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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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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 - Industry Locations Chapter

According to data collected by the US Census Bureau's County Business Patterns report, nearly one-fourth of industry establishments are concentrate in the Mid-Atlantic. The second and third most densely concentrated regions are the Southeast and West. Industry establishments are located in the most densely populated areas, including states such as California and New York. Close proximity to key markets allows wholesalers to easily distribute their goods in these areas, reducing transportation and distribution costs. Additionally, nearly three-fourths of chicken and turkey meat processors are located in the Southeast, which is another reason why this region accounts for a significant share of industry establishments... 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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