Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
After a period of severe downturns as a result of the recent oil spill and declining demand, industry revenue will marginally improve over the next five years. As the economy begins to recover, consumers will choose to eat out more and make healthier food choices, driving industry demand. However, the industry will continue to be threatened by imports and competition from wild fisheries and other sources of lean protein... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Fish and Seafood Aquaculture industry has a low level of industry concentration, and many small operators characterize the industry, lending it a fragmented nature. Most companies in the industry are local, small privately owned entities and do not possess a large portion of market share. As a result, there are no companies with more than 5.0% market share.
If passed, the National Sustainable Offshore Aquaculture Act of 2011 would decrease concentration through the widening of available waters for fish farming. The act would allow the federal government to issue aquaculture licenses for offshore aquaculture operations in federal waters three to 200 nautical miles from America's coastline... purchase to read more