Sugar hit: Increasing health consciousness has constrained industry revenue

The Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling industry has exhibited significant annual fluctuations in performance over the past five years. Demand for industry products has been limited by the performance of downstream markets, rising health consciousness among New Zealand consumers and strong competition among players. These factors have combined to create a challenging environment for operators. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 2.8% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $4.3 billion. However, this performance does not reflect the significant revenue volatility that has affected the industry over the past five years. Industry revenue is anticipated to increase by 1.3%...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 13-18
2.8%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
6,480
Businesses
1,222
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • High competition, rising health consciousness and fluctuating demand have challenged the industry
  • Industry players have operated in a highly competitive environment over the past five years
  • Weaker growth in some downstream markets is likely to limit increases in revenue
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Operators in the Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling industry faced challenging trading conditions over the past five years. Fluctuating demand from downstream markets, coupled with high industry competition, created a difficult operating environment for players. Growth in real household disposable income and positive consumer sentiment during the period fuelled demand from downstream markets. However, growing health consciousness among consumers led to a shift in the type of products being demanded, which had flow-on effects for wholesalers. Despite significant annual fluctuations, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 2.8% over the five years through 2017-18. This includes growth of 1.3% in the current year, to reach $4.3 billion...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Having contracts with key markets
  • Ability to effectively communicate and negotiate
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from supermarkets, grocery stores and convenience stores and Real household disposable income in the Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators wholesale a range of specialised grocery products including confectionery, snack foods, beverages, canned food and cooking oils. These goods are generally purchased from upstream manufacturers and resold to downstream industries including supermarkets, convenience stores and food service establishments. Businesses that sell a range of general merchandise, such as those selling three or more product lines, are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Confectionery and snacks
  • Dry ingredients
  • Beverages
  • Oils and sauces
  • Canned goods
  • Other goods
  • Industry Activities
  • Beverage wholesaling
  • Snack food wholesaling
  • Dry ingredients wholesaling
  • Canned food wholesaling
  • Cooking oil and fat wholesaling
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from supermarkets, grocery stores and convenience stores
  • Real household disposable income
  • Demand from cafes and restaurants
  • Demand from fast food and takeaway food services
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Health consciousness

  • Current Performance
  • Downstream demand
  • Health concerns and competition
  • Enterprises and employment
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Growth areas
  • Demand dilemma
  • Competition and profit
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Supermarkets, Grocery Stores and Convenience Stores in New Zealand
  • Cafes and Restaurants in New Zealand
  • Fast Food and Takeaway Food Services in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Fruit and Vegetable Processing in New Zealand
  • Soft Drink, Juice and Bottled Water Manufacturing in New Zealand
  • Tea, Coffee and Other Food Manufacturing in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Confectionery and snacks
  • Dry ingredients
  • Beverages
  • Other goods
  • Oils and sauces
  • Canned goods
  • Chart: Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Supermarkets, grocery stores and convenience stores
  • Food service establishments
  • Business and government institutions
  • Other retail outlets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food 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 Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food 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 Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food 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
    Computerised Inventory Management Systems
  • Computer based programs used for tracking inventory, sales and product delivery.
  • Pre-Packaged Food
  • Food repackaged into smaller quantities after being purchased in bulk from upstream suppliers.
  • Specialised Wholesaler
  • A wholesaler selling products with two or less product categories.
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