Spill the beans: Growing health concerns among consumers will impede industry growth

Operators in the Canned Fruit and Vegetable Processing industry in Canada manufacture vegetable-based sauces, soups, canned produce, juices and dehydrated fruits and vegetables. The industry has struggled in recent years, with health concerns regarding some of its products alongside rising income levels prompting consumers to turn to fresher or premium alternative goods. Despite manufacturers' efforts to introduce healthier brand extensions and safer packaging, demand for industry products has waned, lowering industry revenue. In addition to the complications the industry has experienced from health concerns, rising levels of international trade have increasingly damaged the industry over the last five years...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 13-18
-3.0%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
7,031
Businesses
235

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry will develop healthier products with safer packaging to mitigate the rate of decline
  • The industry has benefited from rising export levels despite growing competition
  • As the Canadian population ages, more consumers are expected to focus closely on their diets
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Canned fruits and vegetablesCanned fruits and vegetables constitute the largest product segment for this industry, accounting for an estimated 21.6% of industry revenue in 2018. Consumers have historically gravitated toward canned varieties of fruits and vegetables because of their affordability and long shelf life, and this segment has risen as a share of industry revenue over the last five years. While historically products in this segment are viewed as of a lower quality than substitute goods such as fresh fruits and vegetables and demand has fallen when the economy has been improving, this trend has been less noticeable in recent years, likely due to a focus by industry operators on developing healthier products within this segment to attract customers...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry are

  • Marketing of differentiated products
  • Economies of scale
  • Access to high quality inputs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Canadian-dollar effective exchange rate index in the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry?

    Operators in this industry purchase fruits and vegetables and process them with other ingredients to create a variety of food products including canned fruit and vegetables, juices and drinks (except frozen), canned soups (except seafood), jams, baby food, sauces and dehydrated fruits and vegetables. The final products are then packaged and sold to consumers at various retail channels.

    Industry Products
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Canned fruit and vegetable juice
  • Ketchup and other sauces
  • Dried and dehydrated food
  • Canned soups, stews and bouillon
  • Pickles and other pickled products
  • Jams, jellies and preserves
  • Industry Activities
  • Processing fruit and vegetable juices
  • Processing ketchup, tomato paste, horseradish, vinegar and other sauces
  • Processing canned fruits, vegetables and beans
  • Processing soup, stews and bouillon
  • Processing dried and dehydrated fruits and vegetables, including salad mixes
  • Processing baby food
  • Processing jams and jellies
  • Processing pickled products
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Canadian-dollar effective exchange rate index
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • World price of aluminum

  • Current Performance
  • Health concerns
  • Trade growth
  • Increasing competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Declining demand
  • Import penetration
  • Further consolidation
  • Table: Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Grocery Wholesaling in Canada
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores in Canada
  • Convenience Stores in Canada
  • Specialty Food Stores in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chicken & Turkey Meat Production in Canada
  • Corn Farming in Canada
  • Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing in Canada
  • Soybean Farming in Canada
  • Vegetable Farming in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Canned fruit and vegetable juice
  • Ketchup and other sauces
  • Dried and dehydrated food
  • Canned soups, stews and bouillon
  • Other
  • Pickles and other pickled products
  • Jams, jellies and preserves
  • Chart: Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Exports
  • Grocery wholesalers
  • Supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Foodservice
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Campbell Company of Canada, The Kraft Heinz Company,
  • Table: Campbell Company of Canada - financial performance
  • Table: The Kraft Heinz Company - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing 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 Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Canadian-dollar effective exchange rate index (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Bisphenol A (Bpa)
  • A carbon-based synthetic compound used to coat many food and beverage containers.
  • Bouillon
  • A clear, seasoned broth. Sometimes, seasonings come in a condensed cube, which is dropped into water to create the broth.
  • Economies Of Scale
  • The increase in efficiency of production as the number of goods being produced increases.
  • Fresh Produce
  • Fruits and vegetables that have not been processed.
  • North American Free Trade Agreement
  • An agreement that went into effect in 1994 and created a trilateral agreement between Canada, Mexico and the United States.
  • Polyethylene
  • The most common type of plastic used to produce packaging such as plastic bags, plastic films and containers.
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