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Meat Processing in Belgium - Market Size, Industry Analysis, Trends and Forecasts (2024-2029)

BE-C101 May 2024 Factsheet

Revenue

€7.9bn

2019-2024 1.5 %
2024-2029 X.X %

Employees

16,111

2019-2024 1.9 %
2024-2029 X.X %

Businesses

747

2019-2024 2.0 %
2024-2029 X.X %

Wages

€XXX.Xm

2019-2024 X.X %
2024-2029 X.X %

Meat Processing in Belgium market size outlook

Total value and annual change from from 2014-2029. Includes 5-year outlook.

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Industry Statistics and Rankings

How does this industry perform in Belgium compared to Europe?

Country Benchmarking

Industry Data Belgium

Ranking are out of 37 European countries for which IBISWorld provides country-level factsheets.

Revenue
#11 In Europe
Business
#13 In Europe
Employees
#19 In Europe
Wages
#16 In Europe

The Meat Processing in Belgium ranks 11st in Europe with regards to its 2024 revenue (€7.9bn). Revenue received by operators in Belgium has been low in volatility over the past five-year period, with the average annual change in revenue (1.5 %) most comparable to...

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Enterprises
Number of businesses in 2024

Revenue per Enterprise
Value (€ Million) in 2024

Top Questions Answered in this Report

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What is the market size of the Meat Processing industry in Belgium in 2024?

The market size of the Meat Processing industry in Belgium is €7.9bn in 2024. 

How many businesses are there in the Meat Processing in Belgium industry in 2024?

There are 747 businesses in the Meat Processing industry in Belgium, which has grown at a CAGR of 2.0 % between 2019 and 2024.

Has the Meat Processing industry in Belgium grown or declined over the past 5 years?

The market size of the Meat Processing industry in Belgium has been growing at a CAGR of 2.0 % between 2019 and 2024. 

What is the forecast growth of the Meat Processing industry in Belgium over the next 5 years?

Over the next five years, the Meat Processing industry in Belgium is expected to grow.

What are the biggest companies in the Meat Processing market in Belgium?

The biggest companies operating in the Meat Processing market in Belgium are Danish Crown AmbA, Groupe Bigard SA and Tönnies Holding ApS & Co KG

What does the Meat Processing in Belgium include?

Beef and Veal are part of the Meat Processing industry.

Which companies have the highest market share in the Meat Processing in Belgium?

The company holding the most market share in Belgium is Danish Crown AmbA.

How competitive is the Meat Processing industry in Belgium?

The level of competition is moderate and steady in the Meat Processing industry in Belgium.

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Table of Contents

About this industry

Industry definition

Companies in this industry process livestock to produce red meat. They operate slaughterhouses, produce fresh, chilled or frozen meat as carcasses and cuts and produce by-products like rendered lard, tallow, offal and pulled wool. Industry participants also bone, preserve and pack meat.

What's included in this industry?

BeefVealLambMuttonPorkPoultryRabbit

Industry Code

ISIC 2006

101 - Processing and preserving of meat in Belgium

Performance

Revenue Highlights

Trends
  • Revenue
  • 2024 Revenue CAGR
  • Revenue Volatility

Employment Highlights

Trends
  • Employees
  • Employees per Business
  • Revenue per Employee

Business Highlights

Trends
  • Businesses
  • Employees per Business
  • Revenue per Business

Current Performance

Charts
  • Revenue in the Meat Processing in Belgium
  • Employees in the Meat Processing in Belgium
  • Business in the Meat Processing in Belgium
  • Profit in the Meat Processing in Belgium

Current Performance

Analysis

How does this country's performance compare to Europe?


Life Cycle

Charts
  • Industry Life Cycle Matrix

Products and Markets

Highlights

Trends
  • Largest Market
  • Product Innovation

International Trade

Heat maps
  • Industry Concentration of Imports by Country
  • Industry Concentration of Exports by Country

Competitive Forces

Highlights

Trends
  • Concentration
  • Competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Substitutes
  • Buyer Power
  • Supplier Power
ANALYSIS

What is the competitive landscape in Europe?

External Environment

Highlights

Trends
  • Regulation & Policy
  • Assistance

Key Takeaways

Meat processors are subject to stringent regulations. Legislation covers aspects like food safety, animal welfare and environmental standards. It aim to ensure high-quality products, ethical practices and environmental sustainability.

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External Drivers

Analysis

What demographic and macroeconomic factors impact the Meat Processing in Belgium industry?

Financial Benchmarks

Highlights

Trends
  • Profit Margin
  • Average Wage
  • Largest Cost

Key Takeaways

Sustainable practices drive profit growth. A growing interest in ethically sourced, environmentally friendly options encourages processors to conserve waste and energy and allows them to raise prices.

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Cost Structure

Charts
  • Share of Economy vs. Investment Matrix
  • Industry Cost Structure Benchmarks:
    • Marketing
    • Depreciation
    • Profit
    • Purchases
    • Wages
    • Rent
    • Utilities
    • Other
Analysis

What trends impact cost in the Meat Processing in Belgium industry?


Key Ratios

Data tables
  • IVA/Revenue (2014-2029)
  • Imports/Demand (2014-2029)
  • Exports/Revenue (2014-2029)
  • Revenue per Employee (2014-2029)
  • Wages/Revenue (2014-2029)
  • Employees per Establishment (2014-2029)
  • Average Wage (2014-2029)

Country Benchmarks

European Leaders & Laggards

Data Tables

Top and boottom five countries listed for each:

  • Revenue Growth (2024)
  • Business Growth (2024)
  • Job Growth (2024)

European Country Performance

Data Tables

Rankings available for 37 countries. Statistics ranked include:

  • IVA/Revenue (2024)
  • Imports/Demand (2024)
  • Exports/Revenue (2024)
  • Revenue per Employee (2024)
  • Wages/Revenue (2024)
  • Employees per Establishment (2024)
  • Average Wage (2024)

Structural Comparison

Data Tables

Trends in 37 countries benchmarked against trends in Europe

  • Concentration
  • Competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Buyer Power
  • Supplier Power
  • Volatility
  • Capital Intensity
  • Innovation
  • Life Cycle

Key Statistics

Industry Data

Data Tables

Including values and annual change:

  • Revenue (2014-2029)
  • IVA (2014-2029)
  • Establishments (2014-2029)
  • Enterprises (2014-2029)
  • Employment (2014-2029)
  • Exports (2014-2029)
  • Imports (2014-2029)
  • Wages (2014-2029)

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