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US Demand for Dough, Dry Pasta, & Tortillas to Rise 3.2% Annually to 2022


US Demand for Dough, Dry Pasta, & Tortillas to Rise 3.2% Annually to 2022

Population Growth and Rising Demand for Prepared Foods Will Drive Gains

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CLEVELAND, Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- US demand for dough, dry pasta, and tortillas is forecast to increase 3.2% per annum through 2022, according to Dough, Dry Pasta, & Tortillas: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports. Suppliers will benefit from population growth, including in the Hispanic cohort, and rising per-capita consumption; consumers' ability to purchase higher-value products as disposable personal incomes expand; and ongoing demand for prepared foods from foodservice establishments as consumers continue to place value on the convenience and entertainment of dining out.

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Furthermore, a preference by some consumers for higher-value niche products, such as gluten-free pasta, will boost gains in dollar terms. Other niche trends include marketing products that feature high-protein, heritage or ancient grain, and pulse flour. Competition from other foods and increasing consumer health concerns and the related popularity of diets designed to reduce carbohydrate intake will prevent stronger gains.

These and other key insights are featured in Dough, Dry Pasta, & Tortillas: United States. This report forecasts to 2022 US dough, dry pasta, and tortillas demand and shipments in nominal US dollars at the manufacturer level. Total demand and shipments are segmented by product in terms of:

  • dough
  • dry pasta
  • tortillas

To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total shipments, the various segments, and trade are provided in annual series from 2007 to 2017.

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Analysis is intended to guide the busy reader through pertinent topics in rapid succession, including:

  • total historical market size and industry output
  • segmentation by products and markets
  • identification of market drivers, constraints, and key indicators
  • segment-by-segment outlook in five-year forecasts
  • a survey of the supply base
  • suggested resources for further study

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