Country Profile: Ice cream in Japan

  • ID: 4586827
  • Report
  • Region: Japan
  • 99 pages
  • GlobalData
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Ezaki Glico co. Ltd
  • General Mills Inc.
  • Kracie
  • Lotte Co. Ltd.
  • Morinaga & Co. Ltd.
  • Morinaga Milk
  • MORE
Country Profile: Ice cream in Japan

Summary

The Japanese ice cream sector is led by the ‘impulse ice cream - single serve’ category in both value and volume terms. It is also expected to register the fastest value growth during 2017-2022. Hypermarkets & supermarkets is the leading channel for distribution of ice cream in the country. Flexible packaging is the most commonly used pack material in the sector, followed by paper & board. Glico, Häagen-Dazs and Snow Brand are the leading brands in the Japanese ice cream sector.

The author’s Country Profile report on the Ice cream sector in Japan provides insights on high growth categories to target, trends in the usage of package materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.

What else is contained?
  • Sector data: Overall sector value and volume data with growth analysis for 2012-2022
  • Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for artisanal ice cream, impulse ice cream - single serve, and take-home and bulk ice cream with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2017-2022
  • Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels in value terms in 2017
  • Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each category through distribution channels such as hypermarkets & supermarkets, food & drinks specialists, convenience stores, "dollar stores", variety stores & general merchandise retailers, and others
  • Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Pack material data for flexible packaging, paper & board, rigid metal and others; pack type data for: box, film, tub, wrapper and bag/sachet.
Scope
  • The per capita consumption of ice cream was higher in Japan compared to global and regional levels in 2017
  • The ‘impulse ice cream - single serve’ category is expected to gain value and volume shares during 2017-2022
  • Private labels are growing at a higher CAGR than brands in the Japanese ice cream sector
  • The health & wellness market is led by the ‘take-home and bulk ice cream’ category in the Japanese ice cream sector
  • The top five brands accounting for a share of 38.9% in 2017.
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
  • 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 real GDP, nominal GDP, consumer price index, household consumption expenditure, population (by age group, gender, rural-urban split, and employed people and unemployment rate. It also includes economic summary of the country along with labor market and demographic trends.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Ezaki Glico co. Ltd
  • General Mills Inc.
  • Kracie
  • Lotte Co. Ltd.
  • Morinaga & Co. Ltd.
  • Morinaga Milk
  • MORE
  • Report scope
  • Executive summary
  • Japan in the global and regional context
  • Japan in the global and Asia-Pacific ice cream sector
  • Japan compared to other leading countries in Asia-Pacific
  • Per capita consumption and expenditure - Japan compared to Asia-Pacific and global levels
  • Sector analysis - ice cream
  • Country snapshot - ice cream sector in Japan
  • Value and volume analysis - ice cream sector in Japan
  • Cross category comparison - value and growth rate
  • Change in category share by value
  • Cross category comparison - volume and growth rate
  • Change in category share by volume
  • Per capita consumption analysis by category
  • Category analysis: artisanal ice cream
  • Category analysis: impulse ice cream - single serve
  • Segment analysis (in value terms): impulse ice cream - single serve
  • Segment analysis (in volume terms): impulse ice cream - single serve
  • Category analysis: take-home and bulk ice cream
  • Segment analysis (in value terms): take-home and bulk ice cream
  • Segment analysis (in volume terms): take-home and bulk ice cream
  • Distribution analysis
  • Distribution channel share analysis: ice cream
  • Distribution channel share analysis by category
  • Competitive landscape
  • Brand share analysis by sector
  • Brand share analysis by category
  • Private label share analysis by category
  • Growth of private labels compared to branded products
  • Degree of consolidation/fragmentation by category
  • Health & wellness
  • Health & wellness trend analysis
  • Health & wellness market analysis by product attribute
  • Health & wellness market analysis by consumer benefit
  • Category comparison - with health & wellness and without health & wellness claims
  • Packaging analysis
  • Pack material
  • Pack type
  • Closure type
  • Primary outer type
  • Consumergraphics
  • Demographic analysis
  • Macroeconomic analysis
  • Economic summary, labor market trends, and demographic trends
  • Country risk index (GCRI)
  • Methodology
  • Definitions
  • Appendix
List of Tables
  • Country snapshot - leading value and volume categories
  • Cross category comparison - by value (2012-2022)
