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Beekeeping in the US: Market Research Report

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Beekeeping Market Research Report | NAICS 11291 | Dec 2014

Sticky situation: Affordable imports will hurt revenue, but new uses of honey will offset some losses

IBISWorld’s Beekeeping market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$334m
Annual Growth 09-14
7.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
30,364
Businesses
5,761
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry has experienced volatile patterns, with rising import volumes and the threat of colony collapse disorder adversely affecting its performance. In particular, the increasing penetration of imports will place downward pressure on the price of US honey. Growth will remain stunted over the next five years, though an expansion into territories like medicine and pollination services will help offset major revenue declines... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Like much of the US agricultural sector, the Beekeeping industry is influenced by weather patterns, import competition and the threat of disease. Of these, the threat of disease has particularly defined the industry in recent years. During the past decade, US beekeepers began to report unusually high losses of hives, ranging from 30.0% to 90.0%. Furthermore, about half of all affected colonies demonstrated symptoms inconsistent with any known causes of honeybee death, where colony's worker bee population suddenly and abruptly disappears, with very few dead bees located near the colony. As a result, hives died because they cannot sustain themselves without worker bees... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Beekeeping Industry?

Operators in this industry raise bees. They may collect and gather honey, sell bees, royal jelly, bees' wax, propolis, pollen, venom and other bee products.

Industry Products
HoneyBeeswaxLive beesOther productsPollination services
 
Industry Activities
Bee productionBeeswax productionQueen bee productionHoneybee productionPropolis productionBee pollen collection


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