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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 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$17bn
Annual Growth 09-14
0.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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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 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 50.7% of industry revenue in 2014, representing an increase from an estimated 44.6% in 2009. Concentration has been driven by industry leader, Tyson Foods, its growth and subsequent expansion of all operations. As a vertically integrated poultry producer, Tyson Foods has extensively developed its distribution network and currently has the capacity to serve a broad range of retailers and other wholesalers through its 19 distribution facilities. Likewise, Sysco Corporation's impressive growth during these past five years has also played a key factor in driving up the industry's market share concentration... 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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