SEARCH   
MEMBER LOGIN    

Fish & Seafood Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Fish & Seafood Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42446 | Nov 2015

Big fish: Higher consumer spending and improved health perceptions will propel industry revenue

The Fish & Seafood Wholesaling market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$17bn
Annual Growth 11-16
2.3%
Annual Growth 16-21
Add to Cart
Profit
Add to Cart
Employment
23,192
Businesses
3,798
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry will begin a modest revival as it aims to shake off the losses sustained from the BP oil spill and move toward recovery. Seafood demand will be heightened as consumers become more health conscious and thus consume more fish. Moreover, the improved economic conditions will cause disposable income levels to improve, fueling industry revenue. However, fish and seafood wholesalers will face rising competition from other industries and contend with the growing practice of wholesale bypass... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Industry operators primarily wholesale fish and seafood, with the exception of canned or packaged frozen items, which fall under the purview of the Seafood Preparation industry (IBISWorld report 31171). There are generally two types of wholesalers: traditional merchant wholesalers, which tend to be small operations limited to local or regional geographical markets, and manufacturers' sales branches and offices (MSBOs), which are the distribution arms of larger, vertically integrated fish processors. Overall, the ability of MSBOs to cut out traditional wholesale middlemen and supply downstream markets directly reduces the final cost of fish and seafood sold to retail outlets, which exerts price-based competition on traditional merchant wholesalers... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Fish & Seafood Wholesaling Industry?

Establishments in this industry primarily wholesale fish and seafood; canned or packaged frozen products are excluded from the industry. This industry does not include manufacturers' sales branches and offices (MSBOs) where the wholesaling and preparation of seafood products occur as one undifferentiated operation; revenue from such MSBO's are included under the scope of the Seafood Preparation industry (IBISWorld 31171).

Industry Products
Fresh fish and seafoodFrozen fish and seafoodCured fishOther fish and seafood
 
Industry Activities
Wholesaling fish (except canned or packaged frozen)Wholesaling cured fishWholesaling fresh fishWholesaling fresh seafoodWholesaling unpackaged frozen fishWholesaling unpackaged frozen seafood


View Sample
Quote
Select Clients