Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Dairy Product, Egg and Edible Oil Wholesaling industry plays an important role in the food supply chain, buying milk, cheese, cream, butter, eggs and oil from farmers and producers and delivering them to retailers such as supermarkets, for on-sale to consumers.
During the last five years, the industry has endured challenging conditions. The deteriorating economic climate, extremely volatile global dairy prices and changing consumer trends have acted to constrain industry wide revenue and profitability. The ongoing incidence of wholesale bypass has also taken a heavy toll on the industry as supermarkets strengthened their control of the supply chain and limited the involvement of specialist wholesalers... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The Dairy Product, Egg and Edible Oil Wholesaling industry has endured tough conditions during the past five years. Weak and uncertain economic conditions since the onset of the financial crisis in 2008, extremely volatile global dairy prices and changing consumer trends have constrained revenue and profitability. The increasing incidence of wholesale bypass and currency fluctuations, which increased the cost of imported products, have also impacted the industry. During the five years to 2012-13, industry revenue is estimated to contract at a compound annual rate of 2.1%. During 2012-13, the industry is expected to total £5.93 billion, a 2.7% jump on last year... purchase to read more