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General Bakery Makert Statistics

Compiled by the staff of the Ruth Emerson Research Library (Copyright 2014 and previous years by AIB International.).

The following document is a compilation of general information on general bakery market statistics and trends and related topics. These citations were recovered from AIB in-house databases, and represent original work by AIB personnel. Every effort is made to ensure accuracy, but AIB accepts no liability for content of this resource list.

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2002 Economic Census Reports- Industry Series Reports on Manufacturing available from this link.   The Economic Census report replaced the Census of Manufacturers Report.  Topics for reports include:  Flour Milling, Rice Milling, Wet Corn Milling,  Soybean Processing, Other Oilseed Processing, Breakfast Cereal Manufacturing, Chocolate and Confectionery Mfg From Cacao Beans, Confectionery Manufacturing From Purchased Chocolate, Nonchocolate Confectionery Manufacturing, Retail Bakeries, Commercial Bakeries, Frozen Cakes, Pies, and Other Pastries Manufacturing, Flour Mixes and Dough Manufacturing From Purchased Flour, Dry Pasta Manufacturing, Tortilla Manufacturing, and Other Snack Manufacturing.

Previous years census reports can also be found at the following links:

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IDDBA Reports

The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Assocation has compiled several research publications.  Topics of publications available include:

  • Battle of the brands
  • Boomers and beyond
  • Consumers in the bakery: attitudes, buying behavior & purchase drivers (2010). (reports from past years also available)
  • Consumers in the deli: attitudes, buying behavior & purchase drives (2010).(reports from past years also available)
  • Environmental sustainability: the power of green
  • Foodservice opportunities
  • Heatlh and wellness
  • The Hispanic consumer.
  • The new value shopper
  • The sandwich study
  • Snacking trends: a world of opportunity
  • What's In Store : Annual trends report

For more information on listed reports contact:

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Phone: 608.310.5000
FAX. 608.238.6330
Website: http://www.iddba.org/

Sources of Recent Bakery Trends Information

Statistical Analysis:

"Even with economy growing again, bakers face tough environment," in Milling & Baking News, April 1, 2014 (Vol. 93, No. 3), p. 22. Insights into the economic condition of the baking industry are given by Todd Hale, senior vice-president of consumer and shopper insights for The Nielsen Co. Includes a table depicting the unit volume change for baked goods that occurred during the 52 weeks that ended December 21, 2013. Baked products that were tracked were total bread and baked goods, fresh breakfast cakes/sweet rolls, Mexican tortillas, cookies/ice cream cones, remaining fresh bread and baked goods, fresh pies, crackers fresh rolls, fresh muffins, fresh buns, fresh bread, fresh donuts, and fresh cakes.

"80th Annual Report of the Grocery Industry," by Meg Major and Jim   Dudlick in Progressive Grocer, April 2013, (Vol. 92, No. 4), p. 43. Information from this study came from a proprietary survey and statistics from the Nielsen TDLinx. In response to the question "How was shopper traffic affected by economic condition in 2011? What do you expect for 2012?" the fresh bakery category response found: 45.3 increased; 15.5 decreased; 39.1 stayed the same. In 2012, 60.8% of survey respondents expected fresh bakery traffic to increase. 8.1% of survey respondents believed that the bakery was the most influential department in driving stores; overall brand/image.

"Not Just Desserts," by Lynn Petrak in Progressive Grocer, April 2013, (Vol. 92, No. 4), p. 86-88. Statistics from Nielsen data reveal the following statistics on the frozen cakes and pies category: Frozen pies $356 million annual sales; Frozen dessert cakes $88 million annual sales. From 2011 to 2012, frozen pies sales increased 6.4% and frozen cake lost 0.2%. This article discusses current trends in the category, including: convenience, portion control and indulgence.

"Top Ten Food Trends," by Elizabeth A. Sloan in Food Technology, April 2013, (Vol. 67, No. 4). This in-depth statistical profile of consumer eating habits suveys the drastic changes occuring in the food industry. Some of these shifts include: 72% cooked more at home; 73% of consumers anticipate personal financial concerns; restaurant visits still down from pre-recession levels; snacking increased (mid-morning up 9%, mid-aftternoon up 5%); specialty foods grew 7%, and convenience stores sales grew signifantly. (1st Trend): Foodie Movement: The importance of fresh, savory adventurous food continues to grow- with 10% of all dinner experiences focusd on sophisticated "foodie"experiences. (2nd Trend): Redefining Health: With 60% of consumers trying to eat "healthy," this article describes consumer perceptions of healthy, and how closesly health is linked to the following: fresh (87%), home-made foods (74%), never frozen (60%), premium (43%), artisan (38%), authentic (37%), 100% whole wheat (90%), high fiber (90%), local (47%), and sustainable (37%). According to IFIC, consumers are trying to cut back on the following: salt/sodium (53%), sugar (51%), trans fats (49%), calories (49%), high fructose corn syrup (44%). (3rd Trend): Generational Cooking: Millenials are venturing into the world of cooking, though they are behind in traditional cooking skills and many look for kits and helpers. This article provides statistics on preparation methods, meat and sides consumption trends. (4th Trend) Eating Alone: 44% of adult dining occasions were solo, mostly in the home. This group tends to prefer fres/refridgerated meals, a category that is the seventh fastest growing CPG food item, rising 7%. (5th Trend): Transparency: With recent food fraud and public relations controversies, there is a growing demand for transparency in the food industry. 80% of consumers have "given some thought to food safety," with 17% avoiding certain brands or food types - with the following factors influening their descisions: "bacteria (51%), chemicals (51%), imported food (49%), pesticides (47%), animal antibiotics (30%), and undeclared allergens (25%). Other core concerns include: GMOs (17%), humane treatment (72%), fair trade descriptors (52%); unprocessed (56%); no articifical sweeteners (64%); grown/raised in the U.S./Canada (91%).

"U.S. Cookie and Cracker Sales," in Manufacturing Confectioner, February 2013, (Vol. 93, No. 2).  Statistics provided by SymphonyIRI Group. Includes the following statistics (sales by brand and by company): cookies, crackers, potato chips, tortilla/ tostada chips, snack nuts, other salted snacks, cheese snacks, pretzels, corn snacks, ready-to-eat- popcorn/ caramel corn, sunflower / pumpkin seeds, pork rinds. U.S. confectionery sales through total U.S. multi-outlet with c-storage gerography covering supermarkets, drug stores, mass market retailers (including Walmart), gas/c-stores, military commissaries and selected club and dollar retail chains.

