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Global Sugar Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Sugar Manufacturing Market Research Report | Apr 2016

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Sugar Manufacturing global market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Associated British Foods Associated British Foods market share
Südzucker Südzucker market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$75bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-9.3%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment ('000)
1,179
Businesses
5,548
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

During the current five-year period, the Global Sugar Manufacturing industry has had to contend with unstable production and price levels. Adverse weather conditions and increasing diversion of sugar stocks to ethanol production reduced the production of sugar, inflating the world price of sugar. This benefited the industry until 2012, when prices crashed due to high global production and healthy stocks-to-use ratio. Prices continued to decrease throughout the period, pushing revenue down. In the next five years, the industry is expected to increase due to rising demand for renewable energies, growing global sugar consumption and government policies. However, the world price of sugar is expected to remain highly unstable... read more

Industry Locations

Latin America (including South America, Central American and the Caribbean)

The largest sugar-producing region in the world is Latin America, primarily due to the large production volumes in Brazil. Brazil alone accounted for about 21.0% of total world production in 2015. During the past five years, Brazilian sugar production has grown strongly, partially because of government policies that support the expansion of ethanol production, which indirectly supports sugar producers. Brazil also has a comparative advantage in sugar production due to the climatic conditions and the cheap labor available, all of which helps boost production. Other major producers in this region of the world include Columbia and Argentina, which both produce about 2.0 million tons of sugar annually... read more

 


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What is the Global Sugar Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry manufacture raw sugar, liquid sugar, refined sugar and molasses. Sugar and molasses can be derived from either giant grass called sugarcane or the root vegetable sugar beet. This raw material is processed into a range of sugar products for industrial and consumer uses. The final products are sold to grocery wholesalers and retailers, organic chemical manufacturers and food manufacturers.

Industry Products
Refined beet sugarRefined cane sugarRaw cane sugarRaw beet sugar
 
Industry Activities
Brown sugarRefined cane sugarRefined beetRaw cane sugarRaw beet sugarMolassesTreacle


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