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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Sugar Manufacturing

Overview: the U.S. Sugar 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 Sugar 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.

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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

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 by state

Sugar 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 Sugar 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.

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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 Sugar 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 Sugar 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 Sugar 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%
Sales and Related Occupations 10%
Retail Sales Workers 8%
Retail Salespersons 6%
Retail Salespersons 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 7%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6%
Production Occupations 45%
Food Processing Workers 20%
Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers 20%
Food Batchmakers 17%
Other Production Occupations 19%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 8%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 8%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 17%
Material Moving Workers 16%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 13%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 8%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Sugar Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

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Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score

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

Latest Industry News

  • Irn-Bru has popular recipe replaced with low-sugar alternative - The crackdown on sugar in the UK has resulted in the end of production for the beloved sugary beverage Irn-Bru. Confirmed by AG Barr’s, production of the soft drink has ceased completely as the company strives to adhere to the new UK government ... (01/10/2018)
  • Irn-Bru officially switch to new recipe using sweetener as Barr’s confirm they’ve stopped making original full-sugar version - IRN-BRU bosses have confirmed production of full-sugar version of the drink has now ended. AG Barr say a new recipe - laced with sweeteners - is now being used at its factories and will hit the shelves this month. Irn Bru is changing for good The Scottish ... (01/10/2018)
  • Sony Sugar cuts production by 40 percent due to cane poaching - MIGORI, KENYA: Sony Sugar Company management lost half a billion in the last financial year due to cane poaching which has cut back their daily production by 40 percent. The management now fears that if the trend continues then its production capacity ... (01/08/2018)
  • Environmental and equipment issues put sugar production behind; growers told no January payment - SCOTTSBLUFF — The good news for producers was that they did an excellent job in bringing in an above average yielding crop in 2017. But on the Wednesday before the start of the New Year, sugarbeet growers with Western Sugar Cooperative received the bad ... (01/07/2018)
  • Still a long way to attaining self-sufficiency in sugar production - Despite Nigeria’s potential in producing sugar for local consumption, the country’s reliance on the importation of the commodity has become worrisome for a nation endowed with manpower, raw materials, expanse of cultivable land and excellent climatic ... (01/07/2018)
  • Sugar sector faces problem of plenty as production jumps to 25 mt - NEW DELHI: The sugar sector seems to be heading back into troubled waters in 2018. A record increase in sugar production during the current season has steadily depressed prices in the domestic market, with analysts observing that initial moves from the ... (01/06/2018)
  • Sugar production up 26% in Oct-Dec - Coimbatore: Sugar production in the country soared 26% year-on-year (y-o-y) or an increase of 21.35 lakh tonnes to 103.3 lakh tonnes between October and December 2017 on the back of good output in key growing states of Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Maharashtra. (01/05/2018)
  • Sugar Land woman admits to manufacturing Kush in drug trafficking ring - A Sugar Land woman pleaded guilty in Houston federal court Thursday to managing a lucrative kush manufacturing lab that raked in millions of dollars from the sale of synthetic drugs at local retail outlets. Handcuffed and shackled in olive green jail ... (01/05/2018)
  • PHL sugar production reaches 516,165 MT–report - Philippine raw-sugar output has reached 516,165 metric tons (MT) as of December 17, 5.47 percent higher than the 489,407 MT recorded in the same period last year, according to data from the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA). The latest data on sugar ... (01/04/2018)
  • Low sugar production forecast due to La Niña - With the La Niña phenomenon in the country expected to last until February next year, an official from the Sugar Regulatory Administration (SRA) said the agency was expecting lower sugar output for 2018. “Presently and a week before, heavy rains have ... (12/27/2017)

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $203,861 on Sugar Manufacturing. It has awarded 5 contracts to 4 companies, with an average value of $50,965 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

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