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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Meat Markets

Overview of the U.S. Meat Markets 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 Meat Markets: 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.

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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.

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

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Meat Markets industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Groceries & Other Food Items For Human Consumption Off The Premises

Produce, Including Fresh & Prepackaged Fruits & Vegetables

Frozen Foods, Including Packaged Foods Sold In A Frozen State

Delicatessen Items, Including Deli Meats & Other Service Deli Items

Meat & Poultry, Including Prepackaged Meats

Fish & Seafood, Including Refrigerated Prepackaged Fish & Seafood

All Other Groceries & Food Items

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 Meat Markets by state

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 Meat Markets 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 Meat Markets 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 Meat Markets 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 2%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 20%
Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 7%
Food Preparation Workers 6%
Food Preparation Workers 6%
Food and Beverage Serving Workers 11%
Fast Food and Counter Workers 10%
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 8%
Sales and Related Occupations 45%
Retail Sales Workers 39%
Cashiers 21%
Cashiers 21%
Retail Salespersons 17%
Retail Salespersons 17%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 5%
Production Occupations 13%
Food Processing Workers 12%
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing Workers 8%
Butchers and Meat Cutters 5%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 7%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Meat Markets Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Butcher Block trademarks "NORTH COUNTRY SMOKEHOUSE" - Meat; Meat; Meat, preserved; All natural meats; All natural meats - 01/05/2018
  • Jensen Meat trademarks "THE BIG JUICY" - Beef patties - 12/08/2017
  • Frick's Meat Products trademarks "LOCAL FLAVORITE" - Bologna, braunschweiger, sausages, franks, salami, ham hocks, bacon, boneless, bone-in and sliced hams - 10/13/2017

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Allen Brothers

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

    Latest Industry News

    • Thomas Foods fire: Lobethal, Tamworth meat works to take workers, work from Murray Bridge | PHOTOS, VIDEO - "Once we have a full understanding of the nature of the damage, we will begin planning the necessary repair work to ensure the site is back to capacity in processing the highest quality Australian meat for our national and export markets as soon as possible." (01/11/2018)
    • Meadowbrook Meat Market to deliver groceries in Berwick area starting Jan. 31 - BERWICK, NS – Meadowbrook Meat Market will soon be delivering a new service to customers in the Berwick area: home delivery for their groceries. Market owner Margie Lamb is excited to roll out the new project. She, along with operations manager Michael ... (01/11/2018)
    • PMI Foods blazes trail into the Chinese beef market - In May 2017, an exciting announcement was made for meat producers across the United States ... the opening up of the Chinese beef market has been a positive step for international trade. This change has led to new opportunities in a country that is ... (01/10/2018)
    • Meat is not the ‘new tobacco,’ and shouldn’t be taxed - Canadians are not giving up on meats, but they are willing to spend more time away from the meat counter. Animal protein still has market currency, but plant-based alternatives to meat are increasingly attractive. But little can be accomplished by taxing meat. (01/10/2018)
    • Shooting at City Town Meat Market butcher shop investigated as attempted armed robbery - Officials responded to a shooting Tuesday night. It happened at the City Town Meat Market butcher shop near the intersection of Beechwood Drive and Sycamore Street around 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 9. Emergency officials said the victim was taken to a ... (01/10/2018)
    • Chinatown market slapped with health violations after worker caught standing on fish - Health inspectors have confirmed that something fishy is going on at a Chinatown grocery store. The Hung Kee Fish & Meat Food Market in New York City reportedly was slapped with a “C” grade for "critical deficiencies" Monday after a customer recorded a ... (01/10/2018)
    • Value-added gives quiet boost to meat sector sales - Sprouts adds value to a broad menu of meat and seafood. Also, increasingly active is Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Market, which offers 15 to 20 value-added selections in both its meat and seafood departments, said Rodney Mills, Sprouts director of meat ... (01/09/2018)
    • SEE IT: Chinatown fish market worker walks all over seafood on display - shoe fish. Fish with a side of boot grime was unpalatably on the menu at a Chinatown market when a customer caught a worker stepping on the seafood. Customer Apri Davidson spotted a worker at the Hung Kee Fish and Meat on Canal St. walking all over fish on ... (01/09/2018)
    • Research report explores the global meat ingredients market - The Global meat ingredients market is estimated to grow to USD XX Billion in 2024 from USD XX Billion in 2017 with a CAGR of XX% during forecast period (2018-2024). The meat ingredients change the properties and characteristics of the meat. The major ... (01/09/2018)
    • FUTURES FILE: Meat consumption on record pace - American consumption could plateau if shoppers eat more meat alternatives or cut out meat entirely. Steak consumption is often linked to a rising stock market, so many ranchers keep an eye on Dow Jones futures as they watch cattle prices. Oil prices pumped ... (01/07/2018)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $41,593 on Meat Markets. It has awarded 6 contracts to 4 companies, with an average value of $10,398 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Growth Opportunities / Competitive Threats

    Companies in other industries may also sell similar products. Since there is an overlap in the customer base, there may be an opportunity for companies in Meat Markets to sell additional products/services offered by these adjacent industries. Alternatively, these industries may identify further products in this industry to target. Products most at risk are those with the highest profit margins and lowest barriers to entry.

    The following industries are competing channels for sales of similar products/services.

    Meat, Fish, Seafood & Poultry, Including Prepack Meats Req Refrigeration
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Meat MarketsOpportunity/Threat
    Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
    Warehouse Clubs, Supercenters & Big Box Retail
    Fish & Seafood Markets Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Meat, Fish, Seafood & Poultry, Including Prepack Meats Req Refrigeration are less than those from Meat Markets. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Meat, Fish, Seafood & Poultry, Including Prepack Meats Req Refrigeration sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Meat, Fish, Seafood & Poultry, Including Prepack Meats Req Refrigeration Product Sales Report

    Frozen Foods, Including Packaged Foods Sold In A Frozen State
    Competing IndustrySales Relative to Meat MarketsOpportunity/Threat
    Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
    Warehouse Clubs, Supercenters & Big Box Retail
    Fish & Seafood Markets Competing industry
    Fruit & Vegetable Markets Competing industry

    Sales from other industries of Frozen Foods, Including Packaged Foods Sold In A Frozen State are less than those from Meat Markets. This may mean that other channels are a competitive risk of increasing their Frozen Foods, Including Packaged Foods Sold In A Frozen State sales, taking market share from this industry.
    Frozen Foods, Including Packaged Foods Sold In A Frozen State Product Sales Report

    Produce, Including Fresh & Prepackaged Fruits & Vegetables
    Produce, Including Fresh & Prepackaged Fruits & Vegetables Product Sales Report

    Dairy Products & Related Foods, Including Milk, Cheese, Butter
    Dairy Products & Related Foods, Including Milk, Cheese, Butter Product Sales Report

    Meals, Snacks And Beverages Prepared For Immediate Consumption
    Meals, Snacks And Beverages Prepared For Immediate Consumption Product Sales Report

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Butcher shops, Poultry dealers, Frozen meat stores, Delicatessens (except grocery store, restaurants), Baked ham stores, Meat markets, etc.

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