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Grain & Oilseed Milling Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
Market Size (industry trends) . .
Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
Key Companies   .
Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Grain & Oilseed Milling

Overview of the U.S. Grain & Oilseed Milling Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Grain & Oilseed Milling: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Grain & Oilseed Milling by state

Grain & Oilseed Milling Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Grain & Oilseed Milling companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Grain & Oilseed Milling company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Grain & Oilseed Milling industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Grain & Oilseed Milling measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 7%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 9%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 8%
Production Occupations 51%
Supervisors of Production Workers 5%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 5%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 5%
Food Processing Workers 16%
Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers 16%
Food Batchmakers 8%
Other Production Occupations 28%
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers 7%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 12%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 12%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 14%
Material Moving Workers 12%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Grain & Oilseed Milling Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Nunn Milling trademarks "TWILIGHT" - Pet food - 01/05/2018
  • Ardent Mills trademarks "SPRING KING" - Flour - 01/05/2018
  • Dakota Specialty Milling trademarks "BLENDS FOR ALL REASONS" - Custom milling, manufacturing, blending services in the field of grain-based products - 01/05/2018
  • RiceBran Technologies raises $7 million in funding. - 09/28/2017
  • Kellogg patents Food Product With Reduced Sugar Grain Binder Composition - 08/31/2017
  • Ralco Nutrition patents Aquaculture Environment Control Apparatuses, Systems, And Methods - 08/03/2017
  • HM Clause patents Garden Bean Named Hmx5106 - 07/27/2017
  • Mom Brands Company C/O Post Holdings raises $50 million in funding. - 09/27/2012
  • New Carbon raises $41 million in funding. - 04/23/2012

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Mom Brands Company C/O Post Holdings376
    Martek Bioscience88
    HM Clause58

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Colombia Grain Market is anticipated to record good CAGR by 2024 - Dry pea has a greater demand in US market in 2017 Based on the product type, Colombia grain market is segmented as Cereal, Pulse, and Oilseed. From these Pulses ... Agro Source Ltd, J.K.Milling Canada Limited, ILTA Grain Inc, and Commodious Malting ... (01/08/2018)
    • Argentina's soy market paralyzed by oilseed crushers union three weeks strike - Grain companies whose milling plants and terminals are directly affected by ... The strike by the opposition-allied Industrial Oilseed Complex Workers Federation in the southern districts of the Rosario port has slowed the loading of vessels and comes ... (01/06/2018)
    • Binswanger Named Exclusive Agent for the Sale/Lease of 292,655 Sq. Ft. Industrial Property in Vicksburg, Mississippi - Binswanger is aggressively marketing the property to manufacturers of grain/oilseed milling, beverage, wood, paper, printing, plastics/rubber, petroleum/coal products, chemical, resin/synthetic rubber, pesticide/fertilizer, paint/coatings, plastics/rubber ... (01/04/2018)
    • Euronext wheat recovers from lows, rapeseed extends run - March milling wheat ... euro makes grain from western European countries more expensive overseas at a time when European Union exports are lagging well behind last year’s pace. Rapeseed saw sharper gains on Euronext as the oilseed extended a rebound ... (01/03/2018)
    • In the first half of 2017/18 MY, Ukraine exported over 21 mln tonnes of grains – SSUFSCP - In the first half of 2017/18 MY, Ukraine supplied over 21.36 mln tonnes of grains ... tonnes of milling wheat), barley – 3.7 mln tonnes, and corn – 5.8 mln tonnes. In addition, in the current MY Ukraine shipped nearly 3.3 mln tonnes of oilseed crops ... (01/03/2018)
    • Rieper finds niche in flour, feed and baking - as well as the feed mill, come from European Union countries, with the majority coming from Germany, Italy and Austria, Alexander Rieper said. Between its feed and flour mills, it processes 145,000 tonnes of grains and oilseeds, but at any one time it has ... (01/03/2018)
    • Bear of the Day: Bunge (BG) - It is a global leader in oilseed processing, and grain & oilseed marketing. The company has five business segments: Agribusiness, Edible Oil Products, Milling Products, Sugar and Bioenergy, and Fertilizer. The company IPO’d in 2001 and has expanded ... (12/27/2017)
    • Weekly Ukraine grain/oilseed spot prices - WEEKLY AVERAGE SPOT GRAIN PRICES DELIVERY PRICE Oct 17 COMMODITY Soft milling wheat (at least 12 pct protein content) FOB 189/193 EXW 187/198 Soft milling wheat (at least 11 pct protein content) FOB 187/190 EXW n/a Feed wheat FOB 180/183 EXW 175/185 Feed ... (10/18/2017)
    • Harvest 2017: Grain quality concern grows over wheat harvest - Concern is growing over the milling wheat harvest ... July but then switched to oilseed rape after showers threatened to strip the crop. The rapeseed is now in the shed and will have to take the five-mile trip to Coastal Grains before yield can be ... (08/01/2017)
    • Research and Markets: Grain and Oilseed Milling Industry Group in the U.S. and Its Foreign Trade - 2009 Edition Report - LLC's new report "Grain and Oilseed Milling Industry Group in the U.S. and its Foreign Trade [2009 Edition]" to their offering. The Grain and Oilseed Milling Industry report is the most comprehensive market research report available on this industry group. (07/23/2009)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $273,237,527 on Grain & Oilseed Milling. It has awarded 650 contracts to 117 companies, with an average value of $2,335,363 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

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