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Bread Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Bread Production Market Research Report | NAICS 31181 | Jan 2015

Enriched dough: Changing consumer preference and new product development will lift revenue slightly

The Bread Production market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$40bn
Annual Growth 10-15
0.8%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
194,442
Businesses
9,322
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 - Industry Investment Chapter

The Bread Production industry has a medium level of capital intensity. Using wages as a proxy for labor and depreciation as a proxy for capital, IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on labor in the industry, $0.25 will be spent on capital in 2015, a significant increase from $0.17 in 2010. Capital investments have increased over the past five years as the top producers invested heavily in new machinery to produce a greater variety of products. Large bread manufacturers use machines and specialized equipment to mix ingredients and portion out dough. Conveyor belts are also used to transport products through each stage of the automated production process.

Most bread producers operate on a limited scale and serve local or regional areas... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Bread Production Industry?

Operators in this industry manufacture fresh and frozen bread and other baked goods that include cakes, muffins and croissants, but exclude cookies and crackers. Retail and commercial establishments then sell these products to downstream supermarkets, convenience stores and food-service providers. Many bakeries also sell their products directly to consumers.

Industry Products
White loaf breadsCakes, donuts and other fresh dessertsTortillas, flatbread and other unleavened breadsWhole-grain, wheat and specialty loaf breadsFrozen cakes, pies and other frozen desserts
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing bread for distribution or saleManufacturing rolls, buns, bagelsManufacturing doughnutsManufacturing cakes (except frozen), pies and pastriesManufacturing other pastries made from wheat


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