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This study focuses on China’s ice cream market trends. In the two past decades, the market has been growing at a fast pace. The dramatic expansions of the manufacturing capabilities and rising consumer consumptions in China have transformed China’s society and economy. China is one of the world’s major producers for...

  • Ice Cream
  • China
  • Industrial Production
  • Labour Force

Snacks in Oman

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The ongoing pandemic situation continues to shape consumers’ purchasing patterns in 2021. Notably, restrictions on international travel and distribution negatively impacted imported products. Indeed, local snacks were more readily available while the border was locked down, allowing local brands to gain some consumer trust, which will benefit...

  • Processed Food
  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Confectionery
  • Snack Food
  • Biscuit
  • Salty Snack
  • Oman
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Uganda

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Having declined during 2020, retail volume sales of snacks will return to growth during 2021, as restrictions on movement are relaxed and the economic shock of the pandemic begins to fade. Confectionery, particularly chocolate confectionery, and ice cream were particularly hard hit by the pandemic, as they are generally regarded as luxuries,...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Confectionery
  • Snack Food
  • Biscuit
  • Salty Snack
  • Uganda
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Italy

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The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to have a mixed impact on snacks in Italy in 2021. The consumption patterns that were formulated in 2020 are set to be repeated in 2021, albeit to a lesser extent, as the restrictions will be more relaxed allowing consumers to spend more time outside the home for both professional and leisure purposes. Snacks...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Chocolate
  • Candy
  • Gum
  • Italy
  • Gum Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Laos

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Laos was relatively successful in containing COVID-19 but the measures taken have put a strain on the local economy with widespread job losses and falling income. This continues to be reflected in slower growth in snacks in 2021, although many of these products remain popular, especially among the core base of mid- high-income urban consumers....

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Confectionery
  • Snack Food
  • Salty Snack
  • Biscuit
  • Laos
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Ireland

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Snacks in Ireland continue to be popular and will perform well in 2021, recording current value sales growth over the previous year. At the beginning of the year the government imposed national lockdowns, and thus encouraged home seclusion, while in the second half of the year the easing of restrictions will be the major influence on sales....

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Candy
  • Chocolate
  • Salty Snack
  • Gum
  • Ireland
  • Gum Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

In 2021 demand for snacks continues to be driven by new consumer habits such as more at home occasions as new dynamics like flexible working shape consumption patterns. To fill this additional time at home consumers continue to look for moments of happiness through indulgence, as this lifts the mood and makes the remaining restrictions more...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Snack Food
  • Candy
  • Chocolate
  • Salty Snack
  • United Kingdom
  • Chocolate Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Ethiopia

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The economic shock of COVID-19 led to a sharp slowdown in the rate of growth in retail volume sales of snacks during 2020, and this sluggish performance will persist into 2021. Ice cream and confectionery bore the brunt of the downturn, but retail volume sales of sweet biscuits continued to rise. Demand for packaged snacks is very low in Ethiopia,...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Confectionery
  • Snack Food
  • Biscuit
  • Salty Snack
  • Ethiopia
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka has a strong snacking culture and this has been boosted by the outbreak of COVID-19 with consumers forced to spend more time at home during 2020/2021. Despite rising health concerns many people continue to indulge their children with snacks, with many products receiving widespread distribution in both urban and rural areas. While...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Confectionery
  • Biscuit
  • Snack Food
  • Salty Snack
  • Sri Lanka
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Myanmar

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Economic growth and an expanding urban middle class supported strong growth in sales of snacks for much of the review period, although low disposable incomes in rural areas hinder demand and many consumers save their money for basic essentials. The COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 hit sales badly, with foodservice volume plummeting and retail volume...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Snack Food
  • Confectionery
  • Salty Snack
  • Biscuit
  • Myanmar
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Qatar

