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Ready Meals Packaging in Japan

  • ID: 4612535
  • Report
  • May 2021
  • Region: Japan
  • 10 Pages
  • Euromonitor International
COVID-19 drove a surge in demand for ready meals packaging during 2020, particularly for frozen ready meals, shelf stable ready meals, dried ready meals and dinner mixes. As working from home became more commonplace, more consumers gravitated towards ready meals as a fast and convenient meal solution. This is driving a shift towards more convenient packaging, such as microwaveable trays, microwaveable cups and microwaveable pouches.

The publisher's Ready Meals Packaging in Japan report offers insight into key trends and developments driving packaging across the category. The report also examines trends and prospect for various pack types and closures: metal packaging, rigid plastic, glass, liquid cartons, paper-based containers; flexible packaging.

Product coverage: Chilled Lunch Kits, Chilled Pizza, Chilled Ready Meals, Dinner Mixes, Dried Ready Meals, Frozen Pizza, Frozen Ready Meals, Prepared Salads, Shelf Stable Ready Meals.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Ready Meals Packaging market;
  • 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.
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KEY DATA FINDINGS

2020 IMPACT
  • Pandemic boosts demand for microwaveable packaging, as those working from home want quick and convenient meals
  • Demand for chilled ready meals packaging declines, as consumers seek alternatives with a longer shelf life
  • Convenience stores drive shift to microwaveable packaging

RECOVERY AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Demand for chilled ready meals packaging will rebound at the expense of frozen ready meals, shelf stable ready meals and dried ready meals packaging
  • Convenient, microwaveable packaging will continue to grow in popularity
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