Dairy Product Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Dairy Product Production Market Research Report | NAICS 31151 | Oct 2015

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

IBISWorld’s Dairy Product Production market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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The Dairy Product Production industry has benefited from the increasing popularity of yogurt and cheese products in the United States and abroad, which has offset declining fluid milk consumption. In the next five years, rising household disposable income stemming from the economic recovery is expected to boost industry demand and revenue. Additionally, producers will continue to introduce innovative products that cater to changing consumer tastes. Foreign demand for industry products is also expected to grow over the next five years. However, major dairy producers, such as Australia and New Zealand, are also expected to export more industry products, which will increase competition for US dairy product producers and hamper related US export activity... purchase to read more

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Cheese makes up the industry's largest product segment. Products in this segment include common varieties such as cheddar, Swiss, mozzarella, Monterey jack, blue and cream cheeses. According to the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA), US cheese consumption has been on the rise, with mozzarella cheese consumption reaching 11.4 pounds per capita in 2011 (latest data available). Additionally, the two cheeses are the most popular single-cheese varieties, with cheddar cheese accounting for more than 75.0% of all American-type cheese production in the same year. This segment also includes cheese analogs, cheese spreads, imitation cheeses, curds, dips, and raw liquid whey. Overall, cheese has increased as a share of industry revenue during the past five years... 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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