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Germany Canned Food Market - Forecasts from 2022 to 2027

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  • 74 Pages
  • January 2023
  • Region: Germany
  • Knowledge Sourcing Intelligence LLP
  • ID: 5743412
The Germany canned food market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.62% during the forecast period to reach US$7,578.634 million by 2027, from US$5,525.106 million in 2020.

Canning is a method of preserving food for a longer time by using air-tight containers. The canning process varies by product but usually, it involves three steps - processing, sealing, and heating the cans to kill harmful bacteria and prevent spoilage. Commonly used canned foods include fruits, vegetables, beans, soups, meats, and seafood. The major advantage of canned food is that it is affordable, convenient to carry, and has a longer shelf life. In recent times canned food consumption is increasing among people particularly working people as canned food requires less time to prepare, provides a nutrient-based diet, and has long storage potential.

An increase in the food and beverage and growing online markets are expected to boost the market for Germany canned food market.

Germany has one of the wealthiest consumer bases and has the biggest market for the food and beverage sector which has propelled the growth of the canned food market in the country. The country has a large number of supermarkets, hypermarkets, and e-commerce platforms that is catering to the demand of people. Furthermore, there is a growing demand for vegan, organic, and gluten-free products, and the presence of companies such as Alpro, Veganz, Made with Luve, Naturli, and others is increasing the demand for vegan-based canned food in the region. Availability of food products through online channels is boosting the food and beverage sector in the region with demand coming for edible, organic, and sugar-free content-made canned foods and canned meat alternatives. According to USDA, (United States Department of Agriculture), Germany has the fourth largest food and beverage processing industry in the country accounting for US$204.8 billion in sales in 2020. Moreover, the sector is dominated by small and medium-sized companies that prepare locally grown natural products without chemicals at affordable rates which are further propelling the growth of organic or vegan canned food in the country. Additionally, vegan and meat alternative products have a large consumer base.

Product Offerings

  • Spinazie Epinards Gehakt - by Bonduelle. The product contains finely chopped spinach prepared with natural processes and without preservation and additives.
  • Filetierte Bratheringe - by Appel (Heristo aktiengesellschaft) . The product contains fried herring prepared in herbal cream which is tender and juicy in taste and is roasted brown giving a spicy infusion to it.
  • Chopped Tomatoes - by Del monte. The product contains freshly chopped tomatoes dipped in tomato juice with low fats and low sugar content.

COVID-19 Insights

COVID-19 had a significant impact on the Germany canned food Market. The pandemic affected German consumers' eating patterns due to increased home cooking or home consumption pattern. Canned organic products, fish, meat alternatives, fruits, and vegetables witnessed significant demand from the region, particularly via online channels that were made available by grocery stores and hypermarkets. As per Government of Canada agriculture reports, organic packed food sales in Germany reached US$4.1 billion in 2020. Moreover, healthy canned food available at affordable rates and long shelf life potential with ‘free from’ labels fuelled the growth of the canned food market in the region as people started focusing on health issues and sustainability during the pandemic.

Market Segmentation:

By Type

  • Organic
  • Inorganic

By Product Type

  • Canned Meat
  • Canned Fish/Seafood
  • Canned Fruits and Vegetables
  • Canned Beans and Legumes
  • Others

By Distribution Channel

  • Supermarket/Hypermarket
  • Convenience Stores
  • Online
  • Others
Frequently Asked Questions about the German Canned Food Market

What is the estimated value of the German Canned Food Market?

The German Canned Food Market was estimated to be valued at $5525.11 million in 2020.

What is the growth rate of the German Canned Food Market?

The growth rate of the German Canned Food Market is 4.6%, with an estimated value of $7578.63 million by 2027.

What is the forecasted size of the German Canned Food Market?

The German Canned Food Market is estimated to be worth $7578.63 million by 2027.

Who are the key companies in the German Canned Food Market?

Key companies in the German Canned Food Market include Del Monte (GERMANY) GmbH, Feinkost Dittmann, Dole Packaged Foods, LLC., Appel Feinkost GmbH & Co. KG and Bonduelle Brands.

Table of Contents

1.1. Market Overview
1.2. COVID-19 Scenario
1.3. Market Definition
1.4. Market Segmentation

2.1. Research Data
2.2. Assumptions

3.1. Research Highlights

4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Restraints
4.3. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3.3. The threat of New Entrants
4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

5.1. Introduction
5.2. Organic
5.3. Inorganic

6.1. Introduction
6.2. Canned Meat 
6.3. Canned Fish/Seafood
6.4. Canned Fruits and Vegetables
6.5. Canned Beans and Legumes
6.6. Others

7.1. Introduction
7.2. Supermarket/Hypermarket
7.3. Convenience Stores
7.4. Online
7.5. Others

8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis
8.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrative
8.3. Mergers, Acquisition, Agreements, and Collaborations
8.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix

9.1. Del Monte (GERMANY) GmbH
9.2. Feinkost Dittmann
9.3. Dole Packaged Foods, LLC.
9.4.  Appel Feinkost GmbH & Co. KG
9.5. Bonduelle Brands
*Not an exhaustive list

Companies Mentioned

  • Del Monte (GERMANY) GmbH
  • Feinkost Dittmann
  • Dole Packaged Foods, LLC.
  • Appel Feinkost GmbH & Co. KG
  • Bonduelle Brands