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Dairy Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Dairy Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42443 | Aug 2016

Got milk: Despite wholesale bypass, steady consumption of dairy will keep demand high

IBISWorld’s Dairy Wholesaling market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$69bn
Annual Growth 11-16
1.1%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
40,011
Businesses
2,041
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, per capita dairy consumption remained strong, keeping demand high for Dairy Wholesaling operators. Overall, the industry rebounded from recessionary lows and revenue grew over the five-year period. Moving forward, the industry is expected to continue growing over the next five years. The improving economic climate and rising levels of per capita disposable income is expected to drive demand for industry products. However, despite improving conditions, wholesale bypass will continue to offset some earnings from traditional merchant wholesalers as manufacturers' sales branches and offices (MSBOs) increase in scope and market share... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

This industry is subject to moderate barriers to entry, with the biggest impediment being the initial cost of establishing warehousing and distribution systems. The major capital cost to enter the industry is the purchase of refrigerated vans and storage facilities to store and transport dairy products. Refrigeration is essential because of the highly perishable nature of most dairy products. New entrants also need to invest in electronic inventory systems and computerized tracking software.

The dominance of the industry's major players also makes up a slight barrier to entry. The.. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Dairy Wholesaling Industry?

This industry wholesales dairy products (except dried or canned), including butter, cheese, cream, ice cream, milk and yogurt. This industry does not include manufacturers’ sales branches and offices (MSBOs) where the wholesaling and production of dairy products occur as one undifferentiated operation; revenue from such MSBO’s are included under the scope of the Dairy Product Production industry (IBISWorld 31151).

Industry Products
CheeseIce cream and frozen dairy productsPackaged fluid milk and creamRaw milk and creamYogurtButter and other dairy products
 
Industry Activities
Cheese wholesalingIce cream and frozen dairy products wholesalingPackaged fluid milk and cream wholesalingRaw milk and cream wholesalingButter wholesalingOther dairy products wholesalingYogurt wholesaling


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