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Potato Farming in the US: Market Research Report

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Potato Farming Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food Production | Mar 2014

High yield: Growth in emerging economies will continue to present an opportunity for revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Potato Farming market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
26,538
Businesses
16,581
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Potato Farming industry has benefited from several factors over the five years to 2014. Most importantly, the wide acceptance of industry products has helped sustain steady demand from downstream markets. However, because agricultural production is contingent on many outside forces, the industry must perpetually keep its output levels in line with overall demand. Over the five years to 2019, the industry will continue to benefit from increasing demand from emerging economies and the growing popularity of organic and niche potato varieties, which will create new markets for industry products and contribute to rising industry revenue.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

This industry includes a wide range of potatoes. The majority of them are grown in open fields, while the rest are grown under cover. Potatoes, sweet potatoes and yams are among the largest segments within this industry. These crops hold about the same market shares today as they have during the past decade, and this is not expected to change significantly in the next five years. However, there are yearly variations due to relative price fluctuations and crop-specific production or demand shocks such as regional droughts.

Potatoes can also be segmented into fresh market and processing varieties. The majority of potatoes grown for processing are better adapted to mechanical harvesting... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Potato Farming Industry?

This industry grows potatoes, sweet potatoes, and yams. Potatoes are a staple food product in many parts of the world and can also be used to in the manufacture of other products, including processed snack foods, alcoholic spirits and animal feed.

Industry Products
Fresh potatoesProcessed potatoes
 
Industry Activities
Potato farmingSweet potato farmingYam farming


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