Bread Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Bread Production Market Research Report | NAICS 31181 | Jun 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
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 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 breadFresh baked dessertsWhole wheat and specialty grain 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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