Flour is a fine powder that is obtained from grinding food grains that contain starch. Among the various food grains such as barley, corn, lima beans, peanuts, oats, potatoes, soybeans, rice and rye, wheat remains the most widely used raw material for making flour globally. It consists of all the nutrients which are essential for human consumption and as a result, wheat flour represents the most preferred flour across the world. It provides a number of health benefits ranging from improving the body’s metabolism to controlling obesity. It not only helps in lowering cholesterol levels but also assists in regulating blood sugar levels. Wheat flour finds numerous applications in the food industry such as in the preparation of many food items like breads, pastas, noodles, wafers, bakery products, etc. Currently, factors such as population growth, increasing disposable incomes, rise in consumption of bakery products, growing health awareness among the consumers and aggressive marketing by manufacturers are strengthening the growth of the global wheat flour market. According to IMARC Group, the global wheat flour market has grown at a CAGR of around 1% during 2010-2017 with the total global production volume reaching around 379 Million Tons in 2017.

IMARC’s latest study “Wheat Flour Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023” has provided a detailed insight into the global wheat flour market. The report has segmented the market on the basis of key regions. China represents the world’s largest producer of wheat flour accounting for nearly one-fifth of the total global production. China is followed by India, the European Union, the United States and Egypt.

This report provides a comprehensive analysis for setting up a wheat flour manufacturing plant. The study covers all the requisite aspects of the wheat flour market and provides an in-depth analysis of the industry performance, processing and manufacturing requirements, project cost, project funding, project economics, expected returns on investment, profit margins, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who are planning to foray into the wheat flour market in any manner.

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How has the wheat market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
What are the key regional markets in the global wheat industry?
How has the wheat flour market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
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