Wheat Flour Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2022



Flour is a fine powder that is obtained from grinding food grains that contain starch. Among the various food grains such as barley, corn, lima beans, peanuts, oats, potatoes, soybeans, rice and rye, wheat remains the most widely used raw material for making flour globally. It consists of all the nutrients which are essential for human consumption and as a result, wheat flour represents the most preferred flour across the world. It provides a number of health benefits ranging from improving the body’s metabolism to controlling obesity. It not only helps in lowering cholesterol levels but also assists in regulating blood sugar levels. Wheat flour finds numerous applications in the food industry such as in the preparation of many food items like breads, pastas, noodles, wafers, bakery products, etc. Currently, factors such as population growth, increasing disposable incomes, rise in consumption of bakery products, growing health awareness among the consumers and aggressive marketing by manufacturers are strengthening the growth of the global wheat flour market. According to IMARC Group, the global wheat flour market has grown at a CAGR of around 1% during 2009-2016 with the total global production volume reaching around 391 Million Tons in 2016.

Wheat flour market

IMARC’s latest study “Wheat Flour Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2017-2022” has provided a detailed insight into the global wheat flour market. The report has segmented the market on the basis of key regions. China represents the world’s largest producer of wheat flour accounting for nearly one-fifth of the total global production. China is followed by India, the European Union, the United States and Egypt.

This report provides a comprehensive analysis for setting up a wheat flour manufacturing plant. The study covers all the requisite aspects of the wheat flour market and provides an in-depth analysis of the industry performance, processing and manufacturing requirements, project cost, project funding, project economics, expected returns on investment, profit margins, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who are planning to foray into the wheat flour market in any manner.

wheat flour market report

The following are the key questions answered by this report:

  • How has the wheat market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the key regional markets in the global wheat industry?
  • How has the wheat flour market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the key regional markets in the global wheat flour market industry?
  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the wheat flour industry?
  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the wheat flour industry?
  • What is the structure of the wheat flour industry and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the wheat flour industry?
  • What are the profit margins in the wheat flour industry?
  • What are the key requirements for setting up wheat flour manufacturing plant?
  • How is wheat flour manufactured?
  • What are the various unit operations involved in wheat flour plant?
  • What is the total size of land required for setting up wheat flour plant?
  • What are the machinery requirements for setting up wheat flour plant?
  • What are the raw material requirements for setting up wheat flour plant?
  • What are the packaging requirements for wheat flour?
  • What are the transportation requirements for wheat flour?
  • What are the utility requirements for setting up wheat flour plant?
  • What are the manpower requirements for setting up wheat flour plant?
  • What are the infrastructure costs for setting up wheat flour plant?
  • What are the capital costs for setting up wheat flour plant?
  • What are the operating costs for setting up wheat flour plant?
  • What will be the income and expenditures for wheat flour plant?
  • What is the time required to break-even?

1 Preface
2 Research Methodology
3 Executive Summary
4 Introduction
5 Global Wheat Market

    5.1 Market Overview
    5.2 Market Performance
        5.2.1 Production Volume Trends
        5.2.2 Consumption Volume Trends
        5.2.3 Consumption Value Trends
    5.3 Price Trends
    5.4 Market Breakup by Region
6 Global Wheat Flour Market
    6.1 Market Overview 
    6.2 Market Performance
        6.2.1 Production Volume Trends
        6.2.2 Consumption Volume Trends
        6.2.3 Consumption Value Trends
    6.3 Price Trends  
    6.4 Market Breakup by Region
    6.5 Market Forecast
    6.6 SWOT Analysis
        6.6.1 Strengths
        6.6.2 Weakness
        6.6.3 Opportunity
        6.6.4 Threats
    6.7 Value Chain Analysis
    6.8 Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
        6.8.1 Overview
        6.8.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
        6.8.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
        6.8.4 Degree of Competition
        6.8.5 Threat of New Entrants
        6.8.6 Threat of Substitutes
    6.9 Key Market Drivers and Success Factors
7   Performance of Key Regions    
     7.1 China
     7.2 India
     7.3 European Union
     7.4 United States
     7.5 Egypt
8 Competitive Landscape
     8.1 Competitive Structure
     8.2 Production Capacities of Major Players
9 Wheat Flour Manufacturing Process
     9.1 Product Overview                 
     9.2 Detailed Process Flow
     9.3 Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
     9.4 Conversion Rate of Feedstock
10 Project Details, Requirements and Costs Involved
     10.1 Land Requirements and Expenditure
     10.2 Plant and Machinery
     10.3 Raw Material Requirements and Expenditures
     10.4 Packaging Requirements and Expenditures
     10.5 Transportation Requirements and Expenditures
     10.6 Utility Requirements and Expenditures
     10.7 Manpower Requirements and Expenditures 
     10.8 Other Capital Investments
 11 Loans and Financial Assistance
 12 Project Economics 
    12.1 Capital Cost of the Project 
    12.2 Techno-Economic Parameters 
    12.3 Product Pricing and Margins Across Various Levels of the Supply Chain
    12.4 Taxation and Depreciation 
    12.5 Income Projections 
    12.6 Expenditure Projections 
    12.7 Financial Analysis 
    12.8 Profit Analysis 
13 Key Player Profiles