"2011 State of the Industry: Carnival of Snacks,"  in Snack and Wholesale Bakery, June 2011, (Vol. 100, No. 6).  The 2011 Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery's annual State of the Snack Industry was divided in to the categories of Snack Food and Bakery Foods.  This part of the annual report focuses on the snack food category and inculdes potato chips, toritilla chips, pretzels, crackers, popcorn, nuts & trail mix, jerky and meat snacks and pork rinds. 

"2011 State of the Bakery Industry," July 2011, (Vol. 100, No. 7).The 2011 Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery's annual State of the Snack Industry was divided in to the categories of Snack Food and Bakery Foods.  This part of the annual report focuses on  the bakery products category and incuding the bread aisle, cookies, sweet goods, bars frozen pizza, frozen baked goods and tortillas. 

“Food Processing’s Top 100  2010- Less is more," by Dave Fusaro in Food Processing, August 2010, (Vol. 71, No. 8), p. :24-35. Annual ranking of the largest food and beverage companies in the U.S. and Canada for 2009. According to this survey, while most companies' sales decreased, 42 companies achieved increased profits. Only 4 companies reported net losses. Top 10 companies include: Nestle, Tyson Foods Inc., Kraft Foods, PepsiCo Inc, and Anheuser-Busch InBev, General Mills, Dean Foods, JBS USA, Mars Inc. and Smithfield Foods. Most companies benefited from lower energy and ingredient costs and increased consumer confidence. Includes a section on mergers and acquisitions, which fell, totaling only 263 deals. Discusses Kraft's acquisition of Cadbury PLC, describing it as a "potential game-changer." The baking industry merger and acquisition activity includes: 4 deals in 2009, 11 in 2008, 6 in 2006 and 3 in 2003. Includes corporate profile of Nestle and Tyson Foods Inc.

"Back to Nature, " in Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, (Vol. 99, No. 6), p. 22-24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34-36.  Part of the 2010 State of the Industry report, profiling trends in the bread aisle. Perspectives on trends in the category are given by J. Bohn Popp, vice president of marketing at Aunt Millie's Bakeries; Larry Marcucci, president of Alpha-Baking Co.; Tim Zimmer, vice president of Sara Lee North American fresh bakery; Rich Seban, Hostess Brands chief marketing officer, Includes two tables with dollar and unit sales for the top 10 fresh bread brands and the top 10 all other fresh rolls/buns/croissants for the 52 weeks ending March 21, 2010.

"2010 State of the Industry" in Snack World, May 2010, (Vol. 3, No. 2).  Snack manufacturers are adapting products towards the chaning snack habits of today's consumer.  New products

"Sandwich Sales Up Slightly," by Brenda Matzen in InStore Buyer, March 2009, (Vol. 5, No. 2), p. 33, 35.  Average sales for deli sandwiches were $1,236 per week per store for the 52 weeks ending December 27, 2008, according to data from the Perishables Group.  Half of the sales in the sandwich category were for submarine sandwiches.  Shares for other types of sandwiches include lavosh/pita sandwich, bagel sandwich, croissant sandwich, combos, focaccia/panini sandwhich, wraps/roll-ups, bread, submarine sandwich.  Includes graphs that depict the total U.S. category share of deli dpartment dollar sales.  Sandwiches sales averaged 6.4 percecent of all deli sales.  Other items included in deli sales are dips/spreads/toppings, sushi, platters, pizza, deli sides, prepared chicken, salads, entrees and all other. Sales of deli sandwiches were highest in West Region of the United Staes with sales for the time period of $2,522 per week per store.

" 'Mixed Bag' for Share Battle Between Branded, Private Label" in Milling & Baking News, (May 5, 2009), Vol. 88. No. 5, p. 9. According to data obtained from Information Resources Inc., in 2008 there was "16 point dollar share" for private label products in 300 food and beverage categories. Several grain-based food products posted loses to private label products during the year. Categories of branded products that reported loses were pasta, fresh bread, frozen pizza, crackers, and ready-to-eat and breakfast cereal. Cookies posted a slighted gain. Loses for grain-based products were small in comparison to the loses in dairy categories. "The 2009 Private Label Report," a detailed report on private label trends is available from Information Resources Inc.

2008 Baked Goods Statistics

"Rivaling Scratch," by Jennifer Barnett Fox in Baking & Snack, Vol. 30, No. 8, (September 2008), p. 57-8, 60, 62, 64. The all-natural and organic trend is appearing in new products being introduced in the baking mix category along with a growing number of gluten-free mixes. Recent data has found that 1 out of 133 individuals have Celiac Disease (gluten intolerance). Baking mix companies profiled are Naturally Nora, a line of all-natural cakes and frosting mixes; Pamelas Products, wheat- and gluten-free mixes (baking, pancake, bread and cake mixes); Chebe Bread Products, maker of wheat-, non-GMO-, gluten- and yeast-free baking mixes with bread products including Brazilian cheese bread, pao de queijo, and Chebe bread mixes offered in bread, pizza crust, bread stick, foccacia and cinnamon roll-up varieties, five of the products are are lactose- and casein-free; Lollipop Tree a fat-free baking mix line made with 70% organic ingredients; Simply Organic, gluten- and trans-fat-free mixes made with organic spices and seasonings with mixes including banana bread, carrot cake, Chai spice scone and biscotti.. Comments on consumer perception of baking mixes are given by James White, president of Lucerne Foods ; Nora Schulz, Nora Schulz, founder Naturally Nora; Stephanie Robbins, director of marketing, Pamela's Products; George Manak, vice-president of marketing, Southern Mills; Laurie Lynch, founder of Lollipop Tree.

