Australian Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling has proven to be a hardy and viable industry amidst challenging trading conditions over the past five years. Operators have contended with a range of challenges including supply shortages due to adverse weather conditions, rising input costs, the growing dominance of supermarket retailers over the supply chain and the increasing incidence of wholesaler bypass. These factors have led to a decline in enterprise numbers over the past five years by pushing less efficient operators out of the industry as they buckle under increasing pressure to meet the high quantity and quality specifications of the industry's largest buyers.
Businesses in this industry wholesale, wash or pack a variety of fresh fruit or vegetables.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.