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Snacks in China

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  • 76 Pages
  • June 2023
  • Region: China
  • Euromonitor International
  • ID: 5567334
Owing to the implementation of a zero-COVID policy in 2022, and the subsequent relaxation of stringent lockdown measures, in 2023 retail current value sales of snacks are set to experience a resurgence, thereby regaining momentum after a lacklustre performance in 2022.

The analyst's Snacks in China report offers in-depth knowledge of the market at a national level, providing local insight and understanding unavailable elsewhere. In addition to the latest retail sales data 2018-2022, it identifies the leading companies, brands and retail outlets, and assesses the key trends and demographic shifts behind consumer demand and sales growth. How key trends such as health and wellness, sustainability and recovery from the pandemic are shaping the market in <|Year|> directly informs our forecasts to 2027, clearly indicating how the market is expected to change.

Product coverage:
Confectionery, Ice Cream, Savoury Snacks, Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks.

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

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Snacks 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.

Table of Contents

SNACKS IN CHINA
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • Snacks in 2023: The big picture
  • Key trends in 2023
  • Competitive landscape
  • Channel developments
  • What next for snacks?
MARKET DATA
  • Table 1 Sales of Snacks by Category: Volume 2018-2023
  • Table 2 Sales of Snacks by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 3 Sales of Snacks by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 4 Sales of Snacks by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Snacks: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Snacks: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 7 Penetration of Private Label by Category: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 8 Distribution of Snacks by Format: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 9 Forecast Sales of Snacks by Category: Volume 2023-2028
  • Table 10 Forecast Sales of Snacks by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 11 Forecast Sales of Snacks by Category: % Volume Growth 2023-2028
  • Table 12 Forecast Sales of Snacks by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
DISCLAIMER
SOURCES
  • Summary 1 Research Sources
CHOCOLATE CONFECTIONERY IN CHINAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Retail value sales of chocolate confectionery rebound
  • Boxed assortments sees a rebound thanks to the easing of restrictions
  • Further penetration of sales channels results in the strong performance of premium chocolate confectionery brands
  • PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Launches of functional chocolate confectionery signal an upgraded health trend
  • Chocolate with a healthy and fun filling can provide consumers with a sensory experience
  • Summary 2 Other Chocolate Confectionery by Product Type: 2023
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 13 Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: Volume 2018-2023
  • Table 14 Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 15 Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 16 Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 17 Sales of Chocolate Tablets by Type: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 18 NBO Company Shares of Chocolate Confectionery: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 19 LBN Brand Shares of Chocolate Confectionery: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 20 Distribution of Chocolate Confectionery by Format: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 21 Forecast Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: Volume 2023-2028
  • Table 22 Forecast Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 23 Forecast Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: % Volume Growth 2023-2028
  • Table 24 Forecast Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
GUM IN CHINAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Retail volume sales of gum see a less dramatic decline in 2023
  • Gum is a highly concentrated category in China
  • PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Further penetration of oral care products set to encroach on sales of gum
  • Functional gum differentiates by targeting specific consumer groups
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 25 Sales of Gum by Category: Volume 2018-2023
  • Table 26 Sales of Gum by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 27 Sales of Gum by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 28 Sales of Gum by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 29 Sales of Gum by Flavour: Rankings 2018-2023
  • Table 30 NBO Company Shares of Gum: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 31 LBN Brand Shares of Gum: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 32 Distribution of Gum by Format: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 33 Forecast Sales of Gum by Category: Volume 2023-2028
  • Table 34 Forecast Sales of Gum by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 35 Forecast Sales of Gum by Category: % Volume Growth 2023-2028
  • Table 36 Forecast Sales of Gum by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
SUGAR CONFECTIONERY IN CHINAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Value sales of sugar confectionery rebound in 2023, but not to pre-COVID-19 level
  • Medicated confectionery experiences a surge due to pandemic spread
  • PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Gummies with high content of fresh fruit juice and novel texture favoured by Chinese consumers
  • Emerging distribution channel of snack collective stores has growth potential
  • Summary 3 Other Sugar Confectionery by Product Type: 2023
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 37 Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: Volume 2018-2023
  • Table 38 Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 39 Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 40 Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 41 Sales of Pastilles, Gummies, Jellies and Chews by Type: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 42 NBO Company Shares of Sugar Confectionery: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 43 LBN Brand Shares of Sugar Confectionery: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 44 Distribution of Sugar Confectionery by Format: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 45 Forecast Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: Volume 2023-2028
