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.
For some consumers, pasta sauce represents a quick and convenient meal component that is cost-effective and healthy... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The distribution of establishments in the industry is driven by the location of major horticultural centres around Australia, and closely follows the distribution of establishments in the Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry. The majority of production is concentrated in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland, with the three states expected to account for 76.0% of industry establishments. Proximity to vegetable growers is important for industry operators in order to keep transportation costs down and ensure the quality of their input products. Since most vegetable growing occurs on the eastern seaboard of the nation, the majority of enterprises choose to set up their operations in this region... purchase to read more