Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
During the past five years, the depreciating dollar has helped boost exports to the United States, which has, in turn, helped drive revenue growth despite stagnating domestic demand for packaged bread products. Despite challenges encountered by operators during the past five-year period, the Bread Production industry is expected to continue rising in the next five years, as consumer spending levels increase and key input prices stabilize. The continued development of healthier bread varieties and broadening specialty product selections that address changing consumer tastes will also aid industry performance... 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. This segment includes fresh, packaged, refrigerated and frozen varieties of white, wheat and specialty grain bread... purchase to read more