U.S. Commercial Bakery Market Reached 31B USD

Bakery June 05, 2017
Author: Sergey Avramenko
Head of Global Markets Research Team

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According to market research conducted by IndexBox, from 2008 to 2014, the U.S. commercial bakery market showed steady growth. It expanded from 26.2 billion USD in 2008 to 30.9 billion USD in 2014, rising with a CAGR of +2.8%.

Demand for commercial bakery will continue its upward trend in the coming years. Growth of commercial bakery consumption in the U.S. is expected to accelerate to +3.0% (currently +2.8%) in the medium term. The main growth driver for the outlook is continued strong employment growth, which creates new income growth and a solid base of consumer spending.

Driven by a stable demand, U.S. commercial bakery manufacturing illustrated positive dynamics over the last few years. In 2014, the value of shipments in the industry reached 29.2 billion USD, rising with a CAGR of +2.7% from 2008 to 2014.

Bread accounted for the highest share (42% in 2014) of U.S commercial bakery manufacturing, followed by rolls (29%), soft cakes (9%) and pies (1%).

The U.S. trade deficit in this sector has worsened over the period under review, growing from 1,319 million USD in 2008 to 1,629 million USD in 2014. The negative trend accelerated sharply after 2008, with the trade deficit increasing by 3.6% annually.

Canada was the main supplier of commercial bakery into the U.S., with a 46% share of total U.S. imports in 2014. Mexico took the second spot. The fastest growing suppliers were India (+15.3%), the Republic of Korea (+14.1%) and Mexico (+10.2%) from 2007 to 2014. Mexico strengthened its position in the U.S. import structure, from 15% in 2007 to 18% in 2014. By contrast, Canada saw its share reduced from 47% in 2007 to 46% in 2014.

In 2014, the main destination of U.S. commercial bakery exports was Canada (59%), distantly followed by Mexico (9%). The share exported to Canada decreased (-5 percentage points), while the share sent to Australia illustrated positive dynamics (+1 percentage points). The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

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Source: U.S. Commercial Bakery Market. Analysis And Forecast to 2025