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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 offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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 Key Buyers Chapter

Market share concentration in the Potato Farming industry is low; no one company accounts for more than 5.0% of market share. However, large producers in this industry hold a considerably larger market share than large producers in other agricultural industries. Producers such as R.D. and Offutt, Wada Farms and Black Gold Farms are all franchise-run operated, which is an unusual circumstance for a crop production industry, as most crop producers across all agricultural industries are owner-operator run family farms. Aside from a handful of large multilocation operations in this industry, most farmers in this industry are also family-run operators... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

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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