UHT Milk (ultra-heat treated milk) is a form of milk which is heated at a temperature of at least 135ºC for only three seconds to kill any harmful micro-organisms which may be present in the milk. As UHT treatment takes place before packaging, it minimises heat penetration problems and reduces the chances of change in taste and nutritional properties. UHT milk has a typical shelf life of six to nine months until opened. During 2009-2016, the global UHT milk market grew at a CAGR of around 6%. The UHT milk market is currently being driven by growing population, urbanisation, superior quality over conventional milk, longer shelf life and UHT milk’s capability of being distributed widely without the need of cold chains. This report by Expert Research Market entitled “UHT Milk Report and Forecast 2017–2022” provides a comprehensive analysis for anyone who plans to foray into the UHT milk market.
Historical market trends for the UHT milk industry have been provided from 2009-2016 and forecasts have been presented till 2022. On a regional level, the report has segmented the global UHT milk market into the following regions – Europe, Asia-Pacific, North America, South America and the Middle East and Africa. Western Europe currently represents the largest market accounting for 31% with Italy and Spain having almost the entire milk market based on UHT milk. Western Europe is followed by Asia and North America. On the basis of milk type, the global UHT milk market has been segmented as whole UHT milk, semi-skimmed milk and skimmed milk. For each of the UHT milk types, the report has provided both historical and future market trends.
The value chain analysis of UHT milk has also been covered in this report encompassing all the activities in the value chain such as procurement, manufacturing, sales and distribution. Furthermore, the study assesses the market based on Porter’s five forces model, which evaluates the level of competition in the market by analysing factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, threat from substitutes and new entrants. A thorough evaluation of the competitive landscape of the UHT milk industry has also been provided. Some of the key players in this market include Dairy Farmers of America, Fonterra, Nestle, Lactalis, Danone, etc.
This report provides an exhaustive insight for setting-up and running a UHT milk manufacturing plant. Factors such as land requirement, construction requirement, raw material requirement, labour requirement, machinery requirement, manufacturing process, utility requirement, total capital investment, total operating costs, prices, income projections, expenditure projections, profit margins, net present value, return on investment, payback period, etc. have been comprehensively covered in this report.
The following are the key questions answered by this report:
- What are the market trends for the global UHT milk market?
- Which are the biggest markets (regions) for UHT milk?
- Who are the key manufacturers in the UHT milk market?
- What are the land and construction requirements to start a UHT milk processing plant?
- What are the machinery requirements to start a UHT milk manufacturing plant?
- How is UHT milk priced? What are the profit margins at various stages of the supply chain?
- What is the total capital investment required to start a UHT milk processing plant?
- What are the running costs of a UHT milk processing plant?
- How much revenue can a UHT milk processing plant generate?
In order to prepare this research report, Expert Market Research conducted face to face and telephonic interviews with numerous industry participants in the UHT milk industry. They included manufacturers, distributors, end users, consultants, marketing professionals, researchers, etc. Primary research accounted for the bulk of the research efforts, complimented by an extensive secondary research. Secondary sources included annual reports, press releases, books, journals, white papers, newspapers, magazines, government sources and various proprietary databases.
Expert Market Research uses its comprehensive database of macroeconomic and industry specific data to produce its market forecasts. The initial baseline forecast is produced with the most recent market data. After an initial baseline forecast, all future macroeconomic and sector-specific events and assumptions are taken into account to generate the final forecast.