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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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

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Market Share of Companies
Associated British Foods Associated British Foods market share
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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 Investment

The Global Sugar Manufacturing industry has a high level of capital intensity. In 2016, the average sugar producer is expected to spend $0.94 on capital for every dollar spent on labor. The introduction of new technology and the adoption of greater automation have reduced the role of labor in the production process. This is particularly true in sugar refining, where, in the past decade, high-speed production lines have dramatically increased throughput. This increase has allowed manufacturers to raise production significantly without requiring corresponding increases in employment... 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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