The bakery industry is very popular in urban part of India. Around 60% of production takes place in the unorganized sector. There are around 2 mn unorganized bakeries in the country, comprising small bakery units, cottage and household type manufacturing. Bakery products are part of the processed food category. They include cake, pastries, biscuits, bread,breakfast cereals, and other products.
Bakery products generally consumed as supplement foods (or breakfast food) in between the meal times. Bread and other bakery products are now consumed in almost in every Indian home and hotel. Bread also used to prepare sandwiches, bread toast, bread rolls, breadcrumbs etc. A huge consumption of bakery products because of mainly two reasons, firstly, they are ready-to-eat or convenience food to eat anywhere at any time and secondly,they can satisfy appetite.