In a pickle: Revenue is expected to improve, but competition will continue to challenge growth

The Canned Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry has been constrained over the five years to 2018, primarily by recent shifts in consumer preferences that have reduced demand for many of the industry's core products. Industry operators manufacture vegetable-based sauces, soups, canned produce, juices and dehydrated fruits and vegetables. Due to consumer perceptions about the relative nutrition of these products and increased attention to healthy eating, more Americans have favored fresh and organic foods, dampening industry demand. However, rising fruit and vegetable prices have convinced more cost-conscious consumers to purchase lower-cost canned produce, partially offsetting declines in demand among higher-income households...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$43bn
Annual Growth 13-18
-0.4%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
74,006
Businesses
5,307

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • New products, especially organic products, have helped sustain demand for juice, soup and sauce products
  • The industry’s products have remained a staple in lower-income households
  • Organic food sales show no signs of slowing
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Canned Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry exhibits a low level of market share concentration, with the top four companies in the industry expected to account for 29.7% of revenue in 2018. Industry operators vary widely in size, from multinational companies such as Campbell Soup and Kraft Heinz to sole-proprietors who produce and sell pickles, sauces, jams and other industry products at local farmers markets. Due to the diverse range of products this industry encompasses, it is difficult for one operator to corner the market nationally. Fur...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry are

  • Marketing of differentiated products
  • Economies of scale
  • Access to high quality inputs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Per capita fruit and vegetable consumption in the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry?

    Operators in this industry purchase fruits and vegetables and process them with other ingredients to create a variety of food products including canned juices, canned soups (except seafood), jams, baby food, sauces and dehydrated fruits and vegetables. The final products are then packaged and sold to consumers at various retail channels. This industry does not include frozen fruits and vegetables, which are discussed in IBISWorld report 31141.

    Industry Products
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Fruit and vegetable juices
  • Ketchup and other tomato-based sauces
  • Soup, stews and bouillon
  • Dried and dehydrated fruits and vegetables
  • Pickled products
  • Jams and jellies
  • Industry Activities
  • Processing fruit and vegetable juices
  • Processing ketchup and other sauces, including salsa, chili, spaghetti, pasta sauce and others
  • Processing canned fruits, vegetables and beans
  • Processing soup, stews and bouillon
  • Processing dried and dehydrated fruits and vegetables, including salad mixes
  • Processing baby food
  • Processing jams and jellies
  • Processing pickled products
  • Processing specialty canned and bottled foods
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Per capita fruit and vegetable consumption
  • Price of fruit
  • Price of vegetables
  • Demand from grocery wholesaling
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Shifting tastes
  • Industry consolidation
  • Rising prices
  • International trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Organic growth
  • Inorganic growth
  • Growth in foreign trade
  • Table: Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Frozen Food Production
  • Grocery Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores
  • Specialty Food Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chicken & Turkey Meat Production
  • Corn Farming
  • Fruit & Nut Farming
  • Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing
  • Orange & Citrus Groves
  • Rice Farming
  • Sugar Processing
  • Vegetable Farming

  • Products & Services
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Fruit and vegetable juices
  • Ketchup and other tomato-based sauces
  • Soup, stews and bouillon
  • Dried and dehydrated fruits and vegetables
  • Other
  • Pickled products
  • Jams and jellies
  • Chart: Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retail stores
  • Independent grocery wholesalers
  • Food service and manufacturing customers
  • Exports
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Kraft Heinz Co., Campbell Soup Company, General Mills Inc.,
  • Table: Kraft Heinz Co. - financial performance
  • Table: Campbell Soup Company - financial performance
  • Table: General Mills Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Per capita fruit and vegetable consumption (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Bouillon
  • A clear, seasoned broth. Sometimes, seasonings come in a condensed cube, which is dropped into water to create the broth.
  • Fresh Produce
  • Fruits and vegetables that have not been processed.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • A popular trend within retail and manufacturing industries where producers supply goods directly to retailers, eliminating the middleman.
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