Canned Foods: United States

This report forecasts US canned food shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2019. Total shipments are segmented by product in terms of dressings and sauces; fruits and vegetables; dog and cat food; soups and stews; meat, poultry, and seafood; and other products.

To illustrate historical trends, total shipments and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2004 to 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical industry size and trends, key economic indicators, trade, food safety and regulatory factors, packaging media, and raw material prices. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US industry. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 24-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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