Overview

Going nuts: Demand for health snack foods and nuts has driven industry revenue growth

The Snack Food Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • More health-conscious consumers are staying away from high-fat and high-sodium snacks
  • Demand for snack foods that are perceived to be unhealthy has declined
  • Healthy and gourmet snack foods are forecast to make up a rising share of revenue

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Operators in the Snack Food Manufacturing industry have faced changing consumer preferences, volatile input prices and increasing competition from private-label and substitute products over the past five years. Rising competition from private-label brands, particularly from Coles and Woolworths, and weakening demand for traditional snack foods, due to growing health consciousness, have constrained industry growth over the past five years. However, the industry has been supported by increasing demand for higher value products, such as gourmet potato chips. As a result, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 1.5% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $2.3 billion. This includes projected growth of 0.3% in the current year...

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    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Industry operators manufacture a range of snack foods. These include potato chips, nuts, health snack foods and corn chips. The industry also produces extruded snacks made from starch-rich ingredients and other snack products. Over the past five years, several healthier options and premium products have been introduced to cater for increasingly health-conscious consumers.

    Potato chips

    Potato chips account for the largest share of industry revenue. Potato chip producers have faced several obstacles over the past five years, such as the increasing number of healthier snacking alternatives and the introduction of new, non-potato-based snacks. Ris..

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    Additional Insights for the Snack Food Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Snack Food Manufacturing Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Access to niche markets
  • Development of new products
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores and Real household disposable income in the Snack Food Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Snack Food Manufacturing Industry?

    Companies in the industry mainly manufacture snack food products such as potato chips, corn chips, savoury snacks, nuts, pretzels and other similar snacks. Manufacturers buy raw materials like milled corn, wheat, potatoes, food extracts, flavourings, preservatives and sugar, for processing into snack foods. The finished products are then packaged and sold to wholesalers and retailers.

    Industry Products
    Potato chips
    Nuts
    Health snack foods
    Corn chips
    Other snacks
    Industry Activities
    Corn chips
    Potato chips
    Pretzels
    Savoury specialties
    Nut foods
    Health bar

    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
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Real household disposable income
  • Health consciousness
  • Domestic price of vegetables
  • Domestic price of wheat

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Changing demand
  • Participation
  • Industry challenges
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Consumer demand
  • Competition
  • Participation
  • Table: Snack Food Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Snack Food Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • General Line Grocery Wholesaling
  • Fuel Retailing
  • Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs
  • Hotels and Resorts
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing
  • Food Processing Machinery Manufacturing
  • Grain Growing
  • Outdoor Vegetable Growing
  • Sugar Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Potato chips
  • Nuts
  • Health snack foods
  • Corn chips
  • Other snacks
  • Chart: Snack Food Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retailers
  • Wholesalers
  • Other domestic markets
  • Export markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Snack Food Manufacturing 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 Snack Food Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Snack Food Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Frito-Lay Australia Holdings Pty LimitedConsolidated Snacks Pty Ltd
  • Table: Frito-Lay Australia Holdings Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Consolidated Snacks Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Snack Food Manufacturing 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 Snack Food Manufacturing 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
    Fsanz
  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand.
  • Gluten-Free
  • A product that is free from gluten, which is a protein composite found in wheat, barley and rye.
  • Wholegrain
  • The whole unprocessed cereal grain, containing the germ, endosperm, and bran.
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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.
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    • 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 Snack Food Manufacturing 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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