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Sales growth remained positive in 2020 and 2021 despite the exodus of expatriates during the COVID-19 pandemic. Consumers in Muscat are demanding greater convenience due to increasingly hectic lifestyles, although many local people are also facing pressure on their spending due to stagnant wages and the imposition of austerity measures by...

  • Soup
  • Ready Meal
  • Oman
  • Soup Sales
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number

Cooking ingredients and meals in 2021: The big picture Cooking Ingredients and Meals in Qatar 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...

  • Ready Meal
  • Soup
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Qatar
  • Soup Sales
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number

Cooking ingredients and meals in 2021: The big picture Cooking Ingredients and Meals in Iraq 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...

  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • Iraq
  • Soup Sales
  • Household Consumption Expenditure

In 2021, retail volume and current value sales of cooking ingredients and meals are anticipated to see a strong increase. After successfully containing the COVID-19 pandemic in the previous year, Taiwan faced its worst viral outbreak in the first half of 2021. Cooking Ingredients and Meals in Taiwan report offers in-depth knowledge...

  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • Taiwan
  • Soup Sales
  • Retail Revenue

Kuwait’s economy proved resilient in the face of the global oil price slump and the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021. Demand for cooking ingredients and meals remains high among the country’s affluent population, although growing concern over high obesity rates have led many consumers to adopt healthier diets, including eating less overall....

  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • Kuwait
  • Soup Sales
  • Overweight Prevalence

Cooking ingredients and meals in 2021: The big picture Cooking Ingredients and Meals in Lebanon 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...

  • Ready Meal
  • Soup
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Lebanon
  • Soup Sales
  • Disposable Income

In Jordan, demand for cooking ingredients and meals varies significantly between the affluent residents of West Amman and those living in the rest of the country. While high-income people want international brands and value-added products, including health and wellness options, the spending of the majority remains focused on essential products...

  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • Jordan
  • Soup Sales
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number

In line with continuing at-home consumption in 2021, the retail current value growth of overall cooking ingredients and meals is expected to continue to be higher than pre-pandemic, following an already strong increase in 2020. As South Koreans are spending more time at home, home cooking and home consumption have been the key factors fuelling...

  • Sauce
  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • South Korea
  • Soup Sales
  • Retail Revenue

Cooking ingredients and meals in Hong Kong in general is set to experience a decline in retail volume terms in 2021, as local consumers gradually resume regular social occasions and foodservice dine-in options. In 2020, demand for cooking ingredients and meals surged due to the home seclusion trend and increased at-home cooking to limit the...

  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • China
  • Soup Sales
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number

Indonesia has not seen the expected level of recovery from the COVID-19 crisis in 2021. The economy has slowed down and restrictions on movement remain in place and change unpredictably depending on the level of COVID-19 cases and the development of the disease. As a result, consumers have become more conservative in their spending in general. Cooking...

  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • Indonesia
  • Soup Sales
  • Disposable Income

The largest cooking ingredients categories, sauces, dressings and condiments and edible oils, see a decrease in volume terms in 2021 although these categories see double digit retail value sales growth. The main reasons for this anomaly are firstly, a result of the large increases in the unit prices of sunflower oil and mayonnaise. Cooking...

  • Sauce
  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • Ukraine
  • Soup Sales
  • Olive Oil Sales

Cooking ingredients and meals witnessed a positive year in terms of retail current value sales in 2021, with a double-digit increase compared with 2020. However, categories saw different performances depending on whether they were essential or discretionary. Cooking Ingredients and Meals in India report offers in-depth knowledge of...

  • Sauce
  • Condiment
  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • India
  • Soup Sales
  • Edible Oils Import

The ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including a third wave of the virus, in 2021, restrained the recovery of normal work, educational and social and leisure activities in 2021. Schools and universities remained closed for most of the year, and many consumers continued to work at home. Hybrid schedules have been implemented by many...

  • Ready Meal
  • Soup
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Mexico
  • Soup Sales
  • Retail Revenue

While many countries saw an easing of social distancing protocols and various other measures designed to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus during 2021, Vietnam’s official response to the COVID-19 pandemic was strengthened and reinforced over the course of the year. The main reason for this seemingly anomalous situation is that the initial...

  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Vietnam
  • Ready Meal Consumption
  • Disposable Income

In February 2021, the Chilean government started to roll out its vaccination campaign with the aim of reaching most of the country’s population. With Chile’s vaccination programme deemed to be one of the most successful in the world in controlling the spread of COVID-19, new daily cases of the virus started to fall from June 2021. Cooking...

  • Sauce
  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • Chile
  • Soup Sales
  • High Net Worth Individuals Number

Over 2021, cooking ingredients and meals is projected to see positive, but slower retail volume and value growth performances across most categories, compared with 2020, the year of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak. The exception is soup, which is expected to see a further decline in retail volume and current value sales in 2021,...

