15 reports

Packaged Food in Costa Rica

203 pages • By Euromonitor International

As local buyers from all socioeconomic segments continue to adopt more rational approaches in terms of their regular grocery shopping habits, the main players keep orientating towards providing value-for-money products. They are often offering larger packs as well as smaller, low-cost, presentations, so that they are capable of targeting different...

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Nov 2016

Sauces, Dressings and Condiments in Costa Rica

27 pages • By Euromonitor International

Costa Rican buyers continued to become familiar with the vast range of sauces and condiments that continued to increase in most modern grocery retailers throughout the country, with ethnic flavours and natural products becoming more popular with consumers. The demand for mature mass products such as stock cubes, ketchup, mayonnaise, and chilli...

800 912 600
Oct 2016

Soup in Costa Rica

23 pages • By Euromonitor International

In spite of recent efforts to offer value added proposals to consumers (including imported organic broths), traditional products continued to be the most popular, which explains the lack of innovation by the main competitors during 2016. The strong performance of low priced mass products influenced volume and value sales in Costa Rica, and...

800 912 600
Oct 2016

Central America Food and Drink Report Q4 2016

80 pages • By Business Monitor International

Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI View: An improved consumer outlook in the Central American region will drive growth in the foodand drink industry over our forecast period. Rising disposable incomes will support industry growth inGuatemala and Honduras, while a well developed tourism sector will support premiumisation...

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Sep 2016

Gum in Costa Rica

24 pages • By Euromonitor International

As increasing competition resulted in more aggressive pricing strategies and the wider offering of promotional value packs, in 2016 gum companies increasingly looked to innovation and functional features to add value to their products. This was especially the case with producers of sugar-free gum. In particular, many brand extensions consisted...

800 912 600
Jul 2016

Chocolate Confectionery in Costa Rica

25 pages • By Euromonitor International

As the number of brands and value-for-money products available continued to increase, pricing strategies and positioning played an increasingly influential role in purchasing decisions within chocolate confectionery in Costa Rica in 2016. The category as a whole continued to benefit from the snacking and indulgence trends, while demand for...

800 912 600
Jul 2016

Sugar Confectionery in Costa Rica

26 pages • By Euromonitor International

As innovation within sugar confectionery became less evident, towards the end of the review period leading players in the category became more reliant on line extensions and strong consumer awareness of their established brands to maintain growth in volume and current value sales. Point-of-sale availability and pricing continued to be among...

800 912 600
Jul 2016

Central America Food and Drink Report Q2 2016

77 pages • By Business Monitor International

Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI View: Our consumer outlook for the region has brightened in recent quarters, especially ashouseholds benefit from low oil prices (boosting real purchasing power). Guatemala and Honduras, whichhave traditionally been vulnerable to structural macroeconomic weaknesses, will be the outperformers.Rising...

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Mar 2016

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Costa Rica

26 pages • By Euromonitor International

Health-orientated trends continue to influence the development of sweet and savoury snacks in Costa Rica, with further levels of specialisation that promote more natural-based products’ positions within a more fragmented competitive frame. Still, the vast majority of health-orientated products have a clear niche position, not impacting the...

800 912 600
Dec 2015

Oils and Fats in Costa Rica

31 pages • By Euromonitor International

As a result of the ongoing demand amongst the population for more affordable and health-oriented food options, oils and fats continue to adopt a more functional position, which requires manufactures to offer the right combination of value-added features and competitive unit prices. In such a context, the main trend that continues to develop...

800 912 600
Oct 2015

Other Dairy in Costa Rica

28 pages • By Euromonitor International

Low levels of innovation among a very mature base of traditional products continue to characterise the sales performance of most other dairy manufacturers during 2015. The main trends consist of the offer of flexible packaging brand extensions that offer better value for money, combined with additional levels of product innovation that orient...

800 912 600
Jul 2015

Canned/Preserved Food in Costa Rica

52 pages • By Euromonitor International

Towards the end of the review period, canned/preserved food, products in which are a popular low-cost food option among consumers, faced increased competition, due to the increasing cost of food cans and of modernising packaging (towards more convenient and higher performance alternatives) as well as the on-going emergence of low-price alternatives...

800 912 600
Jan 2015

Dried Processed Food in Costa Rica

54 pages • By Euromonitor International

Over 2013-2014 there was activity in rice related to anticipation of regulatory changes regarding the established (regulated) pricing for 80/20 rice (80% whole grain/20% broken rice) as well as the penetration of international brands (mainly from Argentina and Uruguay) and the anticipated application of free-trade agreements with the US. Even...

800 912 600
Jan 2015

Frozen Processed Food in Costa Rica

55 pages • By Euromonitor International

Over 2013-2014 the availability of frozen processed food continued to increase due to the proliferation of supermarkets and convenience stores, through which consumers have access to a wide base of locally manufactured and imported products and solutions for different occasions. New product development has been focused on innovation with differentiation...

800 912 600
Jan 2015

Chilled Processed Food in Costa Rica

52 pages • By Euromonitor International

With the on-going trend of economic polarisation in Costa Rica, chilled processed food has experienced increased price segmentation, with the majority of consumers looking for the most affordable products, such as those in small size presentations, economy products and private label products. This has also resulted from the ongoing process...

800 912 600
Jan 2015