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  • KERRY FOODS LTD IN PACKAGED FOOD (IRELAND)
  • GLANBIA PLC IN PACKAGED FOOD (IRELAND)

Packaged food recorded respectably steady growth in retail value terms in 2017. Ireland continued to have strong economic growth after several years of recession. Consumer confidence is up and this has assisted consumer spending and had a positive impact on the packaged food industry as consumers have demonstrated a greater tendency to trade...

  • Food
  • Ireland
  • Demand
  • Tesco PLC
  • Unilever PLC
  • THAI PRESIDENT FOODS PUBLIC CO LTD IN PACKAGED FOOD (THAILAND)
  • BABY FOOD IN THAILAND - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

Overall packaged food posted strong current value growth in 2017, similar to in the previous year. Dairy products and alternatives recorded strong increases in current value terms thanks to targeting all groups of consumers. There were some negative factors for consumption, such as the mourning period after King Bhumibol Adulyadej passed away...

  • Food
  • Sauce
  • Thailand
  • Demand
  • Unilever PLC
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN INDONESIA - COMPANY PROFILES
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN INDONESIA - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Packaged food registered strong growth in retail value sales in 2017. This was supported by healthy growth performances by the majority of categories. In addition, manufacturers benefited from investments in marketing, new product development and distribution, which extended the reach of their brands/products and attracted the attention of...

  • Food
  • Sauce
  • Indonesia
  • Demand
  • Forecast
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN SLOVENIA - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • BABY FOOD IN SLOVENIA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

Packaged food continued to see positive retail current value growth in 2017. Indeed, growth was slightly faster in 2017, compared with 2016, due to improved economic conditions. In particular, stronger real GDP growth and higher disposable incomes heralded spending beyond perceived essential items, which translated into faster growth in retail...

  • Food
  • Sauce
  • Slovenia
  • Demand
  • Podravka d.d.
  • RICOLA AG IN PACKAGED FOOD (SWITZERLAND)
  • CRÉMO SA IN PACKAGED FOOD (SWITZERLAND)

Retail value growth of packaged food remained modest in 2017. This was chiefly due to maturity in many categories, which prevented packaged food companies and manufacturers from developing further sales and increasing their share. In addition, the economic consequences resulting from the abolition of the minimum euro exchange rate remained...

  • Food
  • Switzerland
  • Demand
  • Migros Group
  • Unilever PLC
  • ARLA FOODS BV IN PACKAGED FOOD (NETHERLANDS)
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN THE NETHERLANDS - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Considering the high level of maturity across different categories, packaged food registered a calm but positive performance in 2017. The economy in the Netherlands registered a good performance in 2017, including GDP growth of 2%, 5% growth in exports and a historical low of 5% in the unemployment rate. These factors contributed to reinforcing...

  • Confectionery
  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Netherlands
  • Demand
  • RHODES FOOD GROUP IN PACKAGED FOOD (SOUTH AFRICA)
  • RCL FOODS LTD IN PACKAGED FOOD (SOUTH AFRICA)

Packaged food achieved strong current retail value growth in 2017. Dairy, baked goods and rice, pasta and noodles remained the largest categories in value terms. Value sales also continued to increase in rice and bread due to the rising costs of raw materials, such as maize, to which consumers responded by seeking out the best value for money....

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • South Africa
  • Demand
  • Tiger Consumer Brands Ltd
  • PATTIES FOODS LTD IN PACKAGED FOOD (AUSTRALIA)
  • SANITARIUM HEALTH FOOD CO, THE IN PACKAGED FOOD (AUSTRALIA)

Packaged food grew by 3% in current value terms in 2017. Manufacturers’ packaged food innovations were focused on healthy but tasty products. Consumers are increasingly shifting to minimally processed packaged foods, while also focusing on fresh foods due to rising health consciousness. That said, many consumers, particularly millennials,...

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Sauce
  • Australia
  • Demand
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN ARGENTINA - COMPANY PROFILES
  • ARCOR SAIC IN PACKAGED FOOD (ARGENTINA)

In 2017, for the second consecutive year, packaged food recorded a contraction in retail volume terms. Although the economy in general saw expansion, with GDP growth of 2-3%, this can mainly be explained by investment, whilst consumption still failed to recover. Double-digit inflation continued to be Argentina’s main problem, reaching 23%...

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Argentina
  • Demand
  • Forecast
  • ARLA FOODS AB IN PACKAGED FOOD (SWEDEN)
  • ORKLA FOODS SVERIGE AB IN PACKAGED FOOD (SWEDEN)

In 2017, value growth of 2% was recorded in packaged food in Sweden. This was lower than the review period CAGR. Most of this growth was attributable to price increases as premiumisation was a trend affecting private label, standard assortments, as well as the shift to more niche products with a story and a statement. Euromonitor International’s...