  • Ready Meal
  • Soup
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Soup Sales
  • Retail Revenue

After unusually high volume growth in the retail channel of cooking ingredients in 2020, there has been a decline in many categories in 2021 due to a lack of stockpiling and decreased home cooking. However, because of the extended lockdown, which affected the first quarter of the year, and many businesses continuing to operate a work-from-home...

  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • Bulgaria
  • Soup Sales
  • Retail Revenue

While New Zealand has been the poster child of the pandemic in terms of how to control infection, the Delta variant has broken down the country’s defences somewhat and led to strict lockdown again in 2021. Therefore, New Zealand more than many other countries, is still seeing the influences of the pandemic on consumer behaviours in 2021, particularly...

  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • New Zealand
  • Soup Sales
  • Disposable Income

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect cooking ingredients and meals positively, mostly due to most consumers’ increased time spent at home. Lockdowns also forced foodservice outlets to be closed or have limited trading hours resulting in consumers cooking at home which is leading to robust retail value sales growth in 2021. Furthermore,...

  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • Turkey
  • Soup Sales
  • Honey Sales

The third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic commenced when the contagious delta strain entered the country on 14 April 2021 and led to over 10,000 cases, with deaths per day climbing into the double and triple figures. This led the government to impose further lockdowns, institution closures, and behaviour measures to stem the rate of infection....

  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • Thailand
  • Soup Sales
  • Retail Revenue

The COVID-19 pandemic’s resultant lockdowns and closure of foodservices are impacting cooking ingredients and meals positively in 2021. While some consumers prefer to cook meals from scratch benefiting cooking ingredients, others look for quick, tasty and easy to prepare meals, stimulating retail value sales of ready meals. Cooking...

  • Sauce
  • Ready Meal
  • Soup
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Poland
  • Soup Sales
  • Online Retail Sales

The cooking ingredients and meals market began a return to pre-pandemic growth patterns in 2021 after the unprecedented circumstances created by the onset of the pandemic, the worst of which took place in 2020. However, recession, rising unemployment and a contraction in the middle class contributed to changes in consumer buying habits. Moreover,...

  • Ready Meal
  • Soup
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Honduras
  • Soup Sales
  • Poverty Rate

The market corrected in 2021 after a growth spike in 2020 due to COVID-19. While poverty and income inequality characterise Paraguay’s small economy, sales of cooking ingredients and meals are growing thanks to urbanisation and the development of modern grocery retailers. However, the consumer base remains small, comprised of the country’s...

  • Ready Meal
  • Soup
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Paraguay
  • Soup Sales
  • Ready Meal Consumption

Cooking ingredients and meals in China was strongly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. With the closure of consumer foodservice outlets and home seclusion, sales to foodservice were hit hard, seeing a significant volume decline in this year. However, some of these sales moved to retail, as consumers had to cook at home more due to...

  • Sauce
  • Ready Meal
  • Soup
  • Sweet Spreads
  • China
  • Soup Sales
  • Retail Revenue

The pandemic stimulated sales of cooking ingredients and meal products as consumers spent more time cooking and baking at home. Despite a growing return to normality and more time spent outside the home in 2021, sales remain higher than pre-pandemic levels as the economic consequences of COVID-19 continue to boost demand for cheaper products,...

  • Ready Meal
  • Soup
  • Sweet Spreads
  • El Salvador
  • Soup Sales
  • Disposable Income

Driven by the increasing demand for home cooking during COVID-19, many products in cooking ingredients and meals saw sharp increases in retail sales in 2020. As the demand from panic-buying calms down in 2021, most categories within cooking ingredients and meals are expected to experience a backlash, although will still register higher sales...

  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • Japan
  • Soup Sales
  • Olive Oil Sales

North America Ready Meals Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.96% during the forecast period (2020-2025). Key Highlights The market for ready meals is developing rapidly due to factors, such as the prevalence of a fast-paced lifestyle, especially in urban areas, which is leading to increased demand for precooked...

  • Ready Meal
  • North America
  • Ready Meal Consumption
  • Food Consumption

Cooking ingredients and meals benefitted from the strict lockdowns in 2020. As with people spending more time at home, they cooked more and this led to healthy current value growth. In 2021, with society opening up again and in particular foodservice operating at near full capacity, there is expected to be a slight decline in current value...

  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • Greece
  • Soup Sales
  • Olive Yield

2021 has been a difficult year for retail sales of cooking ingredients and meals, following the COVID-19 pandemic and the local economic recession. Prior to the pandemic, South Africa entered a recession, and even well into 2021, consumers were still under extreme financial pressure, seeing decreasing purchasing power, and therefore cut back...

  • Ready Meal
  • Soup
  • Sweet Spreads
  • South Africa
  • Soup Sales
  • Honey Consumption

From April 2020, Singapore residents were required to stay at home at much as possible to prevent COVID-19 community transmission. With working from home remaining the default for the rest of the year and restrictions on foodservice operations, there was a shift from out-of-home consumption of meals towards home consumption for convenience...

  • Sauce
  • Ready Meal
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Soup
  • Singapore
  • Soup Sales
  • Retail Revenue