The Market for Bakery Flavors

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Market Perspective

The global market for bakery products, through retail and foodservice channels, has grown to be worth $494 billion, having grown by $109 billion over the past five years. Of this total, sales of bakery products through all retail channels amounts to $383 billion, while the foodservice market is worth $144 billion alone.

Bread and morning goods is by far the largest market, worth $185 billion globally, followed by fresh and frozen cakes and pastries valued at $158 billion. The category of flour, pasta, rice and noodles, which includes added-value rice and noodle products and fresh pasta, is now worth $82 billion globally and expanding rapidly. Finally, global consumer expenditure on all types of cookies has reached $71 billion. 

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