Ice Cream & Frozen Desserts: United States

This report forecasts to 2021 and 2025 US ice cream and frozen dessert demand in billion pounds and in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level are also forecast to 2025. Total demand in pounds is segmented by product in terms of: regular ice cream; reduced fat and nonfat ice cream; water and juice ices; frozen yogurt; sherbet; and other frozen dairy such as custard, frozen pet treats, gelato, and pudding-based novelties.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand in pounds and in dollars, total shipments in dollars, the various segments in pounds, and trade in dollars are provided in annual series from 2010 to 2020.

Non-dairy frozen desserts such as cakes and pies are excluded from the scope of this report. Ice cream data in pounds, provided by the USDA, do not include non-dairy ice cream. Data in dollars includes all ice cream types including non-dairy. In addition, data in dollars excludes the soft serve ice cream made in ice cream shops. Re-exports of ice cream and frozen desserts are excluded from demand and trade figures.

Key macroeconomic indicators are also provided with quantified trends. Other various topics, including profiles of pertinent leading companies, are covered in this report. A full outline of report items by page is available in the Table of Contents.

Related NAICS Codes:
311514 Dry, Condensed, and Evaporated Dairy Product Manufacturing
311520 Ice Cream and Frozen Dessert Manufacturing
424430 Dairy Product (except Dried or Canned) Merchant Wholesalers

Back to Top