The fruit and vegetables canning, pickling, and drying market includes companies manufacturing canned, pickled, and dried vegetables, fruits and specialty foods. These establishments may package the dried or dehydrated ingredients they make along with other purchased ingredients.
The global fruit and vegetable canning, pickling, and drying market was valued at around $200 billion in 2017. North America was the largest region in the fruit and vegetable canning, pickling, and drying market in 2017, accounting for above 31% market share. The USA was the largest country in the market in 2017, accounting for above 24% market share.
To focus on marketing and other core operations, fruit and vegetable canning companies are increasingly outsourcing manufacturing operations to contract manufacturing companies. Contract manufacturing outsourcers perform operations such as raw material procurement, product development, manufacturing and packaging. Contract manufacturing outsourcers produce canned fruits and vegetables by using the recipe, procedures and standards set by the company. This business model enables canned fruits and vegetables brands to focus on marketing their product and reduce fixed overhead costs. Bell-Carter Packaging and California Copackers are some of the companies that take up contract manufacturing for fruit and vegetable canning companies.
The top five companies covered are Campbell's, Seneca Food, La Doria SpA, REMA FOODS, INC. and Del Monte. Campbell Soup Company was the largest company in the fruit and vegetable canning, pickling, and drying market in 2017.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The fruit and vegetables canning, pickling, and drying market is segmented into Fruit And Vegetable Canning, Specialty Canning, and Dried And Dehydrated Food Manufacturing.
Fruit and Vegetable Canning companies manufacture canned, pickled, and brined fruits and vegetables. Some of the products made by these establishments include canned jams and jellies, canned juices, canned tomato-based sauces.
Specialty Canning companies produce canned specialty foods. Some of the products made by these establishments include canned baked beans, canned baby food, canned spaghetti, canned soups and others.
Dried and Dehydrated Food Manufacturing companies carry out activities such as drying and dehydrating vegetables, fruits, soup mixes and bouillon, and drying and dehydrating ingredients and packaging them with other purchased ingredients such as rice and dry pasta.