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Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods Production in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods Production Market Research Report | SIC C10.612 | Dec 2016

Bowled over: Weak demand and downstream pricing pressure has caused revenue to fall

IBISWorld’s Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
ABF Grain Products Ltd ABF Grain Products Ltd market share
Cereal Partners Worldwide, S.A. Cereal Partners Worldwide, S.A. market share
PepsiCo Inc PepsiCo Inc market share
Weetabix Limited Weetabix Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£2bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-0.4%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
8,218
Businesses
51
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Breakfast Cereals and Cereal-Based Foods Production industry has stagnated over the past five years as a result of weak demand for industry products, coupled with pressures from major downstream markets for operators to reduce their prices. The industry's main product segments are breakfast cereals and rice. Over the past five years, industry operators have been forced to adapt to new consumer trends in order to remain competitive. Portable versions of breakfast cereals have emerged and microwavable pouches of rice have filled supermarket shelves. Health concerns have also begun to play a much larger role in consumers' food choices and media coverage of the poor nutritional content of many processed cereals has put customers off... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Given the non-perishable nature and long shelf life of the industry's products, manufacturers are not constricted to locations close to population centres. Instead, the geographic spread of establishments in the Breakfast Cereals and Cereal-Based Foods Production industry is largely determined by the location of factories belonging to the largest companies. These are often located in areas that have a history of manufacturing.

The East Midlands

The highest concentration of industry establishments is in the East Midlands, which is home to 10 factories owned by Weetabix and one belonging to the own-label cereal manufacturer Bokomo Foods.

The North West

The region with the second highest number of industry establishments is the North West. Man.. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods Production Industry?

The Breakfast Cereals and Cereal-Based Foods Production industry includes companies that manufacture cereal breakfast foods and mill rice and vegetables. It excludes the production of flour and meal from potatoes.

Industry Products
Hot cerealsCold cerealsCereal bars and snacksRice productsMuesli and granola
 
Industry Activities
Producing cereal breakfast foodsProducing husked, milled, polished, glazed, parboiled or converted riceProducing rice flourProducing flour or meal from dried leguminous vegetables, roots, tubers or edible nuts


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