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Popcorn Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Popcorn Production Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food Production | Dec 2014

Popping up: Producers will develop new flavors and healthier products to attract consumers

IBISWorld’s Popcorn Production market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
ConAgra ConAgra  market share
Diamond Foods Diamond Foods market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-0.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
2,317
Businesses
137
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Consumers tightened spending during the recession, cutting demand for nonessential purchases like popcorn. Additionally, health-conscious consumers became wary of eating caloric and high-sodium flavored popcorn. Nevertheless, major companies were able to quickly adapt to changing consumer preferences by introducing healthier product lines. The industry is expected to continue growth by increasing investments in technology to develop new flavors and healthier products.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Popcorn is purchase in either its popped or unpopped form, and can be consumed plain or with added flavors and ingredients such as oil and salt. Additionally, depending on its use, popcorn can be packaged in a variety of ways ranging from consumer individual packages or sealed jars and containers, both for ready-to-eat consumption and conventional and microwave popping. The intended popping method determines much of a popcorn kernel's design from the producer. Popcorn varieties are broadly categorized by the method of growing, the shape of the kernels, the color of the kernels or the shape of the popped corn.

Regardless of type, all unpopped kernels contain a small drop of water inside a circle of soft starch surrounded by the hard outer surface... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Popcorn Production Industry?

Companies in this industry produce popcorn, including microwaveable, ready-to-eat and other consumer packages of unpopped popcorn.

Industry Products
Unpopped popcorn, consumer packagesReady-to-eat popcornSpecialty popcorn shop products
 
Industry Activities
Producing consumer packages of unpopped popcornProducing microwaveable popcorn Producing ready-to-eat popcorn


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