"In-store Bakieres Jump Economic Hurdles," by Heather Henstock in Modern Bakery, Vol. 22, No. 6, (June 2008),  p. 28-30, 32, 34-36, 38.  Instore bakeries are being faced with rising ingredient costs and and "economic downtown." These factors have not stopped the growth of stores in 2008. According to Modern Bakery Supermarket Bakery Research there were 34,852 instore bakeries in 2008 which was an increase from the 32,789 reported in 2004. Product categories that had growth during the last twelve months were specialty bread/rolls, cakes, cookies, Artisan breads and muffins. Sales of special products that continued to show growth were organic/natural and gluten free products. Wages for have started to increase of positions in the instore bakery that "reflect bakery specialty." Starting wages in 2008 for Managers were reported at $15.35, Bakers at $10,44 and Decorates at $10.24 compared to $7.99 for a sales associate. Provides wage projections for five years for these positions along with a comparison for the same positions in 2006 with a five year projection. Includes a table with average bakery sales in millions for custom-decorated cakes, all-occasion cake, wedding cakes, upscale dessert cakes, variety pan breads/rolls, white bread/rolls, bagels, yeast-raised donuts, cake donuts, cookies, Danish, pies, muffins, croissants, puff pastries and other comparing sales for 2008 and 2006.

"Reality Bites," in Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, Vol. 9, No. 6 . Overview of the 2007 state of the industry report. Includes comments on the industry from Jennifer Hartley, director of bread at George Weston Foods, Larry Marcucci, president of Alpha Baking Co., Michelle Peterman, vice-president of marketing for Kettle Foods, Kris Malkoski, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Ubiquity Brands; Kyser Thompson, chief storyteller for Lesser Evil Brand Snack Co.; Tim Simmer, vice president of marketing for Sara Lee Brands, Sara Lee Food & Beverage; and George Deese, CEO of Flowers Foods. Includes tables for 2006 bakery food sales, 2006 snack sales and 2006 specialty foods.

"Statistical Analysis" section of Red Book 2007. Annual publication available for purchase from Sosland Publishing Company.  Includes tables with dollar sales and unit sales for the 52 weeks ending June 17, 2007 for the top 10 suppliers of fresh bread, the top 10 suppliers of hamburger/hot dog buns, top 10 suppliers of fresh cake, top 10 suppliers of snack  cake, tope ten suppliers of fresh pie, top 10 suppliers of frozen pies, top 10 suppliers of fresh cookies, top 10 brands of fresh donuts, top 10 brands of fresh coffee cake/Danish, top 10 suppliers and brands of crackers, top 10 suppliers of fresh and frozen bagels, top 10 suppliers of refrigerated tortillas, top 10 suppliers of hard/soft tortillas, top 10 suppliers of breakfast/cereal bars, top 10 suppliers of nutritional bars, top 10 brands of fresh muffins, and top 6 suppliers of frozen muffins. Also includes a table listing the top 75 instores/grocers along with the stories annual sales, total number of stores and total number of instore bakeries.

"Convenience, Ethic and Specialty Products Drive Frozen Foods," in The Food Institute Report, Vol. 80, No.5, p. 3-8. (Available online with paid membership at: http://www.foodinstitute.com). According to Mintel's Global New Products Database there were almost 105,00 new products introduced in the food and beverage marketing in 2006. Trends noted in the report include products with reduced fat, calories, sugar and cholesterol along with items that are low or have no transfat and gluten free. Growth in the low- and no-trans fat category increased 120% since 2005 with gluten free products increasing by 86% especially in North America, Europe and Latin America. "Ethical"products or products "that include ingredients linked to Fair Trade had increased growth with organic products posting growth of 30%

"New Product Activity Up in 2006, " in The Food Institute Report, Vol. 80, No. 4, p. 3-4. (Available online with paid membership at: http://www.foodinstitute.com).  According to Mintel Global New Products database,  there were 2,179 new products introduced in the bakery category in 2006, which is a 14.1% increased from 2005. Products introduced in this category were aimed at the healthy trend with products containing whole grain and natural ingredients with a reduction in sugar and fat. Manufacturers highlighted with new entries in the bread category include Sara Lee, Flowers Foods, Interstate Bakeries, Country Choice Organic, Kashi Company, Tasting Baking Company, Mama Rosie's, Cedarlane Natural Foods Inc., Hawaiian Host Inc., Cadbury Schweppes America Beverages, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc., Quaker Oats Company, Kellogg Company and Jack Link's Beef Jerky. Includes the table "New Product Launches 2006 vs. 2005" on p. 3.

"Drought Drives Wheat, Corn Prices," by Timothy W. Martin in The Wall Street Journal, Vol. 248, No. 10, p. A2  (Articles available with paid subscription: http://www.wsj.com).   Discusses how higher corn and wheat prices are causing food companies to increase the price of their products. Food companies mentioned include Interstate Bakeries Corp., Kellogg Co and Sara Lee Corp.

"Statistical Analysis of  Top Brands and Vendors for Major Grain Based Foods" in Bakery Redbook 2006 (Annual).  Includes statistical data for the top 10 suppliers of fresh bread, top 10 brands of hamburger/hot dog buns, top 10 brands fresh cake, top 10 brands of snack cake, top 10 brands of fresh pie, top 10 brands of frozen pie,  instore bakery cakes (companies sales for 2004 to 2005), instore bakery breads and rolls, top 10 suppliers of fresh cookies, top 10 brands of fresh cookies, top 10 brands of fresh donuts, top 10 brands of fresh coffee cake/Danish, top 10 suppliers of crackers, 10 top brands of crackers, top 10 brands of fresh bagels, to 10 brands of frozen bagels, top ten brands of fresh muffins, top ten brands of frozen muffins, top 10 brands of cheese snacks, top 10 brands of corn snacks, top ten brands of pretzels, top 10 brands of other salted snacks, top 10 brands of refrigerated tortillas, top 10 brands of hard/soft tortilla/taco kits, to 10 brands of ready to eat popcorn/caramel corn.  top 10 brands of tortilla chips, top 10 brands of potato chips, top 10 brands of pork rinds, top 10 brands of granola bars, top 10 brands of nutritional bars, top 10 brands of cold cereal, and top 10 brands of breakfast cereal bars. Data for the tables obtained from by Information Resources for the 52 weeks ending May 21, 2006 and A.C. Nielsen for the time period beginning January 1, 2004 through November 30, 2005.   Provides company information for the top wholesale bakery companies, key instore bakery companies, key multi-unit retailers and distributors. Available for purchase from Sosland Publishing Company.

