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

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...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growing health concerns and awareness have driven up demand for healthy alternatives to traditional snack foods
  • The profitability of different dried fruit and vegetable snack producers depends on commodity costs
  • Industry growth over the next five years will continue to be bogged down by imports
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Dried Fruit and Vegetable Snack Production industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on labor, the average operator dedicates $0.21 to capital investments. Modern manufacturing plants use sophisticated technology and equipment that increase productivity without the need for additional labor, thereby reducing operating costs. However, producers still use labor for other purposes; for example, employees are used to operate machinery, transport products and participate in research and development.Capital intensity varies considerably with the size of the manufacturer. Small- and medium-size facilities tend to spend less on capital because they lack the resources to invest in expensive technology and equipment. Mor...purchase to read more.

    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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    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
  • Raisins
  • 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

    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
  • Healthy eating index
  • Price of fruit
  • Price of vegetables
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Health-conscious snacking
  • Growing incomes and profit
  • 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

  • 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 dried and dehydrated vegetables
  • All other dried and dehydrated fruits and fruit peels
  • 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
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Sun-Maid, Sunsweet, Ocean Spray Cranberries,
  • Table: Sun-Maid - financial performance
  • Table: Sunsweet - financial performance
  • Table: Ocean Spray Cranberries - financial performance

  • 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
    Table: Industry Data for the Dried Fruit & Vegetable Snack Production Industry
  • 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)
  • Per capita fruit and vegetable consumption (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • 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
  • Fresh Produce
  • Fruits and vegetables that have not been processed
  • 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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