Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
During the past five years rising disposable income and high health consciousness among consumers have stimulated demand and production within the Yogurt Production industry. Since 2005, Greek-style yogurt has quickly eaten up market share, with demand for the product skyrocketing at an astronomical rate. In the coming years, the Greek-style yogurt phenomenon will continue aiding industry performance. Additionally, as per capita disposable income continues its postrecessionary rebound, Americans will increasingly indulge in this guilt-free treat.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The perishable nature of yogurt means that transportation can be costly; although the product has a 30-day life cycle, yogurt must be transported in refrigerated vehicles.Consequenlty, the geographic distribution of industry establishments mirrors dairy farms, population size and a region's eating habits.
The Mid-Atlantic region is expected to contain 19.3% of the nation's yogurt production plants. The region's share of establishments exceeds that of its share of the population (estimated at 15.5%) primarily due to the establishment of Dannon, Chobani and Fage in the region. These three companies are all headquartered in New York and have processing facilities in the state. In fact, the state of New York accounts for 7.9% of all industry establishments (second only to California)... purchase to read more