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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

IBISWorld’s Bread & Bakery Goods 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.

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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 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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Bread and Bakery Goods Production industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle, characterised by a range of well-established large manufacturers and products. Over the decade through 2021-22, the value that the industry adds to the UK economy is expected to contract at a compound annual rate of 1.2%. In contrast, UK GDP is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the same period. Usually, this discrepancy between the two growth rates would indicate a declining industry. However, for the Bread and Baked Goods Production industry, IVA is highly dependent upon world wheat prices, an inherently volatile commodity. This also makes its price difficult to forecast, and therefore industry value added could have more fluctuations over the next five years than projected. How.. 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

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