Milk and Cream Processing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Milk and Cream Processing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1131 | Feb 2015

Spilled milk: The industry has struggled to recover from disastrous weather conditions

IBISWorld’s Milk and Cream Processing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Milk and Cream Processing industry has had to contend with adverse climatic conditions, rising production costs and an increasingly health-conscious marketplace. There have been dramatic changes in milk prices over the period, largely due to rapidly rising demand from Asian markets. Numerous adverse conditions have forced industry producers to absorb some of the cost increases, resulting in stagnant profit levels. However, industry players have benefited from product innovations, particularly lower fat and full-cream options that cater to taste and health consciousness. Despite this, the industry faced competitive pressures and tough supply conditions early in the period... purchase to read more

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IBISWorld expects that the Milk and Creaming Processing industry is in the mature phase of its economic life cycle. Industry value added, which measures an industry's contribution to GDP, is expected to grow at an annualised 0.6% over the 10 years through 2019-20, underperforming Australia's GDP, which is expected to grow at an annualised 2.7% over the same period. The weak performance of industry value added, combined with changing consumer consumption patterns might suggest an industry in the decline stage of its life cycle. However, the staple nature of milk in many diets has ensured its continual consumption, particularly as the industry innovates to cater for broader dietary requirements.

Over the past decade, milk consumption has grown at a slow rate... purchase to read more


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What is the Milk and Cream Processing Industry?

The Milk and Cream Processing industry primarily pasteurises and separates raw milk to make milk and cream products with varying levels of fat content. The industry excludes the manufacture of cultured buttermilk, flavoured milk (whole and skim), sour cream and yoghurt.

Industry Products
Whole milkLow and reduced fat milkUHT milkCreamFlavoured milk
Industry Activities
Pasteurised cream (except canned)Low-fat milkPasteurised milk (except canned)Skim milkWhole milkUltra pasteurisation milkFlavoured milk

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