Snack Food Manufacturers
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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
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- Market size, product segments, and major markets
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- Operating conditions and current performance
- Competitive landscape and environment
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Sosland Publishing Co.
Baking & Snack
Monthly trade publication features news and information for grain-based foods manufacturers, with
a focus on plant operations and processing and with topics covered in each issue of the magazine including industry news, marketing trends, processing innovations, product formulation, ingredient technologies, packaging and distribution, new products, corporate profiles, and regulatory issues.
Information resources available from this trade association include:
Quarterly publication features news and information for snack products manufacturers, with topics covered in each issue including snacking trends, market developments, products and services, and regulatory issues, and special features including the May "State of the Industry Report" issue which analyzes sales performance and market trends for thirteen product categories by individual brand.
State of the Industry Report
Annual report provides sales performance data for 13 product categories by brand (with private label identified collectively as a brand), with sales data provided for each brand including dollar sales, unit sales, and volume sales (in millions of pounds) and the net percentage change from the prior year for each of these sales measures. Report is available online in the May issue of SnackWorld magazine.
State of the Industry Report: Snacks
Annual state of the industry report provides sales performance data for eight product categories by product segment and individual brand (with private label products reported collectively as a brand), with product segments covered including apple and potato chips, puffed/extruded snacks, popcorn, snack mixes and nuts, tortilla chips, crackers, salted pretzels, and frozen appetizer and snack rolls.
Snack Foods: United States
Freedonia Focus research report analyzes snack product shipments at the manufacturers' level, with information provided including historical and forecast shipments by product segment (e.g., chips and pretzels, cookies and crackers, chocolate/non-chocolate candies and confections, and nuts, seeds, and dried produce) and firms profiled including Mars Incorporated, Mondelēz Intl., and Pepsico, Inc.
Market research report provides in-depth analysis of this product sector in the U.S. and selected other countries, with data provided including historical and forecast sales in U.S. dollars and tons by product segment (e.g., salted snacks, bakery snacks, confectionery, and specialty and frozen snacks) and key players profiled including General Mills, ConAgra Foods, Inc., Grupo Bimbo SAB, and Ferrero SpA.
Global Savory Snacks Market
Market research study provides a detailed analysis of the market for this product sector on a global basis, with information provided in the study including market size and forecast by product type (e.g., potato chips, extruded snacks, popcorn, hard pretzels, nuts and seeds, and meat snacks) and top vendors profiled in the study including PepsiCo, Calbee Inc., ConAgra, General Mills, and Kellogg.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Snack Food Manufacturers
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- Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
- Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
- Profitability and return on investment ratios
- Liquidity and working capital ratios
- Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
- Capital structure and debt service ratios
Snack Food Production
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Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue by major category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent, utilities, other costs, and earnings before interest and taxes) for the most recent year and line graphs indicating trends for each category over the past five years. Sample report can be viewed free online.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
SNAC International / American Bakers Association
Salary and Benefits Survey
Comprehensive compensation survey provides salary and benefits information for corporate, divisional, and plant level job positions in the baking and snack products industries, with salary data broken out by plant size and geographic region and fringe benefit topics addressed in the survey including health and life insurance plans, wellness programs, disability programs, paid leave policies, and retirement plans.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Other Food Manufacturing
Annual occupational employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed by companies in this food manufacturing sector that manufacture snack food products such as potato chips, tortilla and corn chips, extruded/puffed snacks, ready to eat popcorn, pork rinds, hard pretzels, almond and peanut butter, and dried, salted, roasted, and cooked nuts, grains, and seeds.
Business Valuation Resources
Candy and Snack Food Distributors
Food Distributors and Wholesalers
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