Chicken, beef and pork: The shifting battle for market share
Shifting consumer demands and changes in industry structure are remaking the competitive landscape for poultry and meat proteins.
Chicken producers are in the catbird seat in the meat-proteins competition headed into 2014. With the supply of chicken in check for now and corn prices forecast to range around $4.50 a bushel, chicken producers expect to win consumer market share from beef while remaining profitable.
It's a fortuitous balance…