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Cake and Pastry Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Cake and Pastry Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1172 | Dec 2015

Cut the cake: Intense competition drives heavy price-discounting, constraining revenue

The Cake and Pastry Manufacturing 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.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 11-16
1.6%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
7,865
Businesses
613
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Changing consumer trends, volatile commodity prices and a saturated market characterise the Cake and Pastry Manufacturing industry. In addition, rising input prices and intensifying external competition have posed serious challenges for the industry over the past five years. For example, supermarkets have extended their private-label offerings as part of their ongoing push into the fresh food market. In addition, the move towards artisanal and gourmet foods has increased competition from retail bakeries, which have posed a threat to branded manufacturers in other parts of the baked goods sector... purchase to read more

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The industry is characterised by a low level of concentration, reflecting the existence of a large number of small-to-medium operators. Roughly 87% of industry enterprises employ less than 20 people. This is despite the existence of some larger manufacturers with global connections including George Weston and Sara Lee. In 2015-16 the top four manufacturers will account for about one third of industry revenue.

Concentration also varies between product segments. The cake segment tends to be less concentrated, as numerous niche players exist and production tends to be labour intensive. Pies, however, command higher brand and customer loyalty and are more concentrated, with the major players competing for market share... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Cake and Pastry Manufacturing Industry?

This industry consists of companies engaged in the manufacturing of cakes, pastries and similar bakery products (including frozen products) from either a factory-based premises or home. It does not include those companies that produce and sell their products direct to consumers on the same premises, such as retail bakeries and supermarket instore bakeries.

Industry Products
Savoury pastriesSweet pastries Cakes Other products
 
Industry Activities
Cake icing or decoratingCake or pastry Doughnut Fruit or yoghurt sliceMeat pie Pastry


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