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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Flour Milling

Overview: the U.S. Flour Milling Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Flour Milling: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Flour Milling industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product Description Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Flour Milling

Corn Mill Products

Prepared Flour Mixes, Including Refrigerated And Frozen Doughs And Batters, Made In Flour Mills

Flour Milling, Not Categorized, Total

Total Miscellaneous Receipts

Resales - Sales Of Products Bought And Sold Without Further Manufacture, Processing, Or Assembly

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

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Flour Milling Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Flour Milling companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

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Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Flour Milling company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Flour Milling industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Flour Milling measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 5%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 7%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 9%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 8%
Production Occupations 51%
Supervisors of Production Workers 5%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 5%
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 5%
Food Processing Workers 16%
Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers 16%
Food Batchmakers 8%
Other Production Occupations 28%
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers 7%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 12%
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders 12%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 14%
Material Moving Workers 12%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Flour Milling Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • New Carbon trademarks "GOLDEN MALTED SINCE 1937 AMERICA'S WAFFLE" - Electric waffle irons - 07/26/2016
  • New Carbon raises $41 million in funding. - 04/23/2012

  • Top Innovators

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    New Carbon

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • UPDATE 1-Taiwan bought 73,635 tonnes of wheat from U.S. last week - HAMBURG, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The Taiwan Flour Millers’ Association last week bought 73,635 tonnes of milling wheat to be sourced from the United States, European traders said on Wednesday. The wheat was bought in two consignments for shipment from the U.S ... (01/10/2018)
    • A case study of lawlessness in Ja - was brought to a complete standstill with the bedlam trundling all the way from the entrance at the Gunboat Beach and convulsing back to the entrance of the Jamaica Flour Mills plant on Windward Road. The pandemonium could easily have been predicted as the ... (01/10/2018)
    • Flour Mills explains N39.9bn rights issue - Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc says its N39.9bn planned rights issue is part of its growth strategy targeted at building long-term value for all stakeholders. The group is looking at strengthening its capital base, supporting its working capital and driving ... (01/08/2018)
    • Dangote Cement, Zenith, UBA, Diamond, GTBank, UACN, Flour Mills top analysts stock picks in 2018 - With optimism that stocks would extend the gains seen in 2017 in the New Year, analysts have identified stocks that could drive such a rally. The All Share Index was up 42 percent in 2017 making it the third best performing stock market globally. (01/08/2018)
    • Flour Mills to raise additional N39.9 billion by way of rights - Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc has received regulatory nod to raise additional N39.9billion by way of rights to existing shareholders. Speaking at the signing in ceremony in Lagos, over the weekend, the management of FMN Plc led by the Group Managing Director ... (01/08/2018)
    • BRIEF-Flour Mills of Nigeria Receives Clearance From SEC And NSE To Proceed With Series 1 Of Right Issue Programme - * RECEIVED CLEARANCE FROM SECURITIES AND EXCAHNGE COMMISSION AND NSE TO PROCEED WITH SERIES 1 OF THE RIGHT ISSUE PROGRAMME Source: Further company coverage: ( (01/05/2018)
    • Global flour milling machines market trends and forecast by 2022 examined in new market research report - The 2017 market research report on Global Flour Milling Machines Market is an in-depth study and analysis of the market by our industry experts with unparalleled domain knowledge. In our aim to provide our erudite clients with the best research material ... (01/03/2018)
    • Global flour market is projected to cross $ 270 billion by 2022 - Some of the major players operating in the global flour market are Archer Daniels Midland Company; ConAgra Brands, Inc; Cargill, Incorporated; Bunge Limited; Wilmar International Ltd; CHS, Inc.; General Mills, Inc.; Ardent Mills, LLC; P&H Milling Group ... (12/28/2017)
    • North Cairo Flour Mills : NBE's Fund cuts its stake in North Cairo Mills to 4.915% - ArabFinance: North Cairo Mills (MILS) said NBE's National fund management CO. and Al Baraka Bank Egypt (SAUD) sold 20,000 shares from its shares. Fund stake after deal execution has become 4.915% of the company’s capital from 5.102%. It is worth to ... (12/28/2017)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $64,527,274 on Flour Milling. It has awarded 214 contracts to 34 companies, with an average value of $1,897,861 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Sorghum flour manufacturing, Corn flour manufacturing, Batters, prepared, made in flour mills, Barley flour manufacturing, Fruit flour, meal, and powders, manufacturing, Doughs, Blended flour made in flour mills, Durum flour manufacturing, Graham flour manufacturing, Potato flour manufacturing, Wheat flour manufacturing, Flour mixes made in flour mills, Grits and flakes, corn brewer's, Semolina flour manufacturing, Farina (except breakfast food) made in flour mills, Rye flour manufacturing, Cereal grain germ manufacturing, Vegetable flour manufacturing, Buckwheat flour manufacturing, Brewers' and distillers' flakes and grits, corn, Mixes, flour (e.g., biscuit, cake, doughnut, pancake) made in flour mills, Oat flour manufacturing, Vegetable flour, Wheat bran manufacturing, Prepared flour mixes made in flour mills, Wheat germ manufacturing, Meal, for human consumption made in flour mills, Cereal grain flour manufacturing, Flour, blended, or self-rising (except rice), Grain mills (except animal feed, breakfast cereal, rice), Hominy grits (except breakfast food), Corn meal made in flour mills, Bulgur (flour) manufacturing, Flour mills, cereals grains (except breakfast cereals, etc.

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