Country Profile: Prepared Meals sector in Ireland

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  • Report
  • Region: Ireland
  • 75 pages
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Country Profile: Prepared Meals sector in Ireland

Summary

The Irish Prepared Meals sector is driven by rising urbanization rates and shifting eating patterns of the consumers in the country. Of the three markets in the Prepared Meals sector, Ready Meals is the largest and the most lucrative market with high market share and high growth rate. Hypermarkets & Supermarkets accounted for the largest share of distribution for Prepared Meals in the country. Rigid Plastics is the most commonly used packaging material in the sector. Goodfellas, Ristorante and Chicago Town are the leading brands in the Irish Prepared Meals sector.

This Country Profile report on the Prepared Meals sector in Ireland provides insights on high growth categories to target, trends in the usage of packaging materials, types and closures category level distribution data and brands market shares.

What else is contained?
- Market data: Overall market value and volume data with growth analysis for 2016-2021
- Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for Meal Kits, Pizza and Ready Meals with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2016-2021
- Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels, including private label growth analysis from 2011-2016
- Distribution data: Value shares within each category through channels such as Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists and more
- Packaging data: consumption breakdown for packaging materials and containers in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Packaging material data for flexible packaging, rigid plastics, rigid metal and others; container data for: film, trays, tubs, foils and others.

Scope

- The Prepared Meals sector in Ireland is forecast to grow at 2.7% during 2016-2021
- Ready Meals is the largest value and volume market in the Prepared Meals sector
- Hypermarkets & Supermarkets is the leading distribution channel, followed by Convenience Stores and Food & Drinks Specialists
- Goodfellas is the leading brand in the Prepared Meals sector both in value and volume terms
- Rigid Plastics is the most commonly used packaging material, followed by Flexible Packaging

Reasons to buy

- Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis
- Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities
- Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning
- Manufacturers can identify the opportunities to position products with H&W attributes/benefits
- Access the key and most influential consumer trends driving Prepared Meals products consumption, and how they influence consumer behavior in the market which will help determine the best audiences to target
- Our team of analysts have placed a significant emphasis on changes expected in the market that will provide a clear picture of the opportunities that can be tapped over the next five years, resulting in revenue expansion
- The packaging analysis report helps manufacturers, in identifying the most commonly used packaging materials in the sector
- Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as GDP per capita, population (overall and breakdown by age), and consumer price index. It also covers a comparative analysis of political, economic, socio-demographic, and technological indicators (PEST) across 50 countries.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Alternative Pizza Company
  • Carroll
  • General Mills Inc.
  • Hain Celestial Group Inc.
  • Kepak Group
  • Mars Incorporated
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1. REPORT SCOPE
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
3. IRELAND IN ITS REGIONAL CONTEXT
3.1. IRELAND’S MARKET SHARE IN THE GLOBAL AND WESTERN EUROPE PREPARED MEALS SECTOR
3.2. IRELAND COMPARED TO OTHER MAJOR COUNTRIES IN THE WESTERN EUROPE REGION
4. MARKET SIZE ANALYSIS - PREPARED MEALS SECTOR
4.1. VALUE AND VOLUME ANALYSIS - PREPARED MEALS SECTOR IN IRELAND
4.2. PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION ANALYSIS - IRELAND COMPARED TO THE GLOBAL AND WESTERN EUROPE REGION
4.3. MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY PREPARED MEALS MARKETS
4.4. GROWTH ANALYSIS BY MARKETS
5. MARKET AND CATEGORY ANALYSIS
5.1. PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION ANALYSIS BY MARKETS
5.2. MARKET ANALYSIS: MEAL KITS
5.3. MARKET ANALYSIS: PIZZA
5.4. MARKET ANALYSIS: READY MEALS
6. DISTRIBUTION ANALYSIS
6.1. DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE ANALYSIS: PREPARED MEALS
6.2. DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE ANALYSIS: MEAL KITS
6.3. DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE ANALYSIS: PIZZA
6.4. DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE ANALYSIS: READY MEALS
7. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
7.1. BRAND SHARE ANALYSIS BY SECTOR
7.2. BRAND SHARE ANALYSIS BY MARKETS
7.3. BRAND SHARE ANALYSIS BY CATEGORY
7.3.1. Meal Kits
7.3.2. Pizza
7.3.3. Ready Meals
7.4. PRIVATE LABEL SHARE ANALYSIS
8. PACKAGING ANALYSIS
8.1. PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY PACKAGING MATERIAL IN THE PREPARED MEALS SECTOR
8.2. PACKAGING SHARE ANALYSIS BY PACKAGING MATERIAL IN PREPARED MEALS MARKETS
8.3. PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY CONTAINER TYPE IN THE PREPARED MEALS SECTOR
8.4. PACKAGING SHARE ANALYSIS BY CONTAINER TYPE IN PREPARED MEALS MARKETS
8.5. PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY CLOSURE TYPE IN THE PREPARED MEALS SECTOR
8.6. PACKAGING SHARE ANALYSIS BY CLOSURE TYPE IN PREPARED MEALS MARKETS
8.7. PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY OUTER TYPE IN THE PREPARED MEALS SECTOR
8.8. PACKAGING SHARE ANALYSIS BY OUTER TYPE IN PREPARED MEALS MARKETS
9. MACROECONOMIC ANALYSIS
9.1. GDP PER CAPITA
9.2. POPULATION AND POPULATION GROWTH
9.3. CONSUMER PRICE INDEX
9.4. POPULATION BREAKDOWN BY AGE
10. METHODOLOGY

