Sowing seeds: Demand for industry produce is expected to rise, supporting revenue growth

The Cereal, Leguminous Crops and Oilseed Growing industry is part of the agricultural sector and focuses on the growing of: cereal crops such as wheat, barley, oats and grain maize; leguminous crops such as beans, lentils and peas; and oil seeds such as soya beans, rapeseed, linseed and sunflower seed. The growing of rice is not relevant to the industry. Industry produce is used mainly by the food and beverage industry, livestock feed producers and manufacturers of biofuel. Over the five years through 2018-19, industry revenue is expected to contract at a compound annual rate of 2.1%.The industry has struggled over the past five years. Large falls in the price of most industry-related crops since the start of the period has put pressure on revenue generation and squeezed margins...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£4.3bn
Annual Growth 14-19
-2.1%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
73,860
Businesses
47,852
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The depreciation of the pound is expected to have boosted exports and limited imports
  • The depreciation of the pound boosted EU funding for farmers, but payments have since fallen
  • Stringent legislation caps the amount of bioethanol made from crops that a country can produce
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added, which measures the industry’s contribution to the overall economy, is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 0.2% over the 10 years through 2023-24. Over the same period, the UK economy is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.7%. The industry’s high susceptibility to external factors that are volatile and uncontrollable affects industry performance. This includes factors such as global grain prices, global supply and demand and the average level of annual rainfall.The number of establishments and enterprises is expected to decline over the next five years as difficult operation conditions and rising import competition forces small operators to leave the industry. Cha...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry are

  • Economies of scale
  • Appropriate physical growing conditions
  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Level of annual rainfall and World price of wheat in the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry?

    Farms in the industry grow a range of non-perennial crops in open fields, which are often combined within agricultural units. Cereals included are wheat, barley, rye, oats, millets, maize and sorghum. Leguminous crops are mainly pulses that are high in protein, such as chickpeas, lentils, beans and peas. Oilseeds include linseed, rapeseed, sunflower seeds and sesame seeds. The industry does not include the growing of rice.

    Industry Products
  • Wheat
  • Barley
  • Oilseed rape and linseed
  • Protein crops
  • Oats and other cereals
  • Industry Activities
  • Growing cereals including wheat, sorghum, barley, rye, oats and millet
  • Growing leguminous crops such as beans, broad beans, chickpeas, cowpeas, lentils and peas
  • Growing oilseeds such as rapeseed, soya beans and groundnuts
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Level of annual rainfall
  • World price of wheat
  • Demand from animal feed production
  • Demand from malt manufacturing
  • Fertiliser prices
  • Real effective exchange rate

  • Current Performance
  • Weathering the storm
  • Global roots
  • Cost controls
  • Profit performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand for biofuel
  • Trade and labour
  • Downstream demand
  • Table: Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Grain Milling
  • Animal Feed Production
  • Malt Manufacturing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Agricultural Machinery & Equipment Wholesaling
  • Fertiliser & Nitrogen Compound Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Wheat
  • Barley
  • Oilseed rape and linseed
  • Other
  • Protein crops
  • Oats and other cereals
  • Chart: Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Food and beverage producers
  • Livestock feed producers
  • Biofuel producers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesDepreciationWagesRent and utilitiesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Biofuel
  • Fuel generated from a substance of biological origin such as ethanol or wood.
  • Non-Perennial Crops
  • Crops that are grown in fields and are alive year-round, being harvested multiple times before dying.
  • Organic Farming
  • Growing food without synthetic chemicals.
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