Country Profile: Ice Cream Sector in the US

Country Profile: Ice Cream Sector in the US

Published: July 2017
Publisher: GlobalData
Product ref: 282062
Pages: 90
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While rising health consciousness among consumers is driving demand for Ice Creams with Health & Wellness claims, demand for novel products is also on the rise as US consumers are increasingly seeking Ice Creams in new tastes and flavors. Of the three markets, ‘Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream’ is the largest and is also expected to register the fastest growth during forecast period (2016-2021). On-trade transactions account for the majority share in the distribution of Ice cream products in the country. Blue Bell Creameries, L.P. and Wells Enterprises, Inc. are the leading market players in the sector.

GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the Ice Cream sector in the US provides insights on high growth markets to target, trends in the usage of package materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.

What else is contained?
- Market data: Overall market value and volume data with growth analysis for 2011-2021. The overall market value and volume included in the report is split on the basis of On-trade and Off-trade
- Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for Artisanal Ice Cream, Impulse Ice Cream - Single Serve, and Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream with inputs on individual category share within each market and the change in their market share forecast for 2016-2021
- Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels, including private label growth analysis from 2011-2016
- Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each market through distribution channels such as On-trade, Cash & Carries and warehouse Clubs, Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists, eRetailers and others
- Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each market, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Package material data for Glass, Flexible Packaging, Paper & Board, Rigid Plastics, and others; Pack data for: Carton, Film, Bag/Sachet, Tub, Wrapper, Bottle, and Tube.


- Of the three markets analysed, ‘Take-Home and Bulk Ice Cream’ is the largest as well as fastest growing category, registering a CAGR of 2.7% during 2011-2016
- On-trade transactions accounted for more than three-fourth of share in the distribution of Ice Cream products in the country
- Carton - Folding is the only primary outer type used in the US Ice Cream sector
- Kids & Babies and Older Consumers together accounted for more than half share in the consumption of Ice Cream

Reasons to buy

- Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis
- Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities
- Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning
- Manufacturers can identify the opportunities to position products with H&W attributes/benefits
- Access the key and most influential consumer trends driving Ice Cream products consumption, and how they influence consumer behavior in the market which will help determine the best audiences to target
- Our team of analysts have placed a significant emphasis on changes expected in the market that will provide a clear picture of the opportunities that can be tapped over the next five years, resulting in revenue expansion.

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