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United Kingdom: Ice Cream Market Overview 2021

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Ice Cream Market Size in the UK

The UK ice cream market declined to $X in 2019, dropping by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, consumption showed a perceptible contraction. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2008 when the market value increased by X% year-to-year. As a result, consumption reached the peak level of $X. From 2009 to 2019, the growth of the market remained at a somewhat lower figure.

Ice Cream Production in the UK

In value terms, ice cream production dropped to $X in 2019 estimated in export prices. Overall, production continues to indicate a abrupt slump. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2008 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X. From 2009 to 2019, production growth remained at a lower figure.

Ice Cream Exports

Exports from the UK

In 2019, ice cream exports from the UK contracted slightly to X tonnes, falling by -X% on the previous year's figure. In general, total exports indicated a tangible expansion from 2007 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2017 indices. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2013 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, exports reached the peak of X tonnes. From 2014 to 2019, the growth exports remained at a lower figure.

In value terms, ice cream exports shrank slightly to $X in 2019. Over the period under review, total exports indicated a tangible expansion from 2007 to 2019: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, exports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, exports hit record highs at $X in 2018, and then dropped slightly in the following year.

Exports by Country

Ireland (X tonnes) was the main destination for ice cream exports from the UK, accounting for a X% share of total exports. Moreover, ice cream exports to Ireland exceeded the volume sent to the second major destination, the Netherlands (X tonnes), twofold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by Germany (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual growth rate of volume to Ireland totaled +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: the Netherlands (+X% per year) and Germany (+X% per year).

In value terms, Ireland ($X) remains the key foreign market for ice cream exports from the UK, comprising X% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($X), with a X% share of total exports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with a X% share.

From 2007 to 2019, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value to Ireland amounted to +X%. Exports to the other major destinations recorded the following average annual rates of exports growth: Germany (+X% per year) and the Netherlands (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

In 2019, the average ice cream export price amounted to $X per tonne, waning by -X% against the previous year. Over the period from 2007 to 2019, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2011 an increase of X% year-to-year. The export price peaked at $X per tonne in 2018, and then fell in the following year.

There were significant differences in the average prices for the major foreign markets. In 2019, the country with the highest price was Ireland ($X per tonne), while the average price for exports to Italy ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was recorded for supplies to France, while the prices for the other major destinations experienced more modest paces of growth.

Ice Cream Imports

Imports into the UK

For the fifth consecutive year, the UK recorded growth in supplies from abroad of ice cream, which increased by X% to X tonnes in 2019. In general, total imports indicated temperate growth from 2007 to 2019: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last twelve-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2019 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2012 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2010 with an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, imports attained the maximum in 2019 and are likely to continue growth in years to come.

In value terms, ice cream imports shrank to $X in 2019. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2007 to 2019; however, the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, imports attained the peak of $X, and then shrank in the following year.

Imports by Country

The Netherlands (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes) and Spain (X tonnes) were the main suppliers of ice cream imports to the UK, with a combined X% share of total imports.

From 2007 to 2019, the biggest increases were in Spain, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the Netherlands ($X), Germany ($X) and France ($X) appeared to be the largest ice cream suppliers to the UK, together accounting for X% of total imports. These countries were followed by Spain, Belgium, Italy and Ireland, which together accounted for a further X saw the highest growth rate of the value of imports, among the main suppliers over the period under review, while purchases for the other leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2019, the average ice cream import price amounted to $X per tonne, declining by -X% against the previous year. In general, the import price showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2018 when the average import price increased by X% y-o-y. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the peak figure at $X per tonne in 2009; however, from 2010 to 2019, import prices failed to regain the momentum.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major supplying countries. In 2019, the country with the highest price was France ($X per tonne), while the price for Ireland ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2007 to 2019, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by France, while the prices for the other major suppliers experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for ice cream in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of ice cream consumption in 2019 were China (4.7M tonnes), the U.S. (2.8M tonnes) and Iran (1.3M tonnes), with a combined 47% share of global consumption.
What are the largest producers of ice cream in the world?
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The countries with the highest volumes of ice cream production in 2019 were China (4.7M tonnes), the U.S. (3.4M tonnes) and Iran (1.3M tonnes), with a combined 49% share of global production.
What are the leading suppliers of ice cream to the UK?
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In value terms, the Netherlands ($90M), Germany ($67M) and France ($65M) constituted the largest ice cream suppliers to the UK, together comprising 54% of total imports. These countries were followed by Spain, Belgium, Italy and Ireland, which together accounted for a further 26%.
What are the leading importers of ice cream from the UK?
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In value terms, Ireland ($67M) remains the key foreign market for ice cream exports from the UK, comprising 43% of total exports. The second position in the ranking was occupied by Germany ($20M), with a 13% share of total exports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with a 11% share.
What is the average export price for ice cream in the UK?
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In 2019, the average ice cream export price amounted to $2,901 per tonne, reducing by -2% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for ice cream in the UK?
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In 2019, the average ice cream import price amounted to $2,779 per tonne, with a decrease of -7.3% against the previous year.

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 10521000 - Ice cream and other edible ice (including sherbet, lollipops) (excluding mixes and bases for ice cream)

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the ice cream market in the UK. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.


Country coverage:
• United Kingdom

Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Trade (exports and imports) in the UK
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
MARKET STRUCTURE
3.3
TRADE BALANCE
3.4
PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION
3.5
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
8. IMPORTS

The Largest Import Supplying Countries

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2019
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. EXPORTS

The Largest Destinations for Exports

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2019
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2019
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption In 2007–2019
Table 5:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 6:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 7:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Table 8:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 9:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Table 10:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2019
Figure 3:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 4:
Market Structure – Domestic Supply vs. Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 5:
Trade Balance, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 6:
Trade Balance, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 7:
Per Capita Consumption, 2007–2019
Figure 8:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 9:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 11:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 12:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 13:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 14:
Exports And Growth
Figure 15:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 16:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 17:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 18:
Imports And Growth
Figure 19:
Import Prices
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 21:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 23:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 25:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 26:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 27:
Import Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2019
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 29:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2019
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2019
Figure 31:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 32:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2019
Figure 33:
Export Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2019

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