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Meat & Meat Product Retailing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Meat & Meat Product Retailing Market Research Report | SIC G47.220 | Mar 2014

Beefed up revenue: Consumers turn to independent butchers for better quality meat

IBISWorld’s Meat & Meat Product Retailing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
0.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
35,085
Businesses
6,081
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Companies in the Meat and Meat Product Retailing industry specialise in the sale of fresh and cooked meat. Businesses typically purchase produce from UK farms or suppliers. Over the past decade the industry has been subject to intense competition from supermarkets. Large supermarkets have taken industry operators' revenue by offering similar products at cheaper prices. This competition has intensified over the five years through 2013-14 as negative economic conditions prompted consumers to cut down on purchases and expenditure. Consumers have been lured in by the wider range, cheaper prices and the overall convenience that supermarkets offer. The industry also faces rising purchase costs owing to increasing feed prices, which have pushed up the cost of meat and shrunk profit margins... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Poultry

Poultry is the industry's largest product segment and is estimated to account for 51% of revenue in 2013-14. Chicken consumption has increased steadily over the past decade as consumers have become more aware of the health benefits of consuming white meat over red meat. Chicken is low in fat, versatile and cheap compared with other sources of protein. British consumers sought to stretch their pounds further during the financial crisis by seeking out cheaper alternatives. Chicken meat consumption has remained fairly steady over 2013-14.

Beef and veal

Half of all beef and veal consumed in the United Kingdom is purchased as minced meat... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Meat & Meat Product Retailing Industry?

The industry includes operators that specialise in the sale of meat such as poultry, beef, lamb, and pork. This industry excludes supermarket butchers.

Industry Products
Lamb and muttonBeef and vealPork Poultry
 
Industry Activities
Poultry retailingBeef and veal retailingPork, mutton, and lamb retailingCooked meats retailing


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