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Dairy Product Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Dairy Product Production Market Research Report | NAICS 31151 | Nov 2016

Say cheese: Industry revenue will rebound as dairy producers introduce new products

IBISWorld’s Dairy Product 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
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Producers are anticipated to introduce innovative products that cater to changing consumer tastes
  • Changes in downstream markets prompted a series of structural shifts for the industry
  • Per capita consumption of dairy products is anticipated to continue increasing
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, performance in the Dairy Product Production industry has been volatile due to fluctuations in the price of milk. While the industry benefited from the increasing popularity of yogurt and cheese products in the United States and abroad, fluid milk consumption has declined. Over the next five years, rising household disposable income stemming from the economic recovery is expected to boost dairy product demand and industry revenue. Additionally, producers are anticipated to introduce innovative products that cater to changing consumer tastes. Nevertheless, rising feed costs will increase the price of milk, hampering profit expansion... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Dairy product producers tend to be located close to dairy and cattle farms given the products' perishable nature and high transportation costs. Traditionally, milk production is localized, but improvements in raw milk quality and declining transportation costs have increased competition between producers in different regions and are allowing national dairy cooperatives to emerge. The Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic and West regions are estimated to account for the largest concentrations of industry locations.

The Great Lakes region is estimated to account for 28.6% of establishments. Wisconsin is the country's largest dairy-producing state. Wisconsin accounts for 17.5% of the nation's dairy production establishments. In addition, the state produces 13.3% of the nation's milk supply. Ill.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Dairy Product Production Industry

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

  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Marketing of differentiated products
  • Ability to pass on cost increases
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores and Demand from dairy wholesaling in the Dairy Product Production industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Dairy Product Production Industry?

    Operators in this industry mainly manufacture dairy products such as pasteurized milk, cream, butter, yogurt, cheese and dry, condensed and evaporated milk. The industry also manufactures substitute dairy products made from soybeans and other nondairy ingredients. Producers of dairy products such as ice cream and frozen yogurt are excluded from this industry (IBISWorld report 31152).

    Industry Products
    CheeseFluid milk and milk-based productsDry, condensed and evaporated milk productsCreamery butter
    Industry Activities
    Producing fluid milk productsProducing cheeseProducing dry, condensed and evaporated milkProducing creamery butterProducing 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
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Demand from dairy wholesaling
  • Price of milk
  • Demand from food services and drinking places
  • Per capita dairy consumption
  • Price of feed
  • Current Performance
  • Export demand
  • Industry structure
  • Product prices
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Consumption and innovation
  • Consolidation and expansion
  • Exports and competition
  • Table: Dairy Product Production Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Dairy Product Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Dairy Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cardboard Box & Container Manufacturing
  • Coated & Laminated Paper Manufacturing
  • Dairy Farms
  • Plastic Bottle Manufacturing
  • Plastic Film, Sheet & Bag Manufacturing
  • Sugarcane Harvesting
  • Products & Services
  • Cheese
  • Fluid milk and milk-based products
  • Dry, condensed and evaporated milk products
  • Creamery butter
  • Chart: Dairy Product Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
  • Price
  • Health trends
  • Demographics
  • Competition
  • Major Markets
  • Supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Wholesalers
  • Food service establishments
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Dairy Product Production Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Dairy Product Production
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Dairy Product Production Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Dairy Farmers of America
    Dean Foods Company
  • Table: Dairy Farmers of America - financial performance
  • Table: Dean Foods Company - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Dairy Product 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 Dairy Product Production Industry
  • Includes:
  • 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)
  • Milk Production (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Cooperative (Co-Op)
  • A jointly owned, vertically integrated organization that produces and distributes goods for the benefit of the owners.
  • Milk Powder
  • A manufactured dairy product made by evaporating milk to dryness.
  • Pasteurization
  • A process that slows microbial growth in food.
  • Probiotics
  • Dietary supplements of live microorganisms thought to be healthy for the host organism.
  • Soy Milk
  • A liquid beverage made from soybeans.
  • Vertical Integration
  • Owning different parts of the supply chain, either in the form of forward integration (owning upstream suppliers) or backward integration (owning downstream buyers).
  • Whey
  • A liquid byproduct of curdling milk or making cheese.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
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