Overview

Rolling in dough: Rising global demand for flour products is boosting industry export earnings

The Flour and Grain Mill Product 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 Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry growth has stemmed from export markets and greater demand for premium grain products
  • The industry has become increasingly globalised over the period as export volumes have grown
  • Growing demand for premium products, such as gluten-free flour, should boost profit margins

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing industry has benefited from developing export market opportunities and greater domestic demand for artisan and premium grain products over the past five years. Industry operators have taken advantage of increasing economic prosperity in Asian countries, such as Vietnam, along with rising demand for high-quality Australian products in countries like the United Arab Emirates. The falling value of the Australian dollar has boosted the industry's competitiveness in export markets. In particular, a lower Australian dollar has helped drive growth in the value of exports to the United States...

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    Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle. Industry value added, a measure of the industry's contribution to the wider economy, is projected to grow at an annualised 1.0% over the ten years through 2021-22. This represents an underperformance relative to the overall economy, with GDP forecast to grow at an annualised 2.5% over the same period. The industry's relatively slower growth is typical of a mature industry.

    The industry is becoming increasingly concentrated, as larger export-oriented operators expand their market share. Despite increasing concentration, the introduction of new products, such as gluten-free flour, has allowed some scope for small-scale companies that manufacture niche flour products to enter the industry. Con..

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    Additional Insights for the Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing Industry are

  • Supply contracts in place for key inputs
  • Economies of scale
  • Establishment of export markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Trade-weighted index and Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores in the Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing Industry?

    Industry manufacturers mill flour or meal intended for human consumption from grains, vegetables or plants. Processes include blending and cleaning grains, applying heat, and using a succession of rollers to produce a range of flour grades. The industry also manufactures rice, rice flour, rice starch, sago, tapioca and baking powder.

    Industry Products
    Rice
    Flour
    Other flour mill products
    Starch and gluten
    Malt
    Industry Activities
    Arrowroot and cornflour
    Barley meal or flour
    Gluten
    Dextrin, dextrose and glucose
    Rice
    Malt
    Rye flour or meal
    Semolina
    Starch and starch sugar
    Wheat flour, germ, meal and bran

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from supermarkets and grocery stores
  • Demand from food product manufacturing
  • Demand from general line grocery wholesaling
  • Domestic price of wheat

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and profitability
  • International trade
  • Changing consumer tastes
  • Wheat prices
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue and profitability
  • Domestic consumer trends
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Cereal, Pasta and Baking Mix Manufacturing
  • Bread Production
  • Cake and Pastry Manufacturing
  • General Line Grocery Wholesaling
  • Supermarkets and Grocery Stores
  • Restaurants

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cereal Grain Wholesaling
  • Grain Growing

  • Products & Services
  • Flour
  • Rice
  • Other flour mill products
  • Starch and gluten
  • Malt
  • Chart: Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Export markets
  • Wholesalers and retailers
  • Food processors
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Manildra Milling Pty LtdFood Investments Pty LimitedRicegrowers LimitedGrainCorp Limited
  • Table: Manildra Milling Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Food Investments Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Ricegrowers Limited - financial performance
  • Table: GrainCorp Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Flour and Grain Mill Product Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Arrowroot
  • A form of starch derived from plants, typically used as a thickener in food production.
  • Flour
  • A fine powder produced by grinding and sifting the meat of grains, chiefly used in baking foods.
  • Gluten
  • A mix of plant proteins derived from cereal grains like wheat, mainly used as a substitute for flour in food production.
  • Starch
  • A natural nutrient carbohydrate derived from a variety of plants (such as corn, potatoes, rice and wheat), normally prepared as a powder for use in food production.
  • Starch Sugar
  • Type of sugar produced from large quantities of starch. Sugar can be produced from starch using acid or enzymes.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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