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Country Profile: Prepared Meals sector in the UK

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GlobalData

Published Date : Mar 2017

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Food

No. of Pages : 97 Pages

Country Profile: Prepared Meals sector in the UK

Summary

The UKs Prepared Meals sector is the third largest in value terms after Germany and France in the Western Europe region. Of the three markets in the sector, Ready Meals is the largest in both value and volume terms, while Pizza market is expected to register the fastest growth during 2016-2021 in value terms. Hypermarkets & Supermarkets accounted to the largest share of distribution for Prepared Meals in the country, while Rigid Plastics remained most commonly used packaging material in the sector. Goodfellas and Chicago Town are the leading market players in the UKs Prepared Meals sector.

GlobalDatas Country Profile report on the Prepared Meals sector in the UK provides insights on high growth categories to target, trends in the usage of packaging materials, types and closures category level distribution data and brands market shares.

What else is contained?
- Market data: Overall market value and volume data with growth analysis for 2016-2021
- Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for Meal Kits, Pizza and Ready Meals with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2016-2021
- Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels, including private label growth analysis from 2011-2016
- Distribution data: Value shares within each category through channels such as Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists and more
- Packaging data: consumption breakdown for packaging materials and containers in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Packaging material data for flexible packaging, rigid plastics, rigid metal and others; container data for: film, trays, tubs, foils and others.

Scope

- The Prepared Meals sector in the UK is forecast to grow at 2.9% during 2016-2021.
- Ready Meals is the largest value and volume market in the Prepared Meals sector.
- Hypermarkets & Supermarkets is the leading distribution channel for the UK Prepared Meals sector, accounting for a total value share of 65.6% in 2016.
- Goodfellas is the leading brand in value terms with 3.3% share, in 2016, while Weightwatchers is the leading brand in volume terms with a share of 4.9%.
- Rigid Plastics is the most commonly used packaging material, followed by Rigid Metal and Flexible Packaging.

