Milking it: Global demand will rise, but a shift to low-calorie substitutes will constrain growth
The Dairy Wholesaling 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.
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 07-12
Annual Growth 12-17
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Demand for dairy products will remain stable, as a post-recession rise in disposable income facilitates industry growth. Nevertheless, wholesalers will have to contend with the increasingly common practice of wholesale bypass, and rising health-consciousness will spur demand for substitutes like soy and rice milk. Further, per capita dairy consumption will remain relatively flat, constraining profitability... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
This industry is subject to moderate barriers to entry, with the biggest impediment being the initial cost of establishing warehousing and distribution systems. The major capital cost to enter the industry is the purchase of refrigerated vans and refrigerated storage facilities to store and transport dairy products. Refrigeration is essential because of the highly perishable nature of most dairy products. New entrants also need to invest in electronic inventory systems and computerized tracking software.
The dominance of the industry's major players also makes up a significant barrier to entry... purchase to read more
What is the Dairy Wholesaling Industry?
This industry wholesales dairy products (except dried or canned), including butter, cheese, cream, ice cream, milk and yogurt. The industry is made up of two types of wholesalers: intermediaries between manufacturers and retailers (merchant wholesalers) and direct-to-retail wholesalers (manufacturers' sales branches and offices).
CheeseIce cream and frozen dairy productsPackaged fluid milk and creamRaw milk and creamButterOther dairy products
Cheese wholesalingIce cream and frozen dairy products wholesalingPackaged fluid milk and cream wholesalingRaw milk and cream wholesalingButter wholesalingOther dairy products wholesalingYogurt wholesaling