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Wheat Flour Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

Wheat Flour Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023

Flour is a fine powder that is obtained from grinding food grains that contain starch. Among the various food grains such as barley, corn, lima beans, peanuts, oats, potatoes, soybeans, rice and rye, wheat remains the most widely used raw material for making flour globally. It consists of all the nutrients which are essential for human consumption and as a result, wheat flour represents the most preferred flour across the world. It provides a number of health benefits ranging from improving the body’s metabolism to controlling obesity. It not only helps in lowering cholesterol levels but also assists in regulating blood sugar levels. Wheat flour finds numerous applications in the food industry such as in the preparation of many food items like breads, pastas, noodles, wafers, bakery products, etc. Currently, factors such as population growth, increasing disposable incomes, rise in consumption of bakery products, growing health awareness among the consumers and aggressive marketing by manufacturers are strengthening the growth of the global wheat flour market. According to IMARC Group, the global wheat flour market has grown at a CAGR of around 1% during 2010-2017 with the total global production volume reaching around 379 Million Tons in 2017.

IMARC’s latest study “Wheat Flour Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2018-2023” has provided a detailed insight into the global wheat flour market. The report has segmented the market on the basis of key regions. China represents the world’s largest producer of wheat flour accounting for nearly one-fifth of the total global production. China is followed by India, the European Union, the United States and Egypt.

This report provides a comprehensive analysis for setting up a wheat flour manufacturing plant. The study covers all the requisite aspects of the wheat flour market and provides an in-depth analysis of the industry performance, processing and manufacturing requirements, project cost, project funding, project economics, expected returns on investment, profit margins, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who are planning to foray into the wheat flour market in any manner.

The following are the key questions answered by this report:

How has the wheat market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
What are the key regional markets in the global wheat industry?
How has the wheat flour market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
What are the key regional markets in the global wheat flour market industry?
What are the various stages in the value chain of the wheat flour industry?
What are the key driving factors and challenges in the wheat flour industry?
What is the structure of the wheat flour industry and who are the key players?
What is the degree of competition in the wheat flour industry?
What are the profit margins in the wheat flour industry?
What are the key requirements for setting up wheat flour manufacturing plant?
How is wheat flour manufactured?
What are the various unit operations involved in wheat flour plant?
What is the total size of land required for setting up wheat flour plant?
What are the machinery requirements for setting up wheat flour plant?
What are the raw material requirements for setting up wheat flour plant?
What are the packaging requirements for wheat flour?
What are the transportation requirements for wheat flour?
What are the utility requirements for setting up wheat flour plant?
What are the manpower requirements for setting up wheat flour plant?
What are the infrastructure costs for setting up wheat flour plant?
What are the capital costs for setting up wheat flour plant?
What are the operating costs for setting up wheat flour plant?
What will be the income and expenditures for wheat flour plant?
What is the time required to break-even?