Reasons to buy

- Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis
- Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities
- Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning
- Manufacturers can identify the opportunities to position products with H&W attributes/benefits
- Access the key and most influential consumer trends driving Prepared Meals products consumption, and how they influence consumer behavior in the market which will help determine the best audiences to target
- Our team of analysts have placed a significant emphasis on changes expected in the market that will provide a clear picture of the opportunities that can be tapped over the next five years, resulting in revenue expansion
- The packaging analysis report helps manufacturers, in identifying the most commonly used packaging materials in the sector
- Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as GDP per capita, population (overall and breakdown by age), and consumer price index. It also covers a comparative analysis of political, economic, socio-demographic, and technological indicators (PEST) across 50 countries.
Table of Contents
1. REPORT SCOPE 6
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 7
3. THE UK IN ITS REGIONAL CONTEXT 9
3.1. THE UK MARKET SHARE IN THE GLOBAL AND WESTERN EUROPE PREPARED MEALS SECTOR 9
3.2. THE UK COMPARED TO OTHER MAJOR COUNTRIES IN THE WESTERN EUROPE REGION 10
4. MARKET SIZE ANALYSIS - PREPARED MEALS SECTOR 11
4.1. VALUE AND VOLUME ANALYSIS - PREPARED MEALS SECTOR IN THE UK 11
4.2. PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION ANALYSIS - THE UK COMPARED TO THE GLOBAL AND WESTERN EUROPE REGION IRRESPECTIVE 12
4.3. MARKET SIZE ANALYSIS BY PREPARED MEALS MARKETS 13
4.4. GROWTH ANALYSIS BY MARKETS 14
5. MARKET AND CATEGORY ANALYSIS 15
5.1. PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION ANALYSIS BY MARKETS 15
5.2. MARKET ANALYSIS: MEAL KITS 16
5.3. MARKET ANALYSIS: PIZZA 19
5.4. MARKET ANALYSIS: READY MEALS 21
6. DISTRIBUTION ANALYSIS 24
6.1. DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE ANALYSIS: PREPARED MEALS 24
6.2. DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE ANALYSIS: MEAL KITS 25
6.3. DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE ANALYSIS: PIZZA 26
6.4. DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE ANALYSIS: READY MEALS 27
7. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 28
7.1. BRAND SHARE ANALYSIS BY SECTOR 28
7.2. BRAND SHARE ANALYSIS BY MARKETS 31
7.3. BRAND SHARE ANALYSIS BY CATEGORY 35
7.3.1. Meal Kits 35
7.3.2. Pizza 36
7.3.3. Ready Meals 37
7.4. PRIVATE LABEL SHARE ANALYSIS 39
8. HEALTH & WELLNESS ANALYSIS 41
8.1. MARKET SIZE ANALYSIS BY HEALTH & WELLNESS CLAIMS 41
8.2. MARKET SIZE ANALYSIS - HEALTH & WELLNESS PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES 42
8.3. MARKET SIZE ANALYSIS - HEALTH & WELLNESS CONSUMER BENEFITS 43
8.4. LEADING COMPANIES IN UKS PREPARED MEALS SECTOR 44
9. PACKAGING ANALYSIS 45
9.1. PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY PACKAGING MATERIAL IN THE PREPARED MEALS SECTOR 45
9.2. PACKAGING SHARE ANALYSIS BY PACKAGING MATERIAL IN PREPARED MEALS MARKETS 46
9.3. PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY CONTAINER TYPE IN THE PREPARED MEALS SECTOR 47
9.4. PACKAGING SHARE ANALYSIS BY CONTAINER TYPE IN PREPARED MEALS MARKETS 48
9.5. PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY CLOSURE TYPE IN THE PREPARED MEALS SECTOR 49
9.6. PACKAGING SHARE ANALYSIS BY CLOSURE TYPE IN PREPARED MEALS MARKETS 50
9.7. PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY OUTER TYPE IN THE PREPARED MEALS SECTOR 51
9.8. PACKAGING SHARE ANALYSIS BY OUTER TYPE IN PREPARED MEALS MARKETS 52
10. MACROECONOMIC ANALYSIS 53
10.1. GDP PER CAPITA 56
10.2. POPULATION AND POPULATION GROWTH 57
10.3. CONSUMER PRICE INDEX 58
10.4. POPULATION BREAKDOWN BY AGE 59
11. CONSUMER DEMOGRAPHICS 60
11.1. CONSUMPTION BY GENDER 60
11.2. CONSUMPTION BY AGE 61
11.3. CONSUMPTION BY EDUCATION 62
11.4. CONSUMPTION BY URBANIZATION 63
12. METHODOLOGY 64
13. DEFINITIONS 65
14. APPENDIX 76
15. ABOUT GLOBALDATA 94
16. DISCLAIMER 95
17. CONTACT US 96

