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Meal Solution Products - World

  • ID: 555647
  • July 2007
  • Region: Global
  • 79 Pages
  • Euromonitor International

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Abbott Laboratories Inc;
  • Campbell Soup Co;
  • Ferrero SpA;
  • Kraft Foods Inc;
  • Nestlé SA;
  • Royal Numico NV;
  • MORE

Our Meal Solution Products - World report provides a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market for meal solution products on a global scale. It provides the latest retail sales data (2001-2006) allowing you to identify growth markets at the regional level, as well as in over 50 individual countries. It identifies the leading companies and offers strategic analysis of the factors influencing the market.

Forecasts to 2011 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Sector coverage: ready meals (canned, frozen, chilled, dried, dinner mixes and pizza); processed meat products (canned meat and meat products, frozen red meat, frozen poultry and chilled meats); processed fish/seafood products (canned, frozen and chilled fish/seafood); processed vegetable products (canned and frozen vegetables, canned tomatoes, canned beans and frozen potatoes); pasta (canned, dried, chilled/fresh pasta).

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts) and company shares.

Why buy this report?
- Get a detailed picture of the global meal solution products industry;
- Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
- Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
- Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.

Euromonitor International has over 30 years experience of publishing market research reports, business reference books and online information systems. With offices in London, Chicago, Singapore, Shanghai and Vilnius and a network of over 600 analysts worldwide, Euromonitor has a unique capability to develop reliable information resources to help drive informed strategic planning

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Abbott Laboratories Inc;
  • Campbell Soup Co;
  • Ferrero SpA;
  • Kraft Foods Inc;
  • Nestlé SA;
  • Royal Numico NV;
  • MORE

EXECUTIVE BRIEFING

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KEY CONSUMER TRENDS

DEVELOPED MARKETS

Health and nutrition – still the flavour of the day

Convenient food for easy preparation and/or on-the-go consumption

Consumer demand for premium indulgence

Appetite for exotic flavours due to internationalisation

Consumers’ growing attraction to cheaper but better quality private label products

DEVELOPING MARKETS

Consumers still prefer fresh to packaged food

Middle-/upper-class and single-person households drive demand for convenient food

Growing appetite for premium foods

Health and nutrition – an emerging niche

Traditional flavours still rule

TRANSLATING INSIGHT INTO ACTION

BRAND EXTENSION BY UNILEVER DRIVES CATEGORY GROWTH IN THE US

Outlook

BIMBO TAPS INTO THE EMERGING CONVENIENCE CHANNEL IN MEXICO

Outlook

SHINEWAY EXPANDS ITS PRODUCTION CAPABILITIES TO MEET DEMAND IN CHINA

Outlook

NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS

LEADING INNOVATIONS IN THE MARKETPLACE 2005/2007

Packaging as a point of differentiation in mature sectors

New hybrid lines enliven the meal solutions market

New: Emergence of lifestyle meal solutions product in Japan

Summary 1 Meal Solutions Products: Leading Innovations 2005-2007

INNOVATIONS THAT FAILED TO MAKE AN IMPACT

Pricing new products out of market

Slow response to premiumisation trend constrains growth

Missing out on emerging health and wellness trends in developing markets

Summary 2 Meal Solutions: Innovations that Failed to Make an Impact 2005

INSIGHTS INTO MARKET PERFORMANCE

HEADLINES

FASTEST GROWING MARKETS: ARE YOU THERE YET?

Global overview

Chart 19 Global Sales of Meal Solution Products, 1998/2006

Regional Overview

Trend towards premiumisation

The obstacle of supply chain logistics

Developing retail networks

Enhancing the convenience factor

Chart 20 Western Europe: Sales of Meal Solution Products, 1998/2006

Chart 21 Eastern Europe: Sales of Meal Solution Products, 1998/2006

Chart 22 North America: Sales of Meal Solution Products, 1998/2006

Chart 23 Latin America: Sales of Meal Solution Products, 1998/2006

Chart 24 Asia-Pacific: Sales of Meal Solution Products, 1998/2006

Chart 25 Australasia: Sales of Meal Solution Products, 1998/2006

Chart 26 Africa & Middle East : Sales of Meal Solution Products, 1998/2006

MAGIC COMBINATIONS: FASTEST-GROWING MARKETS AND PRODUCTS

Asia-Pacific dominates fastest markets list

Strong growth in emerging markets

Bias towards traditional-style products

Processed poultry remains popular despite mounting avian flu concerns

Mirroring trends in developed markets

Table 1 Fastest Growing Markets: Per Capita Expenditure and % of World Total, 2006

