Fruits of labor: Operators will benefit from rising disposable income and health consciousness

IBISWorld’s industry research report on Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production can be used to help you understand the industry’s market size, growth potential and major companies. Five-year forecasts provide insight into the industry’s prospects, so you can make decisions with confidence. This information is perfectly suited to informing your business plans, pitch books, benchmarking and SWOT analysis.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising disposable income will allow consumers to purchase higher-priced industry products
  • Increasing health consciousness in the US has been a boon to the industry
  • Rising disposable income will make premium industry products for affordable to consumers
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Dried Fruit and Vegetable Snack Production industry has recovered steadily over the past five years. Producers benefited from improving economic conditions, as well as shifting consumer preferences. As the economy continued to strengthen, renewed consumer spending helped boost demand for fruit bars, vegetable chips and other mixed snack foods that include dried fruit and vegetable inputs. In the coming years, the industry will continue to grow, buoyed by growing demand in the United States and abroad for healthy snack alternatives.

    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Barriers to entry for operators in the Dried Fruit and Vegetable Snack Production industry are moderate, but vary depending on the scale of production. The size of the company and the volume the company aims to produce defines the levels of capital investment, technology and labor required to begin operating. While drying individual fruits and vegetables can be done with few ingredients and accomplished within one's home, producing large quantities in a short amount of time requires machinery that is expensive to purchase and operate, presenting a barrier for smaller companies. The

    Additional Insights for the Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production Industry are

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Economies of scale
  • Availability of irrigation water
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Per capita fruit and vegetable consumption in the Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production Industry?

    Dried fruit and vegetable manufacturers dehydrate and package purchased produce. These products are typically eaten by consumers as snacks or used as ingredients in salads and other meals.

    Industry Products
    Dried prunes
    Dried apples
    All other dried and dehydrated fruits and fruit peels
    All dried and dehydrated vegetables
    Dried berries
    Industry Activities
    Producing dried raisins
    Producing dried prunes
    Producing dried apples
    Producing all other dried/dehydrated fruits and fruit peels
    Producing all other dried/dehydrated vegetables

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Per capita fruit and vegetable consumption
  • Healthy eating index
  • Price of fruit
  • Price of vegetables
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Health conscious snacking
  • Growing incomes and imports
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry status
  • New product innovation
  • Input costs continue to rise
  • Table: Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Distilleries
  • Grocery Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Specialty Food Stores
  • Warehouse Clubs & Supercenters

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chocolate Production
  • Fruit & Nut Farming
  • Orange & Citrus Groves
  • Sugarcane Harvesting
  • Vegetable Farming

  • Products & Services
  • Raisins
  • Dried prunes
  • All other dried and dehydrated fruits and fruit peels
  • All dried and dehydrated vegetables
  • Dried berries
  • Dried apples
  • Chart: Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Grocery wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Exports
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Sun-MaidSunsweetOcean Spray Cranberries
  • Table: Sun-Maid - financial performance
  • Table: Sunsweet - financial performance
  • Table: Ocean Spray Cranberries - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita fruit and vegetable consumption (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • A popular method for raisin production which involves waiting for the grape to mature and dry before cutting them off the vine
  • Food Dehydrator
  • a device that removes moisture from food to aid in its preservation using a heat source and air flow.
  • Fruit Bar
  • cookies containing chopped fruits either mixed in the dough or spread between layers of dough then baked and cut in bars
  • Open Gable Trellis System
  • a large Y-shaped gable design for dried-on-the-vine harvesting that increases crop yield potential
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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