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Flour Milling in the US: Market Research Report

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Flour Milling Market Research Report | NAICS 31121 | Sep 2014

Flour power: Despite changing diet preferences and volatile input prices, demand for flour and rice will remain stable

IBISWorld’s Flour Milling market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$20bn
Annual Growth 09-14
8.7%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
15,398
Businesses
225
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Since flour mills provide goods that are considered diet staples, the industry will remain relevant in the years to come. Revenue and profit will depend on the price and production of wheat and rice, which are expected to remain stable during the five years to 2014. As companies vertically integrate and merge operations to take advantage of economies of scale, revenue will rise... purchase to read more

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The Flour Milling industry is characterized by a low level of market share concentration. In 2014, the top four players account for an estimated 41.8% of industry revenue. While the industry exhibits low concentration, the industry is expected to approach moderate concentration over the next five years in line with the entrance of larger flour milling companies. For example, in 2014, Ardent Mills entered the industry, as a result of ConAgra Mills and Horizon Milling, which is a joint venture between Cargill and CHS, combining their flour milling operations. Overall, larger operations will enable flour milling companies to use their large size to leverage lower costs for input commodities, such as wheat and grains... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Flour Milling Industry?

Companies in this industry participate in the following activities: milling grains and vegetables into flour; cleaning, polishing and milling rice; and producing malt from a variety of cereal grains. Industry operators purchase grain inputs, such as wheat, corn, barley and rice, from wholesalers or directly from growers. They then process them into flour, gluten, starch and malt and sell such products to grocery wholesalers or other food-related industries.

Industry Products
Wheat flourWheat products (except flour)Corn flourFlour mixesMilled riceMalt
 
Industry Activities
Producing flour from wheatProducing flour from cornProducing flour mixes from a variety of grain cropsMilling rough riceProducing malt from a variety of cereal grainsProducing meal and animal feed


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