Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
While industry revenue experienced a mild recovery in the latter half of the past five-year period, domestic firms will face continued declines in the years that follow. Retailers will look to cheaper imports from China, and high input costs will place significant price pressure on domestic manufacturers. Nevertheless, improvements in disposable income and demand for blended drinks in restaurants will help some firms survive.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The Food Processor and Blender Manufacturing industry produces electric and motor-driven appliances used in food preparation. More specifically, companies manufacture blenders, food processors and a variety of other small products (e.g. ice crushers) used to slice, chop, grind, shred, puree, crush and mix food items.
While the industry used to be almost exclusively dominated by blenders, the introduction and rapid growth in popularity of food processors has created a new array of food preparation appliances. The introduction of food processors into the American market is popularly credited to the Cuisinart brand, which was developed in 1973... purchase to read more