"Decoding Da Numbers," by Dan Malovany in Snack & Wholesale Bakery, Vol. 95, No. 6 (June 2006), p. SOI-6.  Gives an overview of the bakery foods segment of the 2006 State of the Snack Food Industry Report. Notes growth of whole grain products in the bread and bun and cracker markets. According to data obtained by Information Resources Inc., for the 52-weeks ending December 25, 2005, English muffins posted a 10% gain to $425.5 million while the tortilla category increased 3.5% to $957.0 million. Nabisco's Oreo's increased in popularity by 21.5% to $124.2. The sweet goods and frozen bakery product categories didn't fare as well with sales declines reported for most products which include Danish and sweet rolls, snack cakes, doughnuts, frozen breads and pies.

"In-stores sharpen their focus," in Modern Baking, Vol. 20, No. 9, p. 28-30, 32, 34, 36, 38.  (June 2006). Modern Baking's 2006 Supermarket Bakery Trends report.  This study was conducted by a market research firm for Modern Baking includes information obtained by the firm through mail and web-based surveys from bakery operators in various geographic locations.  Reports that annual sales for instore bakeries increased to $20 billion annually.  Even with the $1.1 billion sales increase from 2004, instore bakery operators are concerned about operating costs which include labor, ingredients and fuel. Ways that labor costs are being reduced is by producing more products that are frozen dough or from mixes.  The survey also found that cake and bread are the top two products contributing to sales.  Sales of bread products have been positively affected by the demise of the low carb trend, growth of whole grains and an increased interest in crusty bread products.   There has also been growth in the cookie sales.  Declines were reported for bagels, pies and donuts and in many cases the declines can be contributed to the quality of the products.  Comments are provided on instore bakery trends  from Scott Fox, in-store director at Dorothy Lane Markets in Dayton, Ohio; John Courtney, bakery/deli specialist, Spiegelhoff's Pick'n Save stores, Gary Cole, bakery/deli operations manger at Spartan Stores, Burlington, Wash., and Jeffrey Naaman, director of bakery at Strack & Van Til, Schererville, Ind. Includes various tables with statistical data. A table on p. 29 provides the percentage of average bakery sales in millions of dollars for a variety of products including: custom-decorated cakes, all occasion cakes, wedding cakes, upscale desert cakes, variety pan breads/rolls, crusty/hearth breads/rolls, white breads/rolls, bagels, yeast-raised donuts, cake donuts, cookies, Danish, pies, muffins, croissants, and puff pastries. Other tables include a chart depicting bakery growth from 1987-2006 (notes the total number of instore bakeries in 2006 is 31,948), products expecting an increase in sales, health benefits boost whole grain sales, effect of sales on low-carb aftermath, comparison of instore products to products available on commercial shelf, instore bakery performance compared to rest of supermarket, issues concerning instore bakery operators, percentage of bakery products that are mix, frozen dough, par-baked and thaw and sell, source of ingredients, ingredient cost as percentage of sales, and labor costs for production method used.

"Stock Market Analysis: Many Aspect of 2005 'Forgettable' for Grain-based Foods on Wall Street by L. Joshua Sosland in Milling & Baking News, Vol. 84, No. 44 (January 3, 2006), p. 22-24, 26-27.  Increased costs have led many grain-based food companies to raise the price of their products. Eric Katzmann, an analyst with Deusche Bank Securities in New York ; Andrew Lazar and analyst at Lehman Brothers in New York and David Nelson, an analyst with Credit Suisse First Boston,  discuss several grain based food companies and how they preformed and 2005 and predictions on how the companies will do in the months ahead. Companies mentioned are: Kellogg Co., Interstate Bakeries, American Italian Pasta Co., Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., Kraft Foods Inc., Pepperidge Farm Inc., Kraft/Nabisco, Sara Lee Corp., and the Hershey Co.    Article available by paid subscription at: http://www.bakingbusiness.com

"Embracing Diversity," in InStore Buyer, Vol.1, No. 5 (October/November 2005), p. 51.  Profiles the ethnic shopper in the bakery and deli departments of supermarkets. According to an ACNielson report Hispanics are "above average spenders" in this section of the supermarket. Includes a table that breaks down sales of bakery products by Caucasian, African American, Asian and Hispanic shoppers. Hispanics are also reported to spend more money on cheeses specifically Monterey Jack, Muenster and mozzarella cheeses. According to information obtained from the Food Institute supermarkets are carrying more ethnic products with increased sales in the areas of Mexican and Asian Foods. Mexican food sales were $1.03 billion in 2004 with Asian food sales of $310 million. Both categories posted increases from 2001 to 2004. Notes that supermarket retailers can increase sales by increasing the number of products available to these ethnic groups.

"Statistical Analysis of  Top Brands and Vendors for Major Grain Based Foods" in Bakery Redbook 2005 (Annual).  Includes statistical data for the Top 10 Vendors of Fresh Bread, Top 10 Brands of Dinner Rolls, Top 10 Fresh Cake Vendors and Brands, Top 10 Vendors and Brands of Frozen Pies, Top 10 Vendors and Brands of Fresh Pie, Top 10 Brands of Fresh Coffee Cake, Top 10 Brands of Fresh Snack Cake, Top 10 Vendors and Brands of Fresh Cookies, Top 10 Brands of Fresh Donuts, Top 10 Brands of Fresh Danish, Top 10 Vendors and Brands of Crackers, Top 10 Vendors of Fresh Bagels, Top 8 Brands of Frozen Bagels, Top 5 Vendors of Frozen Muffins, Top 9 Vendors of Frozen Waffles, Top 1o Vendors and Brands of Corn Snacks, Top 10 Vendors and Brands of Pretzels, Top 10 Vendors of Refrigerated Tortillas, Top 10 Vendors of Hard/Soft Tortilla/ Taco Kits, Top 10 Vendors and Brands of Tortilla Chips, Top 10 Vendors and Brands of Potato Chips, Top 10 Vendors of Granola Bars, Top 10 Vendors of Nutritional Bars, Top 10 Cold Cereal Vendors, and the Top 10 Vendors of Breakfast Bars. Data provided by Information Resources for the 52 weeks ending April 17, 2005.  Provides company information for the top Wholesale Bakery Companies, Key Instore Bakery Companies, Key Multi-Unit Retailers.

