Freedonia Focus on Processed Food: United States forecasts 2017 US shipments of processed food in US dollars at the manufacturers' level. Total shipments are segmented by product in terms of meat, seafood, and related products; grain and oilseed mill products; dairy products; bakery products; processed fruits and vegetables; and other products such as animal foods, sugar and confectionary products, and snack foods.
To illustrate historical trends, total processed food shipments are provided in an annual series from 2002 through 2012; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2007 and 2012. An Industry Overview section defines products, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and provides pertinent background on consumer preferences, distribution trends, food safety and regulatory factors, and trade.
An Industry Forecasts section 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 US supply base and profiles the leading suppliers. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 22-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.