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Ice Cream Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Ice Cream Production Market Research Report | NAICS 31152 | Sep 2015

Sweet innovation: Healthier products and less volatile inputs will spur industry growth

IBISWorld’s Ice Cream Production market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-0.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
18,474
Businesses
373
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

While ice cream production did not suffer significantly in the worst of the recession, manufacturers are shifting their focus to develop health-conscious and premium products that will boost demand and revenue. The prices of key inputs like milk and sugar will continue to threaten profit, but will be far less volatile than in previous years. Despite this threat, innovation will help companies develop products targeted toward healthier consumers, and rising incomes will support demand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Ice Cream Production industry exhibits a medium level of concentration with the top four companies accounting for 67.9% of industry revenue in 2015. The industry has become slightly more fragmented over the past five years, driven by unfavorable shifts in health consciousness, increased internal competition from smaller manufacturers and rising competition from substitute products such as Greek yogurt. In particular, growing health concerns among Americans have caused consumers to be wary of consuming regular ice cream, which contains a relatively high amount of saturated fat and added sugar... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Ice Cream Production Industry?

Operators in this industry make ice cream, frozen yogurt, sherbet, frozen tofu and other frozen desserts, except frozen bakery foods, which are included in the Bread Production industry (IBISWorld report 31181). The majority of raw inputs are sourced from the Dairy Farms industry (IBISWorld report 11212).

Industry Products
Bulk ice creamRegular retail ice creamNovelty ice creamLow-fat and nonfat ice creamOther frozen desserts
 
Industry Activities
Bulk ice creamNovelty ice cream Frozen fruit popsLow-fat and nonfat ice creamFrozen yogurtFlavored iceSherbetOther frozen desserts (except bakery)


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