Dollar and unit sales for the ice cream category were looking good as numbers ticked up. Some frozen novelties also enjoyed a sales boost, but many struggled. Meanwhile, sales dropped for sherbet, sorbet and frozen dairy desserts.
One possibility is that more organic milk will flow into conventional markets until a new organic dairy equilibrium develops.
July 28, 2017
Some large organic dairy processors see 5.5% growth in U.S. organic milk production this year. An increase closer to 1% would be more to the liking of some processors in terms of expanding processing, distribution and sales.