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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 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Egg & Poultry Wholesaling market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$17bn
Annual Growth 09-14
0.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
11,904
Businesses
437
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 Products Chapter

Fresh or refrigerated chicken

Fresh or refrigerated chicken meat is expected to constitute the largest product distributed by industry operators in 2014. Products under this segment include whole chicken as well as various cuts of chicken meat such as breast, tenderloin, leg, thigh, drumstick and wing. Chicken has become a staple in the American diet, outstripping red meat from its leading position in the early 1990s. In fact, the United States produces and consumes almost a fifth of the world's chicken meat. While volume sales of processed chicken have fluctuated over the five years to 2014, the price of chicken has risen steadily, helping boost chicken wholesalers' revenue... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Egg & Poultry Wholesaling Industry?

Companies in this industry purchase processed egg and poultry products from manufacturers and sell them to retailers, generally with no further product development. Businesses include third-party wholesalers and manufacturers' sales branches and offices, which are the wholesaling divisions of processing companies. Products sold by operators include fresh and frozen chicken and turkey products and eggs. Canned and packaged frozen items are excluded from 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


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