Global Sugar Manufacturing: Market Research Report

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Global Sugar Manufacturing Market Research Report | Aug 2013

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
American Crystal Sugar Company American Crystal Sugar Company market share
Associated British Foods Associated British Foods market share
Südzucker Südzucker market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Employment ('000)
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The highly regulated Global Sugar Manufacturing industry has had a challenging five years as production and global sugar prices have seen large fluctuations. However, the industry's outlook looks brighter. International trade and production will increase, and global sugar consumption will grow as demand from developing regions increases alongside income and population growth... read more

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The Global Sugar Manufacturing industry has a low level of market share concentration. In 2013, the top four companies make up less than 40.0% of industry revenue. However, different regions have varying levels of concentration. The European region of the industry has a high industry concentration. Changes in EU sugar policies have led to greater concentration in the industry as less efficient operators have exited. Australia and the US sugar manufacturing industries have a moderate level of concentration. During the past five years, industry concentration increased as many local operators looked to consolidate their operations.

In comparison, Brazil's sugar producing industry is still relatively fragmented with more than 150 small and often family-owned companies... 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 sugarCane sugarCaster sugarIcing sugarIcing sugar mixtureMolassesSugarTreacle

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