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

The Yogurt Production 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.

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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 - Industry Investment Chapter

The Yogurt Production industry is moderately capital intensive. Industry operators use a variety of machinery and equipment to manufacture, store and handle yogurt products. Typically, major producers invest substantial level of capital into enhancing technology and production compared with smaller companies, which, in turn, allows for greater economies of scale. For example, industry leader Dannon Company Inc. runs the world's largest yogurt manufacturing plant, located in Minster, OH, producing more than three million cups of yogurt a day. While technology is relatively simple for basic yogurt production, there are many small producers that heavily depend on labor in their production process... purchase to read more


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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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