Dairy Produce Wholesaling in Australia: Market Research Report

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Dairy Produce Wholesaling Market Research Report | ANZSIC F3603 | Dec 2013

Squeezed out: Competition from supermarkets constrains industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Dairy Produce 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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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Dairy Produce Wholesaling industry has benefited from increases in world dairy prices over the past five years, but has been adversely affected by the volatility in industry production. Declines in milk production have occurred because of drought conditions, and dairy production in Australia and New Zealand has subsequently decreased. The industry's performance has also been constrained by the effect of wholesale bypass, and strong increases in oil prices have affected profitability. Industry revenue is projected to increase at an annualised 2.3% over the five years through 2013-14 to total $988.3 million.

The increasing market power of supermarkets over the past five years has led to the rise of wholesale bypass, with large retailers buying directly from the manufacturer... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

IBISWorld estimates that the four largest players in the Dairy Produce Wholesaling industry will account for significantly less than 40.0% of market share, indicating a low level of industry concentration. This is due to the highly fragmented industry, and the geographical focus of many industry players. IBISWorld expects that this low level of concentration will remain for the foreseeable future in the absence of regulatory change. This is due to the complexity and growing number of smaller consumers such as convenience stores and restaurants that is difficult for large wholesalers to coordinate... purchase to read more


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What is the Dairy Produce Wholesaling Industry?

This industry consists of businesses that act as the intermediary between manufacturers and retailers that primarily wholesale dairy products. Dairy products include milk, cheese, cream, butter, yoghurt, powdered milk, dairy desserts and ice cream.

Industry Products
MilkCheeseSkim-milk powderWhole-milk powder
Industry Activities
Butter wholesalingCheese wholesalingCream wholesalingDairy products wholesalingIce cream wholesalingMilk wholesaling (except canned)Yoghurt wholesaling

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