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United States 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: New England, Mideast, Great Lakes, Plains, Southeast, Southwest, Rocky Mountain, Far West; 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

US Dairy Market Key Insights:


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


Market Outlook

US dairy market has increased on the back of strong demand between 2015-2019. The milk output in North America hiked by 1.4% in 2019, as compared to 2018, to attain a volume of 109.6 million tons. The North America dairy market was supported by the US milk production which rose by 1.2% in the same period.

United States Dairy Market Report and Forecast 2020-2025

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The export of products like milk powder, butterfat, lactose, cheese and whey from the US grew by about 19% in 2019 as compared to 2017. This advancement of the US dairy market was aided by the robust and mounting market share of American sellers of milk and other dairy products, who have outperformed competing players from Europe and Australia. Thus, the US share in the global dairy supply grew from 18% to 20% from 2018 to the first half of 2019.

Applications and Properties

Dairy and dairy products make up essential components of a nutritious diet. They contain nine essential nutrients like vitamin B-12, vitamin D, vitamin A, phosphorous, calcium, potassium, protein, niacin and riboflavin which help in maintaining the overall health of the body including the strengthening of the bones. Products like cheese help meet the daily protein requirements as well as being rich in calcium, phosphorous and vitamin A. The types of products are available in the American dairy market are:

  • Fluid Milk
  • UHT Milk
  • Whey Protein (Powder and Concentrate)
  • Lactose
  • Casein
  • Cheese
  • Yoghurt
  • Ice-cream
  • Probiotic Dairy Products
  • Others

USA is the largest producer of cheese, producing almost 600 varieties of cheese including Italian type cheese like Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese. The milk derivatives produced by America are not just consumed domestically but also exported to foreign markets like Europe and China. In 2019, the American SMP export saw robust growth of 15.7%.

The EMR report analyses the market for the Northeast, Midwest, Northwest, Southeast, South Central and Southwest regions of the US.

Market Analysis

The US dairy production in upper Mid-West has recently increased with Ohio and Wisconsin showing the highest growth while milk production in states like Tennessee, Missouri and Wisconsin has been on a decline. As of Q2 of 2019, the Southwest and Mountain states continued to dominate the dairy market.

On an average the global demand for imported milk products from the US has been high due to the economic growth of the countries importing American dairy products. Due to the decline in dairy prices in the first half of 2019, countries have been increasingly importing dairy products from the US, especially the Middle Eastern and North African countries. The increase in the demand from the US was also aided by a declining dairy demand from China, bringing in buyers from Southeast Asia.

Competitive Landscape:

December 2018- Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) to acquire Agropur’s St Paul, Minnesota plant.

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

  • Nestlé USA, Inc
  • Dean Foods Company
  • Danone S.A.
  • Dairy Farmers of America
  • Land O'Lakes, Inc.
  • The Kraft Heinz Company 
  • Schreiber Foods Inc.
  • California Dairies, Inc.

The comprehensive EMR report gives an in-depth insight into 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 and Other Than Cottage Cheese 
        4.4.8      American Cheese
        4.4.9      Italian Cheese
        4.4.10    Swiss Cheese
        4.4.11    Other (Specialty) Cheeses
        4.4.12    Cottage Cheese
        4.4.13    Sour Cream
        4.4.14    Packaged Fluid Milk Products
        4.4.15    Yogurt
        4.4.16    Dry Whey Products
        4.4.17    Whey Protein Concentrates & Isolates
        4.4.18    Lactose
    4.3    Chart: Breakup by Region
        4.3.1    North America
        4.3.2    Europe
        4.3.3    Asia Pacific
        4.3.4    Latin America 
        4.3.5    Middle East & Africa
5    US Dairy Market Outlook
    5.1    US Raw Milk Historical Production (2015-2020) and Forecast (2020-2025)
    5.2    US Milk Cow Population 
    5.3    US Milk Production by Region and Total Share of US
    5.4    US Raw Milk Historical Production by Region (2015-2020) and Forecast (2020-2025)
        5.4.1    New England
        5.4.2    Mideast
        5.4.3    Great Lakes
        5.4.4    Plains
        5.4.5    Southeast
        5.4.6    Southwest
        5.4.7    Rocky Mountain
        5.3.8    Far West
    5.5 Structure of The US 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    US Dairy Market
    6.1    US Dairy Market Analysis

        6.1.1 US Dairy Historical Market (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.1.2    Chart: US 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 
       American Cheese
       Italian Cheese
     Swiss Cheese
     Other (Specialty) Cheeses
     Cottage Cheese
     Sour Cream
     Packaged Fluid Milk Products
     Dry Whey Products
     Whey Protein Concentrates & Isolates
        6.1.3    Chart: US Dairy Market Breakup by Region
      New England
      Great Lakes
      Rocky Mountain
      Far West
        6.1.4    Figure: US 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
        6.1.5    Figure: Regional Dairy Market Breakup by Product: Historical Market (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
      New England
      Great Lakes
      Rocky Mountain
      Far West
    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    US 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)
        6.7.14    Ice-Cream Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
        6.7.15    Probiotic Dairy Products Historical Price Trends (2015-2019) & Forecast (2020-2025)
    6.8    US Dairy Market EMR Key Demand Drivers 
    6.9    US 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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