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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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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 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 2.2% 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 6.7% of revenue in 2014. Therefore, on average, industry operators spend an estimated $0.33 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 popcornSpecialty popcorn shop products
 
Industry Activities
Producing consumer packages of unpopped popcornProducing microwaveable popcorn Producing ready-to-eat popcorn


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