Frozen Bread Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

Global Frozen Bread Market is segmented By Type (Conventional Bread and Gluten-free Bread), By Distribution Channel (Retail Channels and Food Service); and By Geography.

Market Snapshot

Frozen Bread Market Size
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Europe
CAGR: 4.3 %
Frozen Bread Market Key Players

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Market Overview

The global frozen bread market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.3% during the forecast period 2020-2025.

  • Rising consumer demands for healthier bread without compromising the quality is driving the frozen bread market growth. The increasing demand for frozen bread products due to the rising preference toward convenient food and the popularity of specialty frozen bread products as it offers convenience to in-store bakeries, food service restaurants, cafes, etc by maintaining both freshness and quality of bread.
  • Organic, natural, and health claim on frozen bread are the key trend influencing the market growth. Rising consumer preference for value-added, ethnic, fresh, and artisanal frozen bread are also responsible for driving the sales across the globe.

Scope of the Report

The scope of the frozen bread market includes segmentation of the market by type which includes conventional bread and gluten-free bread. The market is divided based on distribution channel which includes retail channels and food service. The study also involves the global level analysis of the main regions such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, the Middle East, and Africa.

By Product Type
Conventional Bread
Gluten-free Bread
By Distribution Channel
Retail Channels
Food Service
North America
United States
Rest of North America
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia Pacific
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South America
Rest of South America
Middle East and Africa
South Africa
United Arab Emirates
Rest of Middle East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

Rising Demand for Ready to Bake Bakery Products

Bake-off bakery production has become one of the key targets for almost all of industrial bakers in Europe. Scratch baking is labor intensive and requires long time. Industry is shifting from traditional baking to Bake-off technologies (BOT). Three key BOT are Unfermented frozen dough (UFD), partially baked frozen bread (PBF), and Partially baked unfrozen bread (PBUF). Frozen semi-baked goods and ready-to-bake goods are also important product segments for the food industry, especially for hotels and the catering industry. Pre-proofed frozen dough is also a convenient alternative to fresh baked bread. Bakery products like bread, rolls, and bagels are majorly served as ready-to-thaw products, while croissants and pastries are available in the ready-to-bake form.

Frozen Bread Market Share

Europe Holds A Significant Market Share

The European bakery industry is leading the frozen bakery industry. The Western European frozen bakery products markets are matured and saturated, as compared to the emerging markets of Eastern Europe, which are driving the sales of biscuits and bread, in particular, owing to the high demand for convenient food products. The European frozen bakery market is well-established in terms of the supply chain, product array, distribution channels, and consumer preferences. Innovation and new product developments are gaining prominence in the indulgence category, which includes cakes, pastries, and cookies. Co-operatives and industrial baking companies are dominant in the European frozen bakery market, especially due to their ability to produce high-quality and consistent part-baked products.

Frozen Bread Market Analysis

Competitive Landscape

The global frozen bread market is fragmented with the presence of numerous players. The key players are using growth strategies including mergers and acquisitions, expansion, new product development and partnerships to fuel market growth. There are several prominent players in this industry, such as Aryzta AG, Gonnella Baking Co. and Campbell Soup Company among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Product Type

      1. 5.1.1 Conventional Bread

      2. 5.1.2 Gluten-free Bread

    2. 5.2 By Distribution Channel

      1. 5.2.1 Retail Channels

      2. 5.2.2 Food Service

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

        4. Rest of North America

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. Spain

        2. United Kingdom

        3. Germany

        4. France

        5. Italy

        6. Russia

        7. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.3.4 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America

      5. 5.3.5 Middle East and Africa

        1. South Africa

        2. United Arab Emirates

        3. Rest of Middle East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Most Active Companies

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategies

    3. 6.3 Market Share Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Gonnella Baking Company

      2. 6.4.2 Sunbulah Group

      3. 6.4.3 Aryzta AG

      4. 6.4.4 Bridgford Foods Corporation

      5. 6.4.5 Campbell Soup Company

      6. 6.4.6 Grupo Bimbo SAB de CV

      7. 6.4.7 Flower foods

      8. 6.4.8 Emad Bakeries

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Frozen Bread Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Frozen Bread Market is growing at a CAGR of 4.3% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Europe holds highest share in 2021.

Campbell Soup Company, Gonnella Baking Co., Aryzta AG, Sunbulah Group, Bridgford Foods Corporation are the major companies operating in Frozen Bread Market.

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