Fish and Seafood Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 1.2%

The Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry has performed modestly over the past five years. Rising disposable incomes and greater health consciousness have boosted seafood consumption over the period. This increase in seafood consumption, coupled with rising domestic fish and seafood prices, has supported industry revenue growth over the past five years. However, demand for wholesale services from supermarkets, which are key downstream customers, is declining due to wholesale bypass. The major supermarkets, Coles and Woolworths, are increasingly purchasing seafood directly from vertically-integrated fish and seafood operators to gain greater control over their supply chains and reduce costs. As a result, demand from supermarkets has weakened over the...
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Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Operators in the Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry are forecast to face difficult trading conditions over the next five years. Seafood consumption is projected to decline over the period, as overfishing concerns and strong demand from overseas markets for Australian produce will likely reduce fish and seafood supplies in the domestic market. In addition, the major supermarkets, such as Coles, Woolworths and ALDI, are anticipated to continue bypassing wholesalers over the next five years, placing further pressure on fish and seafood wholesalers. Revenue and profitability Industry revenue is forecast to increase at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Consumers are anticipated to become more health conscious ove...
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Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $5bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 999
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 6,611

Biggest companies in the Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry

The Fish and Seafood Wholesaling in Australia industry has no companies with major market shares. Get the full report to find out why.

What is Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily purchase fish and seafood from the aquaculture, wild fishing and seafood processing industries. These products may be repackaged or sold straight to specialist fish and seafood retailers, supermarkets, food catering companies, cafes, hotels and restaurants. The industry excludes freezing whole finfish and shelling, freezing or bottling oysters in brine. These activities are included in the Seafood Processing industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Prawns
  • Salmonoids
  • Tuna
  • Other finfish
  • Other seafood

Industry Activities

  • Crustacean wholesaling
  • Fish wholesaling
  • Mollusc wholesaling
  • Other fresh or frozen seafood wholesaling

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Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily purchase fish and seafood from the aquaculture, wild fishing and seafood processing industries. These products may be repackaged or sold straight to specialist fish and seafood retailers, supermarkets, food catering companies, cafes, hotels and restaurants. The industry excludes freezing whole finfish and shelling, freezing or bottling oysters in brine. These activities are included in the Seafood Processing industry.

Main Activities

  • Crustacean wholesaling
  • Fish wholesaling
  • Mollusc wholesaling
  • Other fresh or frozen seafood wholesaling

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Seafood consumption measures the amount of fish, crustaceans and molluscs eaten per capita each year. Healthy diet trends and rising disposable incomes te...
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Seafood consumption
Domestic price of fish and other seafood
Real household disposable income
Demand from cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services

Current Performance

Downstream markets
Imports
Sustainability
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Downstream markets
 Table: Fish and Seafood Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Fish and Seafood Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Fresh Meat, Fish and Poultry Retailing in Australia
Catering Services in Australia
Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Australia
Restaurants in Australia
Cafes and Coffee Shops in Australia


Key Selling Industries

Seafood Processing in Australia
Aquaculture in Australia
Fishing in Australia




Products & Services

Operators in the Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry purchase and onsell a range of fish and seafood products, according to customer demand and produce ...
Retailers
Fishmongers
Fish and chip shops



Demand Determinants

Seafood consumption largely determines industry demand. Seafood prices, disposable incomes and health consciousness primarily influence seafood consumptio...
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Major Markets

Retailers
Fishmongers
Fish and chip shops




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fish and Seafood Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

Market share concentration in the Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry is low, with the four largest firms accounting for significantly less than 40% of ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Fish and Seafood Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Fish and Seafood Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

The Fish and Seafood Wholesaling in Australia industry has no major companies. Get the full report to find out why.

Capital Intensity

The Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry is moderately capital-intensive. For every dollar spent on capital in 2018-19, industry operators will spend an ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fish and Seafood Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Fish and Seafood Wholesaling in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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