Mixed up: Consumers and restaurants will demand blenders again, but imports will impede growth

The Food Processor and Blender Manufacturing industry has slowly but steadily increased over the past five years. Overseas manufacturers have posed a threat to industry operators that are unable to compete on the basis of price. Consequently, while makers of premium appliances have generally done well as disposable income levels and healthy-eating trends increased, lower-end products have largely been replaced by less expensive foreign alternatives, forcing companies to exit the industry...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Domestic demand for food processors and blenders is forecast to grow, but a growing share will be satisfied by imports
  • Foreign producers have an advantage due to the labor cost advantages of manufacturing abroad
  • Strong growth of the construction sector is expected to boost demand
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Food Processor and Blender Manufacturing industry has increased over the five years to 2016. However, increasing import penetration remains an existential threat to the industry, leading to the industry stagnating in 2016. This is largely due to the shift of lower-end appliance manufacturing to cheaper countries in Asia, particularly China and traditional manufacturing powerhouses such as Germany. Manufacturing in China benefits greatly from lower wage costs and less extensive oversight. This has made it an attractive location for many US-based companies, as lower production costs allow them to sell appliances at substantially lower prices. Since the US market tends to be very price-conscious, this is a significant benefit...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Food Processor & Blender Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Food Processor & Blender Manufacturing Industry are

  • Control of distribution arrangements
  • Automation
  • Market research and understanding
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Import penetration into the manufacturing sector and Per capita disposable income in the Food Processor & Blender Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Food Processor & Blender Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures electric- and motor-driven appliances used in food preparation. More specifically, companies in the industry manufacture blenders, food processors, stand mixers, slicers, whippers, tenderizers, molders and a variety of other appliances (e.g. ice crushers) used in slicing, chopping, grinding, shredding, pureeing, crushing and mixing food items.

    Industry Products
  • Blenders and slicers
  • Food processors including mixers and parts and attachments
  • Other products including tenderizers
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing blenders
  • Manufacturing food processors
  • Manufacturing mixers (handheld and stand)
  • Manufacturing immersion blenders
  • Manufacturing ice crushers
  • Manufacturing baby food makers
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Import penetration into the manufacturing sector
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Price of plastic materials and resin
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Demand for industry products
  • Competition from abroad
  • Strategies for maintaining market share
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Rising domestic demand
  • Continued import penetration
  • Table: Food Processor & Blender Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Food Processor & Blender Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • TV & Appliance Wholesaling
  • Consumer Electronics Stores
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Department Stores
  • Warehouse Clubs & Supercenters
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Laminated Plastics Manufacturing
  • Metal Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Blenders and slicers
  • Other products including tenderizers
  • Food processors including mixers and parts and attachments
  • Chart: Food Processor & Blender Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Wholesalers and distributors
  • All Other including Retailers and Direct Sales
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Food Processor & Blender Manufacturing 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 Food Processor & Blender Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Food Processor & Blender Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
  • Table: Vitamix - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Food Processor & Blender Manufacturing 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 Food Processor & Blender Manufacturing 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)
  • price of plastic materials and resin (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Selling an additional product or service to an existing customer.
  • Food Processor
  • An electric kitchen appliance that is used for chopping, mixing or pureeing foods.
  • Immersion Blender
  • A handheld kitchen appliance that is used to blend ingredients or puree food in the container in which they are being prepared.
  • Mixer
  • A kitchen appliance intended for mixing, folding, beating and whipping food ingredients.
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