Expanding Population Base and Changing Meat Consumption Patterns Drive the Global Meat Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

San Jose, California (PRWEB) August 05, 2014

East Asia represents a lucrative market for meat. Mounting demand in Sub-Saharan African and Middle Eastern regions is also expected to contribute to the growth in meat trade. Leading cattle producing countries worldwide include India, the United States, Brazil, Argentina and China. The European Union, China, Brazil, Russia, Vietnam, Canada, and Japan are the leading producers of swine worldwide. Leading meat importing countries include the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan and Germany. Argentina, Australia, Denmark and the Netherlands represent leading meat exporters in the global market. In terms of consumption, China represents the largest meat consuming nation worldwide, followed by the United States. The higher consumption figure in China is attributed to its huge population while in terms of per capita consumption, the United States is number one followed by Brazil in the second position.

Key players covered in the report include Amadori Group, BRF Brasil Foods SA, Cargill Meat Solutions Corp., ConAgra Foods Inc., Cremonini S.p.a., Danish Crown A/S, Dawn Farm Foods Ltd., Elpozo Alimentacion S.A, Foyle Food Group, Hormel Foods Corp., Itoham Foods Inc., JBS S.A, Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., Kepak Group, Kraft Foods Inc., Maple Leaf Foods Inc., Nippon Meat Packers Inc., Perdue Farms, Prima Meat Packers Ltd., San Miguel Pure Foods Company Inc., Sara Lee Corp., Smithfield Foods, Inc., and Tyson Foods, Inc., among others.

The research report titled “Meat (Fresh and Processed): A Global Strategic Business Report” announced by Global Industry Analysts Inc., provides a comprehensive review of market trends, growth drivers, issues, challenges, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic industry activities of major players worldwide. The report provides market estimates and projections in metric tons for all major geographic markets including the United States, Canada, Japan, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America), and Rest of World. Product segments analyzed in the report include Pork, Lamb & Goat, Beef & Veal, and Poultry.

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