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Beef & Pork Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Beef & Pork Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42447 | Jan 2016

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IBISWorld’s Beef & Pork 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
$56bn
Annual Growth 11-16
1.6%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Employment
46,421
Businesses
4,009
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, downstream demand for beef and pork decreased due to the recession's lingering effects. Instead of buying fresh red meat included in this industry's product offerings, some consumers switched to meat products outside this industry's scope. However, the industry is projected to experience revenue growth over the five years to 2021 as the economy strengthens. Per capita disposable income is projected to increase as employment levels recuperate and consumers regain confidence in the economy. As a result, Americans will slowly increase spending and consumption, subsequently increasing demand for pork and beef throughout downstream markets... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Beef and Pork Wholesaling industry is forecast to grow at a slower rate than the overall economy during the 10 years to 2021. IBISWorld estimates the industry's contribution to the overall economy, as measured by industry value added, will remain stagnant at an annualized rate of 0.0% during the 10-year period. Comparatively, US GDP is forecast to rise at an average rate of 2.3%. This lag is partially an indication that the industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle, characterized by a saturated market with little room for product or service innovation. However the stagnation is also partially the result of the fact that margins have been squeezed since 2011, as meat prices have been volatile... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Beef & Pork Wholesaling Industry?

Operators in this industry wholesale beef, pork and other red meat products. There are two types of wholesalers that execute the industry’s activities: merchant wholesalers, which include independent wholesaling operations, and manufacturers' sales branches and offices, or those that represent the wholesale division of vertically integrated meat processors. Additionally, canned and packaged frozen goods are excluded from this industry, as are poultry and seafood products.

Industry Products
BeefPorkMeat products, including deli meatsSausage and prepared meatsVeal and Lamb
 
Industry Activities
Wholesaling beef Wholesaling porkWholesaling other meats, including deli meatsWholesaling sausage and prepared meatsWholesaling lambWholesaling veal


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