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US Meat & Poultry Product Market, By Products (Pork, Poultry, Beef & Veal, and Lamb), By End Use (Fresh & Frozen and Processed), and Geography (NA, EU, APAC, and RoW) – Analysis, Share, Trends, Size, & Forecast From 2014 – 2025

102 Pages | Published Date : June 2019 | Report Code: AV289 | Report Format: PDF


The US meat & poultry product market was valued at USD XX million by 2017, growing with XX% CAGR during the forecast period, 2018-2025

A steadily rising population and the dietary requirement for protein confer stability to the US market for meat and poultry products. Furthermore, beef and poultry are staples of ubiquitous fast food restaurants due to factors such as ease of preparation and low cost. US producers also benefited from a predominantly urbanized population and the fact that domestic market penetration by foreign firms is limited in most categories, owing to factors such as high costs of transporting these products and food safety concerns. At the same time, the US meat and poultry industry exerts its influence throughout the world, bolstered by abundant resources for raising animals and a reputation for quality among many international consumers.

Products Takeaway

  • Pork
  • Poultry
  • Beef & Veal
  • Lamb & Other

Beef & Veal segment accounted for significant revenue share owing to the rising product demand. Also, pork products is estimated to grow with promising growth rate over the study period. Persistent demand growth in many export markets will support rising shipment of this products. As an additional boost, South Korea began phasing out existing tariffs on pork product imports in 2014, with all such tariffs slated for elimination by 2021. Ractopamine – a growth hormone that is often included in US animal feed – is banned in many countries, impeding US meat exports.

End-use Takeaway

  • Fresh & Frozen
  • Processed

Over the forecast period, increased levels of consumer spending and a trend toward convenience food will drive sales of higher-cost, value-added products in the Fresh & Frozen and Processed categories. While fresh meat and poultry is broadly considered healthier than processed varieties, the latter are generally less expensive and more conducive to on-the-go consumption.

Key Vendors Takeaway

  • Tyson Foods
  • Cargill
  • Greater Omaha Packing Company
  • Hormel Foods
  • Sanderson Farms
  • Seaboard Corporation
  • JBS

Barriers to entry are relatively low for small companies that sell meat and poultry products locally, because small-scale operations do not require using expensive processing equipment. Companies are actively engaged in strategic merger and acquisition to expand their market presence. For example, in March 2017, JBS announced that it was acquiring Plumrose USA, a US-based producer of bacon, ham, and deli meat. The acquisition aimed to expand company’s product portfolio and brand offerings as well as its customer base and geographic distribution in the country.


The market size and forecast for each segment and sub-segments has been considered as below:

  • Historical Year – 2014 & 2016
  • Base Year – 2017
  • Estimated Year – 2018
  • Projected Year – 2025


  • Traders, Distributors, and Suppliers
  • Manufacturers
  • Government and Regional Agencies
  • Research Organizations
  • Consultants
  • Distributors


The scope of this report covers the market by its major segments, which include as follows:


