Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Frozen foods have a special place in American households due to their simplicity, convenience and price. Nevertheless, the industry has experienced only slow growth during the five years to 2016, primarily due to escalating competitive pressure. 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, industry growth is expected to remain limited as consumers become more health conscious... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
Overall, the Frozen Food Wholesaling industry has medium barriers to entry. In most instances, existing players have signed supply contracts with large downstream retail chains and food service providers, guaranteeing wholesalers a market for their frozen products. However, several of the industry's major players also own retail supermarket chains, which creates some competition for smaller players and higher barriers for industry newcomers.
The most significant barrier to entry to the industry is the high level of capital investment necessary to operate in the industry... purchase to read more