Yogurt Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Yogurt Production Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food Production | Sep 2013

Dairy demand: The increasing popularity of Greek-style yogurt has boosted industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Yogurt Production market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Chobani Chobani market share
General Mills General Mills market share
The Dannon Company The Dannon Company market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Yogurt Production industry experienced significant decline during the recession, but when the economy returned to growth in 2010, industry revenue recovered. The popularity of Greek yogurt weighed heavy on industry operators that developed their own Greek yogurt brands to win back consumers. IBISWorld forecasts industry revenue will increase in the five years to 2018 thanks to the economic recovery, rising disposable incomes and increased per capita consumption of yogurt.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

New players looking to enter the Yogurt Production industry must endure substantial capital investment initially. To produce on a competitive scale, new entrants must purchase a range of machinery and equipment to ensure their production capacity is efficient. However, industry incumbents have developed economies of scale, which allows them to produce yogurt at lower per unit costs, indicating their ability to reduce their prices to remain viable. Combined with renowned brand recognition, these factors are considerable barriers to entry for prospective companies looking to enter the yogurt market.

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What is the Yogurt Production Industry?

Operators in the Yogurt Production industry manufacture yogurt and yogurt drinks. The industry primarily makes three styles of yogurt. Greek-style yogurt is thick because they whey is removed from the product. Swiss-style yogurt is incubated and then blended, giving it a creamier and thinner consistency. Set-type yogurt is incubated and receives no further stirring. This report excludes production of frozen yogurt (IBISWorld report 31152).

Industry Products
Set-style yogurtSwiss-style yogurtGreek-style yogurtOther yogurt
Industry Activities
Yogurt (except frozen)Greek yogurtSwiss-style yogurtSet-style yogurtKefir

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