Proven recipe: Operators have responded to changing tastes with innovative products

The Bread and Bakery Goods Production industry’s products include loaves of bread, cakes, rolls, pastries, baguettes and muffins. Operating conditions in the industry have been influenced by consumer preferences, fluctuating input prices, consumer confidence levels and disposable incomes. Industry revenue is forecast to increase at a compound annual rate of 3.2% over the five years through 2019-20, to reach £8.5 billion. This includes growth of 2.1% in the current year.Performance has been driven by changing consumer trends over the past five years, most notably rising levels of health consciousness. Rising levels of obesity and increased awareness and negative coverage of health problems have led to consumers placing greater importance on their more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 15-20
Forecast Growth 20-25

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has responded to rising health consciousness to record ongoing growth
  • Operators have adapted and expanded their product ranges to satisfy demand for healthier goods
  • Fortified offerings are expected to continue to bloom, as consumers become increasingly health conscious
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Bread and Bakery Goods Production industry has faced challenging operating conditions over the past five years. Profit margins have come under pressure, particularly since the commencement of the supermarket price war in 2014. Intense price-based competition among the top supermarkets has led to them demanding lower prices from producers, to the detriment of industry profit margins. Profit margins have also been influenced by fluctuations in the price of wheat, an inherently volatile but essential input to industry products. More recently, industry revenue has been constrained due to the effects of the EU referendum result. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Bread & Bakery Goods Production Industry

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

  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Effective quality control
  • Development of new products
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from supermarkets and Health consciousness in the Bread & Bakery Goods Production industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Bread & Bakery Goods Production Industry?

    This industry includes companies that produce bakery products such as bread, cakes, bagels, muffins, doughnuts and baguettes. Part-baked and frozen products are also included in the industry. Supermarket in-store bakeries that do not produce goods from scratch are not covered.

    Industry Products
  • Traditional bread
  • Rolls, baps and baguettes
  • Cake and pastry
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing fresh traditional bread and rolls
  • Manufacturing fresh pastries and cakes
  • Manufacturing fruit cakes, loafs and pies
  • part-baked and frozen products
  • 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
  • Health consciousness
  • World price of wheat
  • Household expenditure on food and non-alcoholic beverages
  • National minimum wage

  • Current Performance
  • Flaky exchange
  • Profit jam
  • Health concerns
  • Upper crust
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Flourishing innovation
  • Future concerns
  • Table: Bread & Bakery Goods Production Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Bread & Bakery Goods Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Supermarkets
  • Bakery Product Retailing
  • Full-Service Restaurants
  • Takeaway & Fast-Food Restaurants
  • Convenience Stores

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Grain Milling
  • Sugar Production

  • Products & Services
  • Cake and pastry
  • Traditional bread
  • Other
  • Rolls, baps and baguettes
  • Chart: Bread & Bakery Goods Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Supermarkets
  • Food-service industries
  • Bakeries and other food retailers
  • Wholesalers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bread & Bakery Goods 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 Bread & Bakery Goods Production

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Bread & Bakery Goods Production Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Warburtons Limited, ABF Grain Products Ltd,
  • Table: Warburtons Limited - financial performance
  • Table: ABF Grain Products Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Bread & Bakery Goods 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 Bread & Bakery Goods Production Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2011-2025)
  • Industry Gross Product (2011-2025)
  • Establishments (2011-2025)
  • Businesses (2011-2025)
  • Employment (2011-2025)
  • Exports (2011-2025)
  • Imports (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Purchases (2011-2025)
  • Profit (2011-2025)
  • Depreciation (2011-2025)
  • Marketing (2011-2025)
  • Rent (2011-2025)
  • Utilities (2011-2025)
  • Other (2011-2025)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
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