Spice it up: New products that incorporate spices and spicy flavoring are expected to drive revenue growth

Over the five years to 2017, revenue for the Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production industry has decreased modestly. Since this industry produces a wide array of products, some segments have performed better than others over the five years to 2017. Hot sauce and ethnic spices have been on the rise while traditional condiments, such as mayonnaise and salad dressings, have not performed as well. Increasing health-consciousness curbed demand for most industry products high in sodium and calories and spurred manufacturers to reformulate products, particularly with all-natural and organic ingredients. Yet, as disposable incomes increased, some consumers chose to trade up to premium and more expensive brands, aiding the industry...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$21bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-0.2%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
35,665
Businesses
3,796

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increasing health-consciousness curbed demand for most industry products high in sodium and calories
  • The growing popularity of US food products abroad boosted industry exports
  • Increasing incomes will likely enable consumers to trade-up to premium products
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production industry displays a low level of market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for only 26.4% of industry revenue in 2017. Over the past five years, concentration has trended slowly upwards due to merger and acquisition activity among the leading manufacturers. For instance, Kraft foods group merged with Heinz to become Kraft Heinz, now the largest player in the industry and McCormick acquired the condiment's branch of Reckitt Benckiser (which includes condiment behemoths Frank's RedHot Sauce and French's Mustard).Additionally, brand loyalty plays a large role in this industry. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production Industry are

  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Control of distribution arrangements
  • Economies of scale and scope
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Healthy eating index in the Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production Industry?

    This industry manufactures products such as mayonnaise, salad dressings, spices, extracts and dry food mixes from a variety of ingredients. Industry products are then sold to downstream wholesalers, food manufacturers and retail markets. Ketchup and other tomato-based sauces are excluded because they are part of the Canned Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry (IBISWorld report 31142).

    Industry Products
  • Mayonnaise, salad dressings and sandwich spreads
  • Prepared sauces (excluding tomato)
  • Dry mix food preparations
  • Flavoring extracts, emulsions, liquid flavors and colorings
  • Salt, pepper and spices
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing mayonnaise
  • Manufacturing salad dressing
  • Manufacturing vinegar
  • Manufacturing mustard
  • Manufacturing horseradish
  • Manufacturing soy sauce
  • Manufacturing salt and seasonings
  • Manufacturing flavoring extracts (except coffee and meat) and colorings
  • 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
  • Healthy eating index
  • Agricultural price index
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Household staples
  • Shifting consumer tastes
  • Enterprise expansion and profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Strong downstream demand
  • Industry expansion
  • Table: Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Candy Production
  • Frozen Food Production
  • Snack Food Production
  • Grocery Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Corn, Wheat & Soybean Wholesaling
  • Electric Power Transmission
  • Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Laminated Plastics Manufacturing
  • Margarine & Cooking Oil Processing
  • Sugar Processing

  • Products & Services
  • Mayonnaise, salad dressings and sandwich spreads
  • Dry mix food preparations
  • Flavoring extracts, emulsions, liquid flavors and colorings
  • Prepared sauces (excluding tomato)
  • Salt, pepper and spices
  • Chart: Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Grocery wholesalers
  • Supermarkets
  • Food service industry
  • Exports
  • Other food manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Kraft Heinz Co., McCormick & Company Inc.,
  • Table: Kraft Heinz Co. - financial performance
  • Table: McCormick & Company Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production 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 Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Agricultural price index (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Computer-Aided Manufacturing
  • The use of computer software to control machine tools and related machinery.
  • Economies Of Scale
  • The increase in efficiency of production as the number of goods being produced increases.
  • Emulsion
  • A mixture of two or more liquids that are normally do not blend together.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • The ability for retailers and food service providers to save on operating costs by sourcing inputs directly from manufacturers rather than wholesalers.
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