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Bread Production in Australia: Market Research Report

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Bread Production Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1171 | Nov 2016

Fork out the dough: Volatile input prices have put pressure on industry margins

The Bread Production 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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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.8%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
10,875
Businesses
353
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Bread Production industry has faced numerous challenges over the past five years. Growing competition from supermarkets’ instore bakeries and the consumer shift away from factory-baked bread towards speciality and artisan retailers have caused the industry’s share of the overall bread market to fall. In addition, volatile input prices have constrained industry growth prospects and squeezed profit margins. Evolving nutritional concerns, particularly those relating to carbohydrate consumption, have also worked against the industry. Consumers’ purchasing patterns are changing and the traditional factory-baked packaged loaf of sliced white bread is falling out of favour, with unpackaged fresh-baked artisanal bread taking its place... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry requires a moderate level of capital investment, as measured by the capital to labour ratio. Bread producers require an estimated $7.70 worth of labour for every dollar invested into capital invested. The industry is dominated by large players with highly automated production lines that require little human involvement, thus making the production process highly capital intensive. However, there has been a movement towards smaller producers that cater to niche hospitality or food-service industries. Such operators have more labour-intensive production methods that require people to perform the majority of tasks involved in production. These include packaging, loading, baking and distribution, which result in higher wage and employment costs... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Bread Production Industry?

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 part of the industry.

Industry Products
White breads and rollsFlat and savoury breadsOther breads and bread based products Muffins, crumpets and sweet breadsOther breads and rolls
 
Industry Activities
Bread production (leavened or unleavened) Bread roll productionBreadcrumbs productionBread dough production (fresh or frozen)Fruit loaf productionEnglish muffin, panini, bagels and pita bread production


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