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Staple foods in 2021: The big picture Staple Foods in Kuwait report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local insight and understanding unavailable elsewhere. In addition to the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, it identifies the leading companies, brands and retail outlets, and assesses the key...

  • Processed Meat
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Kuwait
  • Rice Sales
  • Processed Meat Sales

Staple foods in 2021: The big picture Staple Foods in Ethiopia report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local insight and understanding unavailable elsewhere. In addition to the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, it identifies the leading companies, brands and retail outlets, and assesses the...

  • Processed Meat
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Ethiopia
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Retail volume sales of staple foods in Cambodia are dominated by rice, noodles and bread, with very limited demand for breakfast cereals, processed fruit and vegetables and processed meat and seafood – where fresh alternatives are widely available, more affordable and regarded as healthier. While the pandemic boosted demand growth for rice...

  • Processed Meat
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Cambodia
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

The major progress that was being seen in the development and growth of staple foods over the first half of the review period was arrested by two major events: the COVID-19 pandemic and the civil unrest that has plagued Myanmar since the February 2021 military coup. In particular, the exodus of expatriates and absence of foreign tourists has...

  • Processed Meat
  • Myanmar
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Staple Foods in Laos

1750 2100 1375

Recent increases in the minimum wage, rising incomes and urbanisation have enabled some mid-income consumers to trade up from unpackaged alternatives. Wealthier demographics, on the other hand, continued to demand convenience while low socioeconomic groups maintained demand for fresh produce as limited rural distribution hampered sales of...

  • Processed Meat
  • Laos
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Staple Foods in Oman

1750 2100 1375

Staple foods in 2021: The big picture Staple Foods in Oman report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local insight and understanding unavailable elsewhere. In addition to the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, it identifies the leading companies, brands and retail outlets, and assesses the key...

  • Processed Meat
  • Oman
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Despite surging inflation, retail volume sales of staple foods continued to grow at a modest pace during 2021, with an influx of refugees from neighbouring Syria over the past decade helping to support demand. Baked goods dominate retail value sales of staple foods in Lebanon, with bread and rice both very important elements of the local diet....

  • Processed Meat
  • Lebanon
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Staple foods in 2021: The big picture Staple Foods in Bangladesh report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local insight and understanding unavailable elsewhere. In addition to the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, it identifies the leading companies, brands and retail outlets, and assesses the...

  • Processed Meat
  • Bangladesh
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Retail volume sales of most types of staple foods declined steeply during both 2020 and 2021, as the economic shock of the pandemic led to a sharp depreciation in the foreign-exchange rate of the Angolan kwanza, which drove a spike in inflation. Rice has been by far the best performing staple product (apart from niches like dried pasta) in...

  • Processed Meat
  • Angola
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Staple foods in 2021: The big picture Staple Foods in Paraguay report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local insight and understanding unavailable elsewhere. In addition to the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, it identifies the leading companies, brands and retail outlets, and assesses the...

  • Processed Meat
  • Paraguay
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Staple foods in 2021: The big picture Staple Foods in Panama report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local insight and understanding unavailable elsewhere. In addition to the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, it identifies the leading companies, brands and retail outlets, and assesses the key...

  • Processed Meat
  • Panama
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Retail volume sales of staple foods are dominated by rice and bread, with demand for such products as pasta, breakfast cereals and processed meat and seafood largely limited to affluent urban consumers. Due to the economic shock of the pandemic, retail volume sales of baked goods declined for the first time in well over a decade during 2020,...

  • Processed Meat
  • Ghana
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Rice remains the most important category of staple foods, with bread also an important source of nutrition for much of the population. Meat substitutes remains another important category, with soy-based products representing excellent value for money. Demand for value-added products dipped during 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the nascent...

  • Processed Meat
  • Sri Lanka
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Retail volume sales of staple foods continued to expand during 2021, in spite of the economic shock of the pandemic and a decline in the country’s population, as the number of expat residents shrank. Having declined slightly in 2020 due to disruption arising from COVID-19, foodservice volume sales of staple foods (which account for around...

  • Processed Meat
  • Qatar
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Staple foods in 2021: The big picture Staple Foods in Tanzania report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local insight and understanding unavailable elsewhere. In addition to the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, it identifies the leading companies, brands and retail outlets, and assesses the...

  • Processed Meat
  • Tanzania
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Staple foods in 2021: The big picture Staple Foods in Uganda report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local insight and understanding unavailable elsewhere. In addition to the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, it identifies the leading companies, brands and retail outlets, and assesses the key...

  • Processed Meat
  • Uganda
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Having accelerated slightly during 2020, as the economic shock of the pandemic was outweighed by the fact that local consumers were spending more time at home and preparing and eating more meals there, the rate of growth in retail constant value sales of staple foods slowed somewhat during 2021. Meanwhile, foodservice volume sales of staple...