List of Tables
TABLE 1: GROWTH ANALYSIS BY MARKETS, 2016-2021 14
TABLE 2: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME- PREPARED MEALS SECTOR 29
TABLE 3: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME- PREPARED MEALS SECTOR 30
TABLE 4: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-MEAL KITS MARKET 31
TABLE 5: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-PIZZA MARKET 32
TABLE 6: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME- READY MEALS MARKET 33
TABLE 7: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME- READY MEALS MARKET 34
TABLE 8: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-AMBIENT MEAL KITS CATEGORY 35
TABLE 9: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-CHILLED MEAL KITS CATEGORY 35
TABLE 10: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-FROZEN MEAL KITS CATEGORY 36
TABLE 11: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-CHILLED PIZZA CATEGORY 36
TABLE 12: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-FROZEN PIZZA CATEGORY 36
TABLE 13: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME- AMBIENT READY MEALS CATEGORY 37
TABLE 14: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME- CHILLED READY MEALS CATEGORY 37
TABLE 15: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-DRIED READY MEALS CATEGORY 38
TABLE 16: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME- FROZEN READY MEALS CATEGORY 38
TABLE 17: RELATIVE COMPARISON OF COUNTRIES BASED ON PEST ANALYSIS 53
TABLE 18: CONSUMPTION OF PREPARED MEALS BY GENDER AND MARKETS (KG MILLION, 2016) 60
TABLE 19: CONSUMPTION OF PREPARED MEALS BY AGE AND MARKETS (KG MILLION, 2016) 61
TABLE 20: CONSUMPTION OF PREPARED MEALS BY EDUCATION AND MARKETS (KG MILLION, 2016) 62
TABLE 21: CONSUMPTION OF PREPARED MEALS BY URBANIZATION AND MARKETS (KG MILLION, 2016) 63
TABLE 22: MARKET DEFINITIONS 65
TABLE 23: CATEGORY DEFINITIONS 65
TABLE 24: CHANNEL DEFINITIONS 67
TABLE 25: HEALTH & WELLNESS: PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES-FOOD MINUS 68
TABLE 26: HEALTH & WELLNESS: PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES-FREE FROM 69
TABLE 27: HEALTH & WELLNESS: PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES-FUNCTIONAL & FORTIFIED 70
TABLE 28: HEALTH & WELLNESS: PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES-NATURALLY HEALTHY 71
TABLE 29: HEALTH & WELLNESS: PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES-FOOD INTOLERANCE 72
TABLE 30: HEALTH & WELLNESS: CONSUMER BENEFITS-HEALTH MANAGEMENT 73
TABLE 31: HEALTH & WELLNESS: ANALYSIS BY CONSUMER BENEFITS 74
TABLE 32: HEALTH & WELLNESS: CONSUMER BENEFITS-PERFORMANCE 75
TABLE 33: MARKET VALUE-BY CATEGORY, ( MILLION), 2011-2021 76
TABLE 34: MARKET VALUE-BY CATEGORY, (US$ MILLION), 2011-2021 77
TABLE 35: MARKET VOLUME-BY CATEGORY, (KG MILLION), 2011-2021 78
TABLE 36: PREPARED MEALS SALES DISTRIBUTION IN THE UK-BY MARKET ( MILLION) 2016 79
TABLE 37: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME- PREPARED MEALS SECTOR 80
TABLE 38: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME- PREPARED MEALS SECTOR 80
TABLE 39: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-MEAL KITS MARKET 81
TABLE 40: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-PIZZA MARKET 82
TABLE 41: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-READY MEALS MARKET 83
TABLE 42: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-AMBIENT MEAL KITS CATEGORY 84
TABLE 43: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-CHILLED MEAL KITS CATEGORY 84
TABLE 44: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-FROZEN MEAL KITS CATEGORY 85
TABLE 45: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-CHILLED PIZZA CATEGORY 85
TABLE 46: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-FROZEN PIZZA CATEGORY 85
TABLE 47: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-AMBIENT READY MEALS CATEGORY 86
TABLE 48: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-CHILLED READY MEALS CATEGORY 87
TABLE 49: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME- DRIED READY MEALS CATEGORY 88
TABLE 50: BRAND VALUE AND VOLUME-FROZEN READY MEALS CATEGORY 88
TABLE 51: KEY HEALTH & WELLNESS PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES DRIVING SALES IN THE UK ( MILLION) 89
TABLE 52: KEY HEALTH & WELLNESS CONSUMER BENEFITS DRIVING SALES IN THE UK ( MILLION) 89
TABLE 53: PACKAGING MATERIAL (IN MILLION PACK UNITS) 90
TABLE 54: CONTAINER TYPE (IN MILLION PACK UNITS) 90
TABLE 55: CLOSURE TYPE (IN MILLION PACK UNITS) 91
TABLE 56: OUTER TYPE (IN MILLION PACK UNITS) 91
TABLE 57: EXCHANGE RATES: US$-, 2011-2021 92
TABLE 58: GDP PER CAPITA () 92
TABLE 59: POPULATION 92
TABLE 60: CONSUMER PRICE INDEX 92
TABLE 61: AGE PROFILE (MILLIONS OF PERSONS) 93

