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Snack Food Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Snack Food Production Market Research Report | NAICS 31191 | Aug 2016

Snack break: Healthier products and more innovative flavors will boost industry growth

IBISWorld’s 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Snack Food Production industry has benefited from increased demand over the past five years. As the economy has continued to strengthen, discretionary income levels have climbed. In turn, renewed consumer spending has boosted sales of potato and tortilla chips, along with nuts and seeds. The industry's future looks promising, with improving economic conditions expected to further lift demand for snacks. Projected increases in per capita disposable income will enable some consumers to trade up to premium brands and product segments, helping drive revenue growth. Additionally, as consumers demand more healthy versions of existing snacks, operators are expected to introduce a wider variety of products... 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 25.0% of establishments. 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. As the home of 12.2% of the US population, California holds more manufacturing facilities than any other state, comprising 17.6% of all establishments. 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 produces snack foods such as potato and corn chips, pretzels, roasted and salted nuts, nut butters, popcorn and other similar snacks. However, it does not produce cookies, crackers, bakery products, cereal or granola bars.

Industry Products
Potato chipsNuts and seedsPeanut butterTortilla and corn chipsOther chipsOther snacks
Industry Activities
Producing nuts and nut butterProducing potato chipsProducing corn chipsProducing other snacks

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