The Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling industry has grown steadily over the past five years, driven by higher disposable incomes. Despite this, operators have contended with a range of challenges including the growing dominance of the major supermarkets throughout the supply chain. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 1.6% over the five years through 2015-16 to $10.5 billion, including a rise of 1.0% over the current year. Rising health consciousness has increased per capita fruit and vegetable consumption over the period, which has aided growth.
Businesses in this industry wholesale fresh fruit and vegetables. Produce can be brushed, washed or packaged by either producers or packaging companies. The industry excludes the sale of canned or processed fruit and 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.