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

IBISWorld’s Cake and Pastry Manufacturing 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The main products manufactured by the industry can be segmented into four categories: savoury pastries, cakes, sweet pastries and other products.

Savoury pastries

Fresh and frozen savoury pastry products are expected to account for the largest portion of industry revenue, at 40.0% in 2015-16. These products include pies, pasties, sausage rolls, quiches, finger foods and party foods. Pies and sausage rolls make up the majority of sales in this segment due to their popularity. Sales of the more traditional products within this segment have been adversely affected by the negative consumer perceptions regarding the high fat content associated with these products... 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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