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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Fruit & Vegetable Preserving & Specialty Food Manufacturing

Overview of the U.S. Fruit & Vegetable Preserving & Specialty Food Manufacturing Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Fruit & Vegetable Preserving & Specialty Food Manufacturing: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Fruit & Vegetable Preserving & Specialty Food Manufacturing by state

Fruit & Vegetable Preserving & Specialty Food Manufacturing Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Fruit & Vegetable Preserving & Specialty Food Manufacturing companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Fruit & Vegetable Preserving & Specialty Food Manufacturing company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Fruit & Vegetable Preserving & Specialty Food Manufacturing industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Fruit & Vegetable Preserving & Specialty Food Manufacturing measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 4%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 7%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 9%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 8%
Production Occupations 50%
Food Processing Workers 15%
Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers 15%
Food Batchmakers 8%
Other Production Occupations 27%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 14%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 14%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 17%
Material Moving Workers 16%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 6%
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 6%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 10%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Fruit & Vegetable Preserving & Specialty Food Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Friendly Fruit trademarks "SAKURAUCHI SA" - Food glazes - 01/08/2018
  • Fremont trademarks "TOTALLY TOMATO" - Ketchup - 01/05/2018
  • California Splendor trademarks "CALIFORNIA SPLENDOR" - frozen fruits and vegetables; fruit purees; fruit pulp - 12/29/2017
  • Cheribundi raises $1 million in funding. - 11/02/2017
  • Big Heart Pet Brands patents Treat Dispensers And Methods Of Use Thereof - 07/20/2017
  • Mccain Foods Usa patents Blade Assembly And Method Of Making Cut Food Products - 07/13/2017
  • Cuisine Solutions patents Apparatus And Method For Batch Cooking In Continuous Automated Plant - 03/16/2017
  • Sambazon raises $15 million in funding. - 04/15/2016
  • Hughes Equipment raises $2 million in funding. - 01/07/2016

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Big Heart Pet Brands926
    Kraft Heinz Foods376

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Food myths debunked: When do canned foods really expire? - Sell by dates and best by dates are not actually mandated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Unless it’s for infant formula, the dates on packages are voluntarily provided by the manufacturers ... most canned vegetables and fruits. (01/09/2018)
    • They may have the solution to India's food wastage problem - ... a start-up contest for the best innovative ideas in the food processing sector at the World Food India event in Delhi this month. Its USP is preserving fresh fruits, vegetables and pulses at room temperature for a year, without tempering or altering ... (11/17/2017)
    • Freeze-dried fruit tech to help reduce food waste, increase incomes for farmers - Freeze Dry Industries began by buying and processing ... dried fruits to increase, largely driven by demand from parents and the health food industry. Dr Naumovski is researching the best ways to preserve bioactive components of fruit, vegetables and ... (05/08/2017)
    • Preserved Food Specialty boosts operations and enhances competitiveness with Infor M3 - today announced that Thailand-based Preserved Food Specialty (PFS), a leading manufacturer and supplier of all kinds of dried food -- seafood, meat, fruits and vegetables, dairy and non-dairy products -- for popular brands sold both locally and abroad ... (03/13/2017)
    • No secret ingredients: Transparency important to raw ingredients supplier - Anchor Ingredients, based in Fargo with a processing plant in Hillsboro, is a raw ingredients supplier that sources and supplies specialty ingredients to pet and human food ... fruits and vegetables. Anchor Ingredients purchased Identity Preserved ... (10/23/2015)
    • Chill Out: Frozen Foods Are Just Fine - But in the great backlash against conventional processing, preserved fruits ... the praises of frozen foods in a Time cover story. Foodie journalist and author Michael Pollan urges his website’s readers, “Don’t overlook frozen vegetables when they ... (09/30/2013)
    • Pricing for Fruits & Vegetables - Gardeners sell their fruits and vegetables at markets and to gourmet grocery stores. Small-scale manufacturers of food use fruits and vegetables as ingredients in their products. Pricing for fruits and vegetables is based on several variable factors ... (04/20/2013)
    • Research and Markets: Fruit and Vegetable Canning Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [2012 Q2 Release] - DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Supplier Relations US, LLC's new report "Fruit and Vegetable ... Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing ... (04/26/2012)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $792,899,855 on Fruit & Vegetable Preserving & Specialty Food Manufacturing. It has awarded 1,565 contracts to 265 companies, with an average value of $2,992,075 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

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