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China’s demand for Packaged Food has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next decade, both production and demand will continue to grow. The Chinese economy maintains a high speed growth which has been stimulated by the consecutive increases of industrial output, import & export, consumer consumption...

  • Packaged Food
  • China
  • Packaged Food Sales
  • Packaged Food Import

Health and wellness packaged food and beverages continued to record growth in off-trade value terms in 2021, albeit at a significantly slower rate than in the previous year. HW packaged food and beverages continued to benefit from the closure of the country’s borders through the first half of the year, which limited cross-border trade with...

  • Packaged Food
  • Norway
  • Retail Revenue
  • Online Retail Sales

COVID-19 had a significant impact on sales of HW packaged food and beverages in Poland in 2020 which will continue in 2021. With heightened concerns about contracting COVID-19 consumers looked to purchase products that could boost their immune system, with a focus on immunity-boosting ingredients such as vitamins C, D, and E, ginseng, echinacea...

  • Packaged Food
  • Poland
  • Disposable Income
  • Sugar Consumption

Exceptional retail current value growth was seen by health and wellness (HW) packaged food and beverages in Canada in 2020. Home seclusion as a result of COVID-19 resulted in people needing to consume more food and beverages at home, with some sales switching from the foodservice channel. This included not just meals, but also snacks and drinks,...

  • Packaged Food
  • Canada
  • Packaged Food Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

In 2021, HW beverages and HW packaged food experienced growth. HW packaged food largely continued to benefit from the pandemic, with most categories seeing increased demand. In contrast, HW beverages while growing and experiencing some rebound from the previous year continued to suffer to some extent from consumers prioritising food over drinks,...

  • Packaged Food
  • Morocco
  • Disposable Income
  • Coffee Price

Health and wellness recorded higher value growth in 2021 than in the previous year. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the health and wellness trend in Colombia, boosting demand for healthier beverages and packaged food that support overall wellbeing and strengthen the immune system. A growing number of consumers are adopting a more holistic...

  • Packaged Food
  • Colombia
  • Disposable Income
  • Retail Revenue

The health and wellness market looked set to see continued growth in Vietnam in 2021, in line with the general rise in consumer health consciousness, which has been bolstered by the experiences of the COVID-19 crisis. Health and Wellness in Vietnam report tracks the developments of health-associated product types and the healthy-option...

  • Packaged Food
  • Beverage
  • Vietnam
  • Retail Revenue
  • Sugar Consumption

Health and wellness in South Korea is set to experience further growth in 2021 amid growing consumer interest in healthy living. While naturally healthy and fortified/functional continue to account for the largest share of health and wellness value sales as they offer a wide range of products, this strong performance is also linked to interesting...

  • Packaged Food
  • South Korea
  • Rice Consumption
  • Birth Rate

In 2021, health and wellness witnessed significant retail growth compared to the previous year, despite the fact that the country continued to maintain some restrictions as a result of the pandemic. Health and wellness products have managed to benefit from increasing demand, which was particularly impressive, considering that 2020 was a particularly...

  • Packaged Food
  • Chile
  • Disposable Income
  • Supermarket Sales

Life almost returned to normal after the government made it mandatory for citizens to have two doses of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination by 1 August 2021. Indeed, Saudi Arabia banned all unvaccinated citizens and residents from entering public establishments, such as shopping malls and restaurants, retail stores and markets from this...

  • Packaged Food
  • Saudi Arabia
  • General Government Tax Revenue
  • Retail Revenue

After seeing a slight decline in 2020, health and wellness returned to mid-single-digit growth in 2021, with both HW packaged food and HW beverages seeing similar growth rates. The rebound was thanks to the rising number of health-conscious Chinese consumers, partly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the reopening of retail outlets...

  • Beverage
  • Packaged Food
  • China
  • Birth Rate
  • Food Sales

Health and wellness was already an important topic in Malaysia, as in most countries, prior to the COVID-19 crisis and it rose to prominence in 2020 and 2021 as the pandemic began to take its toll. Nonetheless, while consumers have increased their focus on health and wellness the pandemic has also had a huge impact on the local economy with...

  • Packaged Food
  • Malaysia
  • Birth Rate
  • Disposable Income

The ongoing threat of COVID-19 continued to drive growth within health and wellness packaged food and beverages in Finland in 2021. Due to the lack of access to gyms, cafés and social events, consumers looked for more premium and healthier products at home. Furthermore, Finns also looked for fortified/functional products with added vitamins...

  • Packaged Food
  • Finland
  • Retail Revenue
  • Health Insurance Claims

From April 2020, Singapore residents were required to stay at home as much as possible to prevent COVID-19 community transmission, leading to an increase in home consumption of packaged food and beverages. At the same time, with COVID-19 having a detrimental effect on health and costing the lives of many people around the world, it heightened...

  • Packaged Food
  • Singapore
  • Retail Revenue
  • Consumer Confidence Index

Overall, awareness of health and wellness among Egyptian consumers increased in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The government made efforts to increase awareness of the importance and potential health benefits of consuming more natural and healthier food and drinks, not least with regard to boosting immunity and offering resistance...

  • Packaged Food
  • Egypt
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number
  • Retail Revenue

Ukraine’s health and wellness industry registered an underwhelming performance in 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic maintained a huge influence over consumer habits and behaviours, although the situation improved to some extent over the course of the year, resulting in an improvement in growth rates across virtually all categories. Health...