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"Hispanics Impacting Food Consumption Patterns," in Milling & Baking News (Food Business News Edition) Vol. 84, No. 19 (July 12, 2005), p. 12. (The digital version of the article is available online by subscription).   Discuses the results of a report released by The Food Institute entitled, "Demographics of Consumer Food Spending."  The study found that Hispanic families spend $5,717 on food on an average which is $377 more on an average than all households. The study also found more of the spending in this category was done by shoppers under 25 and on the average they made 26 trips for groceries per month.

"Marketing to Hispanics: One Size Does Not Fit All Consumers,"  Milling & Baking News (Food Business News Edition), Vol. 84, No. 11 (May 10, 2005), p. 14-15.  (The digital version of the article is available online by subscription).  Hispanic shoppers are the focus of a F.M.I. report entitled, "El Mercado 2004: A Perspective of U.S. Hispanic Shopping Behavior". The report found that Hispanic shoppers average 26 trips to purchase groceries per month and frequent supermarkets most often. The average amount spent per trip is $133 however Hispanic shoppers have lower incomes and tend to follow a budget more closely. A table is included listing the top things that Hispanic shoppers are interested in at a supermarket.

"Retail Bakeries Strong Amid Pressures" by Edward M. Lee in Modern Baking, Vol. 19, No. 6 (June 2005).  Gives the results of  Modern Baking's Exclusive Retail Baking Survey. Survey results are compared to the last survey results in 2003. Highlights of the 2005 survey include: Median annual sales of stores surveyed were $333,000 while the median store sizes was 2,120 sq. ft, and the average bakery sale per customer was $12.51. According to a table on p. 38 retail bakeries are using more mixes/bases compared to scratch, frozen and ready to sell items. Includes starting wage comparison's for the position of baker, decorator, baker's helper, retail sales person and clean-up/dishwasher for 2003 and 2005. Notes that while wages stayed flat, more positions received benefits including paid vacations, health insurance, profit sharing, retirement plans and other benefits. Increases in utilities and rent or mortgage fees effected financial results. Also indicates the that some in-store bakeries are adding other products to increase sales including sodas, juices, teas, conventional coffee service, sandwiches, espresso/gourmet coffee, other deli and candy.  Includes tables and graphs.

"How Muffins Maintain Consumer Appeal," by Marilyn Odesser-Torpey in Modern Baking, Vol. 19, No. 5 (May 2005), p. 44, 46-48Muffins are a versatile product that continues to have increased sales. Research conducted by Modern Baking found that in store made sales of muffins in 2004 were $1,288 million , an increase of 6.1% from 2001. Discusses how to make a variety of muffins and toppings.

"Top 50 Foodservice Bakeries Adjusting to Consumer Trends" in Modern Baking, Vol. 18, No. 10 (September 2004), p. 34-36, 38, 40.    Many bakeries are having to reconfigure menus and change their focus due to consumer dietary demands. Includes a a table on the top 50 largest foodservice bakery operations ranked by number of U.S. operating units in 2004. Each companies 2003 ranking along with the number of additions planned.  Dunkin' Donuts leads the rankings for 2003 and 2004 with 2003 sales as $2,700 million. Other top doughnut company's in the Top 50 include Krispy Kreme, Daylight Donuts, Winchell's Donut House, Honey Dew Assoc., Southern Maid Donuts,Yum Yum Donut Shops, Paradise Donuts, Dixie Creme Donut Shop, and LeMar's Donuts.

"Bake Trends 2004: a comprehensive report of baking industry facts, figures and analysis." Available for purchase for $295.00 for print or digital version  from Sosland Publishing Company, 800-338-6201 or order online at: http://www.bakingbusiness.com.  Chapters include: industry indicators, industry demographics, consumers and purchasing, product trends, health, nutrition, food technology, labor and variable costs.  The chapter on product trends includes tables and statistical data for low-carb, ethnic, organics, functional, sugar-free/low fat, bread, sweet goods, cookies, snacks, pastries, donuts, cake and flavors/inclusions.

"State of the Industry Report, 2004" in Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery magazine, June issue. $280.06  This report includes statistical data for bakery foods (bread aisle, cookies & crackers, baked sweet goods, refrigerated & frozen baked goods, and snack bars), Snack Sales (potato chips, tortilla/tostada chips, corn snacks, pretzels, snack nuts/seeds/corn nuts, microwave popcorn, RTE popcorn, cheese snacks, meat snacks, pork rinds, variety pack and other), and Specialty Snacks (pizza, hot snacks, dips and salsa).  

"Eating Out" in Baking & Snack,Volume 26, Number 8 (September 2004). This market update report focuses on the how the restaurant industry is driven by innovation and change. Included is a pie chart on the top 100 FSR (full service restaurants) share by menu category in 2003, a pie chart on smaller chains and independents FSR share by menu category in 2003, a pie chart on Technomic top 100 LSR (limited-service restaurants) share by menu category in 2003, and a pie chart on smaller chains and independents LSR share by menu category in 2003. Also included is a table on total industry versus Technomic top 100 and percentage of sales growth for 1998 through 2003. Includes percentages of food products that consumers are eating more of and products that are being consumed less. The data was obtained from Technomic Inc., and products included in the eating more category are water, salads, baked/grilled chicken, fruit and vegetables, while products under the eating less list include French fries, fried/breaded foods, donuts, fried chicken and salty snacks.

"Breakfast is Back," by John Unrein, Baking Buyer, (Vol. 16, No. 4), May 2004, p. 26-28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38.   There is a growing trend to add more breakfast items to the product line at in-store bakeries to increase sales. The second trend mentioned is reduced carbohydrate products.  Charts and tables included of data obtained from from Baking Buyer's In-Store Operations Study. Charts and tables are provided compiling the results of the survey questions for bakery size and equipment, weekly bakery sales, bakery executive attitudes, product sales, most profitable product, least profitable product, products added and dropped in 2004 and 2003, bakery's average contribution to store sales, primary concerns, primary sources of competition, promotion methods, bakery supplier, profile of study participants, and bakery employees and service.

