2014-15. However, growth has been constrained over the past five years by private-label expansion and the popularity of food- service establishments.
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Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The industry primarily manufactures sauces used in the preparation of pasta dishes. The industry's product segments vary slightly based on the cooking methods required.
Stir-through sauces are intended to be poured onto hot, freshly cooked pasta and do not require any further cooking. This is the biggest product segment in the industry. Stir-through sauces are expected to increase in their contribution to industry revenue over the five years through 2014-15. This is a result of consumers becoming more time-constrained and having stricter budgets.
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