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Global Ice Cream Market 2023

Ice Cream Market Size

The global ice cream market rose slightly to $X in 2021, growing by 4.5% against the previous year. The market value increased at an average annual rate of +1.1% over the period from 2012 to 2021; the trend pattern remained consistent, with only minor fluctuations being recorded in certain years. Over the period under review, the global market hit record highs at $X in 2019; however, from 2020 to 2021, consumption remained at a lower figure.

Ice Cream Production

In value terms, ice cream production expanded rapidly to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. In general, production, however, saw a slight expansion. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2013 when the production volume increased by 15%. Over the period under review, global production reached the peak level at $X in 2015; however, from 2016 to 2021, production remained at a lower figure.

Ice Cream Exports

Exports

In 2021, overseas shipments of ice cream increased by 8.3% to X tons, rising for the second year in a row after two years of decline. Over the period under review, exports recorded prominent growth. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2016 with an increase of 81%. The global exports peaked in 2021 and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, ice cream exports totaled $X in 2021. Overall, exports continue to indicate resilient growth. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2016 when exports increased by 74%. Over the period under review, the global exports attained the peak figure in 2021 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

Exports by Country

China represented the key exporting country with an export of about X tons, which accounted for 75% of total exports. It was distantly followed by the Czech Republic (X tons), mixing up a 25% share of total exports.

China was also the fastest-growing in terms of the ice cream exports, with a CAGR of +13.9% from 2012 to 2021. At the same time, the Czech Republic (+9.9%) displayed positive paces of growth. While the share of China (+6.7 p.p.) increased significantly in terms of the global exports from 2012-2021, the share of the Czech Republic (-6.5 p.p.) displayed negative dynamics.

In value terms, China ($X) and the Czech Republic ($X) constituted the countries with the highest levels of exports in 2021.

China, with a CAGR of +13.1%, saw the highest rates of growth with regard to the value of exports, among the main exporting countries over the period under review.

Export Prices by Country

In 2021, the average ice cream export price amounted to $X per ton, increasing by 5% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the export price, however, saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2014 when the average export price increased by 21% against the previous year. As a result, the export price attained the peak level of $X per ton. From 2015 to 2021, the average export prices remained at a somewhat lower figure.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major exporting countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was the Czech Republic ($X per ton), while China stood at $X per ton.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Czech Republic (+1.0%).

Ice Cream Imports

Imports

Global ice cream imports rose rapidly to X tons in 2021, with an increase of 15% compared with the previous year's figure. In general, total imports indicated a buoyant increase from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +6.7% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports increased by +78.7% against 2012 indices. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2018 when imports increased by 16%. Over the period under review, global imports hit record highs in 2021 and are likely to see gradual growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, ice cream imports soared to $X in 2021. Overall, imports continue to indicate a strong increase. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 with an increase of 26%. Over the period under review, global imports hit record highs in 2021 and are likely to see steady growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

The Czech Republic (X tons) and China (X tons) represented roughly 75% of total imports in 2021. It was distantly followed by Free Zones (X tons), comprising a 24% share of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, the biggest increases were recorded for China (with a CAGR of +9.9%), while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, China ($X), the Czech Republic ($X) and Free Zones ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, with a combined 99% share of global imports.

In terms of the main importing countries, China, with a CAGR of +12.3%, recorded the highest growth rate of the value of imports, over the period under review, while purchases for the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the average ice cream import price amounted to $X per ton, picking up by 6.1% against the previous year. Over the period from 2012 to 2021, it increased at an average annual rate of +2.7%. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 when the average import price increased by 11% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average import prices hit record highs in 2021 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

There were significant differences in the average prices amongst the major importing countries. In 2021, the country with the highest price was China ($X per ton), while Free Zones ($X per ton) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the Czech Republic (+2.8%), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Market Intelligence Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2022 2012-2022 2023-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for ice cream in the world?
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China constituted the country with the largest volume of ice cream consumption, accounting for 98% of total volume.
What are the largest producers of ice cream in the world?
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China remains the largest ice cream producing country worldwide, comprising approx. 99% of total volume.
What are the leading suppliers of ice cream in the world?
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In value terms, the largest ice cream supplying countries worldwide were China and the Czech Republic.
What are the leading importers of ice cream in the world?
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In value terms, China, the Czech Republic and Free Zones appeared to be the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2021, with a combined 99% share of global imports.
What is the average export price for ice cream in the world?
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The average ice cream export price stood at $2,152 per ton in 2021, increasing by 5% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for ice cream in the world?
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In 2021, the average ice cream import price amounted to $3,402 per ton, increasing by 6.1% against the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global ice cream market. 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 2030.


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

Data coverage:
• Global market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Global production, split by region and country
• Global trade (exports and imports)
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

Company coverage:
Ben & Jerry’s, Blue Bell Creameries, Haagen Dazs., Good Humor-Breyers Ice Cream, Turkey Hill Dairy, Dreyer’s, Wells Enterprises, Inc., Talenti, Tillamook

Reasons to buy this report:
• Take advantage of the latest data
• Find deeper insights into current market developments
• Discover vital success factors affecting the market
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
REPORT DESCRIPTION
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCT

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. GLOBAL PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. GLOBAL IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2022
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. GLOBAL EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2022
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

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2022
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2018–2022
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2022
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2022
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2022
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2022
Figure 4:
Market Volume Forecast to 2030
Figure 5:
Market Value Forecast to 2030
Figure 6:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 10:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 11:
Exports And Growth
Figure 12:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 13:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 14:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 15:
Imports And Growth
Figure 16:
Import Prices
Figure 17:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 18:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 19:
Production, By Country, 2022
Figure 20:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 21:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 22:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 24:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 25:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 26:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 27:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 28:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2022
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2022
Figure 30:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 31:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2022
Figure 32:
Export Prices, 2012–2022
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