  • Table 46 Forecast Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 47 Forecast Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: % Volume Growth 2023-2028
  • Table 48 Forecast Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
SWEET BISCUITS, SNACK BARS AND FRUIT SNACKS IN CHINAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Sweet biscuits and fruit snacks recover from 2022 declines, but snack bars sees a more significant surge
  • Freeze-dried fruit snacks drives growth in fruit snacks
  • Small packaging continues to be the trend in sweet biscuits in 2023
  • PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Sweet biscuits, snack bars and fruit snacks set to develop with the health trend
  • The health trend and sensory experiences will drive innovation in fruit snacks
  • Protein/energy bars, filled biscuits and wafers to record solid growth
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 49 Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: Volume 2018-2023
  • Table 50 Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 51 Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 52 Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 53 NBO Company Shares of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 54 LBN Brand Shares of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 55 NBO Company Shares of Sweet Biscuits: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 56 LBN Brand Shares of Sweet Biscuits: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 57 NBO Company Shares of Snack Bars: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 58 LBN Brand Shares of Snack Bars: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 59 NBO Company Shares of Fruit Snacks: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 60 LBN Brand Shares of Fruit Snacks: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 61 Distribution of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Format: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 62 Distribution of Sweet Biscuits by Format: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 63 Distribution of Snack Bars by Format: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 64 Distribution of Fruit Snacks by Format: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 65 Forecast Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: Volume 2023-2028
  • Table 66 Forecast Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 67 Forecast Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: % Volume Growth 2023-2028
  • Table 68 Forecast Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
ICE CREAM IN CHINAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Ice cream maintains strong growth and is the best performing snacks category in 2023
  • Mars starts local production
  • Oatly leads the plant-based trend through collaborations with foodservice and retailers
  • PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Ice cream set to continue its growth momentum thanks to favourable weather and increasing competitors
  • Desserts format targeting sharing occasions to be a potential growth area for ice cream
  • Soft and unpackaged ice cream to be competitors to impulse packaged ice cream as zero-COVID policy lifted
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 69 Sales of Ice Cream by Category: Volume 2018-2023
  • Table 70 Sales of Ice Cream by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 71 Sales of Ice Cream by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 72 Sales of Ice Cream by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 73 Sales of Ice Cream by Leading Flavours: Rankings 2018-2023
  • Table 74 Sales of Impulse Ice Cream by Format: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 75 NBO Company Shares of Ice Cream: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 76 LBN Brand Shares of Ice Cream: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 77 NBO Company Shares of Impulse Ice Cream: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 78 LBN Brand Shares of Impulse Ice Cream: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 79 NBO Company Shares of Take-home Ice Cream: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 80 LBN Brand Shares of Take-home Ice Cream: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 81 Distribution of Ice Cream by Format: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 82 Forecast Sales of Ice Cream by Category: Volume 2023-2028
  • Table 83 Forecast Sales of Ice Cream by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 84 Forecast Sales of Ice Cream by Category: % Volume Growth 2023-2028
  • Table 85 Forecast Sales of Ice Cream by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
SAVOURY SNACKS IN CHINAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Savoury snacks sees an improved performance in 2023
  • Nuts, seeds and trail mixes recovers from its strong decline in 2022
  • The dish-to-snack trend drives meat snacks to continue its robust momentum
  • PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Demand for spicy flavours and the health trend will drive growth for meat snacks and seafood snacks
  • Rice snacks to maintain stable growth for the next five years
  • Summary 4 Other Savoury Snacks by Product Type: 2023
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 86 Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: Volume 2018-2023
  • Table 87 Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 88 Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 89 Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 90 NBO Company Shares of Savoury Snacks: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 91 LBN Brand Shares of Savoury Snacks: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 92 Distribution of Savoury Snacks by Format: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 93 Forecast Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: Volume 2023-2028
  • Table 94 Forecast Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 95 Forecast Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: % Volume Growth 2023-2028
  • Table 96 Forecast Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028