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Frozen Food Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Frozen Food Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42442 | Jan 2015

Hot and cold: Revenue will grow as new product development keeps consumer interest high

IBISWorld’s Frozen Food Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$107bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.5%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
78,794
Businesses
4,167
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Continued demand from grocery stores and the economic recovery will benefit frozen food wholesalers; however, growth will remain slow. In the coming years, the steadily improving US economy will likely have a positive impact on grocery and food service sales overall, as disposable incomes rise and consumers spend more on discretionary products and meals outside the home. However, as unemployment falls and disposable income levels creep back up, consumers will slowly begin to phase in more expensive discretionary purchases, such as fresh seafood and fine-dining restaurant meals, which will stifle demand for industry products... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

Like most wholesaling industries, the Frozen Food Wholesaling industry has low market share concentration: IBISWorld estimates that the top three firms will collectively generate 16.3% of industry revenue in 2015. Wholesaling industries tend to have a low level of concentration because the nature of wholesaling encourages distributors to operate on a local level, both to stay plugged in to the needs of particular customers, and in order to keep distribution and shipping costs low. In the five years to 2015, industry concentration has increased slightly as larger industry participants have acquired smaller companies to achieve economies of scale and increase market share and geographic presence... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Frozen Food Wholesaling Industry?

This industry primarily wholesales packaged frozen foods, excluding dairy products. Wholesaling in this industry involves the resale of frozen food products to downstream sectors, including restaurants, food-service outlets, grocery stores and other retailers and wholesalers. Products include packaged frozen meats, poultry, seafood, fruits and vegetables, juices, bakery products, pizzas and other frozen meals.

Industry Products
Fish and seafoodMeat Baked goodsVegetablesFruits and fruit juicesPoultryOther products
 
Industry Activities
Wholesaling frozen meats, poultry and fishWholesaling frozen vegetablesWholesaling frozen fruits and juicesWholesaling frozen baked goodsWholesaling frozen meals and prepared foodsWholesaling frozen desserts (except ice cream and other dairy products)


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