2018 U.S. Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging-Industry and Market Report
The 2018 U.S. Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging-Industry and Market Report, published annually by Barnes Reports, contains timely and accurate industry statistics, forecasts and demographics. The report features 2018 current and 2019 forecast estimates on the size of the industry (sales, establishments, employment) nationally and for all 50 U.S. States and over 900 metro areas. Other data include financial ratios, number of firms, payroll, industry definition, 5-year historical trends on industry sales, establishments and employment, a breakdown of establishments, sales and employment by employee size of establishment (9 categories), and estimates on up to 10 sub-industries, including fish and seafood soups, stews, chowders, canned or packaged, shellfish, canned and cured, fish, canned and cured, fresh or frozen fish or seafood chowders, soups, and stews and prepared fish or other seafood cakes and sticks. This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) canning seafood (including soup); (2) smoking, salting, and drying seafood; (3) eviscerating fresh fish by removing heads, fins, scales, bones, and entrails; (4) shucking and packing fresh shellfish; (5) processing marine fats and oils; and (6) freezing seafood. Establishments known as "floating factory ships" that are engaged in the gathering and processing of seafood into canned seafood products are included in this industry. Barnes Reports' Industry & Market reports are an essential part of any GAP analysis, benchmarking project, SWOT analysis, business plan, risk analysis, or growth-share matrix.
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