Bearing fruit: Increased domestic fruit and vegetable consumption has boosted demand

The Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling industry has grown strongly over the past five years, on the back of higher volumes and rising produce exports. Increased domestic fruit and vegetable consumption has boosted demand for fruit and vegetables wholesaled by the industry. Additionally, rising global demand for New Zealand produce, which is often perceived as high quality in foreign markets, has spurred greater investment in the production of kiwifruit and other export-oriented produce. Furthermore, imports of fruit and vegetables to satisfy counter-seasonal demand have grown over the period. Although international trade is accounted for at the agricultural level, greater trade has strengthened demand for industry wholesalers that transport produce destined for and sourced from overseas...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 13-18
2.6%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
4,271
Businesses
290
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Industry wholesalers provide services that are largely established and do not change rapidly. Industry value added (IVA) measures an industry's contribution to the overall economy. IVA is forecast to grow at an annualised 4.0% over the 10 years through 2022-23. This is an outperformance of the overall economy, with GDP expected to expand at an annualised 2.8% over the same period. However, the industry's IVA growth figure is skewed by a low base year in 2012-13, when the industry recorded low profit margins, in part due to rising purchase costs. Consequently, IVA cannot be used in isolation to determine the industry life cycle stage.Industry establishment numbers are fairly stable. As ...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling Industry

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

  • Having a large supply contract
  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Apparent fruit and vegetable consumption and Demand from supermarket and grocery stores in the Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators primarily wholesale fresh fruit and vegetables, including washed and packaged produce. Businesses that wholesale fruit and vegetables in conjunction with a variety of other grocery items are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Root vegetables
  • Fruit vegetables
  • Pome and stone fruits
  • Bananas
  • Leaf and stem vegetables
  • Citrus fruit
  • Other vegetables
  • Other fruits
  • Industry Activities
  • Wholesaling vegetables
  • Wholesaling fruit
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Apparent fruit and vegetable consumption
  • Demand from supermarket and grocery stores
  • Demand from cafes and restaurants
  • Domestic price of fruit
  • Domestic price of vegetables

  • Current Performance
  • Demand trends
  • Domestic competition
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Participation and profit
  • Competition
  • Opportunities
  • Table: Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Specialised Grocery Retailing in New Zealand
  • Hospitals in New Zealand
  • Supermarkets, Grocery Stores and Convenience Stores in New Zealand
  • Cafes and Restaurants in New Zealand
  • Hotels and Resorts in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Apple, Citrus and Other Fruit and Nut Growing in New Zealand
  • Grape Growing in New Zealand
  • Kiwifruit and Berry Growing in New Zealand
  • Vegetable Growing in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Root vegetables
  • Fruit vegetables
  • Pome and stone fruits
  • Other vegetables
  • Other fruits
  • Bananas
  • Leaf and stem vegetables
  • Citrus fruit
  • Chart: Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Grocery retailers
  • Food-service establishments
  • Food processors
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

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

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling 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 Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Larvae
  • The active immature form of an insect.
  • Pome Fruit
  • Fruits, such as apples, produced by flowering plants.
  • Stem Vegetables
  • Vegetables, such as asparagus, that are the stems, shoots or stalks of plants.
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