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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 2013

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

IBISWorld’s Egg & Poultry Wholesaling market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$19bn
Annual Growth 08-13
0.9%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
11,495
Businesses
402
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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The barriers to entry for the Egg and Poultry Wholesaling industry are high and growing. Strong brands exist at the local, regional and national levels of distribution and include a range of processed chicken and turkey products. Having supply contracts with the leading producers of poultry and eggs is important because the demand for branded products is secure. While this does not present a barrier to entry in and of itself, it can make it difficult for new entrants to successfully obtain contracts with upstream suppliers and downstream customers. Additionally, the poultry wholesaling industry is highly regulated due to the risk of spreading food borne illnesses among consumers... 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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