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Published on : Feb 19, 2016

Over the past few years, the global chilled and deli foods market has been registering smooth growth owing to the rising demand for ready-to-eat foods. The improvements in economic conditions and the expansion of the retail food sector, especially in the Asia Pacific region also had an impact on the global chilled and deli foods market. The growing income of people across developed countries and the rising varieties of chilled and deli food products are expected to contribute towards the growth of the global chilled and deli foods market in the coming few years. 

The Popular Types 

The fact that chilled and deli food products are healthier than the frozen foods has earned them more demand in the recent past. Some of the commonly used chilled and deli foods are:

  • Meats: With a wide variety of meats and meat products available in the market, the non-vegetarian lovers are able to fulfill their hunger. 
  • Packed Sandwiches: As pre-packed sandwiches offer a complete balanced diet, the demand for these food products is expected to increase in the coming few years. 
  • Ready-to-eat Salads: Ready-to-eat salads are growing in demand across all regions as they provide many health benefits. 

The increasing number of brands dealing with chilled and deli foods are predicted to create growth opportunities in the global chilled and deli food market in the coming few years. Going forward, the leading players in the global chilled and deli food market are expected to focus on the quality of food products to maintain their dominant position. Increasing prices of some of the chilled and deli products might hamper the growth of the global chilled and deli foods market in the near future. 

Changing lifestyles and the increasing demand for convenient food products are expected to make a difference in the global chilled and deli food market in the next few years. The expansion of hypermarkets and supermarkets and the availability of all chilled and deli foods in these markets will help the global chilled and deli foods market increase their sales. Chilled and deli food products are considered to be a part of culinary culture across the European region, thus expected to maximize the demand for these food products in the next few years.