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Snacks benefits from an affluent and urban consumer base seeking indulgence and convenience. Population growth is slowing but still boosting sales, while the health and wellness trend intensified since the onset of COVID-19 and could add value in the forecast period. An ongoing diplomatic crisis and the financial fallout of the pandemic are...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Confectionery
  • Snack Food
  • Salty Snack
  • Qatar
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Kuwait

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Demand for snacks remains high among the relatively wealthy population, though growing concern over the country’s high obesity rates are leading more consumers to adopt healthier lifestyles. These trends are increasingly being reflected in consumer food choices, which is supporting demand for premium health and wellness ranges. Snacks...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Confectionery
  • Snack Food
  • Salty Snack
  • Biscuit
  • Kuwait
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Singapore

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In 2020, snacks in Singapore generally recorded growth in retail volume and value sales as many consumers transferred their workplace and school snacking habit to home consumption, as staying from home became the default mode of working and studying to prevent COVID-19 community transmission. Singapore is expected to roll out its vaccination...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Candy
  • Chocolate
  • Singapore
  • Chocolate Sales
  • Candy Sales

Prior to the onset of the pandemic, retail volume sales of snacks had exhibited strong growth due to the expansion of the country’s middle class, but the economic shock of COVID-19 brought this to a halt during 2020, with ice cream performing particularly badly. Demand for savoury and sweet biscuits proved to be fairly robust, although many...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Confectionery
  • Snack Food
  • Biscuit
  • Salty Snack
  • Ivory Coast
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Tanzania

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Retail volume sales of snacks continued to expand in 2020, in spite of disruption arising from COVID-19, with demand for sweet biscuits and savoury snacks particularly strong. However, retail volume sales of confectionery declined, while those of ice cream were flat because these products are perceived more as indulgences by local consumers....

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Confectionery
  • Snack Food
  • Biscuit
  • Salty Snack
  • Tanzania
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Finland

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Consumption of snacks increased in 2020 as more Finns stayed at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Take-home ice cream, already a popular item among consumers, benefited significantly as families enjoyed these products whilst watching TV or films together to relieve the boredom of home seclusion. Players also launched more ice cream multi-packs....

  • Processed Food
  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Chocolate
  • Candy
  • Gum
  • Finland
  • Gum Sales
  • Chocolate Sales

Snacks in Taiwan

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Snacks in Taiwan is predicted to experience a more positive performance in 2021, although certain home seclusion trends from the previous year are likely to linger in the first half as a spike in COVID-19 saw restrictions reintroduced on entertainment-related establishments such as cinemas, and on gatherings both indoors and outdoors, while...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Snack Food
  • Candy
  • Chocolate
  • Gum
  • Salty Snack
  • Taiwan
  • Gum Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Canada

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Having surged during 2020, as consumers spent more time at home and snacked more often out of boredom or stress or a combination of both, there will be a sharp slowdown in retail current value sales of snacks during 2021, as daily life returns to normal as more Canadians receive COVID-19 vaccines. Savoury snacks will be particularly badly...

  • Processed Food
  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Snack Food
  • Candy
  • Chocolate
  • Salty Snack
  • Canada
  • Gum Sales
  • Chocolate Sales

Snacks in Angola

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Sales declined during 2020 due to the economic shock of the pandemic, which led many local consumers to reduce discretionary spending, and the disruption of international supply chains that it precipitated. Moreover, movement restrictions impacted impulse purchasing and on-the-go consumption, with gum and chocolate confectionery performing...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Confectionery
  • Snack Food
  • Salty Snack
  • Biscuit
  • Angola
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Following the outbreak of COVID-19 overall sales of snacks in the Philippines contracted. This was down to several factors, including economic pressures, challenges accessing key distribution channels and a general conservatism among consumers when it came to purchasing discretionary items. Pre-COVID-19 many products such as gum and sugar...

