Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The industry remained fairly stable in the past five years as increased demand for frozen fruit partially mitigated decreasing frozen juice sales. Consumer desire for convenient and faster-to-prepare foods and an emphasis toward healthier lifestyles increased demand for frozen fruit. Still, revenue decline as industry products faced significant competition from fresh fruit and juice, which are often perceived to be nutritionally superior. In the next five years, the industry is anticipated to experience growth; however, demand and revenue will be hampered by stronger competition from fresh fruit and juice as disposable incomes rise.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic spread of establishments within the Frozen Fruit and Juice Production industry is located close to sources of inputs, such as fruit farms, since fruit is best frozen immediately after harvest. Establishments are also located within a serviceable distance to large city markets and population centers.
The West region holds the largest proportion of establishments, at 39.7%. California holds the largest proportion of establishments compared with any other state, with 18.8% of total establishments. California has a large agricultural sector with many fruit growers, pickers and processors, which supplies industry operators with a consistent supply of inputs and reduces transportation costs... purchase to read more