Well-cultured: Rising health consciousness is boosting domestic yoghurt consumption

The Yoghurt Production industry has expanded production over the past five years as demand has grown alongside consumer perceptions of industry products as healthy food options. Manufacturers have boosted production volumes, particularly of premium and Greek yoghurts, to meet growing domestic demand. These types of yoghurt attract higher sales prices and help boost industry revenue. Furthermore, rising overseas incomes and Australia's reputation for producing safe and high-quality dairy products have helped lift export volumes over the period. Industry revenue is forecast to rise at an annualised 2.7% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $819.2 million. This includes expected growth of 1.4% in the current year...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Manufacturers have boosted yoghurt production volumes to meet growing domestic demand
  • A growing female adult population has helped boost total consumption and industry revenue
  • Rising health consciousness is likely to lift overall domestic yoghurt consumption
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Yoghurt Production industry is characterised by a moderate level of market share concentration. The industry's four largest players are expected to account for an estimated 69.5% of industry revenue in 2017-18. Over the past five years, consolidation has increased, as major companies like Parmalat have undertaken 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. However, market share concentration has increased over the past five years due to acquisition activity, the most significant of which being Parmalat's acquisition of Fonterra's Australian yoghurt production facilities in 2016...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Yoghurt Production Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Yoghurt Production are:

  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • Control of distribution arrangements
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Female population aged 18 and older and Cheese, butter and yoghurt consumption in the Yoghurt Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Yoghurt Production Industry?

    Industry operators primarily manufacture yoghurt and yoghurt drinks. The industry excludes frozen yoghurt products.

    Industry Products
  • Natural and Greek yoghurt
  • Reduced fat yoghurt
  • Full-fat flavoured yoghurt
  • Children's yoghurt
  • Organic yoghurt
  • Probiotic yoghurt drinks
  • Other yoghurt products
  • Probiotic yoghurt
  • Industry Activities
  • Natural yoghurt
  • Flavoured yoghurt
  • Light yoghurt
  • Children's yoghurt
  • Probiotic yoghurt drinks
  • Organic yoghurt
  • Soy yoghurt
  • Other yoghurt
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Female population aged 18 and older
  • Cheese, butter and yoghurt consumption
  • Health consciousness
  • Domestic price of milk

  • Current Performance
  • Profit pressures
  • Growing consumption
  • Health debate
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Product innovation
  • Participation and profit
  • International trade
  • Table: Yoghurt Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Yoghurt Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Dairy Produce Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Dairy Produce Wholesaling
  • Fruit and Vegetable Processing
  • Sugar Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Reduced fat yoghurt
  • Full-fat flavoured yoghurt
  • Natural and Greek yoghurt
  • Children's yoghurt
  • Probiotic yoghurt
  • Organic yoghurt
  • Other yoghurt products
  • Probiotic yoghurt drinks
  • Chart: Yoghurt Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retailers
  • Wholesalers to retailers
  • Wholesalers to food service businesses
  • Direct sales
  • Export markets
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Yoghurt Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Yoghurt Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Yoghurt Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Parmalat Australia Pty Ltd, Lion Pty Ltd, Jalna Dairy Foods Pty Ltd, Chobani Pty Ltd, PZ Cussons (Holdings) Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Parmalat Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Lion Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Jalna Dairy Foods Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Chobani Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: PZ Cussons (Holdings) Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Yoghurt Production Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Yoghurt Production Industry
  • 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
    Greek Yoghurt
  • Yoghurt that has been strained to remove its whey. This results in a relatively thick consistency, while preserving yogurt's distinctive, sour taste.
  • Probiotic Yoghurt
  • A type of yoghurt that contains live cultures or bacteria, and that is considered to have greater health benefits over other yoghurts.
  • Squeezies
  • Squeezable packaging that originated in baby food manufacturing industries.
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