Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Ice Cream Manufacturing industry has performed strongly over the past five years. Revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 10.3% over the five years through 2016-17. Industry revenue is set to continue rising by 6.0% in 2016-17, to reach $997.4 million. 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 increasing 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 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: 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 contains low-value, high-volume products that are generally purchased from supermarkets and grocery stores for relatively low prices. Peters, Streets Blue Ribbon and Bulla are popular products in this segment. Over the past five years, this segment's share of revenue has not changed significantly... purchase to read more