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 rate of 16.3% over the five years through 2015-16. Industry revenue is set to continue rising by 6.5% in 2015-16, to reach $1.2 billion. 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 been extremely successful over the past five years. Despite high levels of consumer health consciousness and the growing popularity of substitute snacks, demand for the industry's traditional take-home tub segment has remained steady... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The industry exhibits a high market share concentration. The three major players, Peters Food Group, Unilever and Regal Cream Products, dominate the industry. The industry's four largest companies, including Bon Appetit, are estimated to account for over 75% of total revenue in 2015-16. These players control the mainstream ice cream market and dominate the industry's standard take-home tub, take-home multi-pack and individually packaged product segments. However, smaller manufacturers that produce premium and niche ice cream brands also compete in the industry.
Niche ice creameries and gelato stores such as Gelato Messina and Gelatissimo have very small market shares compared with the industry's major players, and specialise in premium scoop-and-serve ice cream in cups and cones... purchase to read more