  • Cross category comparison - by volume (2012-2022)
  • Per capita consumption (by category), Japan compared to Asia-Pacific and global levels (in kg), 2017
  • Impulse ice cream - single serve - value analysis by segment, 2012-2022
  • Impulse ice cream - single serve - volume analysis by segment, 2012-2022
  • Take-home and bulk ice cream - value analysis by segment, 2012-2022
  • Take-home and bulk ice cream - volume analysis by segment, 2012-2022
  • Change in distribution share, 2012-2017
  • Category comparison- with health & wellness and without health& wellness claims, 2012-2017
  • Use of primary outer type by category (in pack units), 2017
  • Performance overview (score: 1-100)
  • Category value and volume data, by segment
  • Per capita consumption (in kg), 2012-2022
  • Per capita expenditure, 2012-2022
  • Ice cream sales distribution in Japan - by category, 2017
  • Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the ice cream sector, 2017
  • Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the ice cream sector by category, 2017
  • Key health & wellness product attributes driving sales in Japan, 2012-2022
  • Key health & wellness consumer benefits driving sales in Japan, 2012-2022
  • Pack material (in million pack units), 2012-2022
  • Pack materials by category (in million pack units), 2017
  • Pack type (in million pack units), 2012-2022
  • Pack types by category (in million pack units), 2017
  • Closure type (in million pack units), 2012-2022
  • Closure types by category (in million pack units), 2017
  • Primary outer type (in million pack units), 2012-2022
  • Primary outer types by category (in million pack units), 2017
  • Real GDP and annual growth (%), 2014-2022
  • Nominal GDP and annual growth (%), 2014-2022
  • Consumer price inflation (%), 2014-2022
  • Employed people and unemployment rate (%), 2014-2022
  • Household consumption expenditure and annual growth (%), 2014-2022
  • Population and annual growth (%), 2014-2022
  • Population by age group (%)
  • Population by gender (%)
  • Population by rural-urban split (%)
  • Exchange rates, 2012-2022
List of Figures
  • Value and volume share of Japan in the global and Asia-Pacific ice cream sector, 2017-2022
  • Japan compared to other top countries in terms of market share, growth, and competitive landscape
  • PCC comparison - Japan, Asia-Pacific, and global, 2012-2022
  • PCE comparison - Japan, Asia-Pacific, and global, 2012-2022
  • Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, ice cream sector, 2012-2022
  • Cross category comparison - by value growth rate (2012-2022)
  • Change in category share (in value terms), 2017-2022
  • Cross category comparison - by volume growth rate (2012-2022)
  • Change in category share (in volume terms), 2017-2022
  • Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, ‘artisanal ice cream’ category, 2012-2022
  • Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, ‘impulse ice cream - single serve’ category, 2012-2022
  • Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, ‘take-home and bulk ice cream’ category, 2012-2022
  • Share of key distribution channels, 2017 - ice cream
  • Key distribution channel share by category, 2017
  • Leading brands (in value and volume terms) in the ice cream sector, 2017
  • Leading brands (in value and volume terms) by category in the ice cream sector, 2017
  • Private label penetration by category (in value terms), 2017
  • Growth analysis, private label and brands, 2012-2017
  • Category-wise consolidation/fragmentation (in value terms) - ice cream, 2017
  • Value of health & wellness claims by category, 2017-2022
  • Contribution of health & wellness by product attributes, 2017-2022
  • Contribution of health & wellness by consumer benefits, 2017-2022
  • Key pack materials in the Japanese ice cream sector, percentage share of pack units, 2017
  • Annual growth rate by key pack material, 2012-2022
  • Use of pack material by category (in pack units), 2017
  • Key pack types in the Japanese ice cream sector, percentage share of pack units, 2017
  • Annual growth rate by key pack type, 2012-2022
  • Use of pack type by category (in pack units), 2017
  • Key closure types in the Japanese ice cream sector, percentage share of pack units, 2017
  • Annual growth rate by key closure type, 2012-2022
  • Use of closure type by category (in pack units), 2017
  • Key primary outer typed in the Japanese ice cream sector, percentage share of pack units, 2017
  • Annual growth rate by key primary outer type, 2012-2022
  • Demographic analysis
  • Real GDP value and annual growth (%)
  • Nominal GDP value and annual growth (%)
  • Consumer price inflation (%)
  • Household consumption expenditure growth (%)
  • Population (millions) and annual growth (%)
  • Population by age group (%)
  • Population by gender (%)
  • Population by rural-urban split (%)
  • Employed people (millions) and unemployment rate (%)
  • Five lowest risk nations in GCRI Q3 2017
  • Five highest risk nations in GCRI Q3 2017
  • Country risk analysis - Japan compared to Asia-Pacific and the world
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