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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 | Jan 2013

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

IBISWorld’s Popcorn Production 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 identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
ConAgra ConAgra  market share
Diamond Foods Diamond Foods market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 08-13
2.1%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
1,355
Businesses
26
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 Investment Chapter

Popcorn production requires a high level of capital investment. Modern manufacturing plants require sophisticated technology and equipment to increase productivity without the need for additional labor. Average companies spend about 3.1% of their revenue on depreciation costs. Despite the highly mechanized nature of the industry, operators still require workers to operate machinery and develop innovative products; wages account for about 5.5% of revenue in 2013. Therefore, on average, industry operators spend an estimated $0.56 on depreciation costs for every dollar spent on wages.

Capital intensity varies considerably with the size of the producer... 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 unpopped popcorn.

Industry Products
Microwaveable popcornReady-to-eat popcornUnpopped popcorn
 
Industry Activities
Producing unpopped popcornProducing microwaveable popcorn Producing ready-to-eat popcorn


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