All the trimmings: Ongoing product development has helped offset declining revenue

Operators in the Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing industry have faced mixed trading conditions over the past five years. While new products have been developed to address consumer demand for more convenient and healthier eating, rising health consciousness has still adversely affected the industry and constrained demand for smallgoods. New industry products have included organic, low-fat and low-salt smallgoods, along with a growing array of artisan-style products. Increasingly sophisticated consumer palettes have helped drive these developments. Packaging innovations have also presented an opportunity for some industry firms. Some products are now available in single-serve packaging, while others are pre-diced to make them more more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 15-20
Forecast Growth 20-25

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Many consumers have shifted towards unprocessed meats, constraining demand for the industry
  • Industry operators have introduced new products, such as cruelty-free hams and pre-packaged chorizo
  • Changing consumption patterns due to rising health consciousness will drive product innovation
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Most products in the Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing industry are made from processed and packaged meats, including pig meat and poultry. The industry also includes a smaller portion of beef and cured meat products.BaconBacon is the industry's largest product segment. Bacon consumption is consistent throughout most of the year, although it typically increases slightly in the cooler months. This product segment has slightly decreased as a share of industry revenue over the past five years. The high fat content of many bacon products has constrained demand as consumers have become increasingly health conscious over the period...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing are:

  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Economies of scale
  • Establishment of brand names
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Domestic price of meat and Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores in the Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing Industry?

    Industry firms primarily manufacture bacon, ham, smallgoods and other prepared meat products. Smallgoods usually refers to meat products where the meat has been manufactured to form a new product, such as sausages; salamis; pates; and dried, roasted and preserved meat products. Smallgoods are made from pig meat, and other meats such as poultry and beef.

    Industry Products
  • Ham
  • Bacon
  • Salami and sausages
  • Sliced poultry
  • Other products
  • Industry Activities
  • Bacon
  • Corned meat (except canned)
  • Ham (canned, cooked, green or smoked)
  • Hamburger
  • Cooked meat (except poultry)
  • Meat specialties
  • Pate (except fish)
  • Sausage (except canned)
  • Smallgoods
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Domestic price of meat
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Real household disposable income
  • Domestic price of poultry
  • Health consciousness

  • Current Performance
  • Product development
  • Profit conditions
  • Industry participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Input price trends
  • Product innovation
  • The retail environment
  • Industry profit
  • Table: Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Meat, Poultry and Smallgoods Wholesaling
  • General Line Grocery Wholesaling
  • Catering Services
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores
  • Restaurants

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing
  • Meat Processing
  • Paper Product Wholesaling
  • Pig Farming
  • Poultry Processing

  • Products & Services
  • Bacon
  • Other products
  • Ham
  • Salami and sausages
  • Sliced poultry
  • Chart: Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Grocery wholesalers
  • Grocery retailers
  • Food-service industries
  • Export markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Industry Park Pty Ltd, Food Investments Pty Limited, Bertocchi Smallgoods Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Industry Park Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Food Investments Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Bertocchi Smallgoods Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Cured Meat and Smallgoods Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2011-2025)
  • Industry Gross Product (2011-2025)
  • Establishments (2011-2025)
  • Businesses (2011-2025)
  • Employment (2011-2025)
  • Exports (2011-2025)
  • Imports (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Purchases (2011-2025)
  • Profit (2011-2025)
  • Depreciation (2011-2025)
  • Rent (2011-2025)
  • Utilities (2011-2025)
  • Other (2011-2025)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A place where animals are slaughtered for their meat.
  • Corned Meat
  • Meat that has been preserved or cured with salt, or preserved in brine.
  • Smallgoods
  • Manufactured meats such as frankfurters, saveloys, Strasburg and salami.
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