Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
While many industries are suffering under the threat of wholesale bypass, egg and poultry wholesaling has remained relatively calm. The industry is expected to experience stable growth over the next five years, as individuals become more aware of the health benefits of chicken and egg consumption in comparison with red meat. Moreover, operators will benefit from increased consolidation and technological improvements. The industry will shrink in terms of employment and wages, but solid demand will boost profitability in the long run... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
According to data collected by the US Census Bureau's annual County Business Patterns report, nearly one-fourth of industry establishments are concentrated in the Mid-Atlantic region. The second and third most densely concentrated regions are the Southeast and West, which are home to 23.4% and 19.5% of establishments, respectively.
As with all other food-related wholesaling industries, egg and poultry product wholesaling establishments are mostly concentrated around densely populated states with high commercial activity. For example, New York is estimated to house 11.0% of all establishments, while California is home to over 15.8% of all establishments... purchase to read more