Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the past decade, the UK Grain, Seed, Animal Feed and Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling industry has contended with volatility in crop yields and prices, fluctuations in downstream demand and changing consumer tastes. Industry revenue has fluctuated, partly due volatile wheat, tobacco and coarse grain prices. Other factors that have affected the industry's performance include the rise of wholesale bypass and ongoing industry consolidation. These issues have shaped the industry's structure over the past five years, resulting in the strong presence of vertically integrated global agribusinesses as major industry players... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The four largest players in the industry are expected to account for just 22.7% of industry revenue in 2016-17. There are a large number of small companies in the industry, largely because the industry's diverse array of products keeps concentration low. Moreover, the range of products also indicates a medium level of competition in the industry, as a large number of enterprises compete for business across a wide variety of product classes.
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