22 reports

Packaged Food in Ecuador

213 pages • By Euromonitor International

Packaged food registered lower retail value and volume growth in 2016 than in previous years, which can be attributed to the import restrictions which negatively impacted supply and led to higher unit prices, as well as the traffic light labelling system, which negatively impacted certain products which used to be perceived as healthy. Ecuadorians...

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Jan 2017

Sauces, Dressings and Condiments in Ecuador

27 pages • By Euromonitor International

The “traffic light” labelling system had an increasing influence on consumer choices in sauces, dressings and condiments in 2016. This was especially true with regard to product types that are traditionally perceived as somewhat unhealthy. Prominent examples include mayonnaise, which is high in fat, and ketchup, which has a high sugar content....

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Oct 2016

Soup in Ecuador

23 pages • By Euromonitor International

In recent years, there has been a clear trend towards healthier eating in Ecuador. Rising health awareness and initiatives like the “traffic light” labelling system have led more people to try and reduce their consumption of products that are high in salt, sugar, fat, artificial additives etc, as such ingredients can contribute to the development...

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Oct 2016

Ready Meals in Ecuador

24 pages • By Euromonitor International

In 2015 Ecuador’s Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex) established import tariff surcharges ranging from 15% to 45% on more 2,000 product types. Included among these were ingredients used in the production of ready meals, such as gherkins, olives, sweet corn, peas and asparagus. The resultant rise in production costs led most companies in ready...

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Oct 2016

Spreads in Ecuador

23 pages • By Euromonitor International

The import tariff surcharges established by Ecuador’s Committee of Foreign Trade via Resolution No.11-2015 in March 2015 continued to have a significant influence in spreads in 2016. Chocolate spreads was among the categories most affected, with a surcharge of 45% being applied to imports of this product type. Also highly influential was the...

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Oct 2016

Processed Meat and Seafood in Ecuador

27 pages • By Euromonitor International

In order to mitigate the impact from the traffic light labelling system established on 29 August 2014, most companies started to change their products’ formulas from their production processes; for example, some players have managed to reduce their salt and fat content and thus they were awarded yellow labels. However, in 2016, a high number...

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Oct 2016

Processed Fruit and Vegetables in Ecuador

24 pages • By Euromonitor International

Processed fruit and vegetables was affected by tariff surcharges of 45%, established for imports of some processed vegetables such as gherkins, olives, mushrooms, peas and potatoes, as well as for imported fruits like apricots, which recorded the same surcharge. In addition, import taxes for packaging imports like glass jars, cans, also hit...

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Oct 2016

Baby Food in Ecuador

25 pages • By Euromonitor International

In 2016, prepared baby food was the most impacted category by the tariff surcharges of 45% for imports; however, the value sales performance from the whole category was positive, given that prices of the affected category were relatively affordable; besides, there was observed the participation of a new domestic player to replace the sales...

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Sep 2016

Yoghurt and Sour Milk Products in Ecuador

24 pages • By Euromonitor International

Yoghurt and sour milk products was strongly impacted by the traffic light labelling and by the regulations for the control of operations in schools, which were established on 24 April 2014 by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health with the aim of ensuring food safety, tending to safeguard the health of children. In order to fulfil...

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Sep 2016

Other Dairy in Ecuador

25 pages • By Euromonitor International

Although products from the category were not forced to carry traffic light labelling, the fact that every time more consumers are changing their food habits – which demonstrates greater awareness about their health condition – and negative advertising regarding dairy products consumption were some of the main factors which impacted the category...

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Sep 2016

Chocolate Confectionery in Ecuador

26 pages • By Euromonitor International

During 2016, some of the most important factors which impacted chocolate confectionery were related to the tariff surcharges policy which was determined by the Committee on Foreign Trade (COMEX), with Resolution No.11-2015 launched in March 2015 in order to protect the balance of payments and the national economy. This policy strongly benefited...