List of Figures
FIGURE 1: VALUE SHARE OF THE UK IN THE GLOBAL AND WESTERN EUROPE PREPARED MEALS SECTOR, 2011-2021 9
FIGURE 2: THE UK COMPARED TO OTHER TOP FOUR COUNTRIES - MARKET SIZE, GROWTH AND COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 10
FIGURE 3: MARKET SIZE ANALYSIS BY VALUE AND VOLUME, PREPARED MEALS SECTOR, 2011-2021 11
FIGURE 4: PER CAPITA VOLUME CONSUMPTION OF PREPARED MEALS - THE UK COMPARED TO THE GLOBAL AND WESTERN EUROPE, 2011-2021 12
FIGURE 5: VALUE AND VOLUME GROWTH ANALYSIS BY MARKETS, 2016-2021 13
FIGURE 6: PER CAPITA CONSUMPTION BY MARKETS - THE UK COMPARED TO THE GLOBAL AND WESTERN EUROPE AVERAGE, 2016 15
FIGURE 7: GROWTH ANALYSIS BY VALUE AND VOLUME IN THE MEAL KITS MARKET, 2011-2021 16
FIGURE 8: VALUE ANALYSIS BY CATEGORIES, 2011-2021 17
FIGURE 9: VOLUME ANALYSIS BY CATEGORIES, 2011-2021 18
FIGURE 10: VALUE AND VOLUME GROWTH ANALYSIS, PIZZA MARKET, 2011-2021 19
FIGURE 11: VALUE ANALYSIS BY CATEGORIES, 2011-2021 20
FIGURE 12: VOLUME ANALYSIS BY CATEGORIES, 2011-2021 20
FIGURE 13: VALUE AND VOLUME GROWTH ANALYSIS, READY MEALS MARKET, 2011-2021 21
FIGURE 14: VALUE ANALYSIS BY CATEGORIES, 2011-2021 22
FIGURE 15: VOLUME ANALYSIS BY CATEGORIES, 2011-2021 23
FIGURE 16: DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE, PREPARED MEALS, 2011-2016 24
FIGURE 17: DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE, MEAL KITS, 2011-2016 25
FIGURE 18: DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE, PIZZA MARKET, 2011-2016 26
FIGURE 19: DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL SHARE, READY MEALS, 2011-2016 27
FIGURE 20: LEADING BRANDS IN THE UK PREPARED MEALS SECTOR, VALUE AND VOLUME SHARE, 2016 28
FIGURE 21: LEADING BRANDS IN THE MEAL KITS MARKET, VALUE AND VOLUME SHARE, 2016 31
FIGURE 22: LEADING BRANDS IN THE PIZZA MARKET, VALUE AND VOLUME SHARE, 2016 32
FIGURE 23: LEADING BRANDS IN THE READY MEALS MARKET, VALUE AND VOLUME SHARE, 2016 33
FIGURE 24: PRIVATE LABEL PENETRATION BY MARKETS (VALUE TERMS), 2016 39
FIGURE 25: GROWTH ANALYSIS, PRIVATE LABEL AND BRANDS (2011-2016) 40
FIGURE 26: VALUE OF HEALTH & WELLNESS CLAIMS BY MARKET, US$ MILLION, 2016-2021 41
FIGURE 27: VALUE AND VOLUME ANALYSIS BY HEALTH & WELLNESS PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES 2016 42
FIGURE 28: VALUE AND VOLUME ANALYSIS BY HEALTH & WELLNESS CONSUMER BENEFITS, 2016 43
FIGURE 29: LEADING COMPANIES IN THE HEALTH & WELLNESS MARKET BY VALUE, 2016 - READY MEALS 44
FIGURE 30: PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY PACKAGING MATERIAL, 2011-2021 45
FIGURE 31: USE OF PACKAGING MATERIAL BY MARKETS (IN PACK UNITS), 2016 46
FIGURE 32: PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY CONTAINER TYPE, 2011-2021 47
FIGURE 33: USE OF CONTAINER TYPE BY MARKETS (IN PACK UNITS), 2016 48
FIGURE 34: PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY CLOSURE TYPE, 2011-2021 49
FIGURE 35: USE OF CLOSURE TYPE BY MARKETS (IN PACK UNITS), 2016 50
FIGURE 36: PACKAGING SHARE AND GROWTH ANALYSIS BY OUTER TYPE, 2011-2021 51
FIGURE 37: USE OF OUTER TYPE BY MARKETS (IN PACK UNITS), 2016 52
FIGURE 38: UKS GDP PER CAPITA, 2011-2016 56
FIGURE 39: POPULATION GROWTH IN THE UK, 2011-2016 57
FIGURE 40: CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, THE UK, 2011-2016 58
FIGURE 41: AGE PROFILE, THE UK, 2016 59
FIGURE 42: CONSUMPTION OF PREPARED MEALS BY GENDER, THE UK, 2016 60
FIGURE 43: CONSUMPTION OF PREPARED MEALS BY AGE, THE UK, 2016 61
FIGURE 44: CONSUMPTION OF PREPARED MEALS BY EDUCATION, THE UK, 2016 62
FIGURE 45: CONSUMPTION OF PREPARED MEALS BY URBANIZATION, THE UK, 2016 63

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