Snack Food Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Snack Food Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -0.5%

The Snack Food Manufacturing industry has faced changing consumer preferences, volatile input prices, and increasing competition from private-label and substitute products over the past five years. As a result, industry revenue is expected to fall at an annualised 0.5% over the five years through 2018-19, to $1.7 billion. However, revenue is anticipated to increase by 1.0% in the current year, due to rising disposable incomes. Despite revenue declining over the past five years, rising disposable incomes and higher demand from export markets have benefited industry operators. Increased demand for higher value and gourmet products has also supported industry revenue over the past five years. Rising health consciousness has contributed to changing cons...
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Snack Food Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Healthy and gourmet snack foods are projected to account for a larger proportion of the Snack Food Manufacturing industry's revenue over the next five years. As these products typically command higher prices, increased demand for these products is anticipated to support industry growth over the period. However, intensifying competition from supermarket private-label brands will likely constrain industry revenue growth. Revenue and profitability Industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years hrough XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Industry operators, such as PepsiCo, are anticipated to continue developing and promoting healthier and premium product lines over the next five years, supporting industry growth. However, a co...
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Snack Food Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $2bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 407
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 7,513

Biggest companies in the Snack Food Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Snack Food Manufacturing in Australia industry include PepsiCo ANZ Holdings Pty Ltd and Consolidated Snacks Pty Ltd.

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What is Snack Food Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry companies manufacture snack food products such as potato chips, corn chips, savoury snacks, nuts, pretzels and other similar snacks, including healthier snacks such as muesli and protein bars. Manufacturers buy raw materials like milled corn, wheat, potatoes, food extracts, flavourings, preservatives and sugar to process into snack foods. The finished products are then packaged and sold to wholesalers, retailers and other markets.

Industry Products and Services

  • Potato chips and other snacks
  • Corn chips
  • Health snack foods (including nuts)
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Corn chip manufacturing
  • Potato chip manufacturing
  • Pretzel manufacturing
  • Nut foods manufacturing
  • Health bar manufacturing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry companies manufacture snack food products such as potato chips, corn chips, savoury snacks, nuts, pretzels and other similar snacks, including healthier snacks such as muesli and protein bars. Manufacturers buy raw materials like milled corn, wheat, potatoes, food extracts, flavourings, preservatives and sugar to process into snack foods. The finished products are then packaged and sold to wholesalers, retailers and other markets.

Main Activities

  • Corn chip manufacturing
  • Potato chip manufacturing
  • Pretzel manufacturing
  • Nut foods manufacturing
  • Health bar manufacturing

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Potatoes are the primary input in the production of potato chips, which make up the industry's largest product segment. Although higher potato prices incr...
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Domestic price of vegetables
Health consciousness
Real household disposable income
Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores

Current Performance

Changing demand
Participation trends
Industry challenges
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Consumer demand
Competition intensifies
Participation trends
 Table: Snack Food Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Snack Food Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

General Line Grocery Wholesaling in Australia
Fuel Retailing in Australia
Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia
Hotels and Resorts in Australia
Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Australia
Convenience Stores in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Citrus Fruit, Nut and Other Fruit Growing in Australia
Grain Growing in Australia
Sugar Manufacturing in Australia
Food Processing Machinery Manufacturing in Australia
Outdoor Vegetable Growing in Australia


Products & Services

Operators in the Snack Food Manufacturing industry manufacture a range of snack foods, including potato chips, nuts, health snack foods and corn chips. Th...
Retailers
Wholesalers
Other domestic markets



Demand Determinants

Demand for snack food products can fluctuate depending on changes in disposable income, price, health consciousness and product development. Disposable in...
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Major Markets

Retailers
Wholesalers
Other domestic markets




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Snack Food Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Snack Food Manufacturing industry displays a moderate level of market share concentration, with the three largest players estimated to account for ove...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Snack Food Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Snack Food Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

PepsiCo ANZ Holdings Pty Ltd is a foreign-owned private company that manufactures and distributes snack foods, oat food products and beverages, although t...
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PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand

 Table: PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand - financial performance

Snack Brands Australia

 Table: Snack Brands Australia - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Snack Food Manufacturing industry exhibits low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on wages in 2018-19, an estimated $0.11 is spent on capital c...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Snack Food Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Snack Food Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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