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Within ready meals itself, shelf-stable ready meals is losing ground to dried ready meals and especially to pasta, as it is perceived as slightly healthier and has a wider product selection.

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Sauce
  • Indonesia
  • Demand
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PROCESSED SEAFOOD COMPANIES EXPAND THEIR PORTFOLIOS INTO READY MEALS Processed seafood companies focused on expanding their product portfolios of ready meals.

  • Confectionery
  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Mexico
  • Demand

New Products and New Manufacturers Enter Ready Meals Towards the end of the review period, new products entered ready meals, offering innovation such as frozen ready meals or shelf stable ready meals based on quinoa as well as t

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Spreads
  • Peru
  • Alicorp S.A.A.

Convenient food like packaged ready meals simply meets the needs of many modern, increasingly busy consumers, who do not just need a quick meal but also one they can rely upon to be safe to eat.

  • Food
  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Vietnam
  • Demand

It continued to dominate chilled ready meals and remained prevalent in frozen ready meals.

  • Food
  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Thailand
  • Demand

Conserverie Des Viandes D' algerie Sarl Leads Ready Meals With Bellat Domestic offering Conserverie des Viandes d' Algerie sarl, continues to lead ready meals in 2019.

  • Edible Oil
  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Algeria
  • Demand

Unilever' s launch of Knorr Snack Pots in 2018 did boost dried ready meals, but the overall preference for chilled ready meals remains the same.

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Soup
  • Norway
  • Orkla Group

Manufacturers are expected to continue launching new ready meals and consumers are unlikely to purchase a wide range of meals from different brands, preferring to remain loyal to the ones they enjoy best.

  • Food
  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Malaysia
  • Demand

READY MEALS REMAIN A HIGHLY-FRAGMENTED CATEGORY IN 2018 Ready meals in Georgia remained quite a fragmented category in 2018.

  • Gum
  • Soup
  • Georgia
  • Demand
  • Forecast

This tendency will continue over the forecast period, and therefore other types of ready meals are not predicted to gain favour over frozen ready meals amongst Ukrainians.

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Sauce
  • Ukraine
  • Demand

Whether the diversification of the product offer will involve expansion beyond frozen ready meals into areas such as chilled ready meals, prepared salads or shelf stable ready meals remains to be seen.

  • Confectionery
  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Sweet Spreads
  • Uzbekistan

These companies continue to benefit from the fact that consumers frequently purchase ready meals while on the go.

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Sauce
  • Japan
  • Meiji Co., Ltd.

Tesco Plc retained its lead of ready meals in 2018.

  • Gum
  • Sauce
  • United Kingdom
  • Tesco PLC
  • Unilever PLC

Wealthier consumers will continue to focus on health and wellness within the ready meals they seek, while cheaper ready meals, such as shelf stable ready meals and frozen ready meals, are expected to continue to appeal to middle

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Spreads
  • South Africa
  • Demand

The Kraft brand of ready meals, distributed by Induveca SA, once again led ready meals in 2018.

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Soup
  • Dominican Republic
  • Demand

LOW LEVEL OF FEMALE EMPLOYMENT A BARRIER TO GROWTH One factor that acts as a potential constraint on the expansion of ready meals is the low rate of female employment in Pakistan.

  • Food
  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Pakistan
  • Demand

PROSPECTS Competition Between Ready Meals Is Low HEADLINES In 2018, frozen pizza saw the second fastest growth among ready meals.

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Snack Food
  • Guatemala
  • Demand

INADEQUATE BRAND AND PRODUCT SUPPLY LIMIT GROWTH OF READY MEALS One of the major obstacles to more-substantial growth of ready meals throughout the entire review period, as well as in 2018, was the lack of a substantial presence of ready

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Soup
  • Macedonia
  • Demand

Ready Meals Face Growing Competition From Unpackaged Alternatives Lunch breaks during work hours represent one of the main consumption occasions for ready meals in Romania.

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Sauce
  • Romania
  • Demand

Compared to ready meals and instant noodles, the soup category is small.

  • Food
  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Taiwan
  • Demand

PROSPECTS HEADLINES Passport ## Low Penetration and New Launches Benefit Dried Ready Meals Dried ready meals was the best performing category in ready meals in 2018 as several new product launches in the previous year were popular and boosted sal

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Spreads
  • Greece
  • Demand

It has aggressively expanded its product portfolio in frozen ready meals in recent years, while also stepping up instore promotional activities such as offering free samples and " buy one get one free" deals.

  • Chocolate
  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • India
  • Demand
  • Passport 60
  • interviews

In 2018, all major companies in ready meals were locally owned.

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Soup
  • Philippines
  • Forecast

As a result, ready meals such as prepared salads, frozen pizza and frozen ready meals performed well.

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Spreads
  • Cameroon
  • Demand

Only One Notable New Product Launch Recorded in 2018 There was only one significant new launch observed in 2018 within ready meals in Serbia.

  • Candy
  • Confectionery
  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Serbia

Furthermore, manufacturers have introduced more new flavours and options in chilled ready meals than in shelf stable ready meals.

  • Food
  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Singapore
  • Demand

Companies Are Changing Consumers' Perception of Ready Meals Paty' s led ready meals in Morocco in 2018.

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Soup
  • Morocco
  • Demand

Most consumers enjoy a cooked meal but often have little time to prepare it and therefore welcome time-saving ready meals.

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Switzerland
  • Migros Group
  • Unilever PLC

They mainly focus on frozen and dried ready meals, as these product types have longer shelf lives.

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Soup
  • Estonia
  • Demand

There continued to be strong competition between ready meal formats, particularly chilled and frozen ready meals but also chilled and frozen pizza.

  • Gum
  • Processed Food
  • Ireland
  • Demand
  • Unilever PLC