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Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Market Research Report | SIC A01.110 | Sep 2016

Poor harvest: Adverse weather conditions and low grain prices are likely to hinder industry growth

IBISWorld’s Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Falling wheat prices and unfavourable weather have hampered industry revenue growth
  • Fluctuating rainfall has greatly affected industry yields and revenue
  • The emerging biofuel market is expected to expand and boost rapeseed demand
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Cereals, Leguminous Crops and Oilseed Growing industry includes all farms that grow non-perennial arable crops in open fields. The industry comprises of a large number of small owner-operated farms that grow a range of industry crops, the prices of which are determined by world markets. As a result, the performance of the industry can be highly volatile, with exogenous factors adversely impacting industry demand. Over the five years through 2016-17, adverse weather conditions, falling crop prices and decreased crop yields led to a shrinkage in the industry. Wheat contributes the most to industry revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The East of England and East Midlands

The East of England and East Midlands regions are estimated to account for 24.1% and 16.4% of industry establishments respectively. The East of England is rich in farmland with fertile and high quality, nutrient enriched soil. The English Fenlands are in this region, occupying over 3,800 square kilometres, with this region considered to be the most productive farmland in England. Moreover, the East of England is well protected from flooding due to its geographical location being surrounded by powerful man-made pumps. The.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Appropriate physical growing conditions
  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Level of annual rainfall and World price of wheat in the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry?

    Farms in the industry grow a range of non-perennial crops in open fields, which are often combined within agricultural units. Cereals included are wheat, barley, rye, oats, millets, maize and sorghum. Leguminous crops are mainly pulses that are high in protein, such as chickpeas, lentils, beans and peas. Oilseeds include linseed, rapeseed, sunflower seeds and sesame seed. The industry does not include the growing of rice.

    Industry Products
    Protein cropsBarleyOats and other cerealsOilseed rape and linseedWheat
    Industry Activities
    Growing cereals including wheat, sorghum, barley, rye, oats and millet Growing leguminous crops such as beans, broad beans, chickpeas, cowpeas, lentils and peasGrowing oilseeds such as rapeseed, soya beans and groundnuts

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Level of annual rainfall
  • World price of wheat
  • Demand from animal feed production
  • Demand from malt manufacturing
  • Fertiliser prices
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • Current Performance
  • Crop washout
  • Against the grain
  • Profit yields
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Biofuel potential
  • Brexit effects
  • Going with the grain
  • Future profit performance
  • Table: Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Grain Milling
  • Animal Feed Production
  • Malt Manufacturing
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Agricultural Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling
  • Agricultural Support Services
  • Fertiliser & Nitrogen Compound Manufacturing
  • Other Machinery & Equipment Leasing
  • Products & Services
  • Wheat
  • Barley
  • Oilseed rape and linseed
  • Other
  • Protein crops
  • Oats and other cereals
  • Chart: Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Food and beverage producers
  • Livestock feed producers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Rent and utilities
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • Fuel generated from a substance of biological origin such as ethanol or wood.
  • Genetically Modified Organism
  • Organisms that are modified using biotechnology.
  • Grain Milling
  • Breaking grains down to transform it into flour.
  • Organic Farming
  • Growing food without synthetic chemicals.
  • Perennial Arable Crops
  • Crops that are grown in fields and are alive year-round, being harvested multiple times before dying.

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