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