Project report for Puffs manufacturing
Project report for bakery unit is as follows:
Bakery products are food items which generally include biscuits, cakes, pastries, flat-bread, tortilla, chapati, bun, croissant, etc. These products are rapidly gaining popularity owing to their pleasant taste and health-benefits as they are made from a variety of grains such as rye, maize, wheat, and oats among others. The other ingredients used for baking include water, eggs, baking soda and powder, nuts, and additives. As bakery products provide both convenience and affordability to the consumers, their consumption level has witnessed a rise in the past few years.The Indian bakery market reached a value of US$ 7.22 Billion in 2018.As breads and biscuits are fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), they are consumed on a daily basis by the consumers which increases the sales of these products in India. In addition to this, growth in the fast-food chains further stimulates the demand for breads as they are used in sandwiches, burgers, soups, snacks, etc. Moreover, introduction of value-added bakery products is giving an impetus to the market growth. Apart from this, busy lifestyles, changing eating habits and western influence has reflected in a strong demand for bakery products in India. Bakery products, due to high nutrient value and affordability, are an item of huge consumption. Due to the rapid population rise, the rising foreign influence, the emergence of a female working population and the fluctuating eating habits of people, they have gained popularity among people, contributing significantly to the growth trajectory of the bakery industry
Market potential & Strategy
Bakery holds an important place in food processing industry and is a traditional activity. With regard to bakery products, consumers are demanding newer options, and the industry has been experiencing fortification of bakery products in order to satiate the burgeoning appetite of the health-conscious Indian. A number of healthy products have been launched in the bakery segment, and are gaining popularity at a high rate. The mounting presence of bakery chains has further triggered the growth in the sector.India is the world’s second largest producer of food next to China, and has the potential of being the biggest with its food and agricultural sector. The Indian bakery industry is one of the biggest sections in the country’s processed food industry. Bakery products, which include bread and biscuits, form the major baked foods accounting for over 82 per cent of the total bakery products produced in the country. It enjoys a comparative advantage in manufacturing, with an abundant supply of primary ingredients required by the industry, and is the third-largest biscuit manufacturing country. Increase in displosable income in middleclass and the lack of time available for cooking leads to people prefer the bakery prducts and also the change in lifestyle of adopting western style etc will give boost to this industry. With the advanced aspiration for increased socialisation, Indian consumers are forcing the demand for more hang-out options. The segment’s innovation has powered the rise of newer café formats like bakery cafés, which reverse the concept of cafés by extending existing bakeries and chocolate retailers to offer complementary beverage items.