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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 | Apr 2016

Hot and cold: The popularity of organic and fresh foods will limit industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Frozen Food Wholesaling market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$105bn
Annual Growth 11-16
0.7%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
81,454
Businesses
4,399
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

 


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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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