  • Processed Meat
  • Jordan
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Staple foods in 2021: The big picture Staple Foods in Côte d’Ivoire report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local insight and understanding unavailable elsewhere. In addition to the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, it identifies the leading companies, brands and retail outlets, and assesses...

  • Processed Meat
  • Ivory Coast
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Time spent at home due to COVID-19 stimulated home cooking resulting in modest growth for staple foods in 2020. This benefited shelf stable beans and tomatoes as well as pasta and rice, which were further boosted by their inclusion in government food baskets distributed to poor families. However, as lifestyles began to normalise in 2021, demand...

  • Processed Meat
  • El Salvador
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Staple foods in 2021: The big picture Staple Foods in Honduras report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local insight and understanding unavailable elsewhere. In addition to the latest retail sales data 2017-2021, it identifies the leading companies, brands and retail outlets, and assesses the...

  • Processed Meat
  • Honduras
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Staple Foods in Iraq

1675 2100 1350

Bread is the dominant staple food in Iraq, but retail volume sales of baked goods fell sharply during 2020 due to supply-chain disruption arising from COVID-19, in addition to the economic shock that it engendered. However, they rebounded strongly during 2021 (surpassing their pre-pandemic level) as conditions normalised. While the rate of...

  • Processed Meat
  • Iraq
  • Processed Meat Sales
  • Rice Sales

Staple foods have benefitted from the pandemic, with COVID-19 restrictions leading to more people eating at home. In 2021, with the pandemic far from over, value growth is expected to be on par with 2021, while volume growth will be a little lower, and maintaining higher volume sales than before the pandemic. Staple Foods in Tunisia...

  • Processed Meat
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Tunisia
  • Rice Sales
  • Processed Meat Sales

Staple foods went into the recovery stage in 2021 after it was affected by stockpiling behaviour in 2020. The majority of the categories experienced a decline compared to the previous year due to market correction. People no longer felt the need to stockpile as there was greater security around supermarket supplies and consumers had become...

  • Processed Meat
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Netherlands
  • Rice Sales
  • Processed Meat Sales

Staple foods witnessed steady growth in current value terms in 2021, with retail volume sales also returning to growth after a difficult year in 2020 following the outbreak of COVID-19. Baked goods is the largest category of staple foods in North Macedonia and it bounced back in 2021, recording stable growth in current value and retail volume...

  • Processed Meat
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Macedonia
  • Rice Sales
  • Processed Meat Sales

In February 2021 the Chilean government started to vaccinate most of the population of the country against COVID-19. Thanks to the vaccination programme, which was considered one of the most successful in the world, by June 2021 new daily cases of COVID-19 started to decline. Staple Foods in Chile report offers in-depth knowledge of...

  • Processed Meat
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Chile
  • Rice Sales
  • Processed Meat Sales

Due to the essentiality of staple foods in Belarus, the industry largely responded well to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, with most product areas either seeing the same demand or increased demand. The same has also been seen throughout 2021. However, there has still been some notable impacts to the industry since the outbreak of the virus. Staple...

  • Processed Meat
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Canned Fruit
  • Pasta
  • Belarus
  • Rice Sales
  • Processed Meat Sales

In general, in line with continuing at-home consumption in 2021, overall staple foods is expected to continue to see retail volume and current value growth in 2021, following an already strong performance in 2020. As South Koreans spent more time at home, home cooking and home consumption became the key factors fuelling the sales of staple...

  • Processed Meat
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Rice
  • South Korea
  • Rice Sales
  • Processed Meat Sales

The closure of workplaces and schools and the imposition of enforced home seclusion during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 resulted in an increase in at-home food consumption. This notably led to higher growth in retail, whilst negatively affecting sales to foodservice. This also boosted sales of products suitable for home cooking,...

  • Processed Meat
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • China
  • Rice Sales
  • Processed Meat Sales

The pandemic lockdowns in 2020 were a boon for staple foods in Belgium, with very healthy current value growth. 2021 has seen many restrictions ease, consumer mobility grow and the use of foodservice return to some degree. Nevertheless, the situation is far from the pre-pandemic picture and the remaining differences – such as far more working...

  • Processed Meat
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Belgium
  • Rice Sales
  • Processed Meat Sales

Most staple food categories continued to perform well in 2021, although the strong performance of 2020 was diminished as COVID-19 restrictions eased and consumers’ shopping patterns returned to more normal levels. Stockpiling was rarely seen in 2021 as despite the third COVID-19 lockdown starting in April, consumers had become accustomed to...

  • Processed Meat
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • France
  • Rice Sales
  • Processed Meat Sales