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Sweden
  • Demand
  • Forecast
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN ESTONIA - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • SANITEX OÜ IN PACKAGED FOOD (ESTONIA)

While inflation in Estonia increased in 2017, incomes rose at a faster rate, maintaining the trend observed over the second half of review period. This helped to ensure that packaged food as a whole continued to develop positively, though the market did face some significant challenges. The latter included the Russian embargo on products originating...

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Sauce
  • Estonia
  • Demand
  • HARVEST FOODS CO IN PACKAGED FOOD (EGYPT)
  • JUHAYNA FOOD INDUSTRIES IN PACKAGED FOOD (EGYPT)

Despite the unstable economy and high inflation rate in Egypt following the devaluation of the Egyptian pound last year, packaged food posted a good performance in both volume and value terms in 2017. Consumers in Egypt are becoming more aware of the availability and convenience of packaged food products, with a growing number of people switching...

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Sauce
  • Egypt
  • Demand
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN SERBIA - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • BABY FOOD IN SERBIA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

While Serbia’s packaged food market recorded healthy growth in retail current value sales in 2017, it was slightly weaker than the corresponding CAGR for the entire review period. This was mainly because this CAGR was bolstered by the fact that many packaged food categories experienced strong current value growth rates during the early years...

  • Candy
  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Sauce
  • Serbia
  • F&N FOODS (S) PTE LTD IN PACKAGED FOOD (SINGAPORE)
  • GARDENIA FOODS (S) PTE LTD IN PACKAGED FOOD (SINGAPORE)

Packaged food in Singapore recorded stable year-on-year retail value growth in 2017. Increased spending power and more sophisticated preferences are driving demand for more premium products, such as instant noodles with real mini abalone. Healthier variants, such as wholegrain bread, also helped to boost value sales for packaged food, with...

  • Food
  • Milk
  • Processed Food
  • Singapore
  • Demand
  • BABY FOOD IN LITHUANIA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN LITHUANIA - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Baby food registered current value growth of 4% in 2017, to reach sales of EUR16 million. This was in line with the CAGR seen over the 2012-2017 period as a whole. Growth was seen across all categories, as solid economic conditions enabled consumers to make purchases in line with the requirements of busy modern lifestyles. Euromonitor...

  • Baby Food
  • Food
  • Baltics
  • Lithuania
  • Demand
  • AFRICA FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN PACKAGED FOOD (CAMEROON)
  • NT FOODS CO IN PACKAGED FOOD (CAMEROON)

Packaged food value sales continued to increase in Cameroon in 2017. With most products sold in Cameroon being imported and the majority of consumers being price sensitive, it was imperative for retailers to remain price competitive and broaden their brand portfolios, thus catering to customers within all income groups. Given the fact that...

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Sauce
  • Cameroon
  • Demand
  • OSEM FOOD INDUSTRIES LTD IN PACKAGED FOOD (ISRAEL)
  • TNUVA FOOD INDUSTRIES LTD IN PACKAGED FOOD (ISRAEL)

Overall packaged food is projected to increase by 1% in current retail value terms in 2017, similar to the CAGR for the entire review period. During the review period, packaged food witnessed slow growth, mostly for the following reasons. First, as part of the health and wellness trend, there is fast growth in fresh fruit and vegetables at...

  • Food
  • Israel
  • Shufersal Ltd
  • Strauss Group
  • Unilever PLC
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN POLAND - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • SM MLEKPOL IN PACKAGED FOOD (POLAND)

Packaged food saw current value growth of 2% in 2017. Demand for packaged, convenient and easy to transport goods was growing, on par with the improving economic situation in Poland, with the country’s GDP growing by 3%. This allowed for higher spending on higher-quality products, with improved packaging or formulas, resulting in a 1% increase...

  • Food
  • Sauce
  • Poland
  • Demand
  • Jerónimo Martins Group
  • OTTOGI FOODS CO LTD IN PACKAGED FOOD (SOUTH KOREA)
  • ORGA WHOLE FOODS INC IN PACKAGED FOOD (SOUTH KOREA)

Packaged food recorded a small decline in current value terms in 2017, as snacks, baby food and dairy continued to stagnate under a lower birth rate. Although some categories performed dynamically due to meeting the trend towards convenience, more consumers were dining out due to busier lifestyles. As the consumer foodservice industry continued...

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • South Korea
  • Demand
  • Lotte Confectionery Co Ltd
  • SANITARIUM HEALTH FOOD CO, THE IN PACKAGED FOOD (NEW ZEALAND)
  • BABY FOOD IN NEW ZEALAND - CATEGORY ANALYSIS

With consumers’ preferences continuing to be influenced by health and wellness trends, as well as premiumisation trends, innovation levels remained high in packaged food, helping to drive value sales in 2017. Rather than introducing new brands, this has manifested itself in more of an incremental innovation strategy among manufacturers, looking...

