Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Condiments and Seasoning Manufacturing industry has emerged strongly from the drizzle of economic malaise over the past five years. The global economic collapse and subsequent slow recovery have taken a toll, although these events also provided a boost by increasing the number of meals prepared and eaten at home. The borderline essential nature of many of the industry products has secured industry profitability over the past five years, but revenue growth has been inspired by product alterations and intense competition. Some brands operating in the industry have been in production since the 1800's, accruing enormous brand power through traditional consumption... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Business locations for the industry are fairly evenly distributed across the United Kingdom. The East of England is home to the greatest number of establishments, with 17.4% of industry factories located in the region. Over the past five years, the total number of factories has decreased from 141 to 130. Scotland entered the industry over the period, having not previously held a share.
Business locations are in part driven by access to downstream markets. This is reflected by the concentration of factories across the eastern part of England, which is heavily populated. Business locations are also driven by access to infrastructure including roads and ports for shipping goods abroad... purchase to read more