Ludhiana Bakeries (Punjab)


The industrial city of Ludhiana has a cluster of about 170 bakeries and 30 soya processing units, all of them MSMEs. Small and medium-sized bakeries typically have 2–6 baking ovens each. Captive and micro level bakeries usually operate with a single oven. The baking ovens operate on diesel, LPG, or electricity. The soya units use electrical grinders and diesel-based boilers. The cluster provides direct or indirect employment to more than 6000 people.

Products manufactured

Baked products such as breads and buns, cookies and biscuits, and macaroons; soya products such as soya milk and paneer.

Number of MSMEs


Energy consumption


Main fuels

Diesel, electricity, LPG

Production & turnover

2500 tpa; Rs 125 crores (1.25 billion)

Total energy consumption (toe)


Cluster Profile

Other Resources

Source:Data pertains to 2016–17, collected primarily under the TERI–SDC ‘EESE’ project

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