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 Products Chapter
Industry operators manufacture a range of ice cream products that can be categorised based on packaging, serving size and quality. Industry products fall into five categories, which are take-home tubs, take-home multi-packs, premium take-home tubs, unpackaged scoop and serve products, and individually packaged products.
Take-home tubs are the largest product segment in the industry. This segment primarily contains low-value, high-volume products that are generally purchased from supermarkets and grocery stores for relatively low prices. Peters, Blue Ribbon, Bulla and Dairy Bell are popular brands in this segment... purchase to read more