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Biscuit Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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Biscuit Production Market Research Report | SIC C10.720 | Mar 2014

Sweet success: Strong growth in healthier biscuit products has kept revenue on the rise

IBISWorld’s Biscuit Production 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
Market Share of Companies
Burton's Biscuit Company Burton's Biscuit Company market share
United Biscuits United Biscuits market share
Walkers Snack Foods Limited Walkers Snack Foods Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£4bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
29,909
Businesses
219
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Biscuit Production industry produces a range of grain-based snack products. It is dominated by sweet biscuits, which are estimated to comprise 72.5% of revenue in 2013-14, but also includes crackers, preserved cakes and pastries, and snack foods produced from grain, such as tortilla chips. Demand for biscuits is predominantly driven by demand from supermarkets, grocery wholesalers and bakery retailers.

The industry is expected to grow steadily over the five years through 2013-14, despite tough trading conditions related to the economic environment and changing consumer preferences. Revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 1.3% over the five years through 2013-14 to reach £4.2 billion, while revenue growth of 0.7% is expected in 2013-14... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Biscuit Production industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. The value that the industry adds to the economy is forecast to grow at a rate slightly slower than UK GDP. Over the 10 years through 2018-19, IBISWorld expects industry value added to grow at a compound annual rate of 0.8%, while UK GDP is to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.5%. This indicates that the industry will account for a marginally smaller share of the economy over the period.

Products within the industry are considered discretionary purchases, but have been a staple for domestic households for decades... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Biscuit Production Industry?

This industry includes the manufacture of rusks, biscuits and other dry bakery products. It also includes the production of preserved pastry goods, cakes and non-potato snack products.

Industry Products
Sweet biscuits without chocolate coveringSweet biscuits with chocolate coveringCrackers and crispbreadSavoury snacksPreserved cakes and pastries
 
Industry Activities
Biscuit Rusk Cracker Cake and preserved pastry good Pretzel


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