Meat & Poultry Products: United States

This report forecasts to 2021 and 2025 US meat and poultry product shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Shipments of fresh and frozen products are segmented in terms of: beef, veal, pork, lamb and mutton, and poultry.

Shipments of processed products are segmented as follows: meat and poultry.

To illustrate historical trends, total shipments, the various segments, per capita consumption, and trade are provided in annual series from 2010 to 2020.

For the purposes of this report, “meat” excludes poultry products, and “red meat” refers to muscle meat (e.g., beef, pork, lamb, and veal). The scope of this report encompasses products from slaughtered animals; live animals are not counted in stated shipment figures. Also excluded are fish and other seafood; byproducts of slaughtering such as animal hides, skins, and pelts; bones removed during the slaughtering process; lard and tallow; and inedible offal. Furthermore, chickens and other animals grown for their meat on a small scale by consumers on their properties for their own consumption are excluded. Re-exports of meat and poultry products are excluded from trade figures.

This report includes the results of a proprietary national online consumer survey of US adults (age 18+). This Freedonia Focus Reports National Survey has a sample size of approximately 2,000, screened for response quality, and representative of the US population on the demographic measures of age, gender, geographic region, race/ethnicity, household income, and the presence/absence of children in the household.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
311412 Frozen Specialty Food Mfg
311611 Animal (except Poultry) Slaughtering
311612 Meat Processed from Carcasses
311615 Poultry Processing

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