The Dried Fruit and Vegetable Snack Production industry has recovered steadily over the past five years. Producers benefited from improving economic conditions, as well as shifting consumer preferences. As the economy continued to strengthen, renewed consumer spending helped boost demand for fruit bars, vegetable chips and other mixed snack foods that include dried fruit and vegetable inputs. In the coming years, the industry will continue to grow, buoyed by growing demand in the United States and abroad for healthy snack alternatives.
Dried fruit and vegetable manufacturers dehydrate and package purchased produce. These products are typically eaten by consumers as snacks or used as ingredients in salads and other meals.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.