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
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
During the past five years, the Flour Milling industry has benefited from high raw material prices, such as wheat. For example, as the price of wheat rose during the five years to 2014, many flour milling operators were able to raise flour prices, thereby bolstering industry revenue. Nevertheless, the industry has still contended with challenges over the five-year period. In particular, volatile wheat prices have limited industry operators' ability to quickly respond to high input commodity prices, thereby constraining industry revenue growth.
While per capita wheat flour consumption declined over the period, many operators have still developed a market niche among consumers with gluten-free flour products... purchase to read more