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Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling in the US

Over the five years to 2018, household disposable income has increased, causing consumers to increase purchases of fresh produce from grocery stores and to eat out more often. Therefore, demand from downstream industries has increased, driving revenue growth. Overall, revenue is anticipated to increase at an annualized rate of 1.5% to $89.1 billion over the five years to 2018, including a 0.9% increase in 2018. Moving forward, industry revenue will continue to be driven by increasing fruit and vegetable prices, as well as rising disposable income levels in the United States. Over the five years to 2023, IBISWorld expects industry revenue to grow an annualized 1.4% to $95.4 billion. Improving spending power of consumers will enable industry operators to keep prices high.

Industry operators wholesale a range of fresh fruit and vegetables to supermarkets, delis, restaurants, cafes and institutions such as hospitals and retirement homes. This industry does not include fruit and vegetable processing.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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