Bread Production in Australia: Market Research Report

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Bread Production Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1171 | Jul 2015

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IBISWorld’s Bread Production market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Bread Production industry has faced numerous challenges over the past five years. Growing competition from supermarkets’ instore bakeries and the consumer shift away from factory-baked bread towards speciality and artisan retailers have caused the industry’s share of the overall bread market to fall. Additionally, volatility in input prices over the past five years has dampened industry growth prospects and squeezed profit margins. Evolving nutritional concerns, particularly those relating to carbohydrate consumption, have also worked against the industry. Consumers’ purchasing patterns are gradually changing and the traditional packaged loaf of sliced white bread is falling out of favour, with fresh-baked bread rising in its place... purchase to read more

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The two largest players, Goodman Fielder and George Weston Foods, dominate the industry. Together, these companies are expected to account for just over 60.0% of the industry, suggesting a moderate level of market share concentration. This reflects their dominance of the fresh loaf bread segment, with these two players accounting for roughly 66.0% of this particular market segment alone. In contrast, private labels account for just over 13.0% of the fresh loaf segment.

Increasingly uncertain operating conditions have caused the major players to scale down their operations with the closure of several bakeries over the past five years. At the same time, there still exists a large number of small-scale bakeries... purchase to read more


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What is the Bread Production Industry?

This industry consists of establishments mainly engaged in the production of leavened and unleavened bread from factory-based premises. Companies that produce bread dough (fresh or frozen), breadcrumbs or par-baked bread are also included in the industry.

Industry Products
White breads and rollsFlat and savoury breadsOther breads and bread based products Muffins, crumpets and sweet breadsOther breads and rolls
Industry Activities
Bread production (leavened or unleavened) Bread roll productionBreadcrumbs productionBread dough production (fresh or frozen)Fruit loaf productionEnglish muffin, panini, bagels and pita bread production

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