Fruit & Vegetable Manufacturers

Overview

The 1,600 fruit and vegetable manufacturers in the US produce frozen foods and juices; canned fruits, vegetables and specialty foods; and dried and dehydrated foods and mixes. Canned foods account for about 46% of industry revenue, while frozen foods are 45%. The fruit and vegetable manufacturing industry is concentrated – the top 50 companies account for about 64% of industry revenue.

Stricter Food Labeling Requirements

Fruit and vegetable manufacturers must comply with a variety of food labeling regulations.

Variable Fruit And Vegetable Supply

The supply of fruit and vegetables available for processors varies by season and year-to-year due to changes in growing conditions and the number of acres harvested by growers.