Cheese Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Cheese Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.9%

Operators in the Cheese Manufacturing industry have faced many challenges over the past five years. Varying cheese prices in export markets, a fluctuating Australian dollar, variable local raw milk production and shifting domestic consumer preferences have played a part in the industry's revenue performance over the period. Industry competition has also intensified due to the increasing prominence of private-label cheeses, constraining domestic prices. Overall, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 2.9% over the five years through 2018-19, to $3.1 billion. This trend includes an anticipated fall of 2.7% in 2018-19. This decline follows lower domestic and global prices due to the increasing prevalence of private-label cheese and higher...
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Cheese Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Cheese Manufacturing industry's revenue performance over the next five years will be linked to domestic seasonal conditions, world demand and economic conditions, and continued product innovation. Most Asia-Pacific economies are growing strongly, while mature markets such as Japan and several European countries are displaying modest economic performances. However, further opportunities exist in the Japan market, with the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) signed in December XXX. Other key markets in the region such as South Korea, the Philippines and Indonesia are exhibiting strong demand for Australian cheese, and will likely account for an increasing share of the industry's output over the period. As Australian chee...
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Cheese Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $3bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 182
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 3,039

Biggest companies in the Cheese Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Cheese Manufacturing in Australia industry include Bega Cheese Limited, Saputo Dairy Australia Pty Ltd, Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited and Lion Pty Ltd.

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What is Cheese Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily manufacture cheese.

Industry Products and Services

  • Cheddar cheese
  • Semi-hard and stretch cheese
  • Fresh cheese
  • Mould-ripened cheese
  • Hard-grating cheese

Industry Activities

  • Fresh cheese manufacturing
  • Hard and semi-hard cheese manufacturing
  • Soft cheese manufacturing
  • Blue cheese manufacturing
  • Processed cheese manufacturing

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators primarily manufacture cheese.

Main Activities

  • Fresh cheese manufacturing
  • Hard and semi-hard cheese manufacturing
  • Soft cheese manufacturing
  • Blue cheese manufacturing
  • Processed cheese manufacturing

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Consumer attitudes towards health and nutrition strongly affect cheese demand. Concerns about obesity and heart disease negatively affect demand for chees...
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Cheese, butter and yoghurt consumption
Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
Trade-weighted index
Milk production

Current Performance

Consumption and production
Investment
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

International factors
Profitability and structure
 Table: Cheese Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Cheese Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Dairy Produce Wholesaling in Australia
Catering Services in Australia
Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Australia
Convenience Stores in Australia
Restaurants in Australia


Key Selling Industries

Dairy Cattle Farming in Australia
Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing in Australia





Products & Services

The Cheese Manufacturing industry manufactures a variety of different cheeses. Dairy Australia classifies Australian cheese production under the following...
Export markets
Wholesalers
Food manufacturers



Demand Determinants

In the case of staple cheese products such as cheddar cheese, changes in household incomes have little influence on demand. Conversely, the consumption of...
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Major Markets

Export markets
Wholesalers
Food manufacturers




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cheese Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Cheese Manufacturing industry displays moderate market share concentration. In 2018-19, the industry's four largest players are expected to account fo...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cheese Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Cheese Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Bega Cheese Limited (Bega) is an Australian-owned publicly listed processor and manufacturer of dairy and other food-related products. The company produce...
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Bega Cheese

 Table: Bega Cheese - financial performance

Saputo Dairy Australia

 Table: Saputo Dairy Australia - financial performance

Fonterra Co-op Group

 Table: Fonterra Co-op Group - financial performance

Lion

 Table: Lion - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Cheese Manufacturing industry is moderately capital-intensive. For every dollar invested in capital across the industry in 2018-19, an estimated $3.28...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cheese Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Cheese Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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PRIVATE-LABEL PRODUCTS

SPECIALTY CHEESE

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    Industry Financial Ratios
  • Revenue Forecasts
    Revenue Forecasts
  • Historical and Forecast Growth
    Historical and Forecast Growth
  • Industry Market Size
    Industry Market Size
  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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