Egg & Poultry Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Egg & Poultry Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42444 | Dec 2013

Egging on: Rising poultry prices and steady demand keep the industry growing

IBISWorld’s Egg & Poultry Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Egg and Poultry Wholesaling industry exhibits a medium level of concentration. IBISWorld estimates that the industry's four largest operators generate a combined 64.4% of industry revenue in 2013. Market share concentration has increased over the past five years from 60.2% in 2008. Concentration has been driven by industry leader, Tyson Foods, its growth and subsequent expansion of its distribution network. Although the industry is dominated by small- and medium-sized enterprises, the majority of these operators serve a limited geographic area and provide goods to a narrow range of downstream customers. As poultry processors continue to integrate vertical operations, concentration is anticipated to rise in the next five-year period... 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
Other poultryEggsProcessed chickenProcessed turkey
Industry Activities
Wholesaling eggsWholesaling processed chickenWholesaling processed turkeyWholesaling other processed poultry

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