Wholesale & Commercial Bakeries – Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
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Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for the snack food and bakery industries, with topics addressed in each issue including market trends, processing, packaging, and distribution, and special features including the annual June "State of the Industry: Bakery" report which analyzes sales performance and market trends by product segment and individual brand for nine product categories.
State of the Industry Report: Bakery
Annual report provides sales performance data for nine product categories by product segment and individual brand (with private label identified collectively as a brand), with sales statistics provided for each product segment and each brand including total dollar sales and unit sales, percentage change from the prior year for each of these measures, and brand market share based on total dollar sales.
Sosland Publishing Co.
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Corporate Profiles / State of the Industry
"Grained-Based Foods" section of this annual report analyzes sales performance and market trends by product category for leading vendors and brands (with private label reported collectively as both a vendor and a brand), with product categories covered in this section including fresh bread, fresh buns, fresh rolls/buns/croissants, ready-to-eat cereal, hot cereal/oatmeal, cookies, and crackers with filling.
Annual reference guide provides industry statistics and plant data for all wholesale baking companies in the U.S. and Canada, with information provided in the guide including top 10 vendors (with private label identified collectively as a vendor) by product category for grain-based foods, wholesale bakery rankings by annual revenue, and number of wholesale plants by employee size, product, and type.
Bakery in the US
Market research report analyzes the U.S. market for this product sector, with information provided in the report including historical and forecast sales data by product category for packaged/industrial and unpackaged/artisanal baked goods (e.g., breads, bread substitutes, cakes, and pastries), sweet and savoury biscuits (e.g., cookies, crackers), and breakfast cereals (hot cereals, ready-to-eat cereals).
Global Bakery Market
Market research study provides a detailed analysis of the market for the bakery products sector on a global basis, with data provided in the study including market size and forecast by product type (e.g., bread and substitutes, biscuits, cakes and pastries, and breakfast cereals) and key vendors profiled in the study including Grupo Bimbo SAB, Mondelez International, Kellogg Company, and PepsiCo.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
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- Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
- Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
- Profitability and return on investment ratios
- Liquidity and working capital ratios
- Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
- Capital structure and debt service ratios
Bread & Bakery Products
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Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of revenue by major category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent, utilities, other costs, and earnings before interest and taxes) for the most recent year and line graphs indicating trends for each category over the past five years. Sample report can be viewed free online.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed by companies that manufacture fresh and frozen bakery products (e.g., bread, rolls, buns, bagels, cakes, pies, pastries, and cookies) and sell these items to supermarkets, restaurants, and other food service providers and may also sell these items directly to consumers through company-owned outlets.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for selected job positions such as plant manager, production supervisor, baker, and quality assurance technician, with baked products manufacturers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., Flowers Foods, Inc., Aryzta Americas, Hearthside Food Solutions LLC, and Schwebel Baking Co.
Business Valuation Resources
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