The Bread and Bakery Goods Production industry has been under considerable pressure over the past five years because consumers' interest in industrially produced goods has been fading. Bread produced by large plant bakeries has traditionally accounted for the majority of bread eaten in the United Kingdom but this is now less attractive to consumers and consumption of plant bread has been declining. In contrast, small artisan bakeries have proliferated and proven increasingly popular, while alternative baked products have also taken off.
This industry includes companies that make fresh bakery products such as bread, rolls, pastry, cakes, pies, tarts, pancakes and waffles. It excludes the production of preserved bakery products, pastas and the heating of bakery items for immediate consumption. Supermarket in-store bakeries that do not produce goods from scratch are not covered.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.