"Grain-based foods shares outperform" in Milling & Baking News, Volume 80, Number 45, (January 8, 2002),  pp. 1, 12, 14, 16.   Notes that grain-based food shares advance despite the performance of the stock market.   Includes a table showing the performance of  the top grain-based companies.  Companies included are: AIPC, ADM, Aurora Foods, Bridgford, Bunge, Campbell Soup, ConAgra, Corn Products, Flowers, General Mills, Hain Celestial, Multifoods, Interstate Bakeries, J&J Snack, Kellogg, Kraft Foods, Krispy Kreme, Lance, Midwest Grain, Panera Bread, Ralcorp, Sara Lee, Seaboard, Tasty Baking and Unilever.

"Mammoth Deals Are Expect to Spur More Consolidation in the Food Industry" in The Wall Street Journal, Volume 105, Number 126, p. A3, A6.    Recent acquisitions in the food industry may be the beginning of  further consolidation of companies in the food industry. Along with Unilever's pending acquisition of Bestfoods, and Philip Morris agreement to purchase Nabisco Holdings are: ConAgra's $1.6 million purchase of International Home Foods; Unilever's purchase of SlimFast for $2.3 billion an Ben & Jerry's for $326 million; Hain Foods purchased Celestial Seasons for $326 million; Kraft Foods purchased Boca Burger for approximately $100 million, Finalrealm purchased United Biscuits for $2.1 billion; Nestle purchased PowerBar; Danone purchased McKesson Water Products for $1.1 billion; General Mills purchased Small Planet Foods and Kellogg purchased Worthington Foods for $307 million. Analysts are speculating that there might be a three way merger of Quaker Oats Co., Keebler Foods and Ralston Purina Group.

Market Analysis, Projections, and Trends
Monthly "In-Store Sales Tracker reports in Modern Baking. Examples:

2010
"Bagels," July 2010, p. 8
"Bread," March 2010, p. 12
"Brownies," June 2010, p. 10
"Cheesecake," August 2010, p. 12
"Cookies," February 2010, p. 10
"Donuts," October 2010, p. 8
"Muffins," April 2010, p. 4
"Pies," December 2010, p. 10
"Rolls," September 2010, p. 10


2009
"Bread," March 2009, p. 14
"Cakes," January 2009, p. 16-17
"Cookies," February 2009, p. 12
"Hispanic Sweet Goods," May 2009, p. 10
"Muffins," April 2009, p. 11

2008

"Bagels," July 2008, p. 12
"Bread," March 2008, p. 14
"Cakes, January 2008, p. 6
"Cheesecake," August 2008, p. 16
"Cookies," February 2008, p. 12
"Desserts," November 2008, p. 12
"Donuts," October 2008, p. 12
"Muffins, April 2009, p. 12
"Pies," December 2008, p. 12
"Rolls," September 2008, p. 14
"Sweetgoods," May 2008, p. 10

2007
"Bagels," July 2007, p. 6
"Bread," March 2007, p. 20.
"Brownies," June 2007, p. 20.
"Cake," January 2007, p. 21
"Cheesecake," August 2007, p. 20
"Cookies," February 2007, p. 13.
"Donuts," October 2007, p. 18
"Muffins," April 2007, p. 18
"Pies," December 2007, p. 14
"Specialty Desserts," November 2007, p 14
"Sweet Goods," May 2007, p. 24.

Periodic "Product Perspective" analyses in Milling and Baking News weekly. Examples:

2014
"Bagles," March 18, 2014, p. 27.

2013
"Buns and Rolls," March 19, 2013, p. 45
"Donut," January 8, 2013, p. 26.
"Ready-to-eat cereal," December 13, 2013.

2012
"Bagel," February 7, 2012, p. 1, 24.
"Bar," November 27, 2012, p. 34.
"Bread," February 21, 2012, p. 1, 29-30, 32, 34, 36, 38.
"Donuts," January 10, 2012, p. 1, 33.
"Ingredients," May 29, 2012, p. 1, 38.

2011
"Bread," February 22, 2011, p. 1, 35,-36, 38, 40, 42, 44"
"Buns," March 22, 2011, p. 31.
"Cereal," October 4, 2011, p. 1, 30
"Cracker Update," July 26, 2011, p. 26.
"Gluten Free Ingredient Update," May 31, 2011, p. 32.  
"Pizza," June 28, 2011, p. 30.       
"Bread Industry," September 20, 2011, p. 1, 31                                                   

2010
"Bagels," February 9, 2010, p. 26, 28
"Bars Update," November 30, 2010, p. 30.
"Bread," February 23, 2010, p. 1, 31-2, 34, 36, 38
"Buns and Rolls," March 23, 2010, p. 42
"Cookie," September 7, 2010, p. 1, 29
"Cracker," July 27, 2010, p. 32.
"Hot Cereal," January 12, 2010, p. 34-36
"Pasta," November 2, 2010, p. 29-30.
"Tortilla," October 5, 2010, p. 30.

2009

"Bread," February 24, 2009, p. 1, 29, 31
"Buns and Rolls," April 21, 2009, 1, 42, 44
"Crackers," July 28, 2009, p. 25.
"Pasta," November 3, 2009, p. 1, 32,34
"Frozen Pizza," June 30, 2009, p. 24.
"Tortilla," October 6, 2009, p. 32

2008
"Sweet Goods," February 12, 2008, p. 26-28, 30
"Bread," February 26, 2008, p. 1, 33-34, 36, 38, 40,
"Cereal," July 1, 2008, p. 21-22, 24-25.
"Bread," September 9, 2008, p. 1, 25-26, 28, 30, 32, 34.

2007
Bread, February 27, 2007, p. 1, 29-30, 32, 34, 36-37

2006
"Cookie Industry Perspective," July 4, 2006, p. 27-28, 30, 32.
"Bread Industry Perspective," September 12, 2006, p. 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48.
"Snack Cake," October 10, 2006, p. 32, 34, 36, 38, 40. 

