Processed Beef Market

2019 Analysis and Review Processed Beef Market by Form- Chilled, Frozen & Shelf-Stable for 2019 - 2029

Household & Residential Buyers Accounts for About 58% Share

Rising awareness about the benefits associated with processed beef products is increasing its sales among household and residential buyers. Household and residential buyers prefer processed beef as it has better taste, flavor, appearance as well as shelf life as compared to unprocessed beef.

In developed regions such as North America and Europe, consumers have started opting for fresh processed meat products, including processed beef over other breakfast options such as pancakes and cereals due to their changing taste palates and willingness to try new products. The health-conscious consumers prefer natural, organic and nutritional products due to which the sale of organic processed beef is increasing rapidly by the consumers.

Developing Nations Offer Lucrative Growth Opportunities

Developed regional markets such as North America and Europe collectively account for around 51% of the global processed beef market revenues. These developed regions will show minor decline in share held by them. Meanwhile, developing countries such as China and India will show the lucrative opportunities for enterprises operating in the processed beef market.

China and India are anticipated to contribute significantly to the growth of global meat and processed beef industry due to the increasing per capita income of consumers in these nations and the prevailing healthy eating trends. Packaged format of processed beef products is considered to be hygienic and of high quality as they are sold by well- established companies, such as the WH Group in China and Godrej Tyson Foods Ltd in India.

In response to growing consumer demand for more fresh and healthy processed beef products, these manufacturers have shifted their focus from shelf-stable processed beef to chilled & frozen processed beef.

Rising Demand for Frozen Beef Paves Avenues for Topical Innovations

The frozen foods trend has taken off, predominantly driven by the trend of food traceability by the new-age consumers. Consumers across various regions are envisioned to invest highly in frozen food owing to the convenience factor associated with it. Swift advancements associated with freezing techniques to extend the lifespan of processed beef products without compromising on quality is pushing the sales of frozen beef in the processed beef market.

These emerging consumer preferences are likely to encourage manufacturers in processed beef market to come up with interesting innovations in terms of appearance, taste, packaging and flavors, to spur the adoption of frozen beef products.

How Growth will Unfold

Strong natural, health and sustainability credentials form the basis of innovation and new product development in global food and beverages. Products made from healthier ingredients, labelled to demonstrate assurances of minimal processing or demonstrative health benefits from natural ingredients appeal to consumers, specifically to higher income and ageing consumers in developed markets. Innovation is coming from a range of start-ups and established companies around the globe in response to this trend.

Manufactures in the processed beef market are concentrating on producing innovative and unique products which will attract the consumers. The manufactures are launching various processed beef products with unique flavors, forms, taste and nutritional benefits. The demand for chilled and frozen processed beef is increasing globally. The availability of the processed beef products is increasing through modern trade and online retailing.


Which buyer types segment witnesses highest growth opportunities?

The household and residential buyers accounts for the maximum share in the processed beef market. The breakfast habits of consumers are growing rapidly across the world due to which the demand for processed beef is increasing from household and residential buyers.

What is the critical trend influencing strategies adopted by manufacturers of processed beef?

Technological Innovation will be the most critical trend influencing production decisions of manufacturers. Owing to the consumer demand shift towards safe food products, there have been continuous innovation in food technologies related to biotechnologies and nanotechnologies, which enhances the quality of the food products. Manufacturers are adopting these technologies, which further eases the required process to produce processed beef.

What is the degree of competition in the processed beef market?

In developing region processed beef is still at an introductory phase, therefore, more promotions and advertisements are required to spread awareness about its health benefits. The consumption of processed beef is increasing rapidly due to its unique flavors, shelf life and nutritional properties. The demand for organic processed beef is increasing rapidly from health-conscious consumers.

Which region will lead the global sales of processed beef?

North America remains the largest shareholder in the processed beef market. However, Asia Pacific is expected to show higher growth.



  • Chilled
  • Frozen
  • Shelf-Stable


  • Organic 
  • Conventional


  • Food Processor & Manufacturers
  • HoReCa Sector
  • Household and Residential Buyers

Sales Channel

  • Traditional Grocery Stores
  • Supermarket/Hypermarket
  • Internet Retailing
  • Convenience Store
  • Discounters
  • Other Sales Channel


  • Global
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Oceania
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Japan

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