SEARCH   
MEMBER LOGIN    

Potato Crisps & Snacks Production in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Potato Crisps & Snacks Production Market Research Report | SIC C10.310 | May 2014

Tasty business: Operators appeal to health-conscious consumers by innovating

IBISWorld’s Potato Crisps & Snacks Production 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
KP Snacks Limited KP Snacks Limited market share
McCain Foods Limited McCain Foods Limited market share
Walkers Snacks Limited Walkers Snacks Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£2bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.0%
Annual Growth 15-20
Purchase to read more
Profit
Purchase to read more
Employment
19,402
Businesses
51
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Potato Crisps and Snacks Production industry has performed well over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 1% over the five years through 2014-15, reaching £2 billion. Challenging economic conditions caused consumers to turn to cheaper frozen potato products and potato snacks. This trend has prevailed despite the health-consciousness movement among consumers. However, the emphasis on healthy eating and healthy living has adversely affected demand for some of the industry's products, especially potato crisps and frozen potato foods, due to perceptions that these items are unhealthy. Consumers have turned to alternatives such as fruit and cereal products, which has hindered industry growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry has a medium level of capital intensity. For every £1 spent on capital, approximately £7.90 is spent on wages. The industry is dominated by producers that use modern manufacturing plants and have easy access to capital. Expensive factory equipment is needed for most industry operations. Conveyor belts and centrifugal sorting machines are needed to sort potatoes, industrial slicers and water cannons are needed to cut them and huge baking ovens and frying vats are needed to cook the slices. Labour is generally unskilled, but a lot of people are required. All stages of the production line need labour, particularly in ensuring that low-quality potatoes or products are removed from the process... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Potato Crisps & Snacks Production Industry?

This industry includes companies that manufacture and preserve frozen and dehydrated potatoes. These companies also produce potato snacks, crisps, flour and meal. Industrial potato peeling is also included in the industry.

Industry Products
Potato crispsPrepared frozen potatoesPotato snacksDehydrated mashed potatoes
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing prepared frozen potatoesManufacturing dehydrated mashed potatoesManufacturing potato snacksManufacturing potato crispsManufacturing potato flour and mealIndustrial potato peeling


View Sample
Quote
Select Clients