Dairy Produce Wholesaling in Australia: Market Research Report

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Dairy Produce Wholesaling Market Research Report | ANZSIC F3603 | May 2014

Put out to pasture: Competition from major supermarkets squeezes industry revenue

The Dairy Produce Wholesaling market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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

While the Dairy Produce Wholesaling industry has benefited from increases in world dairy prices over the past five years, it has been adversely affected by the volatility in dairy production. Declines in milk production have occurred due to 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, which has caused industry operators to shift concentration away from large supermarkets towards the local market. Industry revenue is projected to increase at an annualised 2.3% over the five years through 2013-14 to total $988.3 million... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

IBISWorld expects that the Dairy Produce Wholesaling industry exhibits a medium level of capital intensity. For every dollar paid in wages, $0.27 is allocated towards capital investment. This relatively low level of labour expense is predominantly due to the automated warehousing operations adopted by many of the major players. This has steadily displaced certain labour functions over the past five years, with overall wages growing at a lower rate than industry revenue. The main areas of capital expenditure including cooling and refrigeration equipment, storage facilities, delivery vehicles and the introduction of computerised warehousing systems... 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
MilkCheeseMilk powderOther products
Industry Activities
Butter wholesalingCheese wholesalingCream wholesalingDairy products wholesalingIce cream wholesalingMilk wholesaling (except canned)Yoghurt wholesaling

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