Dairy Product Production in the US: Market Research Report

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

Fresh milk: Product innovation and export activity will contribute to moderate revenue growth

The Dairy Product Production market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Since 2008, the Dairy Product Production industry has suffered from volatility in raw milk prices and economic recession in the beginning of the five-year period. 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 2018, 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

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The Dairy Product Production industry sells a range of dairy products including fluid milk, cheese, yogurt, butter and coffee creamers to wholesalers, retailers and food service establishments. Because the common input of all these products is raw milk, the commodity's price largely influences industry revenue. When raw milk prices increase, industry players are typically able to pass on the costs to consumers in the form of higher prices, enabling industry revenue to grow. However, significant fluctuations in raw milk prices can lead to volatility in revenue. Coming off a low in 2009, when consumer spending was down and demand for dairy products was depressed, the price of milk has grown... 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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