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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

Lean meat: Revenue will be bolstered by high meat prices, but health concerns will still loom large

The Beef & Pork 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.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$56bn
Annual Growth 11-16
1.6%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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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 Products Chapter

Beef

Beef makes up the largest segment, accounting for 34.2% of revenue. The United States is the world's largest beef producer and beef is the second most-consumed meat per capita in the country. US expenditure on beef is higher than expenditure for any other meat, except chicken. However, per capita beef consumption has declined during the past five years, as health problems such as heart disease and cancers have been linked with excessive beef consumption. Consequently, this segment's share of revenue declined during the past five years.

Pork

Pork is expected to account for 19.9% of revenue. Rising pork production has increased the sales of pork products during the past five years... 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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