  • Food
  • New Zealand
  • Demand
  • Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited
  • Progressive Enterprises Ltd
  • BABY FOOD IN VENEZUELA - CATEGORY ANALYSIS
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN VENEZUELA - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Shortages of imported inputs and packaging materials caused volume sales to decline in most packaged food product categories in 2017, thus being unable to reverse the downward trend that started in 2013. The government has a monopoly on imports of wheat, sugar, rice and powder milk, which explains the volume fall of several packaged food categories....

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Sauce
  • Venezuela
  • Demand
  • CAMPOFRÍO FOOD GROUP SA IN PACKAGED FOOD (SPAIN)
  • DANONE SA IN PACKAGED FOOD (SPAIN)

In 2017, the packaged food market benefited from the expanding economy, with the Spanish GDP expected to record 2.8% growth, according to predictions by the Bank of Spain early in the year. The positive economic indicators, including an increase in domestic consumption and growth in exports and investment, added to the decline in the unemployment...

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Spain
  • Demand
  • Mercadona SA
  • TH FOOD CHAIN JSC IN PACKAGED FOOD (VIETNAM)
  • NUTIFOOD NUTRITION FOOD JSC IN PACKAGED FOOD (VIETNAM)

In 2017, packaged food performed slightly better in value terms than in 2016. Volume growth remained a key driver, while the value performance was further supported by higher inflation. Moreover, the busier and more-modern lifestyles of the Vietnamese resulted in them favouring certain types of packaged food, as such products are perceived...

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Vietnam
  • Demand
  • Forecast
  • relate to Apetit Oyj's food business
  • ARLA OY IN PACKAGED FOOD (FINLAND)

While the value growth of packaged food in 2017 eclipsed that recorded in the previous year, it was still sluggish. The ongoing price-competition and still elevated unemployment rates reduced growth potential. In a bid to stimulate sales, players invested in innovation and marketing efforts, which helped to give a healthy and even dynamic...

  • Food
  • Sauce
  • Finland
  • Demand
  • Kesko Oyj
  • DUFIL PRIMA FOODS PLC IN PACKAGED FOOD (NIGERIA)
  • DELI FOODS NIGERIA LTD IN PACKAGED FOOD (NIGERIA)

Over the review period, packaged food was one of the best-performing markets in Nigeria despite stagnation in the economy and consumer spending power in 2017. The market grew well, in line with the continuing switch by Nigerians from unpackaged, unbranded products to packaged products, as well as a fast-growing overall population, increasing...

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Sauce
  • Nigeria
  • Demand
  • MAYAR FOODS IN PACKAGED FOOD (SAUDI ARABIA)
  • MARS GCC IN PACKAGED FOOD (SAUDI ARABIA)

The packaged food value sales growth rate in 2017 was still a little lower than the review period annual average, as Saudi Arabia continued to reel from economic crisis. Persistent low oil prices globally and the ongoing war with Yemen strained the economy, which contracted in the first half of 2017. As a result, there was a marked cut in...

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Demand
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN MALAYSIA - COMPANY PROFILES
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN MALAYSIA - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Malay consumers are becoming increasingly price conscious and are experiencing limited budgets to spend on packaged food as the cost of living grows in 2017. The unstable fuel price, subsidy removal for edible oils, sugar and flour are driving price increases for packaged food through retail, as well as for consumer foodservice. Consumers...

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Sauce
  • Malaysia
  • Nestlé S.A.
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN HUNGARY - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
  • PACKAGED FOOD IN HUNGARY - COMPANY PROFILES

Packaged food in Hungary managed to expand in 2017. The increase was supported by several factors, including the country’s improving economic performance as a result of which consumers could spend more on the packaged food products, more and more opting for expensive, quality products including healthy goods and organic variants as well as...

  • Food
  • Sauce
  • Hungary
  • Demand
  • Forecast
  • MARS GCC IN PACKAGED FOOD (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)
  • IFFCO GROUP IN PACKAGED FOOD (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES)

The United Arab Emirates in 2017 was in a transition phase of economic revival from declining oil prices to strengthening of non-oil revenue streams. This recuperation process paved the way for packaged food in the United Arab Emirates to register strong current retail value growth of 8%. The performance was in line with the CAGR of the review...

  • Food
  • Sauce
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Demand
  • Forecast
  • EURASIAN FOODS CORP AO IN PACKAGED FOOD (KAZAKHSTAN)
  • FOOD MASTER AO IN PACKAGED FOOD (KAZAKHSTAN)

Due to changes in consumers’ lifestyles, increased product ranges and greater product availability, the development of retail chains has had a positive impact on sales of packaged food in Kazakhstan. There is a wide range of packaged food that is preferred more during hot seasons and a wide range that is preferred during cold seasons. However,...

  • Food
  • Processed Food
  • Sauce
  • Kazakhstan
  • Demand