The frozen food market is estimated to see a significant growth rate in coming years. Developments in the retail landscape, rising demand for convenience food, and technological advancements in the cold chain market are the major driving factors for the market. On the other hand, the rising preference for fresh and natural food products is a restraining factor for this market.
The convenient & ready meals segment is estimated to dominate the global market. This is due to the changing and busy lifestyles of people, globally, which has increased the consumption of frozen foods, globally. Frozen foods are easy to prepare and take less time for preparation. They are healthy and have high nutritional value. Frozen food export business has also increased in recent times due to the high acceptance of these products among consumers and brand awareness among developing countries.
The offline segment is estimated to account for the largest share in the frozen food market in 2018. The infrastructure of the convenience stores and hypermarkets includes freezing and temperature-controlled facilities, which are driving the growth of this segment as a distribution channel for frozen products.
The ready-to-cook segment is projected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period in the frozen food market. Factors such as changing lifestyles and increasing population of working women are driving the growth of ready-to-eat frozen food, globally.
The Middle East & Africa is expected to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period. Population growth, rapid urbanization, and the rise in consumer awareness about the benefits of frozen food are the key factors driving the demand for frozen food in the region.
Key market players include General Mills Inc (US), Conagra Brands, Inc. (US), Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexico), Nestle SA (Switzerland), Unilever (the Netherlands), Kellogg Company (US), McCain Foods Limited (Canada), Kraft Heinz Company (US), Associated British Foods plc (UK), Ajinomoto (Japan), Vandemoortele NV (Belgium), Lantmannen Unibake International (Denmark).
Key Questions Addressed by the Report
· What are the new trending products that the frozen food companies are exploring?
· Which are the key players in the market and how intense is the competition?
· What are the upcoming growth trends that the frozen food manufacturers are focusing on in the future?
· What are the high growth opportunities in the frozen food market, for each segment?
· What are the key growth strategies adopted by major market players in the frozen food market?
1.1. Market Definition
1.2. Study Scope
1.3. Study Period
1.4. Market Stakeholders
2. Research Methodology
2.1. Secondary Research
2.2. Primary Research
2.3. Research Design
2.4. Data Validation
2.5. Limitations and Assumptions
3. Market Dynamics
3.1.1. Developments in Retail Landscape
3.1.2. Rising Demand for Convenience Food
3.1.3. Technological Advancements in the Cold Chain Market
3.2.1. Rising Preference for Fresh and Natural Food Products
3.2.2. Requires Constant Temperature Monitoring
3.2.3. Lack of Cold Chain Infrastructure in Developing Economies
3.3.1. Digitalization of the Retail Industry
3.3.2. Increasing Trade of Processed Food
4. Executive Summary
5. Frozen Food Market, By Product
5.1. Fruits & Vegetables
5.1.1. Frozen Fruits
5.1.2. Frozen Vegetables
184.108.40.206. Frozen Potatoes
220.127.116.11. Other Vegetables
5.2. Dairy Products
5.3. Bakery Products
5.3.1. Breads and Pizza Crusts
5.3.2. Other Bakery Products
5.4. Meat & Seafood Products
5.5. Convenience Foods & Ready Meals
6. Market for Frozen Food, By Type
6.1. Raw Material
7. Market for Frozen Food, By Consumption
7.1. Food Service
8. Frozen Food Market, By Distribution Channel
9. Market for Frozen Food, By Region
9.1. North America
9.2.6. Rest of Europe
9.3. Asia Pacific
9.3.5. Rest of APAC
9.4. Middle East & Africa
9.5. South America
9.5.2. Rest of South America
10. Company Profiles
10.1. General Mills Inc.
10.2. Conagra Brands, Inc.
10.3. Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. De C.V.
10.4. Nestle SA
10.6. Kellogg Company
10.7. Mccain Foods Limited
10.8. The Kraft Heinz Company
10.9. Associated British Foods Plc
10.11. Vandemoortele NV
10.12. Lantmannen Unibake International
11. Conclusion and Recommendations
12.2. Related Reports