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Bread Production in the US: Market Research Report

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Bread Production Market Research Report | NAICS 31181 | Sep 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Bread Production 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$40bn
Annual Growth 11-16
0.3%
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Profit
Profit
Employment
183,640
Businesses
20,945
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... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Establishments in the Bread Production industry are strategically located near sources of key inputs such as wheat, flour, grains and sugar, while remaining within serviceable distance to distribution centers and downstream markets. The highest proportion of bread production businesses are based in the Mid-Atlantic region, accounting for an estimated 24.6% of establishments. The region includes some of the country's biggest and most affluent cities, such as New York City and Philadelphia, making it very attractive for smaller bakeries, coffee shops and cafes. Furthermore, a number of commercial bakeries service a variety of food service industry establishments such as hotels, motels, restaurants and caterers in this area. New York alone accounts for 12.7% o.. ... purchase to read more

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... purchase to read more

     


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    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 breadWheat and specialty grain loavesRolls, bagels and croissantsFresh baked dessertsFrozen cakes, pies and other frozen desserts
     
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing bread for distribution or saleManufacturing rolls, buns, bagelsManufacturing doughnutsManufacturing cakes (except frozen), pies and pastriesManufacturing 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
    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 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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