Allahabad bakeries


The city of Allahabad hosts about 3000 SMEs. They include about 130 bakeries that are scattered across the city. The bakeries cater mainly to local markets, and can be categorized based on their products into three types: (1) paav (2) rusk & cake and (3) biscuit, pastry & others. Most of the bakeries (about 90) have a turnover of less than Rs 1 lakh; a few larger units have a monthly turnover of more than Rs 5 lakhs. The bakeries mainly rely on wood and diesel to provide heat for the ovens, and on electricity for the mixing of ingredients.

Products manufactured

Bakery products such as biscuits, buns, cakes, paav, pastries and rusks

Number of MSMEs


Energy consumption


Main fuels

Wood; diesel; electricity

Production & turnover

Rs 52 crores (0.52 billion)

Total energy consumption (toe)


Leading industry association(s)

Naini Industries Association

Cluster Profile

Other Resources

Source: Data pertains to 2015-16, collected primarily under the TERI-SDC EESE project

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