Seeds of doubt: Declining tobacco and meat consumption threaten industry growth

Over the past decade, operators in the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed and Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling industry have had to contend with volatility in crop yields and prices, fluctuations in downstream demand and changing consumer tastes. Industry revenue has fluctuated, partly due to volatile wheat, tobacco and coarse grain prices. Other factors that have affected the industry's performance include the rise of wholesale bypass and ongoing industry consolidation. These issues have shaped the industry's structure over the past five years, resulting in the strong presence of vertically integrated global agribusinesses...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£10bn
Annual Growth 14-19
-3.8%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
8,758
Businesses
1,094

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The exit of tobacco product manufacturers from the UK market has dented demand
  • Falling meat consumption has contributed to a decrease in demand for animal feed
  • Demand from poultry farmers is expected to be supported by growing health concerns
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    IBISWorld estimates that the industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Over the 10 years through 2023-24, IBISWorld expects industry value added (IVA) to decrease at a compound annual rate of 3.2%. In comparison, GDP is projected to increase at a compound annual rate of 1.7% over the same period. However, the anticipated decline in IVA can be largely attributed to declining demand for the wholesaling of unmanufactured tobacco as tobacco product manufacturers relocate operations abroad. Products such as seeds, grains, animal feed and agricultural raw inputs are less likely to enter the decline stage of their life cycles as they are staples in the agricultural sector. Fur...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry are

  • Proximity to transport
  • Ability to avoid wholesale bypass
  • Prompt delivery to market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Downstream demand from agriculture and World price of wheat in the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry?

    Operators in this industry wholesale grains and seeds, unmanufactured tobacco, oleaginous fruits such as olives, animal feed and agricultural raw materials.

    Industry Products
  • Unmanufactured tobacco
  • Grain and seeds
  • Animal feed and agricultural raw materials
  • Oleaginous fruit
  • Industry Activities
  • Grain wholesaling
  • Seed wholesaling
  • Olive wholesaling
  • Unmanufactured tobacco wholesaling
  • Animal feed wholesaling
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Downstream demand from agriculture
  • World price of wheat
  • Health consciousness
  • Real effective exchange rate
  • World price of tobacco

  • Current Performance
  • Stubbed out
  • Animal feed and meat consumption
  • Pushing down prices
  • Exchange rates
  • Industry enterprises
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Tobacco up in smoke
  • Meat consumption
  • Expanding markets
  • New revenue streams
  • Future threats
  • Table: Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Dairy Cattle Raising
  • Poultry Raising
  • Tobacconists

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing
  • Tobacco Growing

  • Products & Services
  • Grain and seeds
  • Animal feed and agricultural raw materials
  • Oleaginous fruit
  • Unmanufactured tobacco
  • Chart: Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Food processors, farmers and consumer tastes
  • Environmental and health awareness

  • Major Markets
  • Agricultural cooperatives
  • Other
  • Tobacco manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWarehouse, distribution and utility costsWagesDepreciationOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Cefetra Ltd, Openfield Agriculture Ltd,
  • Table: Cefetra Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Openfield Agriculture Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling 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 Grain, Seed, Animal Feed & Unmanufactured Tobacco Wholesaling Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Genetically Modified
  • Crops that have had their genetic material altered to improve a certain characteristic.
  • Stockfeed
  • Food for livestock.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • The process by which manufacturers bypass wholesalers to establish direct relationships with retailers.
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