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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 | Dec 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Ice Cream Production market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 09-14
0.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
19,281
Businesses
363
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 Products Chapter

Growing health consciousness among consumers in recent years has placed downward pressure on demand for ice cream. However, some product segments have benefited from new health and food trends. Industry operators have also introduced new products to appeal to health-conscious consumers. Finally, the emergence of organic varieties of ice cream has boosted demand for industry goods.

Regular ice cream

Regular ice cream is estimated to account for 51.9% of industry revenue in 2014. Products in this segment include all ice cream products with at least 10.0% milk fat that are sold in pint-sized or larger containers. Most of these products are sold in quart, half-gallon or gallon containers at supermarkets and other retail channels... 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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