Bread no [sic] affected by recession | Bread's Continues [sic] Resistance To Recession:

In singling out industries benefiting from the downturn, Mintel gave top position to bread as 'faring the recession quite well.' Its original study predicted bread market growth in 2008 of 2.1%, which contrasts with figures placing growth last year at 7%.

Another indicator that we're approaching the economic trough, perhaps?