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Jul 2016

Gum in Ecuador

23 pages • By Euromonitor International

According to the Ecuadorian Technical Regulation RTE INEN 022 about the labelling of food products (processed and packaged), all processed food for human consumption which contains in its composition transgenics must include in its labelling the following phrase: “contains transgenics”. Thus, all the gum products that were marketed in 2016...

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Jul 2016

Sugar Confectionery in Ecuador

26 pages • By Euromonitor International

Domestic companies benefited from the tariff surcharges of 45% established for imported sugarised products, because local companies produce in Ecuador with entirely Ecuadorian raw materials. However, in spite of this tariff policy, some products from Colombia were observed being marketed by street vendors, without evidence that they were legal,...

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Jul 2016

Savoury Snacks in Ecuador

25 pages • By Euromonitor International

The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health, through Interministerial Agreement No. 0005-14, published in the Official register No. 232 on April 24, 2014, issued the Regulations for the Control of Operation in bars of the Schools from the national education system, with the aim of ensuring food safety and safeguarding the health of...

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Jul 2016

Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks in Ecuador

29 pages • By Euromonitor International

Sweet biscuits, snack bars and fruit snacks was strongly influenced by traffic light labelling, due to an increasing number of consumers being more careful when buying biscuits and snacks. Consumers, especially those with middle to high incomes, were looking for products with at least yellow traffic light labels; in other words products with...

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Jul 2016

Sweet and Savoury Snacks in Ecuador

24 pages • By Euromonitor International

The 3% current value growth recorded by sweet and savoury snacks in 2015 was significantly slower than the 7% gain registered in 2014. This was because companies were affected by the traffic light labelling law, which requires food packaging to use red labels for products which are high in sugar, fat or sodium, as well as ongoing import restrictions,...

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Jan 2016

Biscuits and Snack Bars in Ecuador

29 pages • By Euromonitor International

Biscuits in Ecuador saw growing diversification over the review period thanks to the introduction of several international brands and the launch of some high-quality imported products. The increasing variety of options, added to positive economic performance in the country, led to increased consumer demand for high-quality and more-expensive...

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Nov 2015

Oils and Fats in Ecuador

29 pages • By Euromonitor International

Oils and fats saw a slight slowdown in retail volume sales growth in 2015 compared to the CAGR seen over the review period. Among the reasons for this was the new traffic light labelling system, which shows the fat, sugar and salt content of products, which contributed to the slower growth seen. Euromonitor International’s Oils and...

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Nov 2015

Mixed Odoriferous Substance Market in Ecuador to 2019 - Market Size, Development, and Forecasts

19 pages • By Global Research & Data Services

The report Mixed Odoriferous Substance Market in Ecuador to 2019 - Market Size, Development, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date industry data on the actual market situation, and future outlook for mixed odoriferous substances in Ecuador. The research includes historic data from 2008 to 2014 and forecasts until 2019 which makes the report...

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Oct 2015

Chocolate, Cocoa and Sugar Confectionery Market in Ecuador to 2019 - Market Size, Development, and Forecasts

37 pages • By Global Research & Data Services

The industry report Chocolate, Cocoa and Sugar Confectionery Market in Ecuador to 2019 - Market Size, Development, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, and future outlook for chocolate, cocoa and sugar confectionery in Ecuador. The research includes historic market data from 2008 to 2014 and...

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Jun 2015

Food and Beverage Processing Machine Market in Ecuador to 2019 - Market Size, Development, and Forecasts

57 pages • By Global Research & Data Services

The industry report Food and Beverage Processing Machine Market in Ecuador to 2019 - Market Size, Development, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, and future outlook for food and beverage processing machines in Ecuador. The research includes historic market data from 2008 to 2014 and forecasts...

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Jun 2015

Sauce and Condiment Market in Ecuador to 2019 - Market Size, Development, and Forecasts

23 pages • By Global Research & Data Services

The industry report Sauce and Condiment Market in Ecuador to 2019 offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, and future outlook for sauces and condiments in Ecuador. The research includes historic market data from 2008 to 2014 and forecasts until 2019 which makes the report an invaluable resource for industry executives,...

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Mar 2015