2005
"Whole Grains," January 25, 2005, p. 25-26, 28, 30
"Bread," February 22, 2005, p. 1, 21-22, 24, 28, 30, 34, 36
"Health Bars," March 1, 2005, p. 21-24
"Cookies,"  April 5, 2005, p. 26-28, 30-31
"Bread Industry Perspective," August 9, 2005.
"Bagels," October 4, 2005, p. 30-32, 34
"Frozen Grain-Based Foods," November 1, 2005, p. 27-28, 30
"Pasta Industry Perspective," December 6, 2005


2004

"Bread," February 24, 2004, p. 1, 31-32, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44
"Snack Cakes," March 9, 2004, p. 19-20, 22-23
"Cookie Industry Perspective," April 13, 2004, p. 25-26, 30-33
"Frozen Pizza," May 4, 2004, p.
"Granola Bars," June 29, 2004, p. 21-22, 24-25 
"Low Carb," July 6, 2004, p. 1, 41-2, 44, 46, 49-50, 52, 54
"Bread Industry Perspective," August 31, 2004, p. 25-26, 28, 30, 32, 34
"Cereal Industry Perspective," September 7, 2004, p. 21-22, 24, 26
"Cracker Industry Perspective," October 12, 2004, p. 23-24, 26-27  
"Frozen Grain Based Foods Industry Perspective," November 2, 2004, p. 23-24, 26, 28, 30, 33.

2003
"Refrigerated Dough," January 21, 2003, p. 26, 28, 30, 32
"Private Label Grain-Based Foods Industry Perspective," February 4, 2003,   p. 24-26"
"Bread," March 18, 2003, p. 1,36,38-43.
"Crackers," April 29, 2003, p. 24-26, 28-29
"Tortillas,"June 10, 2003, p. 28, 30, 32-33
"Snack Cakes," July 1, 2003, p. 26, , 28, 30, 32.
"Snack/Health Bars," July 8, 2003, p. 28-30, 32, 34, 36
"Ready-to-eat Cereal," September 9, 2003, p. 24-27
"Low-Carb," October 7, 2003, p. 24, 26-28
"Cookie," October 14, 2003, p. 26, 28, 30, 32-33
"Bread Industry Perspective" November 11, 2003, p. 1, 29, 32, 34
"Specialty Breakfast," December 23, 2003, p. 27-28, 30, 32-33.

2002
"Snack Cake," January 29, 2002, p. 24-27
"Frozen Pizza," February 19, 2002, p. 1, 26-28, 30
"Bread," February 26, 2002, p. 1, 36-38, 40, 42
"Cracker," April 16, 2002, p. 1, 24-26, 28
"Refrigerated Dough," April 23, 2002, p. 24-27
"Frozen Dough," June 11, 2002, p. 28-30, 32, 34
"Pasta Industry Perspective," July 9, 2002, p. 26-28, 30
"Ready-to-Eat Cereals,"August 27, 2002, p. 24, 26, 28-30
"Par-Baked Goods,"  November 26, 2002, p. 24, 26, 28-29

2001
"Specialty Breakfast " (includes snack bars, frozen waffles, and toaster pastries), p. 26-28, 30
"In-store Baking Industry Perspective," February 20, 2001
"Tortilla Industry Perspective," April 3, 2001, p. 26-28, 30
"Cracker Industry Perspective,"April 24, 2001, p. 1, 28, 30, 32
"Cookies," June 5, 2001, 1, 32, 34-35-36, 38.
"Cereal," July 3, 2001, p. 1, 28-29.
"Bread Industry Perspective," September 4, 2001, p. 1, 42
"Consumer Mixes," October 30, 2001, p. 26-29
"Crackers", November 13, 2001, p. 1, 26

2000
"Snack Cakes Industry Perspective," January 18, 2000, p. 26-28
"Bread," February 8, 2000, p. 26-28
"Cookies Industry Perspective," April 11, 2000, p. 30, 32, 34,36
"Cereal Industry Perspective," April 25, 2000, p. 1, 32-34, 36, 38.
"Frozen Pizza Perspective," May 23, 2000, p. 1, 28-30
"Pasta Industry Perspective," June 13, 2000, p. 1, 26-28, 30-31
"Cracker Industry Perspective," July 11, 2000, p. 24-26, 28-29
"Cookies," August 8, 2000, p. 1, 28-30, 32
"Bread," September 12, 2000, p. 1, 39-40, 42, 44
"Pie Industry Perspective,"  October 10, 2000, p. 32, 34-36, 38
"Cereal," October 31, 2000, p. 34, 36, 38, 40
"Bagels," December 5, 2000, p. 28, 30, 32-33

Monthly "Market Update" Reports in Baking & Snack.  Recent reports include:

2005
"Bread," February 2005, p. 55-56, 58, 60
"Pizza," April 2005, p. 47-48, 50, 52, 54
"Toaster Foods,"  July 2005, p. 57-58, 60, 62-64
"Ethnic Food," August 2005, p. 41-42, 44, 46.
"Cookies," September 2005, p. 49-50, 52, 55-56, 58, 60
"Frozen Grain-Based Foods," November 1, 2005, p. 27-28,30
"Pasta Industry Perspective," December 6, 2005, p. 26, 28, 30

2004
"Foodservice Trends," September 2004, p. 57-58, 60, 62-63
"Breakfast Foods," (includes shelfstable toaster pastries, frozen waffles, breakfast/cereal/snack bars) November 2004, p. 41-42, 44-45
"Cookies," October 2004,  p. 43-44, 46, 48
"Hispanic Influences," April 2004, p. 33-34
"Nutrition Bars," March 2004, p.  55-56, 58-59
"Organic Industry Perspective," August 2004, p. 24-26, 28-29
"Snack Cakes," June 2004, p. 49-50 , 52, 54-55
"Snacks," February 2004, p. 57-59

Monthly "Bakery Development" reports in Instore Buyer.  Recent reports include:

2009
"Bagels," April 2009, p. 26, 28-29.
"Cake," March 2009, p. 22, 24.
"Cookies," May 2009, p. 32, 34.
"Muffins, " July 2009, p. 24, 26-27.
"Specialty Dessets," February 2009, p. 22, 24,

Monthly  Market  Trends Reports (Previously "Market Watch and  Market Sweep Reports) in Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery (previously Snack Food). Recent reports include:

2013
"Bagels, Buns and Rolls," April 2013, p. 55-56, 58.
"Bars," February 2013, p. 42, 44, 46, 48.
"Pizza and Flatbreads," May 2013, p. 32, 34, 36, 38.
"Porton Control," August 2013, p. 48, 50-52.

