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Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling: Market Research Report

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Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS OD5876 | Jan 2017

Not rising: Wholesale bypass will plague smaller operators, though overall industry revenue will grow

IBISWorld’s Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Dietary trends discouraging the consumption of gluten and carbohydrates have caused industry product consumption to stagnate
  • Wholesale bypass has shrunk the market for traditional wholesaling across the grocery sector
  • Gluten-free and low-carb diets will likely remain popular with American consumers
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The staple nature of some Fresh Bread and Bakery Goods Wholesaling industry products in the American pantry has historically protected the industry somewhat from fluctuations in consumer disposable income and the industry has seen growth over the past five years. However, s downstream customers have increasingly consolidated and been able to take advantage of their large-scale operations, wholesale bypass, wherein customers directly establish supply contracts with bread and bakery goods producers, has begun to pose a threat to traditional industry distributors. In the coming years, wholesale bypass will likely continue to plague smaller operators, but total industry revenue will likely grow... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Companies in the Fresh Bread and Bakery Goods Wholesaling industry distribute a broad range of baked products, including bread, rolls, cakes, cookies, crackers, biscuits, bagels, muffins and pies, as well as baking supplies (e.g. flour, sugar, spices and oil, among others) to food service and retail customers. Despite the relatively affordability and the nondiscretionary nature of bread and baked goods, the industry has benefitted from fatter wallets over the past five years. With higher disposable incomes, consumers are able to freely purchase more expensive brands and varieties. Whi.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Prompt delivery to market
  • Effective quality control
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Number of households in the Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling Industry?

    This industry includes companies that primarily perform merchant wholesale distribution of fresh bread and bakery products, as well as manufacturers’ sales branches and offices that segment out their wholesale distribution routes.

    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

    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 disposable income
  • Number of households
  • Per capita wheat flour consumption
  • Healthy eating index
  • World price of wheat
  • Current Performance
  • Slicing out the middleman
  • The demise of the gluten gluttons
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Wholesale bypass trend continues
  • Industry landscape
  • Table: Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Grocery Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Convenience Stores
  • Specialty Food Stores
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Bread Production
  • Cookie, Cracker & Pasta Production
  • Flour Milling
  • Margarine & Cooking Oil Processing
  • Sugar Processing
  • Products & Services
  • Cookies and cakes
  • Bread and rolls
  • Cooking oils and margarine
  • Baking mixes and dough
  • Spices
  • Refined Sugar
  • Other baked goods, including crackers
  • Flour
  • Chart: Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retailers
  • General food product wholesalers
  • Food manufacturers
  • Other
  • Food service industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Grupo Bimbo SA
    Flowers Foods Inc.
    SYSCO Corporation
  • Table: Grupo Bimbo SA - financial performance
  • Table: Flowers Foods Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: SYSCO Corporation - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling 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 Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (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
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Electronic Data Interchange (Edi)
  • The transmission of electronic documents between businesses from one computer system to another.
  • Gluten
  • A protein composite found in wheat and related grains which gives elasticity to wheat dough.
  • Manufacturers' Sales Branches And Offices (Msbos)
  • A wholesaling divisions of large manufacturers, allowing for sales directly to retailers and bypass of third-party wholesalers.
  • Radio Frequency Identification (Rfid)
  • A technology that tracks products from the time they leave the assembly line to the time they leave the store by releasing continuous signals from a chip.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • A popular trend within retail and manufacturing industries where producers supply goods directly to stores, eliminating the middleman.

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    The Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling 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
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