1 Preface
2 Scope and Methodology
2.1 Objectives of the Study
2.2 Stakeholders
2.3 Data Sources
2.3.1 Primary Sources
2.3.2 Secondary Sources
2.4 Market Estimation
2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
2.5 Forecasting Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends
5 Global Wheat Flour Market
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.2.1 Production Volume Trends
5.2.2 Consumption Volume Trends
5.2.3 Consumption Value Trends
5.3 Price Analysis
5.3.1 Price Indicators
5.3.2 Price Structure
5.3.3 Price Trends
5.4 Market Breakup by Type
5.5 Market Breakup by End-Use
5.6 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
5.7 Market Breakup by Region
5.8 Market Forecast
5.9 SWOT Analysis
5.9.1 Strengths
5.9.2 Weakness
5.9.3 Opportunity
5.9.4 Threats
5.10 Value Chain Analysis
5.10.1 Raw Material Procurement
5.10.2 Manufacturing
5.10.3 Marketing
5.10.4 Distribution
5.10.5 Exports
5.10.6 End-Use
5.11 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
5.11.1 Overview
5.11.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
5.11.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.11.4 Degree of Competition
5.11.5 Threat of New Entrants
5.11.6 Threat of Substitutes
5.12 Key Market Drivers and Success Factors
6 Market Breakup by Type
6.1 All-Purpose Flour
6.2 Semolina Flour
6.3 Whole-Wheat Flour
6.4 Fine Wheat Flour
6.5 Bread Flour
6.6 Others
7 Market Breakup by End-Use
7.1 Food Use
7.2 Feed Use
7.3 Bio Fuel Use
7.4 Others
8 Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
8.1 Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
8.2 Independent Retailers
8.3 Convenience Stores
8.4 Specialty Stores
8.5 Online
8.6 Others
9 Market Breakup by Region
9.1 China
9.2 India
9.3 European Union
9.4 Turkey
9.5 United State of America
9.6 Others
10 Competitive Landscape
10.1 Competitive Structure
10.2 Key Players
11 Wheat Flour Manufacturing Process
11.1 Product Overview
11.2 Detailed Process Flow
11.3 Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
11.4 Conversion Rate of Feedstock
12 Project Details, Requirements and Costs Involved
12.1 Land Requirements and Expenditure
12.2 Plant and Machinery
12.3 Raw Material Requirements and Expenditures
12.4 Packaging Requirements and Expenditures
12.5 Transportation Requirements and Expenditures
12.6 Utility Requirements and Expenditures
12.7 Manpower Requirements and Expenditures
12.8 Other Capital Investments
13 Loans and Financial Assistance
14 Project Economics
14.1 Capital Cost of the Project
14.2 Techno-Economic Parameters
14.3 Product Pricing and Margins Across Various Levels of the Supply Chain
14.4 Taxation and Depreciation
14.5 Income Projections
14.6 Expenditure Projections
14.7 Financial Analysis
14.8 Profit Analysis
15 Key Player Profiles
List of Figures
Figure 1: Global: Wheat Industry Overview
Figure 2: Global: Wheat Market: Production Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 3: Global: Wheat Market: Consumption Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 4: Global: Wheat Market: Consumption Value Trends (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 5: Global: Wheat Market: Price Trends (in US$/Ton), 2010-2017
Figure 6: Global: Wheat Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2017
Figure 7: Global: Wheat Market: Breakup by End-Use (in %), 2017
Figure 8: Global: Wheat Market: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in %), 2017
Figure 9: Global: Wheat Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 10: Global: Wheat Flour Industry Overview
Figure 11: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Production Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 12: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Consumption Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2010-2017
Figure 13: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Consumption Value Trends (in Billion US$), 2010-2017
Figure 14: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Price Trends (in US$/Ton), 2010-2017
Figure 15: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Breakup by End-Use (in %), 2017
Figure 16: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2017
Figure 17: Global: Wheat Flour Market Forecast: Production Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2018-2023
Figure 18: Global: Wheat Flour Market Forecast: Consumption Volume Trends (in Million Tons), 2018-2023
Figure 19: Global: Wheat Flour Market Forecast: Consumption Value Trends (in Billion US$), 2018-2023
Figure 20: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Consumption Value Trends (in US$/Ton), 2010-2017
Figure 21: Global: Wheat Flour Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 22: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 23: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 24: China: Wheat Flour Market (in Million Tons), 2010 2017 & 2023
Figure 25: India: Wheat Flour Market (in Million Tons) 2010 2017 & 2023
Figure 26: European Union: Wheat Flour Market (in Million Tons), 2010 2017 & 2023
Figure 27: Turkey: Wheat Flour Market (in Million Tons), 2010 2017 & 2023
Figure 28: United State of America: Wheat Flour Market (in Million Tons), 2010 2017 & 2023
Figure 29: Others: Wheat Flour Market (in Million Tons), 2010 2017 & 2023
Figure 30: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Detailed Process Flow
Figure 31: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Process: Conversion Rate of Feedstock
Figure 32: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Process: Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
Figure 33: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Process: Conversion Rate of Feedstock
Figure 34: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Capital Costs (in %)
Figure 35: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Margins Across Various Stages of the Supply Chain
Figure 36: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Operational Expenses
List of Tables
Table 1: Global: Wheat Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2023
Table 2: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2017 and 2023
Table 3: Global: Wheat Flour Market Forecast: Breakup by Type (in Million Tons), 2018-2023
Table 4: Global: Wheat Flour Market Forecast: Breakup by End-Use (in Million Tons), 2018-2023
Table 5: Global: Wheat Flour Market Forecast: Breakup by Distribution Channel (in Million Tons), 2018-2023
Table 6: Global: Wheat Flour Market Forecast: Breakup by Region (in Million Tons), 2018-2023
Table 7: Global: Flour Market: Major Flour Manufacturers
Table 8: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Land and Site Development (in US$)
Table 9: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Civil Works (in US$)
Table 10: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Plant Machinery (in US$)
Table 11: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Raw Material Requirements
Table 12: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Salaries and Wages (in US$)
Table 13: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Other Capital Investments (in US$)
Table 14: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Capital Costs (in US$)
Table 15: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Techno-Economic Parameters
Table 16: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Taxation and Depreciation
Table 17: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Income Projections (in USD)
Table 18: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Expenditure Projections (in USD)
Table 19: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis without Considering the Income Tax Liability
Table 20: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis on Considering the Income Tax Liability
Table 21: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Profit and Loss Account (in US$)

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