The newly published Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Manufacturing Industry report provides the latest market research on the industry. Its comprehensive scope contains analysis on the industry's key financial data, competitive landscape, upstream and downstream industries, and trends and opportunities within the context of the current economic environment.The downstream analysis section of this industry reveals a large dependency on personal consumption. Understanding the recessionary effects on consumer consumption for products within this industry is essential. This December report's 163 pages and over 150 charts and tables cover the most recent information on the domestic market, global market and overseas growth opportunities. Find month to month data on shipments, inventory, and foreign trade through September 2009. Relying on the most current information, over a decade of historic data, and sophisticated forecasting, the report projects the macroeconomic industry trends up to 2013. The report's inclusive scope reveals a breadth of topics from international trade to industry structure, while also delving into the details such as market sizes of products and players. Industry experts consider this report the most comprehensive and consistently updated guide to the industry.In this report, you will find industry data on the following major categories:Executive SummaryQuick Industry Statistics: 2-page overview for the CEO on the runSupply & Demand with Capacity Utilization2009 Monthly Shipments, Inventory, and Trade Data2009-2013 ForecastIndustry Income StatementAll relevant financial data including: Revenue, Cost of Materials, Labor Costs, Gross Profit, SG&A, Net Income, etc.4-year Financials Comparison and TrendsIndustry Balance SheetTraditional key elements of Assets, Liabilities, and EquityInventory fabrication stagesCalculated balance sheet ratiosCapital ExpenditurePlant additions and expansionsComputer and IT investmentsMachinery and Equipment for production and material handlingIndustry Cost AnalysisUpstream Industries and the cost allocations towards producer, wholesale, retail, and freight Materials and their percentage share of total material costsIndustry Pricing AnalysisProducer Pricing Indices at industry, wholesale, and retail levels for comparison and trend forecastingPricing Distribution among Downstream Industries differentiated at producer, wholesale, retail, and freight categoriesIndustry Foreign TradeDetailed Import/Export Data by commodities and by countriesMode of Shipment and insurance and freight costsIndustry StructureLabor and Compensation Structure: productivity indices, hourly wages, production hours, output index, HR structureEstablishments: Trends, Employee Statistics, State by State numbersValued added statistics: industry GDP contributionCompetitive LandscapeIndustry Concentration: HHI, number of companies, size distributions, market shares Major Players: company profiles and market size ranges Definition & Classification This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing ice cream, frozen yogurts, frozen ices, sherbets, frozen tofu, and other frozen desserts (except bakery products). This 6-digit NAICS industry (311520) is under the hierarchy of Dairy Product Manufacturing Industry Group (3115), Food Manufacturing Subsector (311), and the Manufacturing Sector (31-33). Its SIC equivalent code is: 2024 - Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts.Revenue, Profitability & Foreign Trade Preview The industry's revenue for the year 2008 was approximately $9.0 billion USD, with an estimated gross profit of 42.63%. Import was valued at $37.7 million USD from 31 countries. The industry also exported $63.0 million USD worth of merchandise to 83 countries. Adding import value to and subtracting export value from the industry's shipment value, the total domestic demand for the industry in 2008 was $9.0 billion USD. Report SummaryThis 163-page research report covers the industry with a comprehensive view while delivering a depth of information in key areas. Supply and demand data details U.S. shipments and international trade in the context of the industry's capacity utilization. Industry level income statements, balance sheets, and capital expenditure analysis allow for financial benchmarking. In the cost analysis section, 41 upstream industries are analyzed to offer insight into the supply chain cost structure. For the channel and pricing structure, 26 downstream industries are analyzed. The competitive landscape section provides the number of companies and their respective revenue share, the market concentration, and a list of major players. All related trade associations, industry standards, and trade publications are also listed. These elements are accompanied by over 150 labeled charts and tables, organized to best convey the myriad data within the report.Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturers, international top consulting firms, major retailers and wholesalers, professional trade associations, financial corporations, universities, governmental entities, start-ups and individuals. 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