Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production Market Research Report | NAICS 31194 | Jun 2014

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IBISWorld’s Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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

Operators in the Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production industry produce items such as mayonnaise, dressing, spices, extracts and dry food mixes using a variety of ingredients. Industry revenue grew over the past five years, supported by a strengthening domestic economy and disposable income levels, which allowed consumers to trade up to branded and premium goods. However, habits formed during the recession carried on throughout this five-year period, exhibited by the strength of generic brands. Furthermore, the industry is projected to grow modestly over the next five years. This is because as the economy continues to recover, household disposable income is expected to rise, causing demand for industry products to grow at the retail level... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production industry exhibits a moderate level of capital intensity, which is lower than similar food processing industries because of the need for labor in the production process. Using wages as a proxy for labor and depreciation as a proxy for capital, IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on labor in the industry, $0.18 will be spent on capital in 2014. This figure represents no change from 2009. Both depreciation and wage costs have declined over the past five years as operators faced increasing input costs and slimming profit margins. Labor is needed to perform tasks such as packaging, loading, sorting and distributing industry products. However, producers use machinery and equipment to automate processes... purchase to read more


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What is the Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production Industry?

This industry manufactures products such as mayonnaise, dressings, spices, extracts and dry food mixes from a variety of ingredients. Industry products are then sold to downstream wholesalers, food manufacturers and retail markets. Ketchup and other tomato-based sauces are excluded because they are part of the Canned Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry (IBISWorld report 31142).

Industry Products
Mayonnaise, salad dressings and sandwich spreadsPrepared sauces (excluding tomato)Dry mix food preparationsFlavoring extracts, emulsions, liquid flavors, colorings and vinegarSalt, pepper and spices
Industry Activities
Manufacturing mayonnaiseManufacturing salad dressingManufacturing vinegarManufacturing mustardManufacturing horseradishManufacturing soy sauceManufacturing salt and seasoningsManufacturing flavoring extracts (except coffee and meat) and colorings

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