The just released December edition of Fruit and Vegetable Canning Industry report is the comprehensive market research guide on the industry. It provides the latest information on the industry's key financial data, competitive landscape, cost and pricing, and trends during the current economic recession.Over the past 3 years, the industry has shown a strong growth in exports, at approximately 14% constant annual growth. This growth in international trade is further analyzed in the report's export section covering major trade partners. The downstream analysis section of this industry reveals a large dependency on personal consumption. Understanding the recessionary effects on consumer consumption for products within this industry is essential. At 178 pages with over 150 charts and tables, the report's extensive coverage includes a range of topics such as macroeconomic conditions, granular data on products, international trade, channel mix, government demand, and labor structure. Most importantly, it relies on over a decade of historical data and enhanced forecasting to project industry trends up to 2013 about the domestic market, global market and overseas growth opportunities. This current report contains monthly data on shipments, inventory levels, and international trade volume through September of 2009. Industry analysts and Fortune 500 customers leverage this essential quarterly report to make accurate forecasts and planning for 2010 in today's fluctuating economic environment.In this report, you will find industry data on the following major categories:Executive SummaryQuick Industry Statistics: 2-page overview for the CEO on the runSupply & Demand with Capacity Utilization2009 Monthly Shipments, Inventory, and Trade Data2009-2013 ForecastIndustry Income StatementAll relevant financial data including: Revenue, Cost of Materials, Labor Costs, Gross Profit, SG&A, Net Income, etc.4-year Financials Comparison and TrendsIndustry Balance SheetTraditional key elements of Assets, Liabilities, and EquityInventory fabrication stagesCalculated balance sheet ratiosCapital ExpenditurePlant additions and expansionsComputer and IT investmentsMachinery and Equipment for production and material handlingIndustry Cost AnalysisUpstream Industries and the cost allocations towards producer, wholesale, retail, and freight Materials and their percentage share of total material costsIndustry Pricing AnalysisProducer Pricing Indices at industry, wholesale, and retail levels for comparison and trend forecastingPricing Distribution among Downstream Industries differentiated at producer, wholesale, retail, and freight categoriesIndustry Foreign TradeDetailed Import/Export Data by commodities and by countriesMode of Shipment and insurance and freight costsIndustry StructureLabor and Compensation Structure: productivity indices, hourly wages, production hours, output index, HR structureEstablishments: Trends, Employee Statistics, State by State numbersValued added statistics: industry GDP contributionCompetitive LandscapeIndustry Concentration: HHI, number of companies, size distributions, market shares Major Players: company profiles and market size ranges Definition & Classification This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing canned, pickled, and brined fruits and vegetables. Examples of products made in these establishments are canned juices; canned jams and jellies; canned tomato-based sauces, such as catsup, salsa, chili, spaghetti, barbeque, and tomato paste; pickles, relishes, and sauerkraut. This 6-digit NAICS industry (311421) is under the hierarchy of Fruit and Vegetable Canning, Pickling, and Drying Industry (31142), Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing Industry Group (3114), Food Manufacturing Subsector (311), and the Manufacturing Sector (31-33). Its SIC equivalent codes are: 2033 - Canned Fruits, Vegetables, Preserves, Jams, and Jellies; and 2035 - Pickled Fruits and Vegetables, Vegetable Sauces and Seasonings, and Salad Dressings (pickled fruits and vegetables).Revenue, Profitability & Foreign Trade Preview The industry's revenue for the year 2008 was approximately $22.8 billion USD, with an estimated gross profit of 30.08%. Import was valued at $4.5 billion USD from 111 countries. The industry also exported $2.2 billion USD worth of merchandise to 155 countries. Adding import value to and subtracting export value from the industry's shipment value, the total domestic demand for the industry in 2008 was $25.1 billion USD. Report SummaryThis industry report contains 178 pages of in-depth market research with over 150 charts and tables. Industry sales and shipment data within the U.S. and its international trade are presented and forecasted. For financial analysis, the report presents industry level income statements, balance sheets, and capital expenditure figures. In the cost analysis section, 55 upstream industries are analyzed to offer insight into the supply chain cost structure. For the channel and pricing structure, 40 downstream industries are analyzed. The competitive landscape section provides the number of companies and their respective revenue share, the market concentration, and a list of major players. At a more granular level, products within the industry are listed with their respective market sizes and import and export data. The appendices contain relevant references to additional trade statistics, U.S. State statistics, and industry trade associations.Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturers, international top consulting firms, major retailers and wholesalers, professional trade associations, financial corporations, universities, governmental entities, start-ups and individuals. We are committed to providing the highest level of quality to all our clients and assure your satisfaction in the report delivering as promised.