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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 | Aug 2015

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

The Meat, Beef & Poultry Processing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$27bn
Annual Growth 10-15
0.4%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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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 Locations Chapter

Due to high and mounting transportation costs, Meat, Beef and Poultry Processing establishments in Canada are strategically located near sources of key upstream industries (e.g. beef cattle, pig and chicken farming operations). Firms must also remain within a serviceable distance to large city markets. As a result, the establishments are mainly concentrated in the provinces with the highest populations: Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia.

Ontario, which accounts for the largest share of the Canadian population at about 38.8%, holds the majority of industry establishments at an estimated 32.2% of the total. Similarly, Quebec houses about 25.6% of total industry operations, while accounting for about 23.1% of the nation's population... 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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