  • Packaged Food
  • Ukraine
  • Retail Revenue
  • Disposable Income

Due to COVID-19, 2020 and 2021 were unique in many respects, including for health and wellness in Brazil. After HW beverages saw a severe drop in volume sales and a strong slowing of growth in current value terms in 2020, a bounce-back has been seen in 2021, but the volume growth rate is still only similar to that seen in 2019 and earlier,...

  • Packaged Food
  • Brazil
  • Disposable Income
  • Health Insurance Claims

As a result of COVID-19, health and wellness (HW) packaged food and HW beverages saw different movements in the Japanese market in 2020 and 2021. In 2020, whilst HW packaged food saw solid growth due to increased home consumption, HW beverages saw a strong decline due to a fall in on-the-go consumption outside the home. In 2021, both categories...

  • Beverage
  • Packaged Food
  • Japan
  • Tea Consumption
  • Health Insurance Claims

Taiwan’s health and wellness market showed mixed results in 2021. Growth in total volume sales was marginal and well down on 2020, while total current value sales increased at a robust rate that surpassed the figure recorded the previous year. Health and Wellness in Taiwan report tracks the developments of health-associated product...

  • Beverage
  • Packaged Food
  • Taiwan
  • Birth Rate
  • Gum Consumption

Overall, performance was positive from health and wellness in 2021, though rising retail prices due to higher commodity and shipping prices, dampened volume sales somewhat. Health and Wellness in Slovakia report tracks the developments of health-associated product types and the healthy-option positioning of competing brands across different...

  • Packaged Food
  • Slovakia
  • Retail Revenue
  • Health Insurance Claims

As a result of the health crisis caused by COVID-19, Peruvian consumers’ perspectives have changed in a somewhat paradoxical way as they are concerned with their general wellbeing, focusing on both physical health, but also indulgence and gratification. Health and Wellness in Peru report tracks the developments of health-associated...

  • Packaged Food
  • Peru
  • Retail Revenue
  • Bottled Water Sales

While there was a growing health and wellness trend in Ireland prior to the pandemic, COVID-19 accelerated this trend and made consumers even more mindful of their consumption and ironically the pandemic has been a boon for health and wellness. The 2020 lockdowns led to increased retail current value and volume sales across all segments. In...

  • Beverage
  • Packaged Food
  • Ireland
  • Sugar Consumption
  • Bottled Water Consumption

Portuguese consumers were already seeking healthier habits, including those regarding their diet, prior to the emergence of the pandemic. In 2021, this trend has intensified. COVID-19 has led to heightened awareness amongst Portuguese consumers about the importance of a balanced diet for general good health and as a preventive way to support...

  • Beverage
  • Packaged Food
  • Portugal
  • Meat Consumption
  • Retail Revenue

Health and wellness beverages continued to perform well in Spain in 2021. Better for you beverages and fortified/functional beverages recorded further, if slower than in 2020, retail current value growth. While naturally healthy beverages and organic beverages registered decreases in retail current value sales in 2021, this was due to strong...

  • Packaged Food
  • Spain
  • Retail Revenue
  • Sugar Consumption

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated health and wellness trends in Bulgaria as consumers became increasingly aware of food and drinks’ health benefits. As a result, demand for especially fortified/functional packaged food and beverages with health benefits such as immune support, an energy boost, detox, or better mental health stimulated consumer...

  • Packaged Food
  • Bulgaria
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number
  • Retail Revenue

While there was a growing health and wellness trend in Greece prior to the pandemic, COVID-19 accelerated this trend and made consumers even more mindful of their consumption and ironically the pandemic has been a boon for health and wellness. Immune boosting benefits in particular has been a central focus for consumers during the pandemic...

  • Beverage
  • Packaged Food
  • Greece
  • Juice Sales
  • Beverage Revenue

In 2021, trends surrounding health and wellness products have continued to strengthen, supporting the strong growth of health and wellness beverages and packaged food. In fact, health and wellness products actually experienced a boost in sales due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the health crisis, local consumers increasingly wanted to eat...

  • Packaged Food
  • Belgium
  • Packaged Food Sales
  • Meat Production

2021 saw a continuation of health and wellness trends initiated in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, though at a decelerated rate as consumers readjusted their financial expectations and their focus on enhancing the effectiveness of their immune systems. The new labelling regulation (NOM 051), which came into effect towards the end of 2020,...

  • Packaged Food
  • Mexico
  • Retail Revenue
  • Overweight Prevalence

Unlike other industries in South Africa, health and wellness saw limited declines in value and volume sales resulting from the pandemic. One primary reason for the industry’s ability to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 is that a large proportion of demand for health and wellness products is derived from consumers with higher-than-average incomes...

  • Packaged Food
  • South Africa
  • Disposable Income
  • Retail Revenue

Health and wellness packaged food and beverages performed strongly in 2021 due to the ever-increasing levels of health-consciousness amongst French consumers, whose commitment to adopting healthier lifestyles has been bolstered by the experiences of the COVID-19 crisis. Organic is the key driver of growth in both beverages and packaged food....

  • Beverage
  • Packaged Food
  • France
  • Sugar Consumption
  • Household Consumption Expenditure