  • Processed Food
  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Candy
  • Snack Food
  • Chocolate
  • Biscuit
  • Gum
  • Salty Snack
  • Philippines
  • Gum Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Brazil

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Following the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020, consumers in Brazil rapidly adapted their routines to stay at home and avoid physical contact with other people as much as possible. Many businesses also had to close their doors as restriction measures were implemented by the government. Snacks in Brazil report offers in-depth knowledge of...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Chocolate
  • Candy
  • Biscuit
  • Gum
  • Brazil
  • Gum Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in India

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Snacks will continue to grow in India in 2021, seeing relatively few negative impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic. With multiple lockdowns in place during the first half of 2021, consumers spent an extended amount of time in home seclusion. This has led to an increase in the number of eating occasions, with snacking becoming a source of comfort. Snacks...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Snack Food
  • Chocolate
  • Candy
  • India
  • Gum Sales
  • Chocolate Sales

In general, as at-home consumption is set to continue into 2021, the sales performance of savoury snacks, snack bars and sweet biscuits will continue to benefit. On the other hand, gum and mints will continue to struggle in 2021 due to reduced impulse purchases and the continued practice of wearing face masks which diminishes the urgency of...

  • Processed Food
  • Confectionery
  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Snack Food
  • Chocolate
  • Gum
  • Candy
  • South Korea
  • Gum Sales
  • Chocolate Sales

Snacks in Turkey

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the snacks category positively in 2021 as a result of consumers spending more time at home and increasingly snacking as a consequence. Consumers attempt to alleviate boredom and stress by indulging in snacks more often, especially as foodservice outlets remain off limits for much of the year. Snacks...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Snack Food
  • Chocolate
  • Candy
  • Salty Snack
  • Turkey
  • Chocolate Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Greece

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Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the implementation of related lockdowns, the Greek consumer has been turning to standardised packaged food. The most prominent criteria for food choice may have been quality and price in the past, but they have changed radically and now hygiene and safety is in sharper focus. Snacks in...

  • Processed Food
  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Snack Food
  • Gum
  • Chocolate
  • Candy
  • Salty Snack
  • Greece
  • Gum Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Poland

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Snacks are performing relatively well in 2021, surprising industry producers and analysts. Despite health concerns regarding the products, which have been magnified since the outbreak of COVID-19, consumers have exhibited their desire for tasty indulgent snacks, with the frustrations of lockdown and extended home seclusion playing a role in...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Chocolate
  • Candy
  • Gum
  • Poland
  • Ice Cream Sales
  • Chocolate Sales

Snacks in Bangladesh

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Snacks have been benefiting from urbanisation and an expanding mid-income group in Bangladesh, with consumers attracted to the growing range of flavours and formats from both local and international players. Nonetheless, distribution for many products still remains limited to urban areas while the category also faces stiff competition from...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Snack Food
  • Confectionery
  • Biscuit
  • Salty Snack
  • Bangladesh
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Bulgaria

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Food and beverages as a whole were among the less impacted industries by COVID-19 in Bulgaria in 2020, and in the case of snacks, a number of product types actually flourished. Snacks in Bulgaria report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local insight and understanding unavailable elsewhere. In addition...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Candy
  • Chocolate
  • Gum
  • Bulgaria
  • Gum Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Jordan

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Western food trends, the entry of more women into the workforce and the expansion of chained supermarkets and hypermarkets supports the popularity of snacks, especially in urban areas. However, high unemployment rates and pre-pandemic economic uncertainty hindered consumers from spending on non-essentials, resulting in waning demand before...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Confectionery
  • Snack Food
  • Salty Snack
  • Biscuit
  • Jordan
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales

Snacks in Cambodia

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Having seen strong growth up until 2019, buoyed by strong macroeconomic growth, an expanding middle class, urbanisation and a youthful population, sales of snacks stalled following the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020. Nevertheless, the success of Cambodia’s vaccination programme has provided hope of a recovery in 2021, despite a rise in COVID-19...

  • Ice Cream
  • Frozen Food
  • Snack Food
  • Confectionery
  • Salty Snack
  • Biscuit
  • Cambodia
  • Confectionery Sales
  • Ice Cream Sales