Rising health concerns pertaining to the consumption of gluten and wheat coupled with an increase in wholesale bypass has affected the Fresh Bread & Bakery Goods Wholesaling industry over the five years to 2014. Industry profit margins have improved somewhat thanks to cost-cutting measures and rising merger and acquisition activity. While an expected increase in overall wheat consumption is projected to slightly benefit the industry, overall growth will remain constrained as health trends and wholesale bypass persist over the next five years.
This industry includes firms that primarily perform merchant wholesale distribution of fresh bread and bakery products.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.