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Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling in the UK: Market Research Report

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Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Market Research Report | SIC G46.210 | Dec 2016

Gone to seed: Firms come under pressure as tobacco manufacturers cease production

IBISWorld’s Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling 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
British American Tobacco (Glp) Ltd British American Tobacco (Glp) Ltd market share
Cefetra Ltd Cefetra Ltd market share
Openfield Agriculture Ltd Openfield Agriculture Ltd  market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£8bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-1.0%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
8,471
Businesses
893
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The demise of UK tobacco production is expected to negatively affect wholesalers
  • Higher input costs resulting from the depreciation of the pound could squeeze profit margins
  • Meat consumption is expected to increase, supporting demand for animal feed
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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 Investment Chapter

Industry players rarely modify the goods they wholesale, but sell them downstream for further processing. However, IBISWorld expects the industry's capital intensity level has increased over the past five years. In 2016-17, IBISWorld estimates that for every £1.00 spent on capital, £4.81 is spent on labour, indicating a medium level of capital intensity.

IBISWorld expects capital costs to have risen over the past five years. As major players have focused on cost efficiency, many are employing new technology to control their stock inventory and reduce the amount of labour needed. Nonetheless, the industry is likely to remain dependent on labour because tasks like loading and delivering stock as well as sales and client-relationship management are difficult to automate.

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Additional Insights for the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry are

  • Proximity to transport
  • Ability to avoid wholesale bypass
  • Prompt delivery to market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream demand from agriculture and World price of wheat in the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more

     


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    What is the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry?

    Operators in this industry wholesale grains and seeds, unmanufactured tobacco, oleaginous fruits such as olives, animal feed and agricultural raw materials.

    Industry Products
    Unmanufactured tobaccoGrain and seedsAnimal feed and agricultural raw materialsOleaginous fruit
     
    Industry Activities
    Grain wholesalingSeed wholesalingOlive wholesalingUnmanufactured tobacco wholesalingAnimal feed wholesaling


    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
  • Downstream demand from agriculture
  • World price of wheat
  • Health consciousness
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • World price of tobacco
  • Current Performance
  • Up in smoke
  • Prices and profit
  • Grain prices
  • Exchange rates
  • A different structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Tobacco industry up in smoke
  • Grain and feed prices
  • Animal feed
  • Downstream meat consumption
  • New markets
  • Table: Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Dairy Cattle Raising
  • Tobacco Product Manufacturing
  • Tobacconists
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing
  • Tobacco Growing
  • Products & Services
  • Grain and seeds
  • Animal feed and agricultural raw materials
  • Unmanufactured tobacco
  • Oleaginous fruit
  • Chart: Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Agricultural cooperatives
  • Tobacco manufacturers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Warehouse and distribution costs
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Cefetra Ltd
    British American Tobacco (Glp) Ltd
    Openfield Agriculture Ltd
  • Table: Cefetra Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: British American Tobacco (Glp) Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Openfield Agriculture Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling 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 Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Genetically Modified
  • Crops that have had their genetic material altered to improve a certain characteristic.
  • Stockfeed
  • Food for livestock.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • The process by which manufacturers bypass wholesalers to establish direct relationships with retailers.

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    The Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling 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

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