Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the five years through 2013-14, revenue for the Yoghurt Production industry is forecast to be moderate to strong. Strong per capita consumption and relatively stable final prices contributed to estimated annualised revenue growth of 3.0% to $541.7 million. This includes estimated growth of 3.4% in 2013-14 with the entry of several new firms in recent years leading to higher industry output volumes and a wider selection of yoghurt products.
Industry growth has been driven by the development of new flavours, probiotic yoghurts and strong branding by leading companies. The market has become more segmented over the past five years, with more companies producing a wider range of yoghurt products and flavours to reach more consumers... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
Market share concentration for the Yoghurt Production industry is medium with the major players accounting for just under 60% of industry revenue. Over the past five years there has been an increase in consolidation as major companies like Lion and Fonterra increase acquisitions of yoghurt manufacturing companies. Many of the iconic brands held by the major players, such as Ski, Yoplait and Nestle, have maintained a market share through product development and customer loyalty.
As the popularity of yoghurt as a nutritional and convenient food has grown, the dynamics of the industry have shifted too. Although consolidation of the industry has increased, brands such as Lion have lost some market share... purchase to read more