Biscuit Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Biscuit Manufacturing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 10.2%

Operators in the Australian Biscuit Manufacturing industry have faced challenging conditions over the past five years. Higher imports, declining per capita biscuit consumption and falling profit margins have forced several manufacturers out of the industry over the period. Large firms that have gone into administration include Unibic, Waterthins and the Byron Bay Cookie Company. Industry giant Arnott's was put on sale by its US parent Campbell Soup Company in August 2018, following the latter's decision to sell its international and fresh food businesses to pay down debt. As at May 2019, Arnott's has yet to be sold, despite initial interest from global food companies Mondelez International, Kraft Heinz and Ferrero. Industry revenue is expected to de...
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Biscuit Manufacturing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Biscuit Manufacturing industry is projected to continue shrinking. Industry revenue is anticipated to contract at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, health-conscious consumers' preference for healthy snacks (such as nutrition bars and fresh fruit) to $XX.X million, as health-conscious consumers turn to alternative snacks such as nutrition bars and fresh fruit. Per capita biscuit consumption is forecast to decline as consumers continue to seek alternatives to processed, high sugar foods. While industry players may be able to boost revenue through product innovation, the growing availability of healthy substitutes is projected to limit the influence of these innovations. In response, major players are anticipated to focus their...
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Biscuit Manufacturing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $780m
  • business Number of Businesses: 63
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 2,905

Biggest companies in the Biscuit Manufacturing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Biscuit Manufacturing in Australia industry include Arnotts Biscuits Holdings Pty Limited and Green's Foods Holdings Pty Limited.

  • pie_chart Arnotts Biscuits Holdings Pty Limited Market Share: x.x%
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What is Biscuit Manufacturing industry?

Industry Definition

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Industry Products and Services

  • Basic online job advertisement services
  • Premium online job advertisement services
  • Employment database services
  • Banner advertising services
  • Online executive job advertising services
  • Other online recruitment advertising services

Industry Activities

  • Posting job openings for employers online
  • Employee database maintenance services
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  • Employee database search and analysis services

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

The industry comprises companies that manufacture biscuits, including biscuit dough, mainly in factories. Companies that bake biscuits on site and sell them directly to consumers from the same premises are not included in the industry.

Main Activities

  • Biscuit dough manufacturing
  • Biscuit manufacturing (except pet food biscuits)
  • Ice-cream cones or wafers manufacturing
  • Rusk manufacturing

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Higher incomes increase household budgets, allowing for more biscuit purchases. Increases in consumer incomes can boost demand for biscuits, particularly ...
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Real household disposable income
Health consciousness
Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
Domestic price of sugar

Current Performance

Rising import penetration
Adapting products
Changing manufacturing base
External competition
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Rising import penetration
Portfolio changes
 Table: Biscuit Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Biscuit Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Ice Cream Manufacturing in Australia
Fuel Retailing in Australia
Pubs, Bars and Nightclubs in Australia
Catering Services in Australia
Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Australia
Convenience Stores in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Milk and Cream Processing in Australia
Butter and Dairy Product Manufacturing in Australia
Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing in Australia
Sugar Manufacturing in Australia
Chocolate and Confectionery Manufacturing in Australia
Paper Product Wholesaling in Australia

Products & Services

In Australia, a biscuit is a small, hard, often sweetened, flour-based baked product typically containing milk, eggs and sugar. Biscuits come in plain, sw...
Supermarkets and grocery stores
Hospitality and catering institutions
Export markets
Route trade markets


Demand Determinants

Since industry operators are facing a saturated domestic market, manufacturers are attempting to influence domestic demand through marketing strategies an...
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Major Markets

Supermarkets and grocery stores
Hospitality and catering institutions
Export markets
Route trade markets



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Biscuit Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The industry is characterised by a few large companies that dominate production and several small- to medium-size firms that compete for a small percentag...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Biscuit Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Biscuit Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Arnotts Biscuits Holdings Pty Limited, operating as Arnott's, has been in the local food manufacturing industry since 1865. Incorporated in 1904, Arnott's...
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Arnotts

 Table: Arnotts - financial performance

Green's Foods

 Table: Green's Foods - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Biscuit Manufacturing industry displays a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital in 2018-19, industry firms will invest an ...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Biscuit Manufacturing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Biscuit Manufacturing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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