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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Rendering & Meat Byproduct Processing

Overview: the U.S. Rendering & Meat Byproduct Processing 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 Rendering & Meat Byproduct Processing: 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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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

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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Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

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

Product Description Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Rendering And Meat By-Product Processing

Lard, Inedible Tallow, And Other Greases, Excluding Wool Grease

Animal And Marine Feed And Fertilizer By-Products (Including Foots)

Total Miscellaneous Receipts

Resales - Sales Of Products Bought And Sold Without Further Manufacture, Processing, Or Assembly

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.

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Rendering & Meat Byproduct Processing 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 Rendering & Meat Byproduct Processing 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.

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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 Rendering & Meat Byproduct Processing 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 Rendering & Meat Byproduct Processing 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 Rendering & Meat Byproduct Processing 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 Managers0%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5%
Production Occupations 67%
Food Processing Workers 47%
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing Workers 40%
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 21%
Slaughterers and Meat Packers 17%
Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers 7%
Other Production Occupations 15%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 16%
Material Moving Workers 14%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 12%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Rendering & Meat Byproduct Processing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

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Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score

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

Latest Industry News

  • Darling Ingredients : Fresno OKs deal to relocate meat-rendering plant out of a southwest neighborhood - 27--A deal to relocate a meat-rendering plant out of a southwest Fresno neighborhood ... Darling's plant receives animal byproducts -- leftovers including fat, bones, and offal from slaughterhouses and meat-packing plants -- and grinds, cooks and processes ... (10/27/2017)
  • Fresno OKs deal to relocate meat-rendering plant out of a southwest neighborhood - A deal to relocate a meat-rendering plant out of a southwest Fresno neighborhood ... Darling’s plant receives animal byproducts – leftovers including fat, bones, and offal from slaughterhouses and meat-packing plants – and grinds, cooks and processes ... (10/26/2017)
  • What goes around: Hunters, here's how to properly dispose of animal carcasses - Once an animal has been harvested, it’s time to process and preserve the meat. If processing the meat at home ... specific policy for the disposal of animal carcasses and animal byproducts, to help protect their employees and the environment from ... (08/02/2017)
  • Messy business makes most of animal parts - But just 1 percent of fruits and vegetables are wasted in the processing phase, according to the study, often because a manufacturing method can save the company money. The meat industry likes to tout itself as green, calling rendering the world’s oldest ... (09/22/2014)
  • Partners sought for meat-based bioplastic - HAMILTON, NEW ZEALAND -- A New Zealand biopolymer company that is turning meat byproducts into bioplastic ... A Waikato, New Zealand-based rendering business, Wallace Corp. Ltd., which processes co-products from the meat-processing industry, has agreed ... (02/22/2013)
  • Research and Markets: Newly Updated Report - Rendering and Meat Byproduct Processing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade - LLC's new report "Rendering and Meat Byproduct Processing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade" to their offering. The Rendering and Meat Byproduct Processing Industry report contains the most recent data and analysis on the industry's key ... (04/16/2010)
  • Proposed rendering plant could create 150 area jobs - In October 2006, Redmond Tallow, Oregon’s last operating meat ... byproduct that would be biodiesel.” A large part of the plant would be underground and the smell sometimes associated with rendering plants would be minimized by a continuous processing ... (11/15/2007)
  • Company to collect dead animals, grease - For the first time in six years since the only rendering plant in Billings closed, residents will be able to take their dead animals to a processing plant instead of going to the landfill or illegally dumping them in a coulee. And restaurants and meat ... (05/03/2006)
  • Senators' bill targets rebuilding of cooker at rendering plant - Smith said his company provides a valuable service to farmers, supermarkets and meat-processing facilities by recycling animal byproducts into animal proteins, fuels and other useful products. If not for rendering plants, Smith said, the meat processors ... (02/20/2004)

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $1,677,202 on Rendering & Meat Byproduct Processing. It has awarded 19 contracts to 10 companies, with an average value of $167,720 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

Segments classified within this market research report

This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Animal fats rendering, Oil, animal, rendering, Meat and bone meal and tankage, produced in rendering plant, Animal oil rendering, Fats, Rendering animals (carrion) for feed, Tallow produced in rendering plant, Stearin, Bones, fat, Lard made from purchased fat, Grease rendering, Rendering fats, Rendering plants, Neatsfoot oil rendering, etc.

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