Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Ice Cream Manufacturing industry has performed positively over the past five years. Milk prices have fluctuated over the past five years, peaking in 2008-09 and putting upward pressure on price due to a lack of supply. Milk prices have since declined, resulting in lower prices and higher demand for industry products. Revenue is expected to increase at an annualised rate of 3.0% over the five years through 2013-14. Growth of 2.6% is forecast in 2013-14, which will increase total industry revenue to $637.8 million.
Over the past five years, ice cream manufacturers have faced a decrease in demand due to increasing consumer health consciousness... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The industry manufactures ice cream categorised by packaging and serving size. Industry products fall under five broad categories: take-home tubs, take-home multi-packs, take-home premium tubs, unpackaged scoop and serve products, and individually packaged products.
Take-home tubs are the largest product segment in the industry, accounting for an estimated 33.0% of revenue. This segment primarily contains low-value, high-volume products that are generally purchased from supermarkets and grocery stores for relatively low prices... purchase to read more