Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Farm Animal Feed Production industry has endured difficult trading conditions over the past five years due to unfavourable price movements and volatile weather conditions. Prices for feed grains products have fluctuated substantially over the past five years in response to global production levels and prices. This affects the industry, given that feed grains are its major product and it has a high level of international trade exposure. As such, the oversupply of grains and wheat on the global market during 2008-09 and 2009-10 caused world prices to plummet in line with industry revenue. The situation reversed in 2010-11. Wheat and other grain prices soared as global grain production plummeted due to adverse weather conditions across major producing regions... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The level of market share concentration within the industry is medium. The top four players in the industry amount to slightly more than 40% of total industry revenue. These larger players generally offer a wide range of products servicing a broader client portfolio. Ridley, for instance, manufactures products for beef cattle, equine, poultry and other livestock farms. There are numerous small players within the industry, some of which specialise in certain market segments.
The level of market share concentration is expected to increase over the next five years. Larger operators are expected to dominate and grow their market shares, as they have well-established supply chain contracts in place... purchase to read more