Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the mature stage of its life cycle, the industry has grown at a modest pace, with the influx of cheap imports in particular eating away at profits. Dwindling supplies of fish is a major concern, especially with the recent oil spill in the Gulf Coast. Going forward, the ability of processors to capture new sales in the health segment is likely to have a significant influence on industry growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Prepared frozen fish and shellfish
The prepared frozen fish and shellfish segment accounts for 52.3% of revenue in 2013. This segment includes frozen fish, clam, oyster, crab and shrimp products. The products in this segment contribute to over half of industry revenue because consumers enjoy their long shelf life compared to fresh products. In addition, prepared frozen seafood allowed consumers to prepare meals quickly and easily. This segment's share of revenue is expected to increase over the five years to 2013.
Prepared fresh fish and other seafood, including surimi/surimi-based products
The prepared fresh fish and other seafood segment accounts for 21.2% of revenue in 2013 and includes surimi and surimi-based products... purchase to read more