Bread Production in Australia - Market Research Report

Bread Production industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.5%

Operators in the Bread Production industry have faced numerous challenges over the past five years. Growing competition from supermarkets' instore bakeries, and consumers shifting away from traditional factory-baked bread towards speciality and artisan-style bread have caused the industry's share of overall bread sales to fall. Additionally, volatile input prices over the past five years have limited the industry's prospects and squeezed profit margins. Evolving nutritional concerns, particularly relating to carbohydrate consumption, have also negatively affected the industry over the period. These pressures have contributed to the industry's contraction over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to fall at an annualised 2.0% over the fi...
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Bread Production industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Bread Production industry's performance over the next five years will likely be strongly linked to industry operators providing innovative products that cater to changing consumer tastes and growing demand for healthier options. Increasing health consciousness will drive product innovation, with industry operators anticipated to release an increasing range of multigrain- and wholegrain-based breads. Industry firms will also likely introduce more low-carbohydrate bread alternatives positioned as healthier alternatives to traditional breads. Other premium and health-targeted products, such as fortified breads, gluten-free loaves, low calorie and high protein breads, are also forecast to help drive industry growth over the next five years. With the...
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Bread Production industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $3bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 911
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 10,113

Biggest companies in the Bread Production industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Bread Production in Australia industry include Goodman Fielder Pty Limited and Food Investments Pty Limited.

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What is Bread Production industry?

Industry Definition

The industry produces leavened and unleavened bread from factory-based premises. Companies that produce bread dough (fresh or frozen), breadcrumbs or par-baked bread are also included. Businesses that bake and sell bread from the same premises are not included in the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Coffee
  • Other beverages
  • Food
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Bread production (leavened or unleavened)
  • Bread roll production
  • Breadcrumbs production
  • Bread dough production (fresh or frozen)
  • Fruit loaf production
  • English muffin, panini, bagels and pita bread production

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

The industry produces leavened and unleavened bread from factory-based premises. Companies that produce bread dough (fresh or frozen), breadcrumbs or par-baked bread are also included. Businesses that bake and sell bread from the same premises are not included in the industry.

Main Activities

  • Bread production (leavened or unleavened)
  • Bread roll production
  • Breadcrumbs production
  • Bread dough production (fresh or frozen)
  • Fruit loaf production
  • English muffin, panini, bagels and pita bread production

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Flour is a primary input in bread production. As a result, an increase in the domestic price of wheat inflates costs for the industry. While industry play...
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Domestic price of wheat
Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
Demand from catering services
Health consciousness

Current Performance

Competitive pressures
Health and premiumisation
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Importance of innovation
Revenue and production
 Table: Bread Production in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

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

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

General Line Grocery Wholesaling in Australia
Bread and Cake Retailing in Australia
Catering Services in Australia
Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in Australia
Convenience Stores in Australia
Restaurants in Australia

Key Selling Industries

Fruit and Vegetable Processing in Australia
Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing in Australia
Sugar Manufacturing in Australia
Plastic Bag and Film Manufacturing in Australia



Products & Services

Operators in the Bread Production industry include those involved in large-scale factory production, along with operators involved in small-scale speciali...
Food-service providers
Wholesalers
Export markets



Demand Determinants

Consumer lifestyles and attitudes have significantly changed over the past five years. Changes in population demographics and ethnicity have meant Austral...
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Major Markets

Food-service providers
Wholesalers
Export markets




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Bread Production in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The two largest players, Goodman Fielder and George Weston Foods, dominate the industry. Together, these firms account for over half of the industry, sugg...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

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

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Bread Production in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Goodman Fielder Pty Limited is one of the industry's dominant commercial bread manufacturers. The company produces packaged bread and other grocery-relate...
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Goodman Fielder

 Table: Goodman Fielder - financial performance

George Weston Foods

 Table: George Weston Foods - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Bread Production industry is moderately capital-intensive, as measured by the capital to labour ratio. Bread producers will spend an estimated $7.97 o...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Bread Production 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 Bread Production 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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  • Profitability Analysis
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  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
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