Canada meat processing industry analysis

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Canada meat processing industry is the largest food processing sector, its meat processing plants produce various meat products to meet market demands. Source Link: E-mail:

TRANSCRIPT info@meat-machinery.comTel: +86 0371-65903478 Fax: +86 0371-65903401Canada Meat Processing Industry AnalysisI. Overview of Canada Meat ProcessingThe food processing industry is the third largest manufacturing industry of Canada.And measured by shipments and value added, the largest food processing sector ismeat processing.Meat processing is a leading part of the food industry in exports of Canada, and itaccounted for 1/3 of the total food exports value prior to the impact of the embargo onmeat exports in mid-2003, because there was and identification of a single cow withBSE.It is reported that meat processing hasthe second highest number ofestablishments, largely because of themany small specialty producers ofsmoked meats and sausages. So, thereare many operating post available. AndCanada meat processing industryemploys the largest number of workersaccounting for 28% of all food industryemployment. Canadas red meatprocessing industry has a totalemployment of over 46,000 people.Meat processing plants of Canada arelocated near the source of farm production. Meat processing is generally the mostimportant activity in each region, particularly in the Prairie Provinces and Quebec.Due to Canadas system of supply management, chicken production of Canada isdistributed across all provinces in approximate proportion to the consumer market.Sophisticated poultry plants that slaughter and process up to 25,000 broiler chickensper hour account for the majority share of poultry meat output. Most poultryprocessors run their own egg hatcheries to sell chicks to chicken producers, and thenthe producers sell the finished birds back to the processors on a live-weight basis.Canadas fish and seafood processing quantity is approximate to the productionquantity. The fish and seafood processing industry is also a vital part of Canadian foodprocessing industry, with production capacity of C $5 billion. In 2003, there were1.369 fish and seafood processing establishments in Canada of which 1,001 hademployees, and 84% had less than 100 employees, 15% had 100-500 employees and1% had more than 500 employees.II. Meat Processing Machinery for Canadas Meat ProductionMeat processing machinery consumption can be divided in to three kinds ofpercentages by demand: 45% for industrial packers and processing plants, 30% forgrocery store chains, and 25% for independent delicatessen and meat shops. And info@meat-machinery.comTel: +86 0371-65903478 Fax: +86 0371-65903401industrial packer and processing plants contains three categories of meat equipmentend users: red meat packers, pork packers and meat/pork processors.The manufacturers of meat products in Canada import almost 90% of the meatprocessing machinery, like meat cutting machine, meat patty makingmachinery, sausage making machinery to satisfy its market demands, which meansthere is a high degree of import percentage in the Canadian meat processingequipment market. The manufacturer in the Canadian meat processing equipmentindustry produce ancillary equipment, machinery, controls and inspections equipmentand primarily sell to industrial packers and processors of red meat products.The meat processing industry continues to grow, there will be a continually increasingneeds for the machines. The Canadian market size of meat machines has reached$83.8 million in 2002. At the same time, advanced technologies of the equipmenthave played an important part in meat processing sector. Therefore, value-added meatprocessing machinery has good potential in Canada. More companies are movingtowards market innovations like branded, case-ready cuts of meat. Increase in demandfor products like microwavable, single portion convenience meals, will provideopportunities for equipment manufacturers to supply these niche markets, especiallyfor machinery that can yield box-ready beef and pork. The development in seafoodand fish processing machinery and equipment, such as fish scaling machine, fishskinning machine and fish meat separator within Canada has been relatively stable inrecent info@meat-machinery.comTel: +86 0371-65903478 Fax: +86 0371-65903401III. What Meat Products Does Canadas Meat Processing Industry MakeMeat processing is one of Canadas largest single manufacturing industries with thelargest employer in the food-manufacturing group. And it is one of the earliest foodindustries that develop mass production technologies to open international markets.And among the meat productions, the red meat processing that includes beef, veal,pork, lamb, mutton, goat, rabbit, horse, as well as version and bison, is a major part.The red meat industry had annual shipments worth $16.3 billion in 2013.The slaughtering and meat processing sector of Canada covers livestock slaughter andcarcass dressing, secondary processors that manufacture and package meat productsfor retail sale, and purveyors that prepare portion-ready meat cuts for hotel, restaurantand institutional food service. Meat processing plants in Canada manufacture a widevariety of meat products, including fresh, chilled or frozen meats and edible offal, likethe organ meat; fresh and cooked sausage; canned and cooked meat preparations;smoked meats; meat patties; meatballs; animal oil and fats; and products of bone andmeat meal. About 70% of processed meats in Canada, such as sausages or cold cuts,are made with pork.IV. Countries That Import Canada Meat ProductsThe meat processing industry has been a significant exporter since it was started in the19th century. Led by pork and beef, meat and meat preparations are among Canadashighest value agro-food exports. The exports of meat products have accounted forabout half of total production from the dissolution of the US embargo on info@meat-machinery.comTel: +86 0371-65903478 Fax: +86 0371-65903401beef in 2005. The US, Mexico, China, Japan and Russia are the most important globalimporters of Canadian beef and pork, while Canadian chicken products are exportedmainly to the US and Asian destinations like the Philippines.Most of Canadas fish and processed seafood products are also exported. The US isthe single largest market, accounting for nearly 59% of the total exports. And there aremany fastest growing markets, such as China, France, Denmark and Thailand,V. Canadian Meat Processing Market TrendsCanada is one of the most developed countries around the world. Vibrant economyand strong consumer spending, and many other advantages, such as R&D investmenttax credits, provincial incentives, low cost energy, excellent infrastructure, abundantprimary products, stable business and social environment, as well as the high qualityof life in urban centers make it a desirable location for investment, thus over 75% ofthe worlds leading food and beverage firms have chosen to invest in processingfacilities in Canada. As the leading part of food processing in Canada, meatprocessing can be a leading part of investment as well.In the mean time, the BSE scare makes the meat processing sector of Canada startedto shift its focus to building more and expanding processing facilities. Even throughthe ban has been lifted, increased processing capacity in Canada will remain.


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