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Cake and Pastry Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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

Cake and Pastry Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1172 | Jul 2014

Bigger piece of the pie: Major players are expanding their product offerings

IBISWorld’s Cake and Pastry Manufacturing 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-1.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
8,550
Businesses
401
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Changing consumer trends, volatile commodity prices and a saturated market are characteristics of the Cake and Pastry Manufacturing industry. In addition, rising input prices and intensifying external competitive pressures have posed some serious challenges to the industry over the past five years. The entrenched position of the major players, coupled with enviable levels of brand and customer loyalty, has enabled them to pass on cost increases during times of unsustainably high input costs. Sweeping changes in consumption needs and preferences have led to innovation and new product introductions to stimulate demand in a mature and stagnant market.

In the five years through 2014-15, industry revenue is expected to contract at an annualised rate of 1.3% to total $1.5... 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. This is despite the existence of some larger manufacturers with global connections including George Weston and Sara Lee. In 2014-15 the top four manufacturers will account for less than 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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