Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Bread Production industry experienced tough conditions over the past five years, mainly due to the high prices of key inputs and the inability of operators to pass on these costs to consumers. This negative trend is expected to reverse in the five years to 2020 as input prices decrease, disposable income rises and operators increasingly cater to consumers who prefer gluten-free options... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The Bread Production industry manufactures staple baked goods in Canada. This includes varieties of fresh and packaged bread as well as prepackaged desserts, buns, rolls and flatbreads. However, the industry does not include companies that manufacture cookies, crackers and pasta. The industry manufactures its products for consumption by the general public. Therefore, it primarily sells to downstream wholesalers, retailers and food service establishments such as restaurants.
As a staple product, bread is in relatively constant demand. Accordingly, industry revenue does not fluctuate drastically; sales of industry products are fairly stable. Nevertheless, some factors, including purchase costs and the varieties of bread consumers choose, can cause revenue fluctuations... purchase to read more