Overview

Unfruitful: Industry revenue expected to marginally decline over the next five years

IBISWorld’s Fruit and Vegetable Processing 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.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has struggled with increasing external competition over the past five years
  • Domestic demand for processed fruit and vegetables has trended down over the past five years
  • Australian fruit and vegetable processors are expected to face greater regulatory restraints

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry has struggled with increasing external competition over the past five years. Rising import penetration and high operating costs have constrained revenue growth over the period. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 1.4% over the five years through 2016-17, to $5.9 billion. However, this figure is skewed by a low base year in 2011-12, when industry revenue fell sharply due to high input costs and increasing import competition resulting from a strong Australian dollar. High local wages and overheads compared with overseas producers have prompted many firms to relocate processing facilities offshore or consolidate operations and reduce costs...

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    Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry exhibits moderate capital intensity. For every dollar invested in capital, an estimated $3.10 is paid as wages. Wages represent labour costs and depreciation is used as a proxy for capital expenditure. Capital intensity varies across the industry. For example, canning and bottling operations tend to need more capital equipment.

    Industry operators employ more workers during fruit and vegetable harvesting periods, as processing must occur shortly after harvest while the produce is still fresh. Wage costs are higher in Australia compared with overseas manufacturers in countries such as China. Cap..

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    Additional Insights for the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry are

  • Marketing of differentiated products
  • Management of seasonal production
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Domestic price of fruit and Domestic price of vegetables in the Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry?

    Industry firms primarily process, bottle, can, preserve, quick-freeze and quick-dry fruit and vegetables. The industry includes dehydrated vegetable products, soups, sauces, pickles, mixed meat and vegetable products, and non-milk based baby foods. Sun-dried products are not included in the industry.

    Industry Products
    Frozen, packaged and pickled vegetables
    Sauces and condiments
    Frozen, dried and shelf-stable fruit
    Soups
    Baked beans and canned spaghetti
    Other products
    Industry Activities
    Soup making
    Fruit and vegetable based condiment production
    Shelf-stable fruit production
    Fruit drying and freezing
    Vegetable freezing
    Shelf-stable vegetable production
    Pickling of fruit and vegetable products
    Other fruit and vegetable processing

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Domestic price of fruit
  • Domestic price of vegetables
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • General Line Grocery Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores
  • Fast Food Services
  • Cafes and Coffee Shops

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Apple, Pear and Stone Fruit Growing
  • Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing
  • Grape Growing
  • Outdoor Vegetable Growing
  • Plastic Bottle Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Frozen, packaged and pickled vegetables
  • Sauces and condiments
  • Frozen, dried and shelf-stable fruit
  • Soups
  • Other products
  • Baked beans and canned spaghetti
  • Chart: Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Export markets
  • Supermarket chains
  • Grocery wholesalers
  • Food-service providers
  • Other food manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Fruit and Vegetable Processing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Simplot Australia (Holdings) Pty LimitedHeinz Wattie's Pty LtdCoca-Cola Amatil Limited
  • Table: Simplot Australia (Holdings) Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Heinz Wattie's Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Coca-Cola Amatil Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Pet Containers
  • Commonly used product packaging made from thermoplastic polymers.
  • Private-Label Products
  • Products that are sold under the retailer's own label. These products are typically cheaper, as there are less or no marketing costs involved.
  • Shelf-Stable
  • Products that are stored in tins, cans or plastic containers that do not require refrigeration.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Fruit and Vegetable Processing market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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