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Egg & Poultry Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Egg & Poultry Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42444 | Dec 2015

Sunny side up: Shift consumer preferences and health trends will benefit operators

The Egg & Poultry 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$12bn
Annual Growth 10-15
0.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
10,673
Businesses
590
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 Investment Chapter

The Egg and Poultry Wholesaling industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. Using wages as a proxy for labor and depreciation as a proxy for capital, IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on labor in the industry, $0.12 will be spent on capital in 2015. This figure represents a slight decrease from $0.14 in 2010. Wholesalers invest in cooling and refrigeration equipment, as well as vehicles to transport perishable food. Industry operators are increasingly relying on technological advancements to improve efficiency and reduce costs. For instance, the use of distribution and inventory management software has enabled wholesalers to take and fulfill orders more efficiently, helping reduce overall costs... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Egg & Poultry Wholesaling Industry?

This industry includes specialty wholesalers whose primary business is the distribution of poultry products from manufacturers to downstream markets, including the retail and foodservice sectors. Products include fresh chicken and turkey, frozen and processed poultry and eggs, although canned and packaged frozen meals containing poultry are not included. Broadline grocery distributors and vertically integrated poultry processing and egg companies are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Processed or frozen poultryEggsFresh or refrigerated chickenTurkey, duck, quail and other fresh poultry
 
Industry Activities
Wholesaling eggsWholesaling processed chickenWholesaling processed turkeyWholesaling other processed poultry products


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