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