This report forecasts US food processing machinery demand in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2019. Total demand is segmented by machinery product in terms of industrial baking; meat, poultry, and seafood; dairy and milk; beverage production; chocolate and confectionery; fruit, nut, and vegetable; other food processing machinery; and parts and attachments.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand is provided in an annual series from 2004 to 2014; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2009 and 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical market size and trends, key economic indicators, trends in technology, functional competition, legal and regulatory factors, and NAFTA demand. 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 to serve US demand. 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.