Sweet Bakery Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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Sweet Bakery Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

Status : May, 2020 | Food and Beverages | PPT format

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Sweet Bakery Market- Snapshot

The global sweet bakery market is swept over by a wave of innovation. From revival of old classics to the emergence of individual portions to new occasions of dining to relish such sweet bakery products.

The global sweet bakery market is driven by the following trends

  • growing inclination toward individual cakes like cupcakes, muffins
  • there is an emerging trend is toward bright and colourful sweet bakery products
  • a move toward the creation of sweet bakery products that are made from seasonal ingredients
  • Launch of quizzes and games for retention of customers

Leading chefs and new cuisine improvisations are increasingly taking bakery products into consideration, which is likely to drive the growth of the global sweet bakery market over the forecast period.

Health, convenience, and pastry comprise the basic trends in the bakery industry. Convenience mostly relates to changes that have taken place in various social habits, changes in structures of households, and longer working hours for women. Consumers do not have enough time to shop, cook, and prepare food.

The growing popularity of haute cuisine left an impact on the various services that are associated with the industry. Services like tourism, hospitality compelled sociologist include culinary services within the scope of culture and creative industries. This has left a lasting impact on the food and services related industries with innovative restoration.

The global sweet bakery market comprise four different segments, which are

  • retail
  • wholesale
  • in-store
  • food service

Wholesale bakeries are considered the backbone of sweet bakery industry. A retail bakery comes with the facility of low volume of products. It is the platform from where a variety of sweet bakery products is sold to various customers.

Sweet bakery goods have been witnessing consistent indulgence across the globe, with consumers willing to pay for enticing flavors and varieties. Sweet goods spearhead bakery innovation as consumers are seeking beyond traditional indulgence. The latest trend pinpoints the rapid consumer transition toward healthier alternatives, which implies that consumers have started looking for sweet bakery goods with multipronged health benefits.

New launches in the sweet bakery landscape that are either rich in fibre or sugar-free are witnessing exponential growth in terms of demand and are overshadowing the unhealthy variants, as consumer sentiments vis-à-vis health & wellness alter the status quo. The preferences of sweet bakery goods across various regions differs on the basis of multiple aspects, including tradition, taste preferences, local interests, and cost.

Sweet Bakery Market- Notable Highlights

  • Britannia Industries Ltd., via Treat, its largest sandwich creams brand, has launched its exclusive mobile game ‘Treatanaut’ in 2018. Britannia developed the game in partnership with Juego Studio Pvt. Ltd. and the game offers a captivating interface with edge-of-the-seat experiences. Depending on scores of individual players, the best ones will be rewarded with monthly rewards and the top three players would receive a ‘Mega Reward’ every month from the team of Britannia Treat every month. This was a part of the company’s strategy for branding via customer engagement, wherein customers would be hooked to the brand. In the long run, this would also fuel customer retention and help in boosting the volume sales.
  • Mondelēz International completed the acquisition of Tate’s Bake Shop in 2018, a popular premium baked goods brand famed for its highly quality and authentic ingredients. This acquisition was a bolt-on transaction which portrays growth of Mondelēz, wherein the company will leverage Tate’s strengths and work together to offer high value to the customers.

Some of the most prominent competitors operating in the competitive landscape of global sweet bakery market include –

  • Britannia Industries
  • Bruegger's Enterprises
  • BAB
  • Canada Bread
  • Flowers Foods
  • Bimbo Bakeries
  • Hostess Brands
  • Mondelez International
  • Kellogg's
  • The Great Canadian Bagel
  • Frank Roberts & Sons
  • Warburtons

Market Players Focus on Consumer Engagement to Drive Sales Growth

Sweet bakery brands have started focusing on high-scale consumer engagement for driving sales and brand recognition. Manufacturers are hosting events and collaborating with non-profit organizations to raise funds for enhancing their consumer reach. Some of the brands are also conducting bakery classes, wherein consumers are introduced to experts and are taught about the methodologies adopted by the company. This, in turn, helps the brands to showcase their expertise to the consumers and build long-lasting relationships.

Some of the key brands are launching games and quizzes, wherein the consumers stay in close proximity with the brand and its new launches. Moreover, social media channels are being extensively used for aggressive branding and marketing, which in turn helps in customer retention and repeat sales.

Brands Develop Signature Themes to Stand Out of the Competition

Sweet bakery brands are developing a signature idea that they are well-known for. Moreover, the brands are also vying to incorporate themes in their products that well align with their core values, to leave a lasting impression on the consumers’ mindset.

Moreover, the sweet bakery brands also include special deals and offerings associated with their names, so that consumers stay updated about the same and make regular purchases. Manufacturers are using such strategies to enhance their traffic, which in turn will be crucial in determining the sales growth.

Experimentation Remains the Key to High Indulgence in the Sweet Bakery Landscape

Though the new-age bakery enthusiasts look for healthy alternatives, health is unable to encroach on the sweet bakery space. This can be attributed to consumers’ fondness for sweet bakery as treats and not for health benefits. Brands are on the lookout for new ways to increase the indulgence of sweet baked goods, via use of new colors, flavors, premium ingredients, and innovative packaging. These incorporations and experimentation will result in high indulgence, which in turn will help the market players in terms of healthy sales.

Sweet Bakery Market Segmentation

By Type

  • Bread
  • Rolls
  • Non-Frozen Cakes & Pastries
  • Frozen Cakes & Pastries

By Application

  • Specialist Retailers
  • Hypermarkets/Supermarkets
  • Convenience Stores
  • Online Retail

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.

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