Ice Cream Stores
Operators in the Ice Cream Stores industry serve dessert-craving customers a range of frozen treats, including ice cream, gelato and sorbet, as well as variety of toppings, ranging from crushed candies to flavored syrups. Driven by growth in per capita disposable income, as well as increases in both per capita sugar and sweetener consumption and per capita dairy consumption, ice cream shops have experienced strong growth over the five years to 2018. Ice cream shop operators are expected to experience continued revenue growth over the five years to 2023.
This industry is comprised of establishments that prepare or serve ice cream, ice cream treats, sorbet and gelato. Purchases may be consumed on-site, taken out or delivered. Ice cream is made from dairy products or dairy alternatives, such as soy milk. Gelato generally has a lower butterfat content than ice cream, while sorbet is a sweetened water that is flavored with fruit. Most stores offer ice cream, ice cream treats and ice cream with toppings.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.