Fruit & Vegetable Processing in the UK: Market Research Report

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

In a pickle: Healthy eating preserves growth but supermarket price wars limit expansion

IBISWorld’s Fruit & Vegetable Processing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The UK Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry has performed extremely well during the past five years. After the financial crisis and its adverse effect on consumer spending, the industry has more than recovered as a result of 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, achieving spectacular growth by capitalising on consumers' increasing health concerns. During the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is estimated to increase at a compound annual rate of 10.2% to £4.2 billion.

Despite strong overall growth, the industry began to struggle in 2014-15 as food prices started tumbling... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry's products range 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 vegetable are also included in the industry. However, an important attribute of the industry's products is that all of them are packaged in some sort. For fresh fruit and vegetables see IBISWorld's report G46.310 Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling in the UK. Read-to-eat meals are not included in the industry.

Prepared and packaged vegetables and salad

Almost half of industry revenue comes from vegetables, mixtures of vegetables and salads that have been peeled, cut, washed and packaged... 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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