Potentially spoiled: Volatile economic conditions and fluctuating input costs could threaten industry growth

Over the past five years, high volatility in the international dairy market has had a significant impact on the performance of the Global Milk and Cream Manufacturing industry. Economic growth and rising affluence in the growing economies of Asia, South America and the Middle East led to a rapid increase in demand for milk and dairy products. In the coming years, the industry's prospects will be tied to global economic conditions, recessionary recovery, domestic seasonal conditions in major exporting countries and product innovation. Furthermore, the availability of pastures, feed costs, environmental costs of dairy production and trade liberalization policies will also affect the performance of operators in the industry...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • High volatility in the international dairy market has greatly affected industry performance
  • Profitability has been aided by an increase in consolidation activity
  • Demand for dairy products will continue to depend on per capita disposable income growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    Milk and cream product manufacturing is undertaken by a diverse range of private companies, public companies, dairy cooperatives and multinational food corporations. Manufacturers may focus their operations in one particular commodity, such as fluid milk, or they may diversify their activities and manufacture a range of milk and cream products. Although there has been a degree of consolidation within this industry in the past decade, the industry is likely to remain relatively fragmented over the next five years, especially as the industry continues to be heavily protected. Production is not limited to one specific region, and even large players within specific regions have not managed to realize the same scope of production on a global basis...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Global Milk & Cream Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Milk & Cream Manufacturing Industry are

  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favor of market conditions
  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Marketing of differentiated products
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Global consumer spending and GDP of the BRIC nations in the Global Milk & Cream Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Global Milk & Cream Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry comprises establishments that are mainly engaged in grading, filtering and chilling fresh liquid whole milk or cream. Operators are also involved in manufacturing, bottling or cartoning pasteurized liquid whole milk; flavored liquid whole or skim milk; liquid skim milk; liquid standardized milk; milk powder; cream; sour cream; or buttermilk.

    Industry Products
  • Fluid milk
  • Milk powder
  • Cream
  • Industry Activities
  • Pasteurized milk (except canned)
  • Flavored liquid whole or skim milk
  • Processed liquid milk processing
  • Cream
  • Sour cream
  • Milk powder
  • Milk-based baby foods (in powder form)
  • Health beverages (in powder form)
  • Malted milk powder
  • Buttermilk
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Global consumer spending
  • GDP of the BRIC nations
  • Global population
  • World price of crude oil
  • World price of soybeans

  • Current Performance
    World prices and productionProfitability and participation Consumption and demand
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Demand and innovationProfitRegional trends
  • Table: Global Milk & Cream Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Milk & Cream Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Other Global Food Product Manufacturing
  • Global Convenience Store Chains
  • Global Supermarkets
  • Global Hotels & Resorts
  • Global Fast Food Restaurants

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing
  • Other Global Agriculture

  • Products & Services
  • Fluid milk
  • Milk powder
  • Cream
  • Chart: Global Milk & Cream Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Consumers
  • Health and diet
  • Innovation and competition

  • Major Markets
  • Retailers
  • Food service operators and food processors
  • Wholesalers
  • Discount stores
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Milk & Cream Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Rent and utilities
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Milk & Cream Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal Competition
  • External Competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Milk & Cream Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Milk & Cream Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Milk & Cream Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Global Consumer Spending (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Pasteurization is a process that slows microbial growth in food.
  • Powdered Milk
  • Powdered milk is a manufactured dairy product made by evaporating milk to dryness.
  • Probiotics
  • Probiotics are dietary supplements of live microorganisms thought to be healthy for the host organism.
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