This report forecasts US processed food shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2021. Total shipments are segmented by product in terms of: meat, poultry, and seafood; grains and oilseeds; dairy products; bakery and related products; animal food; processed fruits and vegetables; sugar and confectionery products; and other products.
To illustrate historical trends, total shipments, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2006 to 2016. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, distribution, trade, and food safety and regulatory factors. 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 23-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.