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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 | Jun 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Popcorn Production market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national 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.

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Market Share of Companies
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2016, the uptick in discretionary spending has supported snack and confectionary industries such as the Popcorn Production industry. However, a healthy eating trend sweeping the nation in recent years has made consumers wary of eating high-sodium popcorn products, but has also led other consumers to find healthier alternatives to chips and candy. Moving forward, the industry is positioned for continued growth over the next five years. Producers will continue to adapt their products to match changing consumer tastes, specifically the healthy eating trend, which will continue to drive demand for industry products.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Popcorn production requires a medium to 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 2.0% 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 8.1% of revenue in 2016. Therefore, on average, industry operators spend an estimated $0.24 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 other consumer packages of unpopped popcorn.

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

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