Baking, referred as the oldest form of cooking, is used for producing bakery products like bread, cakes, pastries, pies, cookies, donuts, etc. Owing to their taste, colour and easily digestible nature, bakery products are widely consumed by people of all age groups. In addition to this, the availability of innovative products containing multi-grains and whole wheat with low trans-fat and calorie content has further facilitated their consumption. According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Bakery Products Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023”, the global bakery products market reached a value of US$ 433 Billion in 2017.


One of the primary factors catalysing the growth of the global bakery products market is the rising health consciousness amongst the consumers which has led to a heightened demand for organic products. Apart from this, the market is also influenced by the easy availability of raw materials such as flour, sugar, emulsifiers, additives, preservatives, etc. Some of the other forces that have been proactive in maintaining the market growth include rapid urbanisation, hectic lifestyles, increasing disposable incomes, and rising demand for convenience food. Looking forward, the market is projected to reach a value of US$ 569 Billion by 2023, registering a CAGR of nearly 5% during 2018-2023.

Market Summary:

Based on type, the market has been segmented as breads and rolls, cakes and pastries, biscuits, and rusks. Currently, biscuits dominate the market, holding the largest share.
On the basis of distribution channels, the market has been segregated as supermarkets and hypermarkets, artisanal bakeries, convenience stores, independent retailers, online and others. Amongst these, supermarkets and hypermarkets represent the largest segment.
Region-wise, Europe is the leading market for bakery products, accounting for the majority of the global share. Europe is followed by North America, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa.
The competitive landscape of the market has also been examined with some of the key players being Grupo Bimbo, Finsbury Food Group, Flower Foods, Hostess Brands, McKee Foods and Yamazaki Baking.

This report provides a deep insight into the global bakery products industry covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. The report also provides a comprehensive analysis for setting up a bakery products manufacturing plant. The study analyses the 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 have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the bakery products industry in any manner.

Key questions answered in this report:

How has the global bakery products market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
What are the key regional markets in the global bakery products industry?
What are the key product types in the global bakery products industry?
What are the major distribution channels in the global bakery products industry?
What are the various stages in the value chain of the global bakery products industry?
What are the key driving factors and challenges in the global bakery products industry?
What is the structure of the global bakery products industry and who are the key players?
What is the degree of competition in the global bakery products industry?
What are the profit margins in the global bakery products industry?
What are the key requirements for setting up a bakery manufacturing plant?
How are bakery products manufactured?
What are the various unit operations involved in a bakery products manufacturing plant?
What is the total size of land required for setting up a bakery products manufacturing plant?
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What are the raw material requirements for setting up a bakery products manufacturing plant?
What are the packaging requirements for bakery products?
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What are the manpower requirements for setting up a bakery products manufacturing plant?
What are the infrastructure costs for setting up a bakery products manufacturing plant?
What are the capital costs for setting up a bakery products manufacturing plant?
What are the operating costs for setting up a bakery products manufacturing plant?
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