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Ice Cream Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Ice Cream Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1132 | Nov 2016

Cat with the cream: Niche players have benefited from the popularity of premium ice cream

The Ice Cream 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.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Ice Cream Manufacturing industry has performed strongly over the past five years. Revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 10.3% over the five years through 2016-17. Industry revenue is set to continue rising by 6.0% in 2016-17, to reach $997.4 million. Ice cream manufacturers have benefited from rising demand for industry products, particularly in the premium and scoop-and-serve segments. Niche operators that provide premium ice cream and gourmet gelato products have been extremely successful over the past five years. Despite increasing consumer health consciousness and the growing popularity of substitute snacks, demand for the industry's traditional take-home tub segment has remained steady... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Ice Cream Manufacturing industry is moderately capital intensive. For every dollar spent on labour during 2016-17, the average industry operator invests an estimated $0.20 in capital. Capital intensity generally varies among industry players. For larger players, modern manufacturing plants require high capital expenditure on automated equipment and technology to mix, measure and freeze ice cream products. This equipment makes industry processes more efficient, as companies can reduce reliance on labour, decrease marginal costs and increase profitability.

Despite these efficiencies, ice cream manufacturing requires more labour than related food manufacturing industries... purchase to read more


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What is the Ice Cream Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the industry manufacture ice cream, gelato, sorbet and frozen confectionery.

Industry Products
Take-home tubsTake-home multi-packsPremium take-home tubsIndividually packaged productsUnpackaged scoop-and-serve products
Industry Activities
Frozen confectioneryIce creamGelatoFrozen water ices or fruit icesSorbetFrozen yoghurt

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