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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 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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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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2019, industry value added (IVA), which measures an industry's contribution to the economy, is projected to decline at an average annual rate of 0.6%. In comparison, GDP is forecast to grow 2.5% per year on average over the same period. IVA fluctuated during and after the recession, mirroring changes in industry revenue as well as changes in profitability. While industry IVA underperformed the economy in the past five years, other factors, such as the overall market acceptance of industry products, rising per capita consumption of chicken meat and eggs and bustling merger and acquisition activity point to the maturity of this industry... 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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