Well done: Export growth and consolidation will secure revenue gains for the industry's major players

IBISWorld’s Hot Dog & Sausage Production 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.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Cash-strapped consumers opt for hot dogs and sausages when the price of other meats increases
  • Sausages and hot dogs are growing in popularity in emerging countries
  • Operators will adapt to consumer preferences by developing new, more healthful options

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Over the five years to 2016, revenue for the Hot Dog and Sausage Production industry has trended upward thanks to the status of industry products as a staple in consumers' diets. Over the next five years, merger and acquisition activity will cause the industry's major companies to leverage brand value and economies of scale to increase their market share, pushing up their revenue and profit growth. Furthermore, companies in the industry will continue to seek out growing consumer markets in foreign countries, and exports will consequently drive revenue growth...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Hot Dog and Sausage Production industry exhibits a medium level of market share concentration. In 2016, the four largest producers are estimated to generate 49.7% of total industry revenue. Market concentration has increased considerably in the past five years because of significant merger and acquisition activity among larger companies. Most notably, Tyson Foods acquired Hillshire Brands in August 2014 for $8.9 billion and now controls more than one-third of the market. Prior to its acquisition, Hillshire Brands was the largest industry player with a market share of 17.4%. IBISWorld expects market share concentration to increase considerably during the next five years as the largest players continue to acquire smaller sausage and hot dog manufacturers. Ver..

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    Additional Insights for the Hot Dog & Sausage Production Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Hot Dog & Sausage Production Industry are

  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Vertical integration
  • Production of goods currently favored by the market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Price of red meat and Consumer spending in the Hot Dog & Sausage Production industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Hot Dog & Sausage Production Industry?

    Operators in this industry primarily produce hot dogs and sausages from slaughtered animals or a combination of byproducts from slaughtered animals.

    Industry Products
    Hot dogs (except from poultry)
    Sausage products (except from poultry)
    Breakfast sausage products (except from poultry)
    Poultry sausages (including hot dogs)
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing red meat hot dogs and sausages
    Manufacturing poultry meat hot dogs and sausages

    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
  • Price of red meat
  • Consumer spending
  • Per capita meat consumption
  • Price of poultry meat
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Stable demand
  • International trade
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Continued popularity
  • International trade
  • Consolidation to continue
  • Table: Hot Dog & Sausage Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Hot Dog & Sausage Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Grocery Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Amusement Parks
  • Arcade, Food & Entertainment Complexes
  • Accommodation and Food Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beef Cattle Production
  • Chicken & Turkey Meat Production
  • Hog & Pig Farming
  • Sheep Farming

  • Products & Services
  • Sausage products (except from poultry)
  • Hot dogs (except from poultry)
  • Poultry sausages (including hot dogs)
  • Breakfast sausage products (except from poultry)
  • Chart: Hot Dog & Sausage Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Consumer preferences
  • Disease and environmental concerns

  • Major Markets
  • Beef and pork wholesalers
  • Exports
  • Food service
  • Retailers
  • Grocery wholesalers
  • Other markets
  • Poultry wholesalers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Hot Dog & Sausage Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Hot Dog & Sausage Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Hot Dog & Sausage Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Tyson Foods Inc.Smithfield Foods Inc.
  • Table: Tyson Foods Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Smithfield Foods Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Hot Dog & Sausage Production 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 Hot Dog & Sausage Production Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Price of Red Meat (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • Casing, sausage casing, or sausage skin is the material that encloses the filling of a sausage.
  • Hot Dog
  • A popular type of cooked sausage, traditionally grilled or steamed.
  • Meat Byproducts
  • Meat byproducts, which include heart, kidney, and liver, are often used as fillers for sausages; when used, they must be individually named in the ingredients statement.
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