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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

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
$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

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Cake and pastry manufacturing requires a medium level of capital investment. IBISWorld estimates that producers require $7.05 worth of labour for every $1.00 worth of capital invested. The industry is populated by a number of small-to-medium bakeries that are more labour intensive as they require people to perform majority of the tasks involved in production. These include packaging, loading, baking and distribution, which result in higher wage and employment costs. While the initial level of capital investment maybe relatively significant, subsequent costs of operation are minimal.

Capital requirements also vary between product segments, with frozen cakes and desserts being more capital intensive than pie or savoury pastry production... 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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