Frozen Food Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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

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

IBISWorld’s Frozen Food Wholesaling market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Continued demand from grocery stores and the economic recovery will benefit frozen food wholesalers; however, growth will remain slow. Manufacturers will continue to implement 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

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This industry distributes packaged frozen foods to retailers who then sell these foods to consumers. Throughout the five years to 2014, product segmentation has shifted due to changes in consumption patterns. Manufacturers are continuing to innovate and introduce new premade food goods that will generate higher profit margins; consumers often perceive these products to be value-added, and accordingly have increasingly purchased them in larger numbers. However, in 2009, recession-stricken consumers demanded fewer value-added products; instead, they traded down to private labels and other less-expensive varieties to save money... 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
Frozen fish and seafoodFrozen meat Frozen baked goodsFrozen vegetablesFrozen fruits and fruit juicesFrozen poultryFrozen meals (excluding dairy)
Industry Activities
Wholesaling frozen bakery products Wholesaling frozen dinnersWholesaling frozen fruitsWholesaling frozen juicesWholesaling frozen meats Wholesaling frozen pizzas Wholesaling frozen poultry Wholesaling frozen prepared foods (except dairy products) Wholesaling frozen seafood Wholesaling frozen vegetables

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