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Dairy Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Dairy Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42443 | Jul 2014

Milking it: Rising disposable income and diet trends will grow revenue

IBISWorld’s Dairy Wholesaling 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$62bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
44,940
Businesses
1,516
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Demand for dairy products will remain stable, as a postrecession 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

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 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 slight barrier to entry... 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. 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).

Industry Products
CheeseIce cream and frozen dairy productsPackaged fluid milk and creamRaw milk and creamButter 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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