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 a fall 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 4.8% over the five years through 2013-14. This includes a forecast increase of 1.0% in 2013-14, to total $6.3 billion... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
Unprecedented volatility in the international dairy market, combined with the onset of the global financial crisis, has had a significant effect on the fortunes of the industry. The industry has also had to contend with an increasingly health-conscious marketplace, changing dietary trends, rising input prices and increasing import penetration. Increased competition from supermarkets and grocery stores has also posed a threat to industry growth, as wholesale bypass behaviour has become more common.
In spite of this, in the five years through 2013-14, industry revenue is expected to increase by an annualised 4.8% to total $6.3 billion. This includes forecast growth of 1.0% in 2013-14... purchase to read more