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

IBISWorld’s Bread Production market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Despite major efforts to reinvigorate the bread market, the industry has faced decelerating demand from several markets
  • Significant merger and acquisition activity in the past five years has increased market concentration
  • Sales for white loaf bread and dinner rolls have fallen significantly over the past few years

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    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...

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    Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The well-established Bread Production industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle, contributing steadily to the overall economy. IBISWorld forecasts that the industry's value-added (IVA), which measures the industry's overall contribution to the American economy, will rise at an annualized rate of 0.7% over the 10 years to 2021. Meanwhile, gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to increase an annualized 2.1% during the same period. The industry's IVA is projected to underperform the overall economy because the decline in demand for conventional industry goods has diminished industry earnings over the five years to 2016. Non..

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    Additional Insights for the Bread Production Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Bread Production Industry are

  • Ability to pass on cost increases
  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita wheat flour consumption and Healthy eating index in the Bread Production industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    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 bread
    Wheat and specialty grain loaves
    Rolls, bagels and croissants
    Fresh baked desserts
    Frozen cakes, pies and other frozen desserts
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing bread for distribution or sale
    Manufacturing rolls, buns, bagels
    Manufacturing doughnuts
    Manufacturing cakes (except frozen), pies and pastries
    Manufacturing other pastries made from wheat

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita wheat flour consumption
  • Healthy eating index
  • Per capita disposable income
  • World price of wheat

  • Current Performance
  • Fluctuating input prices
  • Changing industry structure
  • Health trends and shifting consumer tastes
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Consumer trends
  • Changing industry structure
  • Table: Bread Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Bread Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores
  • Specialty Food Stores
  • Food Service Contractors
  • Street Vendors
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Baking Mix & Prepared Food Production
  • Canned Fruit & Vegetable Processing
  • Dairy Product Production
  • Flour Milling
  • Margarine & Cooking Oil Processing
  • Sugar Processing

  • Products & Services
  • Rolls, bagels and croissants
  • Wheat and specialty grain loaves
  • Fresh baked desserts
  • White loaf bread
  • Frozen cakes, pies and other frozen desserts
  • Other
  • Chart: Bread Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Foodservice and institutional customers
  • Local bakeries (direct to consumer)
  • Convenience stores
  • Other
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bread Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Transportation and distribution costs
  • Depreciation
  • Marketing
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Bread Production

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Bread Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Grupo Bimbo SA Flowers Foods Inc.
  • Table: Grupo Bimbo SA - financial performance
  • Table: Flowers Foods Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Bread Production Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Bread Production Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per Capita Wheat Flour Consumption (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Ancient Grains
  • A group of edible cereal grains that were commonly cultivated prior to the industrial revolution but have since become obscure. Ancient grains do not include wheat, corn, barley, rice or oats.
  • Celiac Disease
  • An autoimmune disorder of the small intestine that renders the body incapable of processing gluten, a protein found in wheat.
  • Gluten
  • A protein found naturally in wheat that gives bread its elasticity, enabling it to rise during fermentation and baking.
  • Leavening Agent
  • Leavening or raising agents are ingredients that give bread a soft, spongy texture. The most common agents are baker's yeast and baking soda.
  • Parbaking
  • A cooking technique in which a baked good is partially cooked through then frozen, allowing consumers to finish cooking the product at home for a fresher product.
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Bread Production market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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