Cream of the crop: Revenue is expected to grow as operators aim to capitalise on health trends

Operators in the Yoghurt and Other Dairy Product Processing industry manufacture products such as yoghurt, powdered milk, whey and lactose. Changing tastes among consumers have caused volatility in industry revenue over the past five years, which is expected to fall at a compound annual rate of 1.2% over the five years through 2018-19. However, industry profitability has also shown year-on-year volatility due to fluctuating farm-gate milk prices and cost pressures from downstream supermarkets. Industry revenue is expected to grow by 0.3% in the current year to reach £1 billion, as producers adapt product ranges in line with changing consumer demands while also benefitting from increased demand from supermarkets and real household disposable more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 14-19
Forecast Growth 19-24

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Innovation and health-consciousness are likely to be key to prosperity over the next five years
  • Milk prices have been volatile but are projected to fall, providing an opportunity to operators
  • Revenue and the number of enterprises are expected to grow over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The geographical spread of business in the Yoghurt and Other Dairy Product Processing industry is closely related to the spread of cattle and dairy farms around the United Kingdom. Close proximity to milk supply allows for more efficient production and reduces the costs of transportation.The South WestThe South West accounts for the largest share of establishments at 18.6%, with several major processing plants located in the area. Dairy farming is particularly important in the area, and ONS figures show that it has the highest number of dairy producers. The region's climate and soil conditions make it perfect for feeding dairy cattle. Major player Yeo Valley's production headquarters is based in Blagdon, Somerset, near to populous cities such as Bristol and Cardiff...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Yoghurt & Other Dairy Product Processing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Yoghurt & Other Dairy Product Processing Industry are

  • Access to high quality inputs
  • Having a wide and expanding product range
  • Access to niche markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from supermarkets and Health consciousness in the Yoghurt & Other Dairy Product Processing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Yoghurt & Other Dairy Product Processing Industry?

    This industry covers the production of fermented milk-based products other than liquid milk, cream, butter and cheese. Yoghurt, creme fraiche, sour cream, milk-based soft drinks, yoghurt drinks, powdered milk, whey, casein and lactose are all included. Products from a non-dairy source are excluded, as are foods serving a specific nutritional purpose, such as infant milk formula and whey-based protein supplements.

    Industry Products
  • Flavoured yoghurt
  • Plain yoghurt
  • Whey
  • Milk powder
  • Industry Activities
  • Yoghurt production
  • Sour cream and creme fraiche processing
  • Yoghurt drink production
  • Powdered milk production
  • Whey product processing
  • Casein and lactose processing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from supermarkets
  • Health consciousness
  • Domestic price of milk
  • Real household disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Healthy demand
  • Milking profit
  • A global market
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • A changing culture
  • Fine margins
  • Table: Yoghurt & Other Dairy Product Processing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Yoghurt & Other Dairy Product Processing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Ice Cream Production
  • Chocolate & Confectionery Production
  • Dairy Product, Egg & Edible Oil Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Dairy Cattle Raising
  • Yoghurt & Other Dairy Product Processing

  • Products & Services
  • Flavoured yoghurt
  • Plain yoghurt
  • Milk powder
  • Whey
  • Other
  • Chart: Yoghurt & Other Dairy Product Processing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retailers
  • Food manufacturers
  • Food-service firms
  • Wholesalers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Yoghurt & Other Dairy Product Processing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Yoghurt & Other Dairy Product Processing

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Yoghurt & Other Dairy Product Processing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Muller UK & Ireland Group LLP, Yeo Valley Farms (Production) Ltd, Lactalis Nestle Chilled Dairy Company Ltd,
  • Table: Muller UK & Ireland Group LLP - financial performance
  • Table: Yeo Valley Farms (Production) Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Lactalis Nestle Chilled Dairy Company Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Yoghurt & Other Dairy Product Processing 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 & Other Dairy Product Processing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Exports (2010-2024)
  • Imports (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A product manufactured by one company and provided for offer under another company's brand.
  • Probiotic Yoghurt Drink
  • Yoghurt drinks made from active bacteria cultures, which are beneficial for the microflora of the intestines.
  • Whey
  • Whey or milk plasma is the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained.
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