Source: Mintel The organic food market enjoyed a meteoric rise in the early 2000s as consumers flocked to goods positioned as safer, more nutritious and tastier than those produced by large-scale agribusiness. This brought what was once a niche claim, typically only found in health food stores, into the mainstream. Global sales increased by 8.8% […]
Markets in the frozen food industry in Europe, news and data about market evolution and relevant changes.
The ice cream market in Western Europe suffered a double blow during 2012. Not only does the region’s economic situation remain stubbornly weak (latest forecasts by the IMF, for example, suggest that the EU economy may contract by 0.2% during the current year), but there was no sign of a return to the warm summer […]
The frozen food sector continues to perform well in both the UK and Ireland, mainly as a result of the growth which has returned to the category during the economic recession as more people appreciate the value for money many products offer. In both instances, the frozen food sector accounts for up to 5% of […]
One of the more dynamic frozen food markets in Western Europe, France is the region’s third largest, after Germany and the UK, according to Euromonitor International’s research. For 2012, France stands to control 15% of overall Western European frozen processed food sales in retail value and volume terms, as well as 10% of regional foodservice […]
Source: Mintel Eastern Europe has been a target of investment for multinational CPG companies since the dissolution of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s. The frozen food market, however, remains under-developed. Demand has only begun to grow in the region in recent years, as rising incomes and changing consumer lifestyles drives expenditure on convenient […]
The convenience factor, along with a very well structured balance between quality and price continue to drive demand for frozen food on the mature German market, according to some of the important producers who are well-known for their extensive and professional portfolio. Besides convenience, there are other factors which account for the continued popularity of […]
The unfavorable economic environment has affected demand only slightly for frozen processed food in Italy. Following a marginal decline in 2009, the category recorded positive current value growth of 3% and 2%, respectively, in 2010 and 2011. However, volume sales have fluctuated somewhat in recent years, registering a 3% increase in 2010 followed by flat […]