Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing in the US - IBISWorld Industry Market Research

Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing in the US

Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing in the US - IBISWorld Industry Market Research
Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing in the US
Published Sep 08, 2015
37 pages — Published Sep 08, 2015
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Despite strong revenue growth during the five years to 2015, meat processors have experienced some turbulent times. During the early part of the period, increases in feed prices caused the price of industry inputs to rise. Industry operators can partially pass these costs on to consumers, but in most cases, their profit margins also take a hit. Still, meat processing is a fairly stable industry and demand is forecast to strengthen in the five years to 2020. However, adverse weather conditions, disease outbreaks and competition from seafood, which the public increasingly views as a more healthful option, may limit future industry growth.

Operators in this industry slaughter animals, process the carcasses and package the meat into products and by-products. The industry also purifies and refines animal fat, bones and meat scraps. Products are sold to other food manufacturers, renderers, grocery and meat wholesalers, and retail traders. Establishments that mainly cut and pack meats from purchased carcasses are also included in this industry.

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.

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