The UK Grain, Seed, Animal Feed and Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling industry has contended with volatility in crop yields and prices, fluctuations in downstream demand and changing consumer tastes. Industry revenue fluctuated, partly due to the volatility of the prices of wheat, tobacco and coarse grains. Other factors that have affected the industry's performance include the rise of wholesale bypass and ongoing industry consolidation. These issues have shaped the industry's structure over the past five years, resulting in the strong presence of vertically integrated global agribusinesses as major industry players.
Operators in this industry wholesale grains and seeds, unmanufactured tobacco, oleaginous fruits such as olives, animal feed and agricultural raw materials.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.