Sink your teeth in: Recovery is likely but firms may focus on new products to retain custom

The Meat Product Manufacturing industry consists of firms engaged in the production of dried, salted or smoked meats, and also includes the production of other meat-based goods. The industry has a handful of large players operating alongside many small businesses. It is characterised by a moderate level of imports, which satisfy over 36% of domestic demand in the current year, alongside a low level of exports, accounting for just under 7% of revenue.Industry performance over the five years through 2019-20 is expected to be weak as a result of tough operating conditions. Expanding economic conditions and rising disposable income in the first year of the period increased demand for discretionary products such as those manufactured by the industry, and supported revenue growth...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£5.6bn
Annual Growth 15-20
-1.4%
Forecast Growth 20-25
Profit
Employment
33,074
Businesses
543

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Weak conditions have characterised the period as the pound fell and health concerns grew
  • Operators have released reduced fat and salt products to appeal to the health conscious
  • Population growth and increasing incomes are projected to support demand for industry products
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The industry has moderate barriers to entry. Small operators and new entrants are unable to compete for the largest contracts, usually offered by supermarkets. As a result, they are locked out of a great deal of industry revenue. This being said, setting up a new business in the industry would be rather simple and not overly expensive due to capital expenditure levels being moderate. Unfortunately, the overall ability to penetrate the market and gain any type of significant traction would be severely limited by economies of scale and access to skilled professionals that can produce high-quality products.New entrants would also need to immediately establish distinct supply networks and extensive buying arrangements. Thi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Meat Product Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Meat Product Manufacturing Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Establishment of brand names
  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from supermarkets and Total meat consumption in the Meat Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

    shopping_cartPURCHASE OPTIONS

    What's in this report

    What is the Meat Product Manufacturing Industry?

    The Meat Product Manufacturing industry consists of firms engaged in the production of dried, salted or smoked meats. It also includes the production of meat-based goods such as sausages, salami, puddings, andouillettes, saveloys, bolognas, pates, rillettes and boiled ham. The industry excludes the manufacture of prepared frozen meat, poultry dishes and the packaging of meat. It also excludes the production of fresh meat products, such as fillets, whole chickens and fresh pork products.

    Industry Products
  • Beef and veal
  • Bacon
  • Sausages
  • Ham and other salted, dried or smoked pork
  • Pates and pastes
  • Industry Activities
  • Producing dried, salted or smoked meat and salami
  • Producing meat goods including sausages and andouillettes
  • Producing meat-based goods such as puddings, saveloys, bolognas, pates, rillettes and boiled ham
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from supermarkets
  • Total meat consumption
  • Real household disposable income
  • Real effective exchange rate

  • Current Performance
  • Challenging conditions
  • Environment

    and health

  • Imports and labelling
  • Margins constrained
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Slow growth
  • Health issues
  • Consolidation

    and margins

  • EU trade
  • Table: Meat Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Meat Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Meat Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets
  • Meat & Meat Product Retailing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Beef Cattle Farming
  • Pig Farming
  • Poultry Raising

  • Products & Services
  • Pates and pastes
  • Ham and other salted, dried or smoked pork
  • Sausages
  • Other
  • Bacon
  • Beef and veal
  • Chart: Meat Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Supermarkets
  • Wholesalers
  • Specialist meat retailers and butchers
  • Food manufacturers
  • Food-service industry
  • Other
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Meat Product Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesDepreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Meat Product Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Meat Product Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Tulip Ltd, Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc, Moy Park Limited,
  • Table: Tulip Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc - financial performance
  • Table: Moy Park Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Meat Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Meat Product Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2011-2025)
  • Industry Gross Product (2011-2025)
  • Establishments (2011-2025)
  • Businesses (2011-2025)
  • Employment (2011-2025)
  • Exports (2011-2025)
  • Imports (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Purchases (2011-2025)
  • Profit (2011-2025)
  • Depreciation (2011-2025)
  • Marketing (2011-2025)
  • Rent (2011-2025)
  • Utilities (2011-2025)
  • Other (2011-2025)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Andouillette
  • A coarse-grained tripe sausage made with pork (or veal), pepper, wine, onions and seasonings.
  • Bologna
  • An American sausage, commonly called boloney, made from finely hashed/ground pork and containing cubes of lard. Bologna can also be made from chicken, turkey, beef, pork, venison or soy protein.
  • Rillettes
  • A preparation of meat similar to pate where meat is heavily salted, cooked slowly in fat, shredded and then cooled to form a paste. It is mostly used as spread and served at room temperature.
  • Saveloy
  • A type of highly seasoned sausage, usually bright red in colour and sometimes fried in batter, that is typically available in English fish and chip shops.
  • What Our Customers Say

    Why buy this report?

    The Meat Product Manufacturing 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.

    IBISWorld industry market research reports enable you to:
    • Find out about key industry trends
    • Identify threats and opportunities
    • Inform your decisions for marketing, strategy and planning
    • Quickly build competitive intelligence
    This report on Meat Product Manufacturing:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Meat Product Manufacturing market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

    IBISWorld reports on thousands of industries around the world. Our clients rely on our information and data to stay up-to-date on industry trends across all industries. With this IBISWorld Industry Research Report on Meat Product Manufacturing, you can expect thoroughly researched, reliable and current information that will help you to make faster, better business decisions.

    Contact Us

    Would you like to speak to an IBISWorld representative?

    clear