The overall European Soup Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.0% during 2015-2020 Soup consumption in a few countries are seasonal whereas in Russia, it is considered to be consumed on regular basis. European consumers are gradually moving towards organic food products as it includes fewer or no additives and is considered safe and healthy food. Sales of canned soup is also affected as consumers perceive its packaging to be unfriendly and unhealthy. The soup market in Europe has been segmented by type and by application. Broad categories of soup market in the region includes Dehydrate soup, Frozen Soup, Canned/Preserved Soup, Instant Soup, Chilled Soup, UHT Soup and others. The soup market in Europe involved a wide distribution network such as grocery retailers, online retailers, vending machines, supermarkets/hypermarkets, direct selling and others. The report presents detailed analysis of the soup consumption pattern prevailing in various European countries such as U.K., Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Russia.
Prominent companies in the market are:
- Campbell Co.
- HJ Heinz
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2. Europe Soup Market: Market Overview
2.1 Scope of the Study
3. Executive Summary
4. Europe Soup Market: Market Landscape
4.1 Market Share Analysis
18.104.22.168 HJ Heinz leads the market with a major focus on innovation
22.214.171.124 Nestle and Unilever dominates the market with their renowned brands Maggi & Knorr respectively
126.96.36.199 Campbell holds maximum market in dehydrated and UHT soup category
188.8.131.52 Domestic player Gallina Blanca continues to be a leader due it’s an acquainted image among population
4.2 Competitive Developments
4.2.1 Zerbinati (Italy) expanding its business in Europe
4.2.2 Key players focus on product innovations, exotic flavors and healthy ingredients
4.3 Consumer Insights
4.3.1 High consumption of homemade soup among Russian consumers poses a challenge for the packaged soup products.
4.3.2 Busy schedules and increased involvement of women in work resulting in high sales of convenience food
5. Europe Soup Market: By Type
5.1 Dehydrated Soup
5.1.1 Rising demand in France & Germany making it the largest category in value sales
5.2 Frozen Soup
5.3 Instant Soup
5.4 Chilled Soup
5.4.1 Witnessing a stimulating potential in the region
5.5 Canned/Preserved Soup
5.5.1 Unhealthy and uneasy packaging declining the demand for the category
5.6 UHT Soup
6. Europe Soup Market: By Distribution Channel
6.1.3 Convenience Stores
6.2 Direct Selling
6.3 Online Retailers
7. Europe Soup Market: By Country
7.1.1 Key Trends:
184.108.40.206 Chilled soup category gaining significance with consumers seeking variety of flavors
220.127.116.11 Rising health cognizance resulting in substantial growth
7.2.1 Key Trends:
18.104.22.168 Chilled soup category holds an opportunity for growth
7.3.1 Key Trends:
22.214.171.124 Knorr and Maggi dominate the market due to their strong brand image
126.96.36.199 Seasonal consumption preference across the country
7.4.1 Key Trends:
188.8.131.52 Economic downturn affected consumer’s buying habits in last few years
7.5 Recovering economy hopes for better consumption of packaged food products
7.6.1 Key Trends:
184.108.40.206 Increasing consumer awareness and higher demand for healthier food is boosting the soup market
220.127.116.11 Local player’s dominance with more than one third of market share
7.7.1 Key Trends:
18.104.22.168 Regular consumption resulting in high demand
22.214.171.124 Attractive marketing campaigns to drive market sales
8. Europe Soup Market: By Companies
8.1 HJ Heinz
8.2 Campbell Co.
8.3 Nestle SA
8.5 Cia Surgelati Italiana
8.7 General Mills Inc.
8.8 ConAgra Foods Inc.
8.9 Gallina Blanca
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9.3 Research Methodology