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Poultry Meat Processing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Poultry Meat Processing Market Research Report | SIC C10.120 | Nov 2016

Flying high: Demand for industry products remains strong and encourages revenue growth

The Poultry Meat Processing 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.

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Market Share of Companies
2 Sisters Food Group 2 Sisters Food Group market share
Hillesden Investments Ltd Hillesden Investments Ltd market share
Moy Park Limited Moy Park Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Poultry Meat Processing industry has performed well over the past five years. Industry operators process chicken, turkey, goose, duck and other fowl. About 80% of processed poultry products are sold raw, while the remaining 20% are ready to cook or fully cooked value-added products. Value-added poultry products include seasoned, marinated, crumbed and battered meats or cuts useful for snacks, entertaining or meals. The industry's major downstream markets are retailers and food-service operators. Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 3% to reach £4.9 billion.

While the ongoing supermarket price war has weighed on chicken processors in recent years, chicken has remained a staple household protein... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The well-established Poultry Meat Processing industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Over the 10 years through 2021-22, industry value added, a measure of the industry's contribution to the economy, as measured by IVA, is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 3.3%, while GDP is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period. Although this would ordinarily indicate a growing industry, the high IVA over the period is largely due to a low value in the base year.

Not only has poultry's use in downstream markets increased, but the number of markets also increased as a result of product innovations. For example, portioned meat cuts are now being packaged with side dishes as ready-made meals. The.. purchase to read more


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What is the Poultry Meat Processing Industry?

Firms in this industry operate slaughterhouses engaged in killing, dressing or packing poultry. Operators purchase live poultry and produce fresh, chilled or frozen meat in individual portions. Feathers and down are included as industry products and rendering of edible poultry fats is considered an industry activity.

Industry Products
Whole chickenCuts of chickenTurkeyGoose, duck and other fowlOffal, feathers, down and fats
Industry Activities
Chicken processingTurkey processingDuck processingGoose processingGame bird processing Feather and down selling

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