Dairy Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Dairy Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42443 | Oct 2015

Past expiration: Falling milk prices will temporarily hurt industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Dairy Wholesaling 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for dairy products will remain stable, as a postrecessionary rise in disposable income facilitates industry growth. Nevertheless, wholesalers will have to contend with the increasingly common practice of wholesale bypass. Further, per capita dairy consumption will remain relatively flat, constraining profitability... purchase to read more

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The Dairy Wholesaling industry has a low-level of market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for about 25.0% of total industry revenue. As such, there is no single player that dominates the industry. Generally, a large number of small regional players that wholesale to local retailers characterize the wholesale sector; this is evidenced by the fact that over 45.0% of industry enterprises have less than 5 employees. Both vertical integration and wholesale bypass are causing an increase in manufacturers' sales offices and branches. As dairy production companies increasingly take on distribution and sales roles for their own products, the need for third-party wholesalers dwindles, causing major dairy firms to grow larger while smaller firms die out... purchase to read more


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What is the Dairy Wholesaling Industry?

This industry wholesales dairy products (except dried or canned), including butter, cheese, cream, ice cream, milk and yogurt. This industry does not include manufacturers' sales branches and offices (MSBOs) where the wholesaling and production of dairy products occur as one undifferentiated operation; revenue from such MSBO's are included under the scope of the Dairy Product Production industry (IBISWorld 31151).

Industry Products
CheeseIce cream and frozen dairy productsPackaged fluid milk and creamRaw milk and creamYogurtButter and other dairy products
Industry Activities
Cheese wholesalingIce cream and frozen dairy products wholesalingPackaged fluid milk and cream wholesalingRaw milk and cream wholesalingButter wholesalingOther dairy products wholesalingYogurt wholesaling

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