The spice of life: Changing consumer tastes have provided new avenues for industry growth

Operators in the Condiments and Seasoning Manufacturing industry convert a variety of raw ingredients into packaged, ready-to-use spices, sauces and garnishes. The industry has been characterised by a high level of product innovation in recent years, as operators have adjusted product ranges in response to changing consumer demand. In the first year of the period, recovering consumer confidence and consumer preferences trending towards more sophisticated flavours spurred strong growth. However, rising health consciousness and a shift away from traditional flavours has hindered growth since, with health concerns regarding products high in salt and sugar constraining demand and resulting in fluctuating levels of industry revenue...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£2.1bn
Annual Growth 14-19
0.1%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
8,252
Businesses
215
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Health consciousness has weighed on revenue generated by products high in salt and sugar
  • Firms have altered recipes in order to appeal to increasingly health-conscious consumers
  • Operators are expected to continue to update their products over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Condiments and Seasoning Manufacturing industry is characterised by a low level of concentration, with the top four players expected to account for just 17.7% of industry revenue in 2018-19. Additionally, the size of most manufacturers is small, with approximately 63.8% of establishments employing fewer than 10 people. This reflects the ability of smaller firms to capitalise on the growing consumer preference for high quality and alternative flavours. However, increased food inflation creates challenging operating conditions for smaller niche companies, as consumers trade down from branded to own-label products. Larger operators are better able to form strong ties with supermarket supply chains and win contracts to produce supermarket own-label products...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Condiments & Seasoning Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Condiments & Seasoning Manufacturing Industry are

  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • Ability to alter mix of inputs in line with cost
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from supermarkets and Real household disposable income in the Condiments & Seasoning Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Condiments & Seasoning Manufacturing Industry?

    Enterprises in this industry convert a variety of raw ingredients into packaged, ready-to-use condiments, seasonings and cooking sauces. This includes spices, sauces and garnishes such as mayonnaise, mustard powder, prepared mustard and vinegar. The processing of salt into table salt is also included in the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Combination sauces
  • Salt
  • Tomato sauces
  • Prepared mustard
  • Vinegar
  • Spices
  • Industry Activities
  • Processing herbs and spices
  • Manufacturing dressings and sauces
  • Processing cooking and table salt
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from supermarkets
  • Real household disposable income
  • Demand from full-service restaurants
  • Demand from takeaway and fast-food restaurants
  • Health consciousness
  • Real effective exchange rate

  • Current Performance
  • Changing tastes
  • Slimming down
  • Cooling demand
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Product innovation
  • Operating conditions
  • Trade uncertainty
  • Table: Condiments & Seasoning Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Condiments & Seasoning Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Prepared Meal Manufacturing
  • Coffee, Tea & Spices Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets
  • Full-Service Restaurants
  • Takeaway & Fast-Food Restaurants

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Fruit & Vegetable Processing
  • Milk & Cream Production
  • Oil & Fat Production
  • Salt Extraction

  • Products & Services
  • Combination sauces
  • Tomato sauces
  • Spices
  • Salt
  • Vinegar
  • Prepared mustard
  • Chart: Condiments & Seasoning Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Supermarkets
  • Food manufacturers
  • Wholesalers
  • Food retailers and restaurants
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Condiments & Seasoning Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Condiments & Seasoning Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Condiments & Seasoning Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    McCormick (UK) Ltd,
  • Table: McCormick (UK) Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Condiments & Seasoning Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Condiments & Seasoning Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)
  • Purchases (2010-2024)
  • Profit (2010-2024)
  • Depreciation (2010-2024)
  • Marketing (2010-2024)
  • Rent (2010-2024)
  • Utilities (2010-2024)
  • Other (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Condiment
  • A substance such as ketchup that is used to add flavour to food.
  • Seasoning
  • Salt, herbs or spices added to food to enhance flavour.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • The process of manufacturers and retailers removing wholesalers from the supply chain and developing direct supply channels.
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