Barriers to Entry Becoming a major commercial bakery takes a large amount of capital to purchase equipment, and you'd face stiff competition from the existing well-known brands. Opening a small, retail bakery requires less equity and is easier to start.
Baking in the Philippines Have you wondered how the art of baking began, and spread its reach across the Philippines? Baking, in itself, goes back at least a thousand years. The use of enclosed ovens, to produce bread and pastry, was probably introduced by European explorers and colonizers.
One school of thought is that Spanish missionaries introduced baking to the country. Wheat was often used in food, by missionaries, who introduced the diet, as well as the preparation and process to the locals.
Photo courtesy of http: Ancient baking mold of mooncake. The Kueh Lapis, with its colorful appearance and layered arrangement, makes it a likely source of inspiration for our Sapin-sapin.
From there, it became part and partial of growing up Filipino. Having baked goods at home became a common thing. Breakfast would consist of Tasty Bread, and Puto or Mamon would be there during merienda.
Typical bread that you can find in a neighborhood bakery.
For those who could afford their own oven, having newly baked cake, cookies, bread and similar desserts, became staple during mealtime, snacks and feasts. A modern kitchen, where baking techniques of yesterday, and appliances of today meet. The importance of baked goods in Philippine tradition is undeniable.
With so many foreign influences that made their mark in how baking developed in the Philippines, there is no definitive answer really, to how it all began.Track key industry trends, opportunities and threats. Inform your marketing, brand, strategy and market development, sales and supply functions.
The majority of growth will come from pastries. The Bakery & Cereals market in the Philippines is forecast to register moderate growth during providing opportunities for manufacturers to innovate and introduce new products in the market.
The Pastry Alliance of the Philippines is a national network of industry professionals with a goal of uplifting the baking industry in the country. The event was held at the training center of the Filipino-Chinese Bakery Association, Inc.
(FCBAI) last October 5, It remains to be seen whether the bakery industry will be able to survive when the major supermarkets have such great monopoly power.
TRENDS In , Gardenia Bakeries Philippines opened a new manufacturing plant in Cebu with a daily capacity of 50, loaves in order to serve the Visayas and Mindanao regions. The bakery industry is a huge business that caters to people's weaknesses for tasty breads, cakes, pies and sweet rolls.
In contrast to many other Asian economies, bakery products have a well established presence in the Philippine diet. Trends in the bakery industry include: increasing though somewhat slower sales of bakery products in ; continued importance of artisanal bakery items marketed. Academy of Pastry Arts and Bakery Arts Philippines is a premier institute, offering you a unique opportunity to learn the Art of Pastry & Bakery. Our school is dedicated to the art of pastry and it is our goal to be the finest pastry school in Asia, producing the . This is a list of bakeries. A bakery is an establishment that produces and sells flour-based food baked in an oven such as bread, cakes, pastries, and pies. Some retail bakeries are also cafés, serving coffee and tea to customers who wish to consume the baked goods on the premises.
According to the American Bakers Association, bakery products make up The Bread and Bakery Products market includes fresh bread and bread rolls and similar baked goods (e.g. pastries) made using grains or cereals.