List of Figures

Figure 1: Global: Wheat Industry Overview 
Figure 2: Global: Wheat Market: Production Volume Trend (In Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 3: Global: Wheat Market: Consumption Volume Trend (In Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 4: Global: Wheat Market: Consumption Value Trend (In Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 5: Global: Wheat Market: Price Trends (in US$/Ton), 2009-2016
Figure 6: Global: Wheat Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2016
Figure 7: Global: Wheat Flour Industry Overview 
Figure 8: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Production Volume Trend (In Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 9: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Consumption Volume Trend (In Million Tons), 2009-2016
Figure 10: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Consumption Value Trend (In Million US$), 2009-2016
Figure 11: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Price Trend (In US$/Ton), 2009-2016
Figure 12: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Breakup by Region (in %), 2016
Figure 13: Global: Wheat Flour Market Forecast: Production Volume Trend (in Million Tons), 2017-2022
Figure 14: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Consumption Volume Trend (in Million Tons), 2017-2022
Figure 15: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Consumption Value Trend (in US$/Ton), 2009-2016
Figure 16: Global: Wheat Flour Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 17: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 18: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
Figure 19: China: Wheat Flour Market (in ‘000 Tons), 2009, 2016 & 2022
Figure 20: India: Wheat Flour Market (in ‘000 Tons) 2009, 2016 & 2022
Figure 21: European Union: Wheat Flour Market (in ‘000 Tons), 2009, 2016 & 2022
Figure 22: United States: Wheat Flour Market (in ‘000 Tons), 2009, 2016 & 2022
Figure 23: Egypt: Wheat Flour Market (in ‘000 Tons), 2009, 2016 & 2022
Figure 24: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Detailed Process Flow
Figure 25: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Process: Conversion Rate of Feedstock
Figure 26: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Process: Various Types of Unit Operations Involved
Figure 27: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Process: Conversion Rate of Feedstock
Figure 28: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Capital Costs (in %)
Figure 29: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Margins Across Various Stages of the Supply Chain
Figure 30: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Breakup of Operational Expenses  

 

List of Tables

Table 1: Global: Wheat Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2016 and 2022
Table 2: Global: Wheat Market Forecast: Breakup by Region, 2017-2022 ((in Million Tons)
Table 3: Global: Wheat Flour Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2016 and 2022
Table 4: Global: Wheat Flour Market Forecast: Breakup by Region, 2017-2022 ((in Million Tons)
Table 5: Global: Flour Market: Major Flour Manufacturers
Table 6: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Land and Site Development (in US$)
Table 7: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Civil Works (in US$)
Table 8: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Plant Machinery (in US$) 
Table 9: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Raw Material Requirements
Table 10: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Salaries and Wages (in US$)
Table 11: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Costs Related to Other Capital Investments (in US$)
Table 12: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Capital Costs (in US$)
Table 13: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Techno-Economic Parameters
Table 14: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Taxation and Depreciation
Table 15: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Income Projections (in USD)
Table 16: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Expenditure Projections (in USD)
Table 17: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis without Considering the Income Tax Liability
Table 18: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Cash Flow Analysis on Considering the Income Tax Liability
Table 19: Wheat Flour Manufacturing Plant: Profit and Loss Account (in US$)


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