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Bread & Bakery Goods Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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Bread & Bakery Goods Production Market Research Report | SIC C10.710 | Aug 2016

Fresh from the oven: Operators have developed new products to counteract falling revenue

The Bread & Bakery Goods Production market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
ABF Grain Products Ltd ABF Grain Products Ltd market share
Hovis Limited Hovis Limited market share
Warburtons Limited Warburtons Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Industry firms that have responded to rising health consciousness have been successful
  • The increased prominence of in-store supermarket bakeries has increased competition for artisan bakeries
  • Artisan bakeries are expected to benefit from demand for new options
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Bread and Bakery Goods Production industry has been under pressure in recent years, as demand for traditional loaves of bread has been falling. This has caused problems for large plant bakeries that tend to specialise in loaf production. By contrast, small artisanal bakeries have proliferated and proven increasingly popular with consumers. Industry operators have also had to deal with fluctuations in input prices, namely wheat prices, which spiked in 2011 due to pressure on global suppliers and then tumbled in 2015, partly a result of a particularly good harvest in that year. Increased competition and pressure from downstream markets have forced producers to lower selling prices, thereby squeezing profit margins... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The UK Bread and Bakery Goods Production industry is estimated to have a low level of market share concentration, since the top four players are expected to account for only 24.7% of industry revenue in 2016-17. The industry is dominated by small firms and no individual company has significant control over the industry. Major companies tend to concentrate on certain product segments, namely on producing loaves of bread. The market for fresh cakes, pastries, flour confectionery and other sweet bakery products is even less concentrated and there are no major players that specialise in these areas. However, the recent expansion of Finsbury Food Group makes it a potential major player in coming years.

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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 World price of wheat in the Bread & Bakery Goods Production industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Bread & Bakery Goods Production Industry?

    This industry includes companies that make bakery products such as bread, rolls, pastry, cakes, pies, tarts, pancakes and waffles. 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 breadRolls and bapsCake and pastry
    Industry Activities
    Manufacturing fresh traditional bread and rollsManufacturing fresh pastries and cakesManufacturing fresh sweet pastry foods such as tarts, pies and pancakes part-baked and frozen products

    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
  • Demand from supermarkets
  • World price of wheat
  • Health consciousness
  • Household expenditure on food and non-alcoholic beverages
  • National minimum wage
  • Current Performance
  • Wheat prices
  • Supermarket pressure
  • Off the shelves
  • Health concerns
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Rising innovation
  • Flaky future
  • 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
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Supermarkets
  • Bakery Product Retailing
  • Full-Service Restaurants
  • Takeaway & Fast-Food Restaurants
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Grain Milling
  • Sugar Production
  • Products & Services
  • Cake and pastry
  • Traditional bread
  • Rolls and baps
  • Other
  • Chart: Bread & Bakery Goods Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Supermarkets
  • Food-service industries
  • Wholesalers
  • Bakeries and other food retailers
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bread & Bakery Goods 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
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Bread & Bakery Goods Production
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Bread & Bakery Goods Production Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Warburtons Limited
    ABF Grain Products Ltd
    Hovis Limited
  • Table: Warburtons Limited - financial performance
  • Table: ABF Grain Products Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Hovis Limited - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Bread & Bakery Goods Production Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Artisan Bread
  • Speciality bread manufactured by skilled bakers using traditional methods and recipes.
  • Germ
  • The embryo of the grain seed.
  • Plant Bakery
  • A site where bread and bakery products are manufactured on an industrial scale.
  • Sandwich Thin
  • A thinner version of a bread roll, often with a lower calorie content.

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    • 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 & Bakery Goods 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
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