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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 | May 2016

A lid on growth: The supermarket price war and oversupply limit revenue expansion

IBISWorld’s Fruit & Vegetable Processing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The UK Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry produces a wide range of products, from minimally processed produce such as fresh washed and cut or peeled packs of fruit and vegetables to more heavily processed products such as jams, peanut butter or pickles. Tinned fruit and vegetables are also included in the industry. The industry has recovered from the significant adverse effects of the financial crisis thanks to strong demand for healthy products that offer time-poor consumers quicker cooking options. Innovative operators have managed to meet consumer demand by developing new products and capitalising on consumers' increasing health concerns. During the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is estimated to increase at a compound annual rate of 2.6% to £4.4 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

London and the South East

It is no coincidence that the two most populated regions are the ones with the highest number of establishments. This is because most of the businesses located here are packaging firms that work for supermarkets and only wash, cut and pack fruit and vegetable. These need to be close to supermarkets due to the short lifespan associated with this type of products. As the number of supermarkets is highly correlated with population numbers, there is increased need for packaging firms in these areas... 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
SpreadsFrozen vegetablesPickled fruit and vegetablesPrepared and packaged 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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