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Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 31161CA | Mar 2015

Beefing up: Rebounding demand will prop up revenue, despite disease outbreaks and health concerns

IBISWorld’s Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$27bn
Annual Growth 10-15
0.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
62,612
Businesses
922
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Meat, Beef and Poultry Processing industry has struggled over the years due to stagnant per capita meat consumption. Additionally, disease outbreaks and a growing awareness of the health risks associated with red meat consumption have threatened Canadian appetites for steaks and fresh meats. In the next five years, the economy is anticipated to rebound and consumer sentiment is expected to improve, increasing industry revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Meat, Beef and Poultry Processing industry is the largest within the Canadian food-manufacturing sector. Consumer preferences and perceptions, along with larger factors such as the economy, global trends, disease outbreaks and weather conditions have shaped industry performance. While meat products remain a staple part of the diet for Canadian consumers, industry operators have experienced some turbulent times in the past five years due to volatile input prices and unstable economic conditions in several export markets. Nevertheless, per capita disposable income has increased in the past five years, providing some incentive for Canadians to purchase more meat products in general (which tend to be higher priced than plant-based foods) and more value-added products specifically... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing Industry?

Operators in this industry slaughter animals, process the carcasses and package the meat into products and by-products. Industry firms also purify and refine 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 (i.e. boxed meats) from purchased carcasses are also included in this industry.

Industry Products
Slaughtered animal productsPoultry processingRendering and meat processing from carcasses
 
Industry Activities
Slaughtering animalsCutting and packing meatsPreparing processed meats and meat by-productsRendering and refining animal fat, bones and meat scraps


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