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 2019 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 Products Chapter
Over the past five years, growing health concerns and shifting consumer tastes have augmented the product breakdown of this industry. In particular, concerns regarding the nutritional quality of white bread have caused the demand for this product segment to decline. Canadians have even been wary of consuming whole wheat bread, with many consumers opting for gluten-free bread and sweets. Therefore, producers have offered a variety of whole grain and organic products to appeal to the growing number of health-conscious consumers.
Fresh and packaged bread
Bread is the largest product segment in this industry, accounting for an estimated 38.0% of industry revenue in 2014... purchase to read more