Due to the staple-nature of table salt, the Table Salt Production industry was one of the few to escape the recession unharmed as consumers and food processors maintained demand for salt. The industry also experienced growth during the past five years, despite revenue volatility in 2010 and 2011. Over the past five years, health agencies have made a concerted effort to educate consumers on the dangers of a diet high in salt. However, to date, the impact on industry revenue has been negligible.
This industry produces table salt for human consumption. Salt is used as a seasoning on food or in food processing. Industry products include sea salt, iodized salt and fine salt. Salt manufactured for deicing, chemical manufacturing, water treatment or any other use other than for human consumption is excluded from this industry.
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.