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Healthy margins: Despite rising competition, premiumisation has led to industry profit growth

IBISWorld’s Health Snack Food Production market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Health Snack Food Production industry has performed strongly over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 3.1% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $1.2 billion. The industry has been boosted by rising health consciousness and increased participation in gyms and fitness centres over the past five years. Consumer concerns about obesity in Australia and time-constrained lifestyles have also driven consumer demand for convenient and healthy snacks over the past five years. Rising disposable incomes have supported the industry, particularly as many industry products charge a premium over traditional snack foods. These trends are expected to contribute to industry revenue increasing by 2.0% in 2016-17...

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What is the Health Snack Food Production industry?

Moderate barriers to entry characterise the Health Snack Food Production industry and these have remained relatively steady over the past five years. The biggest obstacle for prospective entrants is the entrenched positions of snack producers, both within the industry and overall snack production, especially when it comes to marketing and advertising. Competition in the snack food market is often the decisive factor in whether or not an industry player commences operations. Larger brands such as Uncle Tobys and Carman's have continually developed and nurtured their brands, and production capabilities, enabling them to reduce per-unit costs and achieve greater margins. Rec...

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Additional Insights for the Health Snack Food Production Industry

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

  • Ability to innovate
  • Supply contracts for key inputs
  • Having a clear market position
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores and Health consciousness in the Health Snack Food Production industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Dried nuts
    Dried fruits
    Muesli bars
    Protein bars
    Other snacks
    Examples of brands in this Industry
    Lucky
    NuVitality
    Soland

    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
  • Health consciousness
  • Real household disposable income
  • Apparent fat consumption
  • Domestic price of wheat
  • Demand from gyms and fitness centres

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Changing preferences
  • Industry participation
  • Obesity and gym attendance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Growing competition
  • Future challenges
  • Table: Health Snack Food Production Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • General Line Grocery Wholesaling
  • Gyms and Fitness Centres
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores
  • Pharmacies

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Apple, Pear and Stone Fruit Growing
  • Citrus, Banana and Other Fruit Growing
  • Food Processing Machinery Manufacturing
  • Grain Growing

  • Products & Services
  • Dried nuts
  • Dried fruits
  • Muesli bars
  • Protein bars
  • Other snacks
  • Chart: Health Snack Food Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retailers
  • Wholesalers
  • Health-food stores
  • Export markets
  • Other domestic markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Health Snack Food Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Health Snack Food Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Select Harvests Limited
  • Table: Select Harvests Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Health Snack Food Production 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 Health Snack Food Production 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
    Private-Label
  • Goods manufactured by a company under the guise of another company's brand. For example, the supermarket Coles sells industry products manufactured by another firm.
  • Saturated Fat
  • Fat containing high quantities of fatty acids.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • A trend within retail and manufacturing industries where producers supply goods directly to stores.
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    • 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
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