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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Revenue for the Meat Processing industry in China is set to reach $114.5 billion in 2017, up 7.2% for the year. Over the five years through 2017, the industry has been growing strongly at an annualized rate of 10.9%. The dietary patterns of the Chinese have changed significantly since the government implemented economic reforms in the late 1970s. In particular, meat consumption has been rising steadily, in line with higher incomes.

The Meat Processing industry in China produces a relatively narrow range of processed meats of average quality. High-temperature meat products, mainly sausages, do not require refrigeration and are cooked at about 120 degrees Celsius. These account for about half of the industry's products due to their long shelf-lives and low prices...

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Shandong province and Henan province are the two largest manufacturing provinces for this industry, contributing 22.3% and 20.6% to total industry revenue, respectively, in 2017. Agricultural resources exceeded markets as the most critical determinant of geographic distribution for the industry. These two provinces have rich agricultural resources. Besides, the population size of these two provinces is also contributors for their market volume.

Industry productivity in Shandong and Henan provinces is also higher than in other parts of China, with relatively small enterprises generating larger industry revenue. This is attributed to economies of scale, as well as convenient access to technological support, since a majority of industry leaders are situated in these two regions.


Additional Insights for the Meat Processing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Meat Processing Industry are

  • Establishment of brand names
  • Marketing of differentiated products
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Domestic Goods Prices - Food and Beverages - Pig Meat and Real Personal Disposable Income in the Meat Processing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Meat Processing Industry?

    The Meat Processing industry produces sausages, cured, smoked, dried and other meats and meat specialties from fresh meats livestock and poultry. The industry also processes the by-products of livestock and poultry, such as lard from pig fats, sausage casing from intestines and rawhides from skins.

    Industry Products
    High-temperature meat products
    Low-temperature meat products
    Traditional Chinese meat products
    Side products
    Other meat products
    Industry Activities
    Sausage production
    Bacon production
    Cured meat production
    Luncheon meat production
    Ham production
    Low-temperature meat production
    Meat floss production
    Meat meal production
    Lard production
    Natural sausage casing production

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Food and Beverages - Pig Meat
  • Real Personal Disposable Income
  • Downstream Demand - Meat and Meat Product Wholesaling
  • Poultry - Incidence of Disease
  • Competition from Substitutes - Meat Processing
  • Downstream Demand - Supermarket and Grocery Stores
  • Manufacturing Exports - Food and Beverages

  • Current Performance
  • Industry revenue
  • Enterprises, employment and wages
  • International trade
  • Profitability
  • Industry issues
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Meat Processing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Meat Processing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Department Stores & Shopping Malls
  • Supermarkets
  • Full-Service Restaurants
  • Fast-Food Restaurants
  • Cafes, Bars & Other Drinking Establishments

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Pig Farming
  • Poultry Farming
  • Sheep and Cattle Farming

  • Products & Services
  • High-temperature meat products
  • Low-temperature meat products
  • Traditional Chinese meat products
  • Side products
  • Other meat products
  • Chart: Meat Processing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Economic growth
  • Urbanization
  • Growth in downstream industries
  • Animal protection trends

  • Major Markets
  • Wholesalers
  • Supermarkets
  • Chain stores
  • Grocery stores
  • Other
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Meat Processing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Utilities and rent
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Meat Processing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Quality
  • Proximity to inputs
  • Branding and promotion
  • Innovation and technology
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Meat Processing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Henan Luohe Shuanghui Industry GroupShandong Jinluo Enterprise GroupZhucheng Waimao Co., Ltd.Yurun GroupShandong Delisi Group Co., Ltd.
  • Table: Henan Luohe Shuanghui Industry Group - financial performance
  • Table: Shandong Jinluo Enterprise Group - financial performance
  • Table: Zhucheng Waimao Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Yurun Group - financial performance
  • Table: Shandong Delisi Group Co., Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Meat Processing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Meat Processing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)
  • Output of meat products (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    High-Temperature Meat Products
  • To reach certain storage periods, high-temperature sterilization (above 100 degrees Celsius ) is carried out for these meat products.
  • Low-Temperature Meat Products
  • These meats are prepared at core temperatures between 65 degrees Celsius and 85 degrees Celsius for a relatively long time.
  • Side Products
  • Include rawhides and animal fats.
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