2012
"Bars," April 2012, p. 66-68.
"Frozen Pizza/Flatbread, March 2012, p. 34, 36, 38, 40.
"Pretzels," May 2012, p. 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40.

2011

"Cookies," December 2011, p. 24, 26-27.

2009
"Bread," March 2009, p. 24, 26, 28, 30.
"Cookies," November 2009, p. 24, 26-28.
"Frozen Appetizers/Snack Rolls, August 2009, p. 59-61
"Potato and Tortilla Chips," February 2009, p. 40, 42, 44-45.
"Snack Bars," July 2009,
"Snack Cakes," May 2009, p. 24, 26-29.

2008
"Pizza," January 2008, p. 24, 26, 28.
"Pretzels," March 2008, p. 20-22
"Pie," September 2008, p. 36, 38-39
"Tortilla," February 2008, p. 32-34, 36

2007
"Snacks," January 2007, p. 38-41.
"Tortillas," April 2007, p. TT-14-TT-18.
"Pies," July 2007, p. 38-39, 42
"Desserts," August 2007, p. 30, 32-34.
"Snacks (Retail Channel Strategies)," September 2007, p. 44, 46, 50, 52-54
"Snacks," November 2007, p. 30, 32, 34
"Organic," December 2007, p. 26-28, 30

2006

"Snack and Granola Bars,
"Cookies and Crackers, February 2006, p. 42, 44-46.
"Frozen Pizza, March 2006, p. 32, 34, 36
"Chips," April 2006, p. 18, 20, 22, 24
"Pie," May 2006, p. 38-40.
"Frozen Baked Sweet Goods," p. 62-63
"Tortillas", August 2006, p. TT-18-TT21.
"Frozen Appetizers/Snack Rolls", August 2006, p. 37-39
"Bread", September 2006, p. 50-53
"Ingredients", November 2006, p. 24, 26, 28-29.
"Snacks: Nuts", December 2006, p. 26-28.

2005

"Energy Bars," January 2005, p. 12, 14, 16
"Pizza," February 2005, p. 12-15
"Pie," March 2005, p. 16, 18
"Fresh Bread," April 2005, p. 18-22
"Cookie," May 2005, p. 16, 18-21
"Tortilla," July 2005, p. 14, 16, 18
"Premium Breads," August 2005, p. 14, 16-17
"Sweet Goods, "September 2005, p. 12, 14, 16


2004
"Energy Bars," January 2004, p. 14, 16, 18, 20
"Frozen Baked", March 2004, p. 10, 12
"Sweet Goods" (includes donuts and muffins), April 2004, p. 14, 16-17
"Premium Bread," August 2004, p. 14
"Tortillas", August 2004, p. 18, 20-21
"Cookies," November 2004, p. 12, 14, 16-17
"Pretzels," December 2004, p. 12-13
"Crackers," December 2004, p. 14, 16

2003
"Snack Cakes," March 2003, p. 12, 14-16.
"Tortilla and Tortilla Chips," April 2003, p. 14,16-17.
"Snack Bars," May 2003, 14, 16-18.
"Donuts," July 2003, p. 14-15.
"Foodservice/In-store Bakery Trends," August 2003, p. 22, 24, 26-27, 50.
"Sweet Goods (includes snack cakes and fresh sweet goods)," September 2003, p. 14, 16, 18.
"Artisan Breads," November 2003, p. 14, 16-17.
"Pretzels & Crackers," December 2003, p. 14, 16.

2002
"Cookies," January 2002, p. 16, 18
"Pizza," February 2002, p. 14-17
"Snack Cakes," March 2002, p. 22, 24-26
"Potato Chips," April 2002, p. 22-23
"Snack Bars," May 2002, p. 16, 18-21
"Pies," July 2002, p. 12, 14-16
"Bread,"  August 2002, p. 10, 12,

2001
"Variety Breads," January 2001, p. 18, 55
"Snack Mixes," February 2001, p. 18, 20
"Snack Cake," March 2001, p. 20, 22
"Pretzels," April 2001, p. 18, 20
"Snack Bars," May 2001, p. 18-20
"Cookies", July 2001, p. 18, 20-22
"Tortilla Trends, Special Report," July 2001, TT3-23
"Pies & Snack Pies, August 2001, p. 20-22
"Pizza," September 2001, p. 18-20
"Tortillas," November 2001, p. 13

Monthly "Supermarket Basket"  Reports in Baking Management. Recent reports include:

2009
"Cup Cakes," January 2009, p. 13-15.
"Donuts," May 2009, p. 10-13
"Pie,"March 2009, p. 12-13.


2008
"Bagels,March 2008,  p. 10, 12
"Bread, June 2008, p. 10, 12
"Cheesecake," February 2008, p. 12, 14-15.
"Cookies," April 2008,  p. 12-15.
"Donut," January 2008, p. 10, 12
"Food Bars," November 2008, p. 14,16-17.
"Pie," May 2008, p. 12-13
"Pizza," October, 2008, p. 10, 12


2007

"Bagels," March 2007, p. 12-13.
"Bread," June 2007, 18
"Cheesecake, February 2007, p. 16
"Cookies," April 2007, p. 10, 12.
"Donuts," January 2007, p. 12-14
"Muffins", November 2007, p. 14, 15."
"Pie," September 2007, p. 18, 20,
"Pizza," July 2007, p. 12-13
"Snack Cake," May 2007, p. 14-15
"Tortillas",  August 2007, p. 12, 14.

2006
"Bun and Roll (including hamburger and hot dog buns)" January 2006, p. 18


2005
"Bagels, English Muffins," September 2005, p. 16, 18
"Bun and Roll (including hamburger and hot dog buns)" January 2005, p. 14, 16
"Cheesecake," February 2005, p. 14-16
"Cookie," March 2005, p. 16, 18, 20, 22
"Frozen Pies," October 2005, p. 18, 20.
"Frozen Pizza,"   June 2005, p. 18, 20
"Pastry/Danish/Coffee Cake," May 2005, 16-17
"Tortilla," August 2005, p. 14, 16, 18
2004
"Cheesecake," May 2004, p. 16-18
"Cookies," November 2004, p. 12
"Doughnuts," October 2004, p. 16
"Tortillas," August 2004, p. 16,18

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