Cake and Pastry Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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

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IBISWorld’s Cake and Pastry Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 to 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 Locations Chapter

Production of cake and pastry products tends to be concentrated in and along the eastern seaboard. Thus, New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland are expected to account for 80.5% of all industry enterprises. A similar pattern is expected for the respective shares of revenue, establishments and employment held by each state.

Interestingly a number of the manufacturing facilities operated by the major players are located in regional areas as opposed to major or state capital cities. Of note is the Patties plant in Bairnsdale in country Victoria. Similarly Sara Lee's manufacturing plant is located in Gosford, north of Sydney. However in both these instances, the food product in question is frozen and therefore lends itself to greater transportation distances... 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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