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Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging Industry Analysis

Identify industry changes, evaluate the market size, market outlook, trends, key players, and growth opportunities.

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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: Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging

Overview of the U.S. Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging 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 Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging: 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 Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging by state

Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging 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 Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging 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 Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging 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 Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging 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 Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging 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 3%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 6%
Production Occupations 60%
Food Processing Workers 43%
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing Workers 37%
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers 37%
Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers 6%
Other Production Occupations 12%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 6%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 16%
Material Moving Workers 13%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 11%
Packers and Packagers, Hand 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Gorton's trademarks "THE CREW REPORT" - On-line electronic newsletters delivered by e-mail in the fields of seafood, cooking, nutrition, cuisine and recipes - 12/29/2017
  • HKH JVC trademarks "TIKI TOPPERS" - Seasonings - 12/15/2017
  • Bumble Bee Foods trademarks "SANDWICH IN SECONDS" - Prepared dishes consisting primarily of meat, poultry, seafood, or eggs - 11/27/2017
  • Quality Packaging patents Recyclable Blister Pack And Process Of Making - 12/27/2012
  • Ocean Duke patents Double-stack Shrimp Tray - 07/30/2009
  • Bumble Bee Foods patents Composition Derived From A Meat Source And Processes For Making And Using Composition - 05/14/2009

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Trident Seafoods132
    Bumble Bee Foods117
    Quality Packaging6

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

    Latest Industry News

    • Frozen Fish and Seafood Market - Trends and Forecasts by Technavio - Thus, the availability of frozen fish products such as fish ... three emerging trends driving the global frozen fish and seafood market according to Technavio research analysts are: Innovation in packaging and preparation Growing demand for organic frozen ... (08/28/2017)
    • Oregon’s Seafood Processing Industry Sees Injuries On Rise - A review of workers’ compensation claims indicates that workers in Oregon’s seafood processing industry ... in onshore seafood processing, a food-manufacturing industry that includes cleaning, canning, freezing and other packaging and preparation. (03/24/2017)
    • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 23: National Seafood Month - Sunday, October 23rd. October is National Seafood Month ... of nearly 14.5 pounds of seafood annually, dining on the fishing industry's annual catch of over 9 billion pounds. There are nearly 640 seafood product preparation and packaging establishments ... (10/23/2016)
    • Growing Desire for Convenience to Boost the Global Frozen Fish and Seafood Market Through 2020, Says Technavio - Moreover, the development of modern distribution channels along with technological improvements in the processing, packaging, and storage of seafood products also help market ... ready-to-eat meals that reduce the preparation, cooking, and clean-up time. (05/04/2016)
    • 2013 Asian Seafood Exposition opens today - In addition, a diverse group of fisheries and aquaculture specialists will be on hand to showcase the latest innovations in the processing, storing, carving, packaging ... and preparation of seafood including knowing where the product comes from, what ... (09/03/2013)
    • Egg roll maker can reopen, but not prepare seafood items - but cannot make seafood products. Chung's Products had been ordered closed last week after the Food and Drug Administration filed a lawsuit over the preparation of shrimp egg rolls. On Tuesday, company officials argued that they should be allowed to ... (04/10/2013)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $64,080,321 on Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging. It has awarded 132 contracts to 36 companies, with an average value of $1,780,009 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

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