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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

The Ice Cream 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 09-14
0.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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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 Key Buyers Chapter

The Ice Cream Production industry exhibits a medium level of concentration with the top four companies accounting for about 54.2% of industry revenue in 2014. The industry has become slightly more fragmented over the five years to 2014, partly driven by slow economic recovery, unfavorable shifts in health consciousness and growing competition from substitute products such as Greek yogurt. During this time period, lower discretionary spending caused demand for bulk ice cream to decline, which negatively impacted the leading ice cream producers. Additionally, 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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