Milk and Cream Processing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Milk and Cream Processing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1131 | Oct 2014

Greener pastures: The industry is set to recover as weather conditions stabilise

IBISWorld’s Milk and Cream Processing 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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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 lower profit margins. However, industry players have benefited from product innovations, particularly with lower fat, full-cream options that catering to those both taste and health consciousness. Despite this, the industry faced competitive pressures and tough supply-side conditions early in the period... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

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 0.9% 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 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-fat milkUHT milkCream
Industry Activities
Pasteurised cream (except canned)Low-fat milkPasteurised milk (except canned)Skim milkWhole milkUltra pasteurisation milk

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