Diary Foods Magazine
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for the dairy processing industry,
with special features including the "State of the Industry Report" (November issue)
which examines the prospects for the fluid milk, cheese, ice cream, cultured products,
and butter categories and the "The Dairy 100 List" which
ranks the top North American processors based on finished product sales (August issue).
United States Department of Agriculture
Information resources available from this organization include:
Monthly report provides detailed statistics on production, shipments, inventory, and prices
by product (e.g., butter, cheese, ice cream, yogurt, cottage
cheese, condensed and dry milk products, and whey and modified whey products)
for the most recent month with comparisons to the previous month and
the same time period in the prior year for trending purposes. Monthly
report is accessible free online.
National Milk Producers Federation
Dairy Market Report
Data section provides detailed statistics on U.S. supply, demand, and trade of various
products, with data sets provided including milk production,
fluid milk sales quantities, milk supply and utilization by product,
supply and allocation of milk fats and skim solids by product, number and annual production volume of
fluid milk product plants, and per capita annual consumption estimates
for major products.
Monthly report analyzes trends in production, inventories, commercial use, imports and
exports, and commodity and retail prices by product category
(e.g., fluid milk, butter, cheese, nonfat dry milk, skim milk powder,
dry whey, and whey protein concentrate) for the most recent period available compared
to the same time period in the prior year. Monthly reports can
be downloaded and viewed free online.
Freedonia Focus market research report analyzes demand and shipments at
the manufacturer level, with data provided in this report including
historical and forecast shipments by product segment (e.g., fluid milk, cream, cheese,
ice cream, yogurt, butter, and other products such as dry, condensed, and evaporated
milk) and industry leaders profiled including Nestlé SA, Saputo Inc., and Dean Foods Co.
Comprehensive market research report provides a detailed analysis of this product sector
in the U.S. and selected other countries, with information provided
in this report including historical and forecast annual sales by product segment (e.g.,
fluid milk, milk powder, butter, cream, ice cream, yogurt, and cheese) and
firms profiled including Nestlé SA, Saputo Inc., Dean Foods Company, and Danone SA.
Dairy Product Manufacturer Market Analysis
Search for "3115" to see reports for specific products
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national,
state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of
companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee,
staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample
report can be viewed online.