Overview

Sour circumstances: Fluctuating global milk powder prices have led to industry volatility

The Milk Powder Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Volatile commodity prices have driven strong expansions and contractions in industry revenue
  • Domestic milk powder production volumes have fallen over the five-year period
  • Milk powder exports are forecast to increase over the next five years, lifting industry revenue

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Milk Powder Manufacturing industry has faced challenging conditions over the past five years. Volatile commodity prices have driven strong revenue expansions and contractions over the period. As a significant portion of the industry’s revenue is derived from exports, its performance is susceptible to changes in the global price of milk powder. Global milk powder prices rose prior to the current five-year period and stayed high until their peak in 2013-14. Prices collapsed in 2014-15 amid concerns about excessive increases in milk powder supplies, contributing to plummeting industry revenue that year. Industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 7.0% over the five years through 2017-18, to total $890.8 million...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Firms in the Milk Powder Manufacturing industry have endured immense volatility over the past five years. The industry derives the majority of its revenue from exports and over the past five years has had to deal with fluctuating global milk powder prices and significant changes in the strength of the Australian dollar. Both of these factors have created price volatility in export markets. Global milk powder prices rose prior to the 2012-13 and stayed high until their peak in 2013-14. Prices collapsed in 2014-15 amid concerns about excessive increases in milk powder supplies, contributing to plummeting industry revenue that year. Industry revenue is expected to fall at an annualised 7.0% over the five years through 2017-18, to total $890.8 million. Loc..

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    Additional Insights for the Milk Powder Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Milk Powder Manufacturing Industry are

  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Economies of scale
  • Output is sold under contract - incorporating long-term sales contracts
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Trade-weighted index and Domestic price of milk in the Milk Powder Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Milk Powder Manufacturing Industry?

    Industry operators manufacture milk powder, powdered milk-based beverages and baby foods in powder form.

    Industry Products
    Whole milk powder
    Skim milk powder
    Buttermilk powder
    Industry Activities
    Milk powder
    Milk-based baby food powder
    Health beverage powder
    Malted milk powder

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Domestic price of milk
  • Milk consumption
  • Milk production

  • Current Performance
  • International influences
  • Domestic market
  • Profitability and structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • International trade
  • Domestic consumption
  • Profitability
  • Table: Milk Powder Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Milk Powder Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Bread Production
  • Cake and Pastry Manufacturing
  • Biscuit Manufacturing
  • Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing
  • Dairy Produce Wholesaling
  • Catering Services
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Dairy Cattle Farming

  • Products & Services
  • Skim milk powder
  • Whole milk powder
  • Buttermilk powder
  • Other
  • Chart: Milk Powder Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Other Asian export markets
  • China
  • Other export markets
  • Other domestic markets
  • Supermarkets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Milk Powder Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Milk Powder Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Milk Powder Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co LimitedFonterra Co-operative Group LimitedWarrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Company Holdings Limited
  • Table: Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Company Holdings Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Milk Powder Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Milk Powder Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Global Dairy Trade
  • A global body that aims to facilitate trade of dairy products through its auction platform.
  • Skim Milk Powder
  • Milk powder with a low fat content, produced by removing cream from raw milk, then evaporating and drying the skim milk.
  • Whole Milk Powder
  • Milk powder produced by drying raw milk, including the cream. Whole milk powder has a higher fat content than skim milk powder.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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