LIST OF TABLES
TABLE 1: GROWTH ANALYSIS BY MARKETS, 2016-2021
TABLE 2: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME- PREPARED MEALS SECTOR
TABLE 3: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-MEAL KITS MARKET
TABLE 4: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-PIZZA MARKET
TABLE 5: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-READY MEALS MARKET
TABLE 6: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-AMBIENT MEAL KITS CATEGORY
TABLE 7: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-CHILLED MEAL KITS CATEGORY
TABLE 8: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-FROZEN MEAL KITS CATEGORY
TABLE 9: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-CHILLED PIZZA CATEGORY
TABLE 10: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-FROZEN PIZZA CATEGORY
TABLE 11: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-AMBIENT READY MEALS CATEGORY
TABLE 12: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-CHILLED READY MEALS CATEGORY
TABLE 13: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME- DRIED READY MEALS CATEGORY
TABLE 14: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME- FROZEN READY MEALS CATEGORY
TABLE 15: RELATIVE COMPARISON OF COUNTRIES BASED ON PEST ANALYSIS
TABLE 16: MARKET DEFINITIONS
TABLE 17: CATEGORY DEFINITIONS
TABLE 18: CHANNEL DEFINITIONS
TABLE 19: HEALTH & WELLNESS: PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES-FOOD MINUS
TABLE 20: HEALTH & WELLNESS: PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES-FREE FROM
TABLE 21: HEALTH & WELLNESS: PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES-FUNCTIONAL & FORTIFIED
TABLE 22: HEALTH & WELLNESS: PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES-NATURALLY HEALTHY
TABLE 23: HEALTH & WELLNESS: PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES-FOOD INTOLERANCE
TABLE 24: HEALTH & WELLNESS: CONSUMER BENEFITS-HEALTH MANAGEMENT
TABLE 25: HEALTH & WELLNESS: ANALYSIS BY CONSUMER BENEFITS
TABLE 26: HEALTH & WELLNESS: CONSUMER BENEFITS-PERFORMANCE
TABLE 27: MARKET VALUE-BY CATEGORY (€ MILLIONS), 2011-2021
TABLE 28: MARKET VALUE-BY CATEGORY (US$ MILLIONS), 2011-2021
TABLE 29: MARKET VOLUME-BY CATEGORY (KG MILLION), 2011-2021
TABLE 30: PREPARED MEALS SALES DISTRIBUTION IN IRELAND-BY MARKET (€ MILLION), 2016
TABLE 31: PACKAGING MATERIAL (IN MILLION PACK UNITS)
TABLE 32: CONTAINER TYPE (IN MILLION PACK UNITS)
TABLE 33: CLOSURE TYPE (IN MILLION PACK UNITS)
TABLE 34: OUTER TYPE (IN MILLION PACK UNITS)
TABLE 35: EXCHANGE RATES: (US$-€), 2011-2021
TABLE 36: GDP PER CAPITA (€)
TABLE 37: POPULATION
TABLE 38: CONSUMER PRICE INDEX
TABLE 39: AGE PROFILE (MILLIONS OF PERSONS)

