Snack Food Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Snack Food Production Market Research Report | NAICS 31191 | Apr 2014

Snack on: Producers will adapt to changing diets and food preferences to boost growth

IBISWorld’s Snack Food Production market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, a growing number of consumers became more aware of the negative health effects of eating foods that contain high levels of sodium, so producers of the Snack Food Production industry quickly adapted to changing consumer tastes by offering more healthy options, such as 100-calorie packs and low-sodium versions of existing products. Forecast increases in household disposable income and continued innovation of healthy snacks will help drive demand for industry products, boosting industry revenue in the five years to 2019... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Snack food production establishments throughout the United States are strategically located near sources of key inputs, such as wheat, corn and sugar, while they remain within serviceable distance to large population centers for distribution. The western region accounts for about 23.8% of establishments. In particular, California is home to more manufacturing facilities than any other state, comprising about 17.3% of all establishments that serve about 12.1% of the population. Many industry establishments are located in this region due to the favorable climate conditions that make it an ideal location for growing key inputs such as almonds, walnuts, wheat and corn. Also, the West has access to large population centers such as San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle... purchase to read more


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What is the Snack Food Production Industry?

This industry includes manufacturers that produce snack foods, including potato and corn chips, pretzels, popcorn and other similar snacks. Industry operators do not produce cookies and crackers (IBISWorld report 31182), bakery products (31181) or cereal and granola bars (31123).

Industry Products
Potato chipsTortilla and corn chipsNuts, seeds and peanut butterOther snacks
Industry Activities
Salting, roasting, drying, cooking or canning nutsProcessing grains or seeds into snacksProducing peanut butterManufacturing potato chipsProducing corn chipsProducing popped popcornProducing pretzels (except soft)Manufacturing pork rindsProducing rice cakes

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