Cherry on top: Favorable consumption patterns and innovation will give the industry an extra boost

Rising health consciousness, changing consumer tastes and competition from fresh bakery items has hampered performance for the Frozen Cake and Pastry Manufacturing industry in the past five years. In response to these trends, industry operators have focused on reformulating their existing dessert selections with healthier, higher quality ingredients. Furthermore, operators also experimented with new flavor combinations while launching single-serving varieties that appeal to a wider range of health-conscious consumers. In the coming years, industry operators will continue to develop and introduce new flavors and portion sizes, as well as improving the taste and texture of classic varieties such as frozen fruit pie and cheesecake...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$6bn
Annual Growth 11-16
1.5%
Forecast Growth 16-21
Profit
Employment
22,910
Businesses
236

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Consumer health concerns over frozen cakes and pastries have affected the industry
  • Operators will continue to sustain sales by experimenting with new flavors, sizes and ingredients
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The geographic spread of frozen cake and pastry production establishments tends to be strategically located in close proximity to sources of key inputs. It is also important for producers to remain within serviceable distance to large city markets and big population centers. Accordingly, the Mid-Atlantic, Great Lakes and West regions, which are highly populated regions with extensive manufacturing and commercial activity, are home to a combined 56.8% of all industry establishments, according to establishment data sourced from the US Census.Frozen cake and pastry manufacturing activity is concentrated most heavily in the Mid-Atlantic and West regions. In ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Frozen Cake & Pastry Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Frozen Cake & Pastry Manufacturing Industry are

  • Product differentiation
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores and Per capita disposable income in the Frozen Cake & Pastry Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Frozen Cake & Pastry Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures an array of frozen sweet bakery products, including soft cakes, cheesecakes, doughnuts, pies and cookies.

    Industry Products
  • Frozen soft cakes
  • Frozen pies
  • Frozen cheesecakes
  • All other frozen pastries
  • Industry Activities
  • Frozen baked goods (except bread and bread-type rolls)
  • Frozen cake
  • Frozen doughnuts
  • Frozen pies
  • Frozen pastries (e.g. Danish, French)
  • Frozen crullers
  • Frozen knishes
  • Frozen sweet yeast goods
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Healthy eating index
  • Price of sugar
  • World price of wheat

  • Current Performance
  • Healthy demand for premium flavor
  • Profit margins and industry structure
  • Cravings from overseas markets
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Continued product innovation
  • Industry structure
  • International trade
  • Table: Frozen Cake & Pastry Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Frozen Cake & Pastry Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

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

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Flour Milling
  • Sugar Processing
  • Wheat, Barley & Sorghum Farming

  • Products & Services
  • Frozen pies
  • All other frozen pastries
  • Frozen soft cakes
  • Frozen cheesecakes
  • Chart: Frozen Cake & Pastry Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Grocery wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Food service establishments
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Frozen Cake & Pastry Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Frozen Cake & Pastry Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Frozen Cake & Pastry Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Schwan's Company, ConAgra Foods Inc.,
  • Table: Schwan's Company - financial performance
  • Table: ConAgra Foods Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Frozen Cake & Pastry Manufacturing 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 Frozen Cake & Pastry Manufacturing 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)
  • Agricultural price index (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Blanching
  • A cooking technique in which food is briefly immersed in boiling water or fat.
  • Flash Freezing
  • A freezing technique in which water contained inside a food source is subjected to temperatures well below its freezing point.
  • Organic
  • Food that is produced without the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides.
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