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

The Beekeeping market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 Key Buyers Chapter

The US Beekeeping industry is highly fragmented because it includes a large number of small farms. Cooperative members of Sioux Honey Association account for a large proportion of honey produced in the United States at about one-fifth of total Beekeeping industry production; however, it is a cooperative made up of many small producer members and technically does not qualify as an operator in itself. No individual honey producer makes up more than 5.0% of industry revenue. Furthermore, revenue per enterprise is very low. In 2014, IBISWorld estimates that each beekeeping firm brings in about $60,000 in industry-relevant sales... 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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