Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Cookie, Cracker and Pasta Production industry benefited from an increase in demand for cookies and crackers over the past five years as per capita disposable income increased, offsetting declines in pasta consumption. Over the five years to 2019, operators will increasingly cater their products to health-conscious consumers, introducing innovative snack foods that incorporate healthy ingredients. Further, new technologies will allow manufacturers to increase efficiency while lowering costs... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The barriers to entry for the Cookie, Cracker and Pasta Production industry are low and depend on the scale of production the entrant pursues. The scale of production determines the level of capital, technology, labor and enterprise required to begin operations. If a new entrant aims to be competitive with medium- to large-size companies in the industry, they would need to invest heavily in new equipment and machinery for production. Moreover, the limited availability of credit can make it difficult for prospects to secure enough capital to pursue a large-scale business in this economic environment.
A major threat facing potential new entrants is the dominant position of the leading manufacturers in this industry... purchase to read more