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Dairy Product Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Dairy Product Production Market Research Report | NAICS 31151 | Nov 2014

A little spoiled: Competition from abroad and changing consumer tastes may threaten growth

IBISWorld’s Dairy Product Production market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$112bn
Annual Growth 09-14
5.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
116,451
Businesses
709
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Dairy Product Production industry suffered from volatility in raw milk prices and the economic recession in the beginning of the five years to 2014. Demand from emerging economies worldwide and higher feed prices at dairy farms drove milk prices up. At the same time, the economic downturn soured demand for higher-margin dairy products. Most recently, economic recovery has once again bolstered global demand. In the five years to 2019, the industry is projected to benefit from continued economic recovery and the introduction of higher-margin, value-added products that will address changing consumer tastes... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Dairy product producers tend to be located close to dairy and cattle farms given the products' perishable nature and high transportation costs. Traditionally, milk production is localized, but improvements in raw milk quality and declining transportation costs have increased competition between producers in different regions and are allowing national dairy cooperatives to emerge. The Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic and West regions are estimated to account for the largest concentrations of industry locations.

The Great Lakes region is estimated to account for 30.5% of establishments. Wisconsin is the country's largest dairy-producing state. Wisconsin accounts for 18.7% of the nation's dairy production establishments. In addition, the state produces 13.3% of the nation's milk supply... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Dairy Product Production Industry?

Operators in this industry mainly manufacture dairy products such as pasteurized milk, cream, butter, yogurt, cheese, and dry, condensed and evaporated milk. The industry also manufactures substitute dairy products made from soybeans and other nondairy ingredients. Producers of dairy products such as ice cream and frozen yogurt are excluded from this industry (IBISWorld report 31152).

Industry Products
CheeseFluid milk and milk-based productsDry, condensed and evaporated milk productsCreamery butter
 
Industry Activities
Producing fluid milk productsProducing cheeseProducing dry, condensed and evaporated milkProducing creamery butterProducing yogurt


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