Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The consumption of white loaf bread and other processed baked foods has declined drastically over the past five years, while increasing prices for key inputs such as wheat and sugar has placed downward pressure on demand for goods in the Bread Production industry. However, despite the challenges that operators in the industry encountered, revenue is expected to grow as the economy improves, per capita income increases and key input prices stabilize. Revenue growth will also be aided by increased production of healthier bread varieties and broader specialty product selections that address changing consumer tastes will also aid revenue growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The barriers to entry in the Bread Production industry are low, although the initial capital investment required can be high, depending on the scale of production. New entrants require the necessary facilities and equipment to begin bread production. Those that are unable to secure the financing to make these investments will not be able to participate in the industry.
The primary threat that new entrants face is the well-entrenched position of the industry's major players. These companies possess unrivaled brand recognition and consumer loyalty. They also have considerable resources to invest in advertising and promotions to protect and grow their market share through a range of media outlets... purchase to read more