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Fruit & Vegetable Processing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Fruit & Vegetable Processing Market Research Report | SIC C10.390 | Feb 2015

Plummy results: Revenue is preserved by demand for convenient and healthy products

The Fruit & Vegetable Processing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Bakkavor Group Bakkavor Group market share
Wm Morrison Produce Ltd Wm Morrison Produce Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£4bn
Annual Growth 10-15
4.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
19,965
Businesses
433
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry has grown well during the past five years. After the financial crisis and its effect on consumer spending, the industry has more than recovered as a result of strong demand for healthy products that offer busy consumers time savings. At a time when the average number of hours worked is rising and the advance of smartphones means people are ever more connected, products that come in small convenient packages so they can be eaten on the go or added to meals have become more popular. During the five years through 2014-15, industry revenue is estimated to increase at a compound annual rate of 4.7% to £4.5 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Fruit and vegetable processing occurs throughout the United Kingdom and is fairly evenly spread. There is a loose correlation with the value added contribution of each region, although densely populated areas that play a big role in the UK economy are underrepresented because of the cost associated with land in areas like London and the South East. The location of businesses is also affected by the type of processing they carry out, since the requirements differ between segments. For example, firms that freeze fruits and vegetables need to be close to where they are harvested, since this helps to improve the nutritional content of the final product, which is a major selling point... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry?

Fruit and vegetable processors slice, roast, bottle, can, preserve, freeze and quick-dry fruit and vegetables. The industry’s products include jams, roasted nuts, pastes and other fruit and vegetable products. The industry also produces perishable prepared foods, including packaged salads, peeled or cut vegetables and tofu. Ready meals, crisps and chips are not covered by the industry (see IBISWorld reports C10.850 and C10.310).

Industry Products
Jam, marmalade and jellyFrozen vegetablesPickled fruit and vegetablesPrepared and preserved fruitPrepared and preserved nutsPrepared and packaged vegetables and saladDried fruit and vegetables
 
Industry Activities
Preserving fruit, nuts or vegetablesManufacturing fruit or vegetable food productsManufacturing jams, marmalades and jelliesManufacturing nut foods and pastesMixing and packaging saladsPeeling or cutting vegetables Manufacturing tofu Roasting nuts


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