Olympic strength: The increasing popularity of Greek-style yogurt has fostered industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Yogurt Production Industry Research Report offers insight into the market at the national level. Our analysis highlights macro trends in the overall sector and the micro trends faced by companies that do business in the Yogurt Production industry. Our five-year outlook forecasts explain how the market is set to change and the product segments that will drive growth.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The advent of Greek-style yogurt has opened a niche market, aiding industry growth
  • Greek-style yogurt has quickly eaten up market share, with demand for the product skyrocketing
  • High health awareness will remain the key driver of industry growth
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Over the past five years, rising disposable income and high health consciousness among consumers have stimulated demand for the Yogurt Production industry. While the production of most dairy products has stagnated or experienced marginal growth during the five-year period, yogurt production has sharply increased. The advent of Greek-style yogurt over the past five years has opened a niche market in an otherwise saturated industry, aiding industry growth. Since 2005, demand for Greek-style yogurt has increased at an astronomical rate. Continued economic recovery, rising disposable incomes and increased per capita consumption of yogurt are expected to support overall industry growth through 2021.

    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Yogurt Production industry has high barriers to entry, with intense competition and large capital investments required to enter the industry. To produce on a competitive scale, new entrants must purchase a range of production machinery and equipment, which can be quite costly. Even after obtaining factory space and production machinery, new entrants into the industry must compete with highly recognized yogurt producers; there are more yogurt processors now, representing increased competition for shelf space. Additionally, consolidation in downstream supermarkets and supercenters have given retailers more purchasing power, increasing their demand for low-cost yogurt. Thi

    Additional Insights for the Yogurt Production Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Yogurt Production Industry are

  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Marketing of differentiated products
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita dairy consumption and Healthy eating index in the Yogurt Production industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Yogurt Production Industry?

    Operators in the Yogurt Production industry manufacture yogurt and yogurt drinks. This report excludes production of frozen yogurt.

    Industry Products
    Set-style yogurt
    Swiss-style yogurt
    Greek-style yogurt
    Other yogurt
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing yogurt (except frozen)
    Manufacturing Greek-style yogurt
    Manufacturing Swiss-style yogurt
    Manufacturing Set-style yogurt

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita dairy consumption
  • Healthy eating index
  • Demand from dairy wholesaling
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Price of milk

  • Current Performance
  • Healthy culture
  • Going Greek
  • Minimal trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Health trends
  • Reinventing Greek
  • Industry cultivation and trade
  • Table: Yogurt Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Yogurt Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Dairy Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores
  • Warehouse Clubs & Supercenters
  • Accommodation and Food Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Dairy Product Production
  • Dairy Wholesaling
  • Fruit & Nut Farming
  • Sugar Processing
  • Syrup & Flavoring Production

  • Products & Services
  • Greek-style yogurt
  • Set-style yogurt
  • Swiss-style yogurt
  • Other yogurt
  • Chart: Yogurt Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Health trends
  • Price
  • Demographics

  • Major Markets
  • Retailers
  • Wholesale
  • Foodservice
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Yogurt Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Yogurt Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Yogurt Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Chobani LLCThe Dannon CompanyGeneral Mills Inc.
  • Table: Chobani LLC - financial performance
  • Table: The Dannon Company - financial performance
  • Table: General Mills Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Yogurt Production Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Yogurt Production Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Yogurt production (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • An organization that is owned, operated and controlled by those who use its services.
  • Kefir
  • A sour yogurt product made from fermented milk.
  • Probiotic
  • A product containing live bacteria that restore the level of beneficial bacteria to the body.
  • Whey
  • The liquid in milk that remains after the formation of curds.
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