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Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42448 | Apr 2014

Slim pickings: Wholesale bypass will dampen growth despite increasing downstream demand

The Fruit & Vegetable 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
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$74bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
97,296
Businesses
4,162
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Fruit and vegetables staples in the diets of US consumers, so there will always be some level of demand for the Fruit and Vegetable Wholesaling industry. However, as disposable income increases and wholesalers offer more value-added options, like pre-cut produce, demand will grow. Still, wholesalers will continue to face challenges from wholesale bypass, consolidation at the food retailing level and external competition from processed fruit and vegetables... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The West region accounts for an estimated 28.3% of establishments, with California alone making up 21.6%. This state is the largest producer of horticultural commodities in the United States, yielding more than 50.0% of the total quantity of fresh fruit and vegetables each year. California's dominant position in the horticultural industry is explained by climatic, technological and infrastructure advantages. In addition, the West region accounts for the highest average household expenditure on fresh fruit and vegetables.

The Mid-Atlantic region also holds a large portion of fruit and vegetable wholesaling establishments, with an estimated 20.0%. Its most densely established state is New York, which houses 10.5% of establishments... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling Industry?

Wholesalers in this industry wholesale a range of fresh fruit and vegetables to supermarkets, delis, restaurants, cafes and institutions like hospitals and retirement homes. This industry does not include fruit and vegetable processing (NAICS 31142).

Industry Products
VegetablesPeachesBananasApplesWatermelonsGrapesStrawberriesOranges
 
Industry Activities
Fresh fruit wholesalingFresh vegetable wholesaling


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