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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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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 Investment Chapter

Wholesaling industries are generally capital-intensive because shipment and storage necessarily require capital expenditure on facilities and transportation. The Frozen Food Wholesaling industry is particularly capital intensive because all storage facilities and transportation vehicles must have food-grade refrigerated storage capabilities to ensure products are kept at precisely the right temperature, to meet federal and state food safety guidelines as well as to ensure products delivered to customers are as high-quality as possible.

Labor costs for the industry include wage payments to sales, delivery and inventory management staff... 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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