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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 2016

Chewing the fat: The industry must emphasise quality in order to continue expanding

IBISWorld’s Meat & Meat Product Retailing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3bn
Annual Growth 11-16
2.5%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
33,080
Businesses
5,970
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Companies operating 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 encroached on industry operators' revenue by offering similar products at cheaper prices. Over much of the period the industry has also faced higher purchase costs owing to high animal feed prices, which have pushed up the cost of meat to the detriment of profit margins. Over the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is forecast to increase at a compound annual rate of 2.5% to total £3.2 billion. This includes an expected increase of 0.7% in the current year... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The geographical location of meat retailers is partly determined by population distribution. However, the main factor seems to be the proximity to UK farms, meat suppliers, and distributors. The nature of the products means that large distances cannot be covered while maintaining the high quality of the product.

The North West

The North West is home to the largest number of establishments, with the region accounting for 10.8% establishments. The region contains all of Gabbotts Farm retail outlets and is in close proximity with suppliers. Bustling cities such as Manchester and Liverpool also have relatively high disposable income levels.

The West Midlands

The West Midlands account for approximately 10.6% of establishments... 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. The industry excludes products sold in supermarkets.

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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