Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Ice Cream Manufacturing industry has performed positively over the past five years. Revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual 5.5% over the five years through 2014-15. Ice cream manufacturers have benefited from rising demand for industry products, particularly in the premium and scoop-and-serve segments. Niche operators that provide premium ice cream and gourmet gelato products have proven to be extremely successful over the past five years. Despite fairly high levels of consumer health consciousness and the growing popularity of substitute snacks such as frozen yoghurt, demand for the industry's traditional take-home tub segment has remained fairly steady... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Ice Cream Manufacturing industry is in the mature stage of its economic life cycle. A heavily saturated market with several extremely well established operators, brands and products characterises the industry. Although barriers to entry are moderate due to the relative affordability of entry, a few large producers that compete for market share dominate the industry, restricting the number of new participants that can enter the market, particularly in the traditional take-home tub and multi-pack segments.
Industry value added (IVA) is used to measure an industry's contribution to the overall economy. IVA is forecast to increase at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the 10 years through 2019-20... purchase to read more