  • Pork
  • Poultry
  • Beef & Veal
  • Lamb & Other


  • Fresh & Frozen
  • Processed


1.1. Study Scope
1.2. Assumption and Methodology
2.1. Market Snippet
2.1.1. Market Snippet by Product
2.1.2. Market Snippet by End Use
2.2. Competitive Insights
3.1. Market Drivers
3.1.1. Impact Analysis of Market Drivers
3.2. Market Restraints
3.2.1. Impact Analysis of Market Restraints
3.3. Market Opportunities
3.4. Market Future Trends
4.1. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
4.2. Marketing Strategy Analysis
4.3. Growth Prospect Mapping
4.4. Regulatory Framework Analysis
5.1. Market Share Analysis
5.2. Key Innovators
5.3. Breakdown Data, by Key manufacturer
5.3.1. Established Player Analysis
5.3.2. Emerging Player Analysis
6.1. Overview
6.1.1. Segment Share Analysis, By Product, 2017 & 2025 (%)
6.2. Pork
6.2.1. Overview
6.2.2. Market Analysis, Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth Rate, 2014 – 2025, (US$ Million)
6.3. Poultry
6.3.1. Overview
6.3.2. Market Analysis, Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth Rate, 2014 – 2025, (US$ Million)
6.4. Beef & Veal
6.4.1. Overview
6.4.2. Market Analysis, Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth Rate, 2014 – 2025, (US$ Million)
6.5. Lamb & Other
6.5.1. Overview
6.5.2. Market Analysis, Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth Rate, 2014 – 2025, (US$ Million)
7.1. Overview
7.1.1. Segment Share Analysis, By End Use, 2017 & 2025 (%)
7.2. Fresh & Frozen
7.2.1. Overview
7.2.2. Market Analysis, Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth Rate, 2014 – 2025, (US$ Million)
7.3. Processed
7.3.1. Overview
7.3.2. Market Analysis, Forecast, and Y-O-Y Growth Rate, 2014 – 2025, (US$ Million)
8.1. Tyson Foods
8.1.1. Company Snapshot
8.1.2. Financial Performance
8.1.3. Product Benchmarking
8.1.4. Strategic Initiatives
8.2. Cargill
8.2.1. Company Snapshot
8.2.2. Financial Performance
8.2.3. Product Benchmarking
8.2.4. Strategic Initiatives
8.3. Greater Omaha Packing Company
8.3.1. Company Snapshot
8.3.2. Financial Performance
8.3.3. Product Benchmarking
8.3.4. Strategic Initiatives
8.4. Hormel Foods
8.4.1. Company Snapshot
8.4.2. Financial Performance
8.4.3. Product Benchmarking
8.4.4. Strategic Initiatives
8.5. Sanderson Farms
8.5.1. Company Snapshot
8.5.2. Financial Performance
8.5.3. Product Benchmarking
8.5.4. Strategic Initiatives
8.6. Seaboard Corporation
8.6.1. Company Snapshot
8.6.2. Financial Performance
8.6.3. Product Benchmarking
8.6.4. Strategic Initiatives
8.7. JBS
8.7.1. Company Snapshot
8.7.2. Financial Performance
8.7.3. Product Benchmarking
8.7.4. Strategic Initiatives
10.1. Research Methodology
10.2. References
10.3. Abbreviations
10.4. Disclaimer
10.5. Contact Us

List of Tables
TABLE List of data Products
TABLE Market drivers; Impact Analysis
TABLE Market restraints; Impact Analysis
TABLE U.S. Meat & Poultry Product market: Product snapshot (2018)
TABLE Segment Dashboard; Definition and Scope, by Product
TABLE U.S. Meat & Poultry Product market, by Product, 2014-2025 (USD Million)
TABLE U.S. Meat & Poultry Product market: End Use snapshot (2018)
TABLE Segment Dashboard; Definition and Scope, by End Use
TABLE U.S. Meat & Poultry Product market, by End Use 2014-2025 (USD Million)

List of Figures
FIGURE U.S. Meat & Poultry Product market segmentation
FIGURE Market research methodology
FIGURE Value chain analysis
FIGURE Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
FIGURE Market Attractiveness Analysis
FIGURE Competitive Landscape; Key company market share analysis, 2018
FIGURE Product segment market share analysis, 2017 & 2025
FIGURE Product segment market size forecast and trend analysis, 2014 to 2025 (USD Million)
FIGURE Pork market size forecast and trend analysis, 2014 to 2025 (USD Million)
FIGURE Poultry market size forecast and trend analysis, 2014 to 2025 (USD Million)
FIGURE Beef & Veal market size forecast and trend analysis, 2014 to 2025 (USD Million)
FIGURE Lamb & Other market size forecast and trend analysis, 2014 to 2025 (USD Million)
FIGURE End Use segment market share analysis, 2017 & 2025
FIGURE End Use segment market size forecast and trend analysis, 2014 to 2025 (USD Million)
FIGURE Fresh & Frozen market size forecast and trend analysis, 2014 to 2025 (USD Million)
FIGURE Processed market size forecast and trend analysis, 2014 to 2025 (USD Million)

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