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Meat Product Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Meat Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C10.130 | Jun 2017

A slow grind: Industry demand has been somewhat limited by rising health consciousness

IBISWorld’s Meat Product Manufacturing 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
Moy Park Limited Moy Park Limited market share
Tulip Ltd Tulip Ltd market share
WM Morrisons Supermarkets plc WM Morrisons Supermarkets plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Annual Growth 18-23
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The depreciation of the pound has increased pressure on households and limited growth
  • Operators have released products with lower salt and fat content owing to rising health consciousness
  • Health concerns associated with the consumption of red meat are anticipated to increase further
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Meat Product Manufacturing industry is engaged in the production of various types of dried, salted and smoked meats, and other meat-based products. The industry has a medium level of concentration, with some large players operating alongside many small firms. Imports have a significant influence on industry performance as they satisfy approximately one-third of domestic demand. However, exports are relatively low and are only expected to account for 5.5% of revenue in the current year.

Operating conditions have been relatively poor over the five years through 2017-18. Revenue declined during the first two years of the period as household spending pressures and the 2013 horsemeat scandal hampered demand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The level of capital intensity is determined by comparing the human and capital equipment factors of production, using wages and depreciation costs as proxies. Comparatively high depreciation costs indicate substantial investment in depreciable assets, such as buildings and equipment, resulting in high capital intensity. Conversely, comparatively high wage costs indicate high labour intensity.

The industry displays a moderate level of capital intensity, with an estimated capital-to-labour ratio of 1:7.02 in 2017-18. This indicates that for every £1.00 spent on capital, an estimated £7.02 will be spent on labour. Ope.. 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... purchase to read more


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    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 vealBaconSausagesHam and other salted, dried or smoked porkPates and pastes
    Industry Activities
    Producing dried, salted or smoked meat and salamiProducing meat goods including sausages and andouillettesProducing meat-based goods such as puddings, saveloys, bolognas, pates, rillettes and boiled ham

    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
  • Demand from supermarkets
  • Total meat consumption
  • Demand from meat and meat product retailing
  • Real household disposable income
  • Current Performance
  • Demand trends
  • Health concerns
  • New labelling laws
  • Profit pressure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue expansion
  • Key concerns
  • Margins improve
  • Potential influences
  • Table: Meat Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Meat Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Meat Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets
  • Meat & Meat Product Retailing
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Other Cattle & Buffalo 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
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Meat Product Manufacturing
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Meat Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    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
  • Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Meat Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • 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.

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    • 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
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