Up with the chickens: Rising health consciousness has increased demand for poultry

The Poultry Processing industry has grown strongly over the past five years. While beef and lamb consumption have fallen sharply over the past five years, poultry meat consumption has increased significantly. Rising health consciousness has fuelled this trend as lean poultry meat is typically considered healthier than red meat alternatives. In particular, fast-food chicken sales have grown strongly over the period, increasing demand for processed meat from major food-service suppliers, such as Tegel and Inghams. Increased access to export markets, where poultry products attract a premium, has further boosted the industry’s performance. Overall, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.0% over the five years through 2018-19, to reach $1.4 billion...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 14-19
2.0%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
4,454
Businesses
21

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising health consciousness has increased poultry meat consumption over the past five years
  • The domestic prices of feed and poultry have fallen over the period, reducing industry input costs
  • Poultry consumption is forecast to increase over the next five years, supporting revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Poultry Processing industry is highly concentrated, with the four largest operators accounting for over 90% of industry revenue. The major players dominate the industry, with Hellers also influencing the industry with its Santa Rosa brand. Outside of the dominant players, the industry is fragmented. Most operators are small-scale processors that service a local region or process niche products, such as organic chicken. Rising demand for free-range and organic poultry products has given some scope for niche players, such as Bostock's, to expand in the industry over the past five years. Despite this trend, industry concentration has increased over the period, with most of the major players boosting their market share by expanding production and product lines...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Poultry Processing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Poultry Processing Industry are

  • Upstream vertical integration (ownership links)
  • Automation - reduces costs, particularly those associated with labour
  • Production of goods currently favoured by the market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Poultry consumption and Demand from supermarket and grocery stores in the Poultry Processing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Poultry Processing in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators primarily process live poultry (including chickens, turkeys and ducks) into cuts and value-added processed poultry products. Industry activity ranges from abattoir operation and dressing to poultry meat and frozen poultry manufacturing and packing.

    Industry Products
  • Conventionally farmed chicken sold to wholesalers
  • Conventionally farmed chicken sold to other markets
  • Free-range and organic chicken
  • Other poultry
  • Industry Activities
  • Chicken processing
  • Frozen poultry
  • Poultry abattoir operation
  • Poultry meat packing
  • Domestic fowl processing (e.g. duck, goods, turkey)
  • Poultry meat processing (including canning)
  • Poultry meat or bone meal
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Poultry consumption
  • Demand from supermarket and grocery stores
  • Domestic price of poultry
  • Domestic price of beef
  • Domestic price of feed

  • Current Performance
  • Consumer trends
  • Industry structure
  • International trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Consumption growth
  • Major players
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Poultry Processing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Poultry Processing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Meat, Poultry and Smallgoods Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • General Line Grocery Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Specialised Grocery Retailing in New Zealand
  • Supermarkets, Grocery Stores and Convenience Stores in New Zealand
  • Fast Food and Takeaway Food Services in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Paper Product Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Poultry Meat and Egg Farming in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Conventionally farmed chicken sold to other markets
  • Conventionally farmed chicken sold to wholesalers
  • Free-range and organic chicken
  • Other poultry
  • Chart: Poultry Processing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Food-service establishments
  • Export markets
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Poultry Processing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Poultry Processing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Poultry Processing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Tegel Group Holdings Limited, Inghams Group Limited, Van Den Brink Poultry Limited, Turk's Poultry Farm Limited,
  • Table: Tegel Group Holdings Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Inghams Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Van Den Brink Poultry Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Turk's Poultry Farm Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Poultry Processing 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 Poultry Processing 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
    Abattoir
  • A facility where animals, such as poultry, are slaughtered.
  • Conventionally Farmed Chicken
  • Broiler chickens farmed in barns.
  • Free-Range Poultry
  • Poultry that has been raised without cages and with a maximum bird to hectare ratio.
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