Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Revenue for the Syrup and Flavouring Production industry has declined in the past five years as downstream industries have consolidated, demanding fewer products. Over the next five years, revenue will continue to decline, though at a slower rate, due to undercutting imports and healthy-eating trends that discourage high sugar consumption... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The technology required for production has become relatively advanced during the past few decades, so substantial capital requirements and in-depth knowledge of processing efficiencies are necessary to enter the industry. Also, research and development requires significant investment in a laboratory with related machinery.
There is also a limit to the extent that new producers can compete due to the strong competitive position of the incumbent firms. These companies have well established, well recognized brands and established relationships with bottlers. In many cases, beverage base manufacturers are significant shareholders in bottlers... purchase to read more