The bakery processing equipment market size was valued at $11.4 billion in 2018, and is expected to reach $18.7 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 6.7% from 2019 to 2026. The bread segment led in terms of market share in 2018 and is expected to retain its dominance throughout the forecast period.
Manufacturers are using enhanced equipment to meet the increased demand owing to surge in demand for bakery equipment. Baking equipment witnesses rapidly evolving technological changes ranging from materials to safety and ergonomics. Spiral-style mixers are now being extensively used owing to multiple benefits including high capacity processing into breads reduced oxidation of dough and over-mixing. Furthermore, automatic timers are now being deployed with mixers that could process dough without supervision. Continuous innovation in ovens have led to invention of probes, rotating racks, and microprocessor controls providing even baking along with precise temperature & humidity levels control in the due course of baking. As a result, an unprecedented control over browning, crust, and texture is achieved. In addition, compact machines aid turning dough into loaves or shaped rolls, enhancing productive and reducing labor work and risk of repetitive stress injuries. Puff pastry, pie crusts, or pizza crusts are now quickly rolled by dough sheeters having same advantages as that of compact machines. Over the past couple of years, Asia-Pacific especially China, India, Australia, witness rise in rate of demand for various bakery food products. Owing to which, various franchise bakery stores are entering into key Asian markets. Due to rise in per capita income and improvised lifestyle of consumers, the region has been experiencing gradual growth in demand for various bakery food products that include frozen bakery food products, as well.
The bakery processing equipment are the systems and related machinery that help the bakery industry feed global population close to eight billion people. The bakery processing industry is behind-the-scenes enabler that efficiently and quietly processes food from farm to the plate. The global market has experienced upsurge in demand in the recent years. From the impact of process automation and advanced robotics to growing demand for clean label and organic products, the sector is undergoing a rapid transition.
Amid innovation, demographic change, and evolving customer needs, the outlook for bakery processing equipment sector seems optimistic, and processing equipment industry will continue to witness robust growth in the years ahead. Population expansion in developing region coupled with urbanization and rise in standard of living augment the bakery processing equipment market growth, backed by a dietary shift to higher value-added products.
Changes in consumer preferences continue to foster higher demand for organic and healthier food. Furthermore, food safety, intense focus on traceability, and higher standards continue to create demand for processing equipment. Furthermore, increased appetite for convenience food is expected to create remunerative opportunities for players operating in the bakery processing equipment market. Nevertheless, cost pressures and operational challenges amongst engaged stakeholders are all set to accelerate process of automation in bakery processing industry.
Governments and regulatory bodies play an important role to accelerate or inhibit the growth of any market. The regulations of the industry mainly focus on specifying requirements regarding safety, plant sanitation, ergonomics, basic hygiene, and validation of different equipment used for various processes such as cutting, kneading, and storage. The bakery processing equipment industry delivers highly customized products to suit diverse requirements of its customers. The high degree of customization, standardization, and regulation helps ensure that all equipment have at least basic safety features in common.
The demand for new range of equipment for bakery processing and need for specialized systems such as RFID labelling have increased significantly as the bakery industry is now becoming increasingly important owing to increased per capita consumption of bread and other bakery products. Customers demand equipment that improve overall operational efficiency, increase uptimes, and cut costs; thus, paving way for energy efficiency, automation, and integrated solutions
Emerging market growth, increasing disposable income, and rising penetration of retail sales fuel the demand for packaged and processed food which in turn lead to higher equipment sales. Emerging markets are driving most of the market growth with Asia-Pacific region to lead the market growth in the years to come.
The global bakery processing equipment market is segmented into product type, application, and region. By product type, the global market is studied across ovens & proofers, mixers, sheeters & molders and others. Depending on application, the market is classified into bread, cakes & pastries, cookies & biscuits, pizza crusts and others. Region wise, the market is studied across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA
By Product Type
Sheeters and Molders segment would exhibit the highest CAGR of 8.6% during 2019-2026.
By product type, the global bakery processing equipment market is studied across ovens & proofers, mixers, sheeters & molders and others. Ovens and proofers are food processing equipment used while bakery doughs. These are heating chambers that encourage fermentation of dough by yeast with the help of warm temperatures and controlled humidity. Wide range of bakery ovens are manufactured and designed using advanced technology and research that assure low fuel consumption, affordable prices, excellent volume, shine, texture, and crust in the market.
By application, the global bakery processing equipment market is segmented into bread, cakes & pastries, cookies & biscuits, pizza crusts, and others. Breads are considered as one of most preferred bakery products among its target customers. Owing to its large-scale application in various food service industry as well as retail sectors, bread accounts to comparatively higher value share in the global market. Higher rate of consumption of such type of flat bread is being witnessed in the European and the North American regions.
Cookies and Biscuits segment would exhibit the highest CAGR of 9.0% during 2019-2026.
By region, the market is studied across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. Asia-Pacific leads in terms of bakery processing equipment market share throughout the analysis period. However, LAMEA is estimated to the gain wide traction during the forecast period.
Asia-Pacific would exhibit the highest CAGR of 11.8% during 2019-2026.
The report focuses on the growth prospects, restraints, and opportunities of the global market. The study provides Porters five forces analysis to understand the impact of various factors such as bargaining power of suppliers, competitive intensity of competitors, threat of substitutes, threat of new entrants, and bargaining power of buyers of the bakery processing equipment market.
Some of the key players operating in global bakery processing equipment market includes Paul Mueller Company, BUHLER AG, EUROASIA FOOD EQUIPMENT SDN BHD, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft, Welbilt Inc., Ali Group Srl, Breville Group, The Middleby Corporation, JBT Corporation, Heat and Control, Inc.
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Bakery Processing Equipment Market Report Highlights
By Product Type
Key Market Players
Heat and Control, Inc., Paul Mueller Company, Breville Group, EUROASIA FOOD EQUIPMENT SDN BHD, GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft, BUHLER AG, The Middleby Corporation, Ali Group Srl, JBT Corporation, Welbilt Inc.
The bakery processing industry is now gaining attention from the engaged stakeholders owing to evolving dietary preferences, increasing disposable incomes, and consumer transition toward value-added products. Increase in demand in emerging markets, rise in living standards and urbanization foster demand for packaged and processed food, leading to higher demand for bakery equipment sales. Owing to increase in demand for bakery products in both emerging and developed countries, the government of the respective regions plays a crucial role to set standards for the equipment industry.
To capture growth and deliver high performance, operating players in the market need to embrace change. Investment in new capabilities including robotics, automation, new product offerings smarter products and customized solutions, and new operating models including enhanced post sales services and growth-focused strategies are anticipated to remain key differentiating factors to operate in highly competitive industry.