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

IBISWorld’s Dairy Produce Wholesaling market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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

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The industry exhibits low levels of barriers to entry, with the largest barrier to entry being the cost of establishing warehousing and distribution systems. The major capital cost to enter this segment of the market is the purchase of refrigerated vans and refrigerated storage facilities to transport the dairy produce. This is essential due to the perishable nature of most dairy products. A new entrant will also need to invest in an electronic inventory system and computerised tracking software. Over the past five years, barriers to entry have increased slightly as more industry players begin to operate their own warehouses to save outsourcing costs and boost overall profit, especially as economies of scale within their smaller operating region becomes increasingly important... 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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