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North America Dairy Market: By Product: Bulk Raw Milk, Butter, Non-Fat Dry Milk, Skim Milk Powder, Dry Whole Milk, Dry Buttermilk, Natural Cheeses and Other Than Cottage Cheese, American Cheese, Italian Cheese, Swiss Cheese, Other (Specialty) Cheeses, Cottage Cheese, Sour Cream, Packaged Fluid Milk Products, Yoghurt, Dry Whey Products, Whey Protein Concentrates & Isolates, Lactose; By Region: Canada, USA; By Structure: Market Breakup of Private and Co-Operative Dairies, Co-Operative Dairies, Private Dairies; Historical Production and Consumption (2015-2019); Production and Consumption Forecast (2020-2025); SWOT Analysis; Value Chain Analysis; PESTEL Analysis; Trade Analysis; Price Analysis; Manufacturing Process; Cost Analysis; Competitive Landscape & Supplier Analysis

North America Dairy Market Key Insights:


  • North America Dairy Market Overview
  • Market Breakup by Product Type
  • Market Performance & Price Trends 2019
  • Market Analysis & Outlook 2020-2025
  • Trade Data Analysis
  • Demand by Application & Country
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Capacity Addition & Plant Turnarounds
  • Mergers & Acquisitions


North America Dairy Market Outlook

The North American dairy market has been growing over the last few years being driven by an increasing milk production in the region. The total milk output in North America was 108.6 million tonnes in 2019, witnessing an increase of 1.3% from 2018. The North America dairy market is aided by the US which has seen an incremental growth since the last two decades with the exception of 2001 and 2009.

North America Dairy Market Report and Forecast 2020-2025

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The United States of America is not just a leading dairy market in the region but is also a major player in the global market. Even with a decrease in cow numbers, the total milk production in the US saw a 1.1% increase in 2018, as compared to the previous year, to reach 97,730 thousand tonnes. Canada is another significant market in the region whose milk production rose by 5% in 2017 and witnessed a further growth of 3.7% in 2018, compared to 2017, due to government schemes like National Ingredient Strategy and soaring production quotas under the managed production system.

Properties and Application

Dairy and dairy products comprise of milk and other milk derived products and make up an essential part of the daily balanced diet. It contains important nutrients like calcium, protein, vitamin A, vitamin D, magnesium, potassium and phosphorous among others. They are especially rich in calcium which helps in maintaining healthy bones. Items like cheese contribute to the daily requirement of protein and are also a major source of calcium, vitamin A and phosphorus. The nutritional benefits derived from the consumption of dairy products include the prevention of diseases like hypertension, type 2 diabetes, heart diseases, and musculoskeletal disease, among others.

The dairy product types analysed by the report are:

  • Cream
  • Butter
  • Whey Protein (Powder and Concentrate)
  • Lactose
  • Casein
  • Cheese
  • Yoghurt
  • Ice-cream
  • Others

The EMR report looks in-depth into the markets of USA, Canada and Mexico.

North America Dairy Market Analysis

The North America milk market is being driven by the growing health concerns among consumers leading to a rising demand for products like lower sugar yoghurts and cottage cheese. The market for cottage cheese is emerging with a wider variety of flavours available and containing higher protein content than yoghurt. It also meets the demand from the consumers with increasingly hectic schedules who are seeking convenient on-the-go snacks which are healthier.

With increasing cases of lactose intolerance, there has been a rising demand for dairy products like cheese with reduced lactose content. Organic milk is also a significant emerging market due to the increasing health and environmental consciousness among the consumers who perceive it as natural and sustainable. The market in North America is also being driven by growing innovations in dairy products. The easy availability of dairy products with widening distribution channels like supermarkets and hypermarkets are also aiding the market growth.

The US is a major market in the region and is also one of the leading exporters of dairy products. Margin Protection Program for Dairy by USDA is incentivising production even with declining sales, resulting in a growing milk oversupply. Producers are converting the excess milk to items like milk powder and butter, which have a longer shelf life than liquid milk. While a new trade deal with Canada gives the US 3.6% tariff-free access to Canada’s dairy market, it might prove detrimental to the growing dairy market in Canada as it scraps the Class 7 scheme which regulated the prices of certain dairy products like skimmed milk powder. The Canadian dairy industry is one of the leading agricultural sectors in the country and contributes significantly to the country’s GDP.

Competitive Landscape

August 2018- Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) to invest USD 470 million in a new whey and cheese facility in St. Johns, Michigan, partnering with Glanbia Nutritionals and Select Milk Producers Inc.

The report presents a detailed analysis of the following key players in the North America dairy market, covering their market share, capacities, and latest turn of events such as capacity expansions, mergers and acquisitions, and plant turnarounds:

  • Nestlé S.A
  • Dean Foods Company
  • Danone S.A.
  • Groupe Lactalis 
  • Saputo Inc.
  • The Kraft Heinz Company 
  • Schreiber Foods Inc.,
  • Grupo Lala, S.A.B. de C.V.
  • Others

The comprehensive EMR report gives an in-depth insight into North America dairy market providing an analysis of the value chain, price trends, and manufacturing processes. It also offers Porter’s five forces analysis.

