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              Industry

 

Bakery Industry In India Is Booming!

Bakery industry in India today has an important place in the industrial map of the country. With rapid growth, improvement in standard of living, westernization, increase in spending power, changing eating habits of people and increased transition from the unorganized sector to organized sector, bakery products have gained immense popularity among masses.

Industry Structure

The bakery industry in India is mainly popular in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Around 60% of production takes place in the unorganized sector.

There are around 2 million unorganized bakeries in the country, comprising small bakery units, cottage and household type manufacturing.

The organized sector consists of large, medium and small-scale manufacturers producing bread and biscuits.

The market size for the industry in India is expected to reach 47 billion by 2015 with a growth of 50 to 60 % per annum.


Industry Segments

Bread
About 50% of this segment is organized and is growing at a rapid rate of 14-15% per year. The estimated size of the organized bread industry is about
50 billion.

Cakes & Pastry
Cakes and pastries are growing at around 18-20% per year. The revenue realization in terms of unit volume is higher in this product category due to higher value addition.

Biscuit
The biscuit market in India is estimated to be 100 billion and the industry is also gearing up to aggressively tap the medium and premium segment within the country. Biscuit industry in India in the organized sector produces around 60% of the total production, the balance 40% being contributed by the unorganized bakeries.

The future prospects of the industry being on the brighter side, the industry brings lot of opportunities before the bakery and confectionary companies. BakeTech Expo 2014 will provide a unique global platform to the industry suppliers to interact and network in a complete business environment.

 

   
30 Oct - 01 Nov 2014, HITEX International Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad, India