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

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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 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
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 Threats & Opportunities
  • Weak demand has caused the industry's performance to stagnate in recent years
  • Products that are convenient and easy to prepare have benefited from strong demand
  • Many operators are expected to emphasise the low sugar, salt and fat content of their cereals
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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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

The barriers to entry into the Breakfast Cereals and Cereal-Based Foods Production industry are estimated to be medium, characterised by high start-up costs and strong price competition. The biggest threat facing potential entrants is the established position and brand loyalty that the industry's major companies enjoy, although it seems that their grip may be beginning to slip.

New companies could exploit growing consumer interest in healthy, natural breakfasts to carve out a niche for themselves as people move away from heavily processed breakfast cereals. Non.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods Production Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods Production Industry are

  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Effective quality control
  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from supermarkets and Real household disposable income in the Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods Production industry impact industry performance... 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


    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
  • Real household disposable income
  • Average weekly hours of work
  • Health consciousness
  • World price of wheat
  • Current Performance
  • Health consciousness
  • Consumers seek convenience
  • Shaking things up
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Global cereals
  • Regulation
  • Health packs
  • Discounted
  • Table: Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods Production Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods Production Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Supermarkets
  • Hotels
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cardboard Packaging & Paper Bag Manufacturing
  • Cereals, Leguminous Crops & Oilseed Growing
  • Grain Milling
  • Products & Services
  • Cold cereals
  • Cereal bars and snacks
  • Rice products
  • Hot cereals
  • Muesli and granola
  • Chart: Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods Production Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Supermarkets
  • Grocery wholesalers
  • Exports
  • Food-service industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods 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
  • Advertising and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods Production
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods Production Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Weetabix Limited
    Cereal Partners UK
    ABF Grain Products Ltd
    PepsiCo Inc
  • Table: Weetabix Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Cereal Partners UK - financial performance
  • Table: ABF Grain Products Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: PepsiCo Inc - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods 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 Breakfast Cereals & Cereal-Based Foods 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
    Milling
  • The process of refining rice by removing the husk and bran layers from paddy rice to create white rice.
  • Muesli
  • A mixture of rolled oats and dried fruits.
  • Own-Label
  • Describes a product that is sold under a supermarket's brand but made by another company.
  • Ready-To-Eat Cereal
  • Cereal that can be consumed without being heated or otherwise prepared. Also referred to as cold cereal.

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