1    Preface
2    Research Methodology
3    Executive Summary

    3.1    Market Overview
    3.2    Key Market Drivers
    3.3    Key Players
    3.4    Supply Market Changes
4    Global Dairy Market Overview
    4.1    Global Raw Milk Production by Country (Top 15)
    4.2    Global Dairy Cow Population by Country (Top 15)
    4.3    Figure: Global Dairy Historical Market by Value (2015-2020) & Forecast (2020-2025)
    4.4    Chart: Breakup by Product
        4.4.1      Bulk Raw Milk
        4.4.2      Butter
        4.4.3      Non-Fat Dry Milk
        4.4.4      Skim Milk Powder
        4.4.5      Dry Whole Milk
        4.4.6      Dry Buttermilk
        4.4.7      Natural Cheeses Other Than Cottage Cheese 
        4.4.8      Cottage Cheese
        4.4.9      Other Cheese
        4.4.10    Sour Cream
        4.4.11    Packaged Fluid Milk Products
        4.4.12    Yogurt
        4.4.13    Dry Whey Products
        4.4.14    Whey Protein Concentrates & Isolates
        4.4.15    Lactose
    4.5    Chart: Breakup by Region
        4.5.1    North America
        4.5.2    Europe
        4.5.3    Asia Pacific
        4.5.4    Latin America
        4.5.5    Middle East & Africa
5    North America Dairy Market Outlook
    5.1    North America Raw Milk Historical Production (2015-2020) and Forecast (2020-2025)
    5.2    North America Milk Cow Population 
    5.3    North America Milk Production by Region and Total Share of US 
    5.4    North America Raw Milk Historical Production by Country (2015-2020) and Forecast (2020-2025)
        5.4.1    Canada
        5.4.2    USA
    5.5 Structure of The North America Dairy Market
        5.1.1    Market Breakup of Private and Co-Operative Dairies
        5.1.2    Co-Operative Dairies
        5.1.3    Private Dairies
6    North America Dairy Market
    6.1    North America Dairy Market Analysis

        6.1.1 North America Dairy Historical Market (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.1.2    Chart: North America Dairy Market Breakup by Product
        Bulk Raw Milk
        Non-Fat Dry Milk
        Skim Milk Powder
        Dry Whole Milk
        Dry Buttermilk
        Natural Cheeses and Other Than Cottage Cheese 
        Cottage Cheese
        Other Cheese
        Sour Cream
        Packaged Fluid Milk Products
        Dry Whey Products
        Whey Protein Concentrates & Isolates
        6.1.3    Figure: North America Dairy Market Breakup by Product: Historical Market (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
       Bulk Raw Milk
       Non-Fat Dry Milk
       Skim Milk Powder
       Dry Whole Milk
       Dry Buttermilk
       Natural Cheeses and Other Than Cottage Cheese 
       American Cheese
       Italian Cheese
     Swiss Cheese
     Other (Specialty) Cheeses
     Cottage Cheese
     Sour Cream
     Packaged Fluid Milk Products
     Dry Whey Products
     Whey Protein Concentrates & Isolates
        6.1.4    Figure: Regional Dairy Market Breakup by Product: Historical Market (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
    6.2    SWOT Analysis
        6.2.1    Overview
        6.2.2    Strengths
        6.2.3    Weaknesses
        6.2.4    Opportunities
        6.2.5    Threats
    6.3    Value Chain Analysis
    6.4    Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

        6.4.1    Overview
        6.4.2    Buyer’s Power
        6.4.3    Supplier’s Power
        6.4.4    New Entrants
        6.4.5    Degree of Rivalry
        6.4.6    Substitutes
    6.5    PESTEL Analysis
        6.5.1    Political
        6.5.2    Economic
        6.5.3    Social
        6.5.4    Legal
        6.5.5    Environmental
        6.5.6    Technological
    6.6    North America Dairy Market Trade Analysis (2019) 
        6.6.1    Major Exporting Countries by Value & Volume
        6.6.2    Major Importing Countries by Value & Volume
    6.7    Regional Dairy Market Price Analysis
        6.7.1    Fluid Milk Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.7.2    UHT Milk Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.7.3    Flavored Milk Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.7.4    Cream Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.7.5    Butter Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.7.6    Anhydrous Milk Fat (AMF) Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.7.7    Skimmed Milk Powder/Non-Fat Dry Milk Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.7.8    Whole Milk Powder Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.7.9    Whey Protein (Powder and Concentrate) Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.7.10    Lactose Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.7.11    Casein Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.7.12    Cheese Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.7.13    Yoghurt Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
    6.8    North America Dairy Market EMR Key Demand Drivers
    6.9    North America Dairy Market EMR Key Price Drivers

7    Manufacturing Process of Milk Production
    7.1    Detailed Process Flow
    7.2    Operations Involved
    7.3    Mass Balance
8    Cost Analysis of Milk Production
    8.1    Land, Location and Site Development
    8.2    Construction
    8.3    Plant Machinery
    8.4    Cost of Raw Material
    8.5    Packaging
    8.6    Transportation
    8.7    Utilities
    8.8    Manpower
    8.9    Other Capital Investment
9    Competitive Landscape & Supplier Analysis
    9.1    Nestlé USA, Inc
    9.2    Dean Foods Company
    9.3    Danone S.A.
    9.4    Dairy Farmers of America
    9.5    Land O'Lakes, Inc.
    9.6    The Kraft Heinz Company 
    9.7    Schreiber Foods Inc.
    9.8    California Dairies, Inc.
10    Consumer Analysis
11    Events and Developments

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12    Manufacturing Process of Any of the Mentioned Dairy Products
13    Cost Analysis on Any of the Mentioned Dairy Products

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