Munch on: Changing consumer tastes will encourage operators to introduce healthier products

The Cookie, Cracker and Pasta Production industry has marginally increased over the past five years. The industry benefited from stable demand for industry products as changing trends prompted operators to innovate new goods. However, diets which cut out carbohydrates and wheat-based goods has stifled industry growth significantly. Increasing disposable income over the period has allowed consumers to trade up to more premium varieties, as well as purchase a broader range of goods. The industry is expected to grow over the five years to 2022. Rising discretionary income will enable consumers to purchase a greater volume of snacks and trade up to branded and premium products at retail stores. ...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Producers have focused on innovating healthful products in response to shifting consumer demand
  • Manufacturers are looking to appeal to health-conscious consumers by using healthier, organic ingredients
  • The performance of manufacturers is influenced by disposable income levels
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Cookies and crackersCookies and crackers are anticipated to account for 20.7% and 25.4% of industry revenue in 2017, respectively. Over the five years to 2017, while the crackers and biscuits segment's share of revenue increased despite growing health concerns among Americans, cookies, wafers and ice cream cones contracted. In addition to greater volume sales, artisanal and gluten-free version of the products have caused producers to raise prices, which boost these segments. Producers have also benefited from the growing importance of snacking for consumers. According to the American Institute of Food Distribution, teenagers consume cookies the most frequently, at nearly nine instances in a 30-day period. Thi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Production Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Production Industry are

  • Ability to pass on cost increases
  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Per capita wheat flour consumption in the Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Production Industry?

    This industry produces cookies, crackers and dry pasta from purchased ingredients, such as flour, sugar, salt, seasoning, emulsifiers, flavorings, syrups, preservatives, food acids and also gluten.

    Industry Products
  • Cookies, wafers, ice cream cones
  • Crackers and biscuits
  • Flour mixes and dough
  • Dry pasta
  • Industry Activities
  • Producing cookies
  • Producing crackers
  • Producing flour and dough mixes
  • Producing dry pasta
  • Combining dry pasta with other ingredients
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Per capita wheat flour consumption
  • Healthy eating index
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Consumption trends
  • Trade and profit
  • Product innovation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry landscape
  • Booming innovation
  • Table: Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Grocery Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores
  • Food Service Contractors

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Baking Mix & Prepared Food Production
  • Corn, Wheat & Soybean Wholesaling
  • Dairy Product Production
  • Flour Milling
  • Margarine & Cooking Oil Processing
  • Seasoning, Sauce and Condiment Production
  • Sugar Processing

  • Products & Services
  • Flour mixes and dough
  • Crackers and biscuits
  • Cookies, wafers, ice cream cones
  • Dry pasta
  • Other
  • Chart: Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Grocery wholesalers
  • Supermarkets, convenience stores and grocery stores
  • Food service industry
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Production Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Production

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Mondelez International Inc., Kellogg Company, Campbell Soup Company,
  • Table: Mondelez International Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Kellogg Company - financial performance
  • Table: Campbell Soup Company - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Production Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Production Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Per capita wheat flour consumption (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Economies Of Scale
  • The increase in efficiency of production as the number of goods being produced increases.
  • Gluten
  • A mixture of proteins found in wheat and other grains such as barley and rye. Individuals with Celiac disease cannot process gluten which is also the ingredient that gives dough its chewy texture.
  • Premium
  • When producers charge consumers a price for their product that is more than its nominal value.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • A popular trend within retail and manufacturing industries in which producers supply goods directly to stores, eliminating the middleman.
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