LIST OF FIGURES
FIGURE 1: VALUE SHARE OF IRELAND IN THE GLOBAL AND WESTERN EUROPE PREPARED MEALS SECTOR, 2011-2021
FIGURE 2: IRELAND COMPARED TO OTHER TOP FOUR COUNTRIES - MARKET SIZE, GROWTH AND COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
FIGURE 3: MARKET SIZE ANALYSIS BY VALUE AND VOLUME, PREPARED MEALS SECTOR, 2011-2021
FIGURE 4: ANNUAL PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION OF PREPARED MEALS-IRELAND COMPARED TO GLOBAL AND WESTERN EUROPE, 2011-2021
FIGURE 5: VALUE AND VOLUME GROWTH ANALYSIS BY MARKETS, 2016-2021
FIGURE 6: ANNUAL PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION BY MARKETS, 2016-IRELAND COMPARED TO THE GLOBAL AND WESTERN EUROPE CONSUMPTION
FIGURE 7: GROWTH ANALYSIS BY VALUE AND VOLUME IN THE MEAL KITS MARKET, 2011-2021
FIGURE 8: VALUE ANALYSIS BY CATEGORIES, 2011-2021
FIGURE 9: VOLUME ANALYSIS BY CATEGORIES, 2011-2021
FIGURE 10: VALUE AND VOLUME GROWTH ANALYSIS, PIZZA MARKET, 2011-2021
FIGURE 11: VALUE ANALYSIS BY CATEGORIES, 2011-2021
FIGURE 12: VOLUME ANALYSIS BY CATEGORIES, 2011-2021
FIGURE 13: VALUE AND VOLUME GROWTH ANALYSIS, READY MEALS MARKET, 2011-2021
FIGURE 14: VALUE ANALYSIS BY CATEGORIES, 2011-2021
FIGURE 15: VOLUME ANALYSIS BY CATEGORIES, 2011-2021
FIGURE 16: DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE, PREPARED MEALS, 2011-2016
FIGURE 17: DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE, MEAL KITS, 2011-2016
FIGURE 18: DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE, PIZZA MARKET, 2011-2016
FIGURE 19: DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE, READY MEALS, 2011-2016
FIGURE 20: LEADING BRANDS IN THE IRISH PREPARED MEALS SECTOR, VALUE AND VOLUME SHARE, 2016
FIGURE 21: LEADING BRANDS IN THE MEAL KITS MARKET, VALUE AND VOLUME SHARE, 2016
FIGURE 22: LEADING BRANDS IN THE PIZZA MARKET, VALUE AND VOLUME SHARE, 2016
FIGURE 23: LEADING BRANDS IN THE READY MEALS MARKET, VALUE AND VOLUME SHARE, 2016
FIGURE 24: PRIVATE LABEL PENETRATION BY MARKETS (VALUE TERMS), 2016
FIGURE 25: GROWTH ANALYSIS, PRIVATE LABEL AND BRANDS (2011-2016)
FIGURE 26: PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY PACKAGING MATERIAL, 2011-2021
FIGURE 27: USE OF PACKAGING MATERIAL BY MARKETS (IN PACK UNITS), 2016
FIGURE 28: PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY CONTAINER TYPE, 2011-2021
FIGURE 29: USE OF CONTAINER TYPE BY MARKETS (IN PACK UNITS), 2016
FIGURE 30: PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY CLOSURE TYPE, 2011-2021
FIGURE 31: USE OF CLOSURE TYPE BY MARKETS (IN PACK UNITS), 2016
FIGURE 32: PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY OUTER TYPE, 2011-2021
FIGURE 33: USE OF OUTER TYPE BY MARKETS (IN PACK UNITS), 2016
FIGURE 34: IRELAND’S GDP PER CAPITA, 2011-2016
FIGURE 35: POPULATION GROWTH IN IRELAND, 2011-2016
FIGURE 36: CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, IRELAND, 2011-2016
FIGURE 37: AGE PROFILE, IRELAND, 2016
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