Chart 27 Fastest Growing Markets: Sales of Meal Solution Products, 1998/2006

Chart 28 Fastest Growing Markets: 2006 % Value Breakdown by Sector

SLOW GROWTH COMBINATIONS: THE WAY FORWARD

Sluggish growth in leading markets

Strong sales in Spain

Significant constraints in leading markets

Reassessment of strategies needed

Frozen products coming in from the cold

Taking frozen products upmarket

New direction needed for dried and canned/preserved products

Table 2 Major Markets: Per Capita Expenditure and % of World Total, 2006

Chart 29 Major Markets: Sales of Meal Solution Products, 1998/2006

Chart 30 Major Markets: 2006 % Value Breakdown by Sector

COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT

GLOBAL PLAYERS – PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT

Headlines

Nestlé halts share decline through product reformulation and innovation

Kraft Foods and ConAgra fail to tune into major trends

Unilever stands out

Chiquita soars while General Mills suffers

Good growth for Italian companies

Table 3 Global Company % Value Shares of Meal Solution Products: 2005

Chart 31 Global Company % Value Shares of Ready Meals: 2005

Chart 32 Global Company % Value Shares of Processed Meat Products: 2005

Chart 33 Global Company % Value Shares of Processed Fish/Seafood Products: 2005

Chart 34 Global Company % Value Shares of Processed Vegetable Products: 2005

Chart 35 Global Company % Value Shares of Pasta Products: 2005

REGIONAL PLAYERS – PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT

Headlines

Mirital moves upmarket in Eastern European ready meals

Mirital not resting on its laurels, further growth expected

Sigma Alimentos benefits from pioneering Latin America chilled pizza

Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma and Madrange exploit image

Authentic image should be leveraged abroad

Authentic image benefits Barilla in Western Europe and North America

Sadia SA boosted by vertical integration and production expansion

Summary 3 Sector Ranking of Major Players by Region: Ready Meals Retail Value Sales 2005

Summary 4 Sector Ranking of Major Players by Region: Processed Meat Products Retail Value Sales 2005

Summary 5 Sector Ranking of Major Players by Region: Processed Fish/Seafood Products Retail Value Sales 2005

Summary 6 Sector Ranking of Major Players by Region: Processed Vegetables Products Retail Value Sales 2005

Summary 7 Sector Ranking of Major Players by Region: Pasta Retail Value Sales 2005

EMERGING COMPANIES TO WATCH

Ruiz Foods focuses on Latin snacks

Kashi takes “natural” appeal into frozen ready meals

Saint Jean taps into growing demand for gourmet pasta

Inmarko expands from ice cream to frozen vegetables

Premier Foods expands beyond canned/preserved food

KEY HURDLES EXPERIENCED IN 2005/2006

Low investment in innovation and marketing constrains Kraft

Local firms mimic multinationals’ products in developing markets

Consumer misconception that frozen food is less healthy

Underdeveloped distribution in emerging markets limits frozen/chilled food sales

KEY LEARNING FROM SUCCESSES (2005/06)

A need to generate upmarket brands

Crossing categories

Building on heritage

Healthy innovation

New/diversified distribution channels a driver for growth

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS ACTIVITY: IMPACT ASSESSMENT

Unilever sharpens focus

Premier Foods continues aggressive diversification

Ebro Puleva makes a major gain in pasta

Significant developments in US processed meats

Shineway’s expansion receives a boost

THE GLOBAL MARKET FOR MEAL SOLUTIONS IN 2011

MARKET FORECASTS FOR THE NEXT FIVE YEARS

Meat – the main growth driver in meal solutions

Slowdown in ready meals, future opportunities lie in developing markets

Fish/seafood, pasta and vegetables suffer from maturity in key markets

Specialist food channels to gain prominence

Further consolidation of companies within meal solutions

Sector market data forecasts

Chart 36 Global Sales of Meal Solution Products: 2006-2011

Chart 37 Western Europe Sales of Meal Solution Products: 2006-2011

Chart 38 Eastern Europe Sales of Meal Solution Products: 2006-2011

Chart 39 North America Sales of Meal Solution Products: 2006-2011

Chart 40 Latin America Sales of Meal Solution of Products: 2006-2011

Chart 41 Asia Pacific Sales of Meal Solution of Products: 2006-2011

Chart 42 Australasia Sales of Meal Solution of Products: 2006-2011

Chart 43 Africa/Middle East Sales of Meal Solution of Products: 2006-2011

PRODUCTS FOR THE FUTURE

Convenient meal solutions for smaller households

Better nutrition and taste per calorie in food

Children and an ageing population: lucrative gaps to be bridged

Ethnic/exotic foods turn mainstream ...

... so do fair trade and eco-friendly products

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Abbott Laboratories Inc;
Arla Foods Amba;
Associated British Foods Plc (ABF);
Barilla Holding SpA;
Bimbo SA de CV, Grupo;
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co;
Cadbury Schweppes Plc;
Calbee Foods Co Ltd;
Campbell Soup Co;
Campina Melkunie BV, Zuivelcoöperatie;
Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG;
Chupa Chups (Grupo) SA;
ConAgra Foods Inc;
CSM NV;
Danone, Groupe;
Dean Foods Co;
Del Monte Foods Co;
Ferrero SpA;
Fonterra Co-operative Group;
General Mills Inc;
Heinz Co, HJ;
Hershey Foods Corp;
Hormel Foods Corp;
Interstate Bakeries Corp;
Kellogg Co;
Kraft Foods Inc;
Lactalis, Groupe;
Lotte Group; Mars Inc;
McCain Foods Ltd;
McCormick & Co Inc;
Meiji Dairies Corp;
Meiji Seika Kaisha Ltd;
Nestlé SA;
Nissin Food Products Co Ltd;
Novartis AG;
Orkla Group;
Parmalat Finanziaria SpA;
PepsiCo Inc;
Perfetti Van Melle Group;
Procter & Gamble Co, The;
Royal Numico NV;
Sara Lee Corp;
Sodiaal SA (Société de Diffusion Internationale Agro-alimentaire);
Storck KG, August;
Unilever Group;
Uni-President Enterprises Corp;
Wrigley Jr Co, William;
Yakult Honsha Co Ltd;
Yamazaki Baking Co Ltd

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