Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Food & Beverage Stores | Jul 2014

Bad dough: Revenue will remain constrained due to rising health concerns and wholesale bypass

IBISWorld’s Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Grupo Bimbo SA Grupo Bimbo SA market share
SYSCO Corporation SYSCO Corporation market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Rising health concerns pertaining to the consumption of gluten and wheat coupled with an increase in wholesale bypass has affected the Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling industry over the five years to 2014. Industry profit margins have improved somewhat thanks to cost-cutting measures and rising merger and acquisition activity. While an expected increase in overall wheat consumption is projected to slightly benefit the industry, overall growth will remain constrained as health trends and wholesale bypass persist over the next five years.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Cookies and cakes

Cookies and cakes represent the Fresh Bread and Bakery Goods Wholesaling industry's largest product segment, sales of which are expected to account for 37.8% of industry revenue in 2014. Industry operators sell a wide variety of cookie and cake products, including well-known brands such as Sara Lee cakes and Nabisco's Oreo cookies. According to the NPD Group, per capita snacking occasions have increased over the past five years, driving increased purchases of cookies and cakes. Simultaneously, however, concerns over healthy eaten have grown, leading many consumers to reduce their consumption of foods perceived as unhealthy, including food items categorized under this product segment... purchase to read more


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What is the Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling Industry?

This industry includes firms that primarily perform merchant wholesale distribution of fresh bread and bakery products.

Industry Products
Cookies and cakesBread and rollsSpicesCooking oils and margarineRefined SugarFlourBaking mixes and doughOther baked goods, including crackers
Industry Activities
Wholesaling cookies and cakesWholesaling bread and rollsWholesaling muffins, pies, crackers and other bakery goodsWholesaling spices, oils, sugar, flour and other baking ingredients

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