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Biscuits & Cakes Market Update 2014 Product Image

Biscuits & Cakes Market Update 2014

  • Published: April 2014
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 73 Pages
  • Key Note Publications Ltd

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Burton's Foods Ltd
  • Finsbury Food Group Plc
  • Mondelez UK Ltd
  • Park Cakes Ltd
  • Senoble Uk Ltd
  • United Biscuits (UK) Ltd
  • MORE

This Market Update analyses the biscuits and cakes industry in the UK. In 2013, the market grew by 3.6% on the previous year.

Within this total market size, the biscuits and cakes sectors can both be further divided into subsectors. Within the former, the best performing sector is healthier biscuits. In addition to cereal bars and reduced fat and reduced calorie biscuits, this subsector also includes breakfast biscuits, demand and penetration for which continues to expand rapidly. Other categories that performed well in the biscuit sector in 2013 were savoury biscuits and seasonal biscuits, both of which increased their sector share. In value terms, however, subsectors such as chocolate biscuit bars, crackers and crispbreads and everyday biscuits, remained more substantial. Of the two categories in the cakes sector, individual cakes, cake bars, pies and tarts, which includes multipacks, continued to outperform the value of the large or whole cakes, pies and tarts subsector.

A primary reason for this is that consumers are prioritising on-the-go convenience in many areas of this market. The individual cakes subsector has been able to exploit this trend through individually-wrapped READ MORE >

Executive Summary

1 Market Definition
REPORT COVERAGE
MARKET SECTORS
Biscuits
Cakes

MARKET TRENDS
New Product Development
Popularity of Breakfast Biscuits and Cake Slices
Breakfast Biscuits
Cake Slices
Rise in Home Baking
ECONOMIC TRENDS
Table 11: UK Economic Trends (000, £m, %, million and £), 2009-2013
MARKET POSITION
The UK
Table 12: UK Household Expenditure on Food and on Sugar
and Sweet Products at Current Prices (£m and %), 2009-2013
Figure 11: UK Household Expenditure on Sugar
and Sweet Products at Current Prices (£m), 2009-2013
Overseas

2 Market Size
THE TOTAL MARKET
Table 21: The UK Market for Biscuits and Cakes by Value
at Current Prices (£m at rsp), 2009-2013
Figure 21: The UK Market for Biscuits and Cakes by Value
at Current Prices (£m at rsp), 2009-2013
BY MARKET SECTOR
Biscuits
Table
22: The UK Market for Biscuits by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp and %),
2009-2013
Figure 22: The UK Market for Biscuits by Value at Current Prices
(£m at rsp and %), 2009-2013
Table 23: The UK Market for Biscuits by Subsector by Value
at Current Prices (£m at rsp and %), 2013
Figure 23: The UK Market for Biscuits by Subsector Share (%), 2013
Healthier Biscuits
Chocolate Biscuit Bars
Crackers and Crispbreads

Everyday and Special Treats
Everyday Biscuits
Seasonal Biscuits
Savoury Biscuits
Children's Biscuits
Cakes
Table 24: The UK Market for Ambient Cakes by Value at Current Prices
(£m at rsp), 2009-2013
Figure 24: The UK Market for Ambient Cakes by Value
at Current Prices (£m at rsp), 2009-2013
Table 25: The UK Market for Ambient Cakes by Subsector
by Value at Current Prices (£m at rsp and %), 2013
Figure 25: The UK Market for Ambient Cakes by Subsector Share (%), 2013
Individual Cakes, Cake Bars, Pies and Tarts
Large/Whole Cakes, Pies and Tarts
OVERSEAS TRADE
General Overview
Table 26: UK Overseas Trade of Biscuits and Cakes (£000), 2011-2013
Exports
Table 27: UK Exports of Biscuits and Cakes (£000), 2011-2013
Imports
Table 28: UK Imports of Biscuits and Cakes (£000), 2011-2013

3 Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats
STRENGTHS
WEAKNESSES
OPPORTUNITIES
THREATS

4 Current Issues
CONCERN OVER SUGAR CONSUMPTION
Media Coverage and Political Consequences
Effect on Market
LOW DEMAND FOR ETHICALLY-PRODUCED CAKES AND BISCUITS

CORPORATE ACTIVITY
Avana Bakeries
Burton's Biscuit Company
Fabulous Bakin' Boys
Heatherslaw Bakery Company
Lightbody Group
Premier Foods PLC
United Biscuits

5 Forecasts
INTRODUCTION
General Economic Forecasts
Table 51: Economic Forecasts (000, % and million), 2014-2018
FORECASTS 2014 TO 2018
Table 52: The Forecast Market for Biscuits and Cakes (£m at rsp), 2014-2018
Figure 51: The Forecast Market for Biscuits and Cakes (£m at rsp), 2014-2018
MARKET GROWTH
Figure 52: The Forecast Growth of the UK Biscuits
and Cakes Market (£m at rsp), 2009-2018
FUTURE TRENDS
Formation of New Breakfast Biscuit Subsector
Sharing Bags and Focus on Convenience
Peak in Home Baking Trend

6 Company Profiles

BURTON'S FOODS LTD
FINSBURY FOOD GROUP PLC
THE JORDANS & RYVITA COMPANY LTD
MONDELEZ UK LTD
PARK CAKES LTD
SENOBLE UK LTD
UNITED BISCUITS (UK) LTD
WALKERS SHORTBREAD LTD

7 Further Sources

Associations
Publications
General Sources
Government Publications
Other Sources
Understanding Consumer Survey Data

Number, Profile, Penetration
Social Grade

Standard Region

- Burton's Foods Ltd
- Finsbury Food Group Plc
- Mondelez UK Ltd
- Park Cakes Ltd
- Senoble Uk Ltd
- The Jordans & Ryvita Company Ltd
- United Biscuits (UK) Ltd
- Walkers Shortbread Ltd

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