Frozen Food Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Frozen Food Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42442 | May 2014

Hot and cold: Economic recovery and time-poor lifestyles will boost demand

The Frozen Food Wholesaling 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
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Continued demand from grocery stores and the economic recovery will benefit frozen food wholesalers; however, growth will remain slow. Manufacturers will continue to integrate wholesaling into their businesses, cutting into industry growth. Consolidation will result from these structural shifts, bringing profit gains. Further, demand from time-poor consumers will help mitigate threats to the industry's growth... 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 16.2% of industry revenue in 2014. 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 costss low. In the five years to 2014, 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, juice, 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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