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Consumer and Market Insights: Confectionery in the UAE

Consumer and Market Insights: Confectionery in the UAE

Summary
The Confectionery market in the UAE is characterized by demand for premium products that is driven by high per capita income of the population. The Confectionery market is one of the fastest growing in the region with the Chocolate category accounting for majority consumption. However, the Sugar Confectionery is forecast to be the fastest growing category followed by the Gum. Majority of the Confectionery products are imported from outside as consumers prefer global brands. The UAE consumers prefer products with new and unique flavors that offer them novel sensory experience. Opportunities exist for more specialized Confectionery products that caters to personalized needs of the consumers.

Key Findings
The Confectionery market in the UAE will register higher growth in value terms during 2015-2020 compared to 2010-2015.

The Chocolate category has the highest volume share in the overall Confectionery market.

Hypermarkets & Supermarkets is the leading distribution channel in the UAE Confectionery market.

Galaxy is the leading Chocolate brand in the UAE, both in value and volume terms.

Sleeve is the most commonly used outer type in the UAE Confectionery market.

Premiumization & Indulgence and Wellbeing are among the top trends indentified in the market.

In future demand for specialized Confectionery products will increase in the UAE.

Synopsis
Canadean’s Consumer and Market Insights report on the Confectionery market in the UAE 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 2010-2020

Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for Chocolate, Gum and Sugar Confectionery with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2015-2020

Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels, including private label growth analysis from 2012-2015

Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each category through distribution channels such as Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists and others in 2015

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, Paper & Board, Rigid Plastics, and others; container data for: Bag/Sachet, Film, Box, Wrapper and others

Consumer level trends: Top four consumer trends which influence Confectionery products consumption

Future outlook: Reviews and recommendations on how the market will shape up from 2015-2020

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

Access the key and most influential consumer trends driving Confectionery products consumption, and how they influence consumer behavior in the market which will help determine the best audiences to target

Access to analysis on products launched in the market

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


Introduction
Report Scope
Country Context
Macroeconomic indicators –GDP Per Capita, Population, Consumer Price Index and Age Profile
Retail and foodservice figures –Key Takeaways
Market Overview, Consumer Demographics and Pricing Analysis
Value and volume analysis for the UAE Confectionery market
Degree of trade up/down in the UAE Confectionery market
Volume analysis by category
Market value and growth rates, by category
Historic and forecast value analysis by category
Winners and losers by categories with change in market share
Segment share in a category (value terms) and change in market share
Volume consumption analysis by gender, age, education and urbanization –at category level
Inter-country comparison of average price per kg by category
Top variants and pack size distribution analysis
Retailer price dynamics
Retail Landscape and Key Distribution Channels
Leading retailers in the UAE Food market
Leading distribution channels (value terms) in the UAE Confectionery market
Leading distribution channels (value terms) by category
Competitive Landscape
Market share of leading brands (in value and volume terms) by category and segment
Penetration of private label by category in the UAE Confectionery market
Private label growth (in value terms) compared to brands
Health and Wellness analysis
Value of Health & Wellness claims by category
Key Health & Wellness product attributes driving sales
Key Health & Wellness consumer benefits driving sales
Key Health & Wellness companies and market share
Packaging
Confectionery market by type of packaging material/container (in volume terms)
Confectionery market by type of packaging closure/outer (in volume terms)
Confectionery market by type of packaging, forecast(in volume terms)
Consumer trend analysis
Canadian's consumer trend framework and explanation of the sub-trends
For key trends in the UAE Confectionery market:
How the trend is influencing consumption in the UAE Confectionery market
How to target the trend in the UAE Confectionery market
How the trend will evolve in the UAE Confectionery market
Key target demographic and the rate at which the trend will evolve
What are the key drivers that will influence growth of confectionery market in the future
Examples of New Product Development
New products launched in the UAE Confectionery market
Appendix
Country context
Category value and volume data
Consumer Demographics data
Sector Overview
Segment data
Health & Wellness data
Packaging data
Category definitions
Segment definitions
Channel definitions
Health & Wellness definitions
Explanation of sub-trends
Methodology
About Canadean
List of Tables
Table 1: Country Indicators –overall food value and volume, 2015
Table 2: Market value analysis in AED and US$, 2010-2020
Table 3: Market volume growth analysis, 2010-2020
Table 4: Market volume growth, by category, 2015-2020
Table 5: Segment level analysis by category, 2015
Table 6: Average price per kg comparison by categories
Table 7: Retailer price dynamics (includes % difference from average price)
Table 8: Leading retailers
Table 9: Leading brands by segments, 2015
Table 10: Leading brands by category, 2015
Table 11: Key Health & Wellness product attributes driving sales, 2015
Table 12: Key Health & Wellness consumer benefits driving sales, 2015
List of Figures
Figure 1: Macro economic analysis: GDP per capita, Population, CPI (2010-2015), Age Profile (2015)
Figure 2: Foodservice transactions by sectors, profit and cost, 2015
Figure 3: Market volume analysis, 2010-2020
Figure 4: Consumers purchase behavior -Trading up/down, 2015
Figure 5: Market volume share analysis by category, 2015
Figure 6: Market value growth analysis by category, 2010-2020
Figure 7: Historic and forecast value analysis by category
Figure 8: Change in market share by category, 2015-2020
Figure 9: Category volume consumption by age, gender, education and urbanisation,2015
Figure 10: Leading distribution channels, overall Food, 2011-2014
Figure 11: Leading distribution channels, overall Confectionery market, 2015
Figure 12: Leading distribution channels by category, 2015
Figure 13: Brand share analysis by categories (by value and volume), 2015
Figure 14:Private label penetration by categories, 2015
Figure 15: Private label and brand share growth, 2012-2015
Figure 16: Value of Health & Wellness market, US$ million, 2010-2020
Figure 17: Leading Health & Wellness companies by category, 2015
Figure 18: Packaging analysis –key packaging material, container, closure and outer type, 2015
Figure 19: Growth in key packaging material, container, closure and outer type, 2015-2020

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