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Bread Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Bread Production Market Research Report | NAICS 31181 | Jan 2016

Buttered up: The continued development of healthier bread will aid industry performance

IBISWorld’s Bread Production market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$40bn
Annual Growth 11-16
0.8%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
222,200
Businesses
24,532
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Changing consumer tastes and declining sales volumes for the industry's key product segments have hampered growth for the Bread Production industry over the past five years. Although bread has long been a staple of the American diet, recent health trends have caused consumers to moderate their consumption of industry goods. In the coming years, these trends in health consciousness and consumer preferences are expected to continue changing the industry's product mix, as operators increasingly focus on expanding their portfolio of nutritious and specialty breads... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Bread Production industry is characterized by low barriers to entry. 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. Major companies also have strong and extensive product portfolios, owning most of the well-known bread and bakery brands in the United States. Grupo Bimbo for example, has over 10,000 different products under 100 brand names. Although these are not necessarily barriers to entry, they can hamper the success of new entrants that are unable to rely on brand recognition to drive sales... 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 breadWheat and specialty grain loavesRolls, bagels and croissantsFresh baked dessertsFrozen 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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