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Consumer and Market Insights: Ice Cream Market in Germany


The volume consumption of Ice Cream in Germany is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 2.7% during 2015-2019. Take-home and Bulk Ice Cream is the most consumed Ice Cream category and also has the highest private label penetration in the Ice Cream market. Magnum is one of the leading brands in the Impulse Ice Cream – Single Serve category.

Key Findings

Ice Cream market in Germany will register moderate growth in volume terms during 2015-2019.

The high food price inflation is driving German consumers to purchase value for money Ice Cream products.

Take-home and Bulk Ice Cream accounted for the highest volume share in 2015.

The Artisanal Ice Cream category will gain market share in value terms during 2015-2019.

Flexible Packaging will register fastest growth during 2015-2019.


Canadean’s Consumer and Market Insights report on the Ice Cream market in Germany 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 2015-2019

Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for Artisanal Ice Cream, Impulse Ice Cream – Single Serve, Take-home and Bulk Ice Cream with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2015-2019

Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels, including private label growth analysis from 2011-2014

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, Glass, Paper & Board, rigid metal and others; container data for: Bag/Sachet, Bottle, Box, Pouch and others.

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

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

Report Scope
Country Context
Macroeconomic indicators –Population and age structure, GDP and Consumer Price Index
National retail and foodservice figures –Key Takeouts
Market Overview
Value and volume –the German Ice Cream market
Historical and projected consumption in the German Ice Cream market
Volume of German Ice Cream market by category
Historical and forecast value of German Ice Cream market by category
Winners and losers in the German Ice Cream market
Average category level pricing in the German Ice Cream market
Segment share of the category and change in market share in the German Ice Cream market
Retail Landscape and Key Distribution Channels
Leading retailers in the German food market
Leading distribution channels in the German Ice Cream market
Leading distribution channels by category in the German Ice Cream market
Ice Cream market by type of packaging material/container
Ice Cream market by type of packaging closure/outer
Ice Cream market by type of packaging, forecast
Brand and Private Label Share
Penetration of private label, by categories, in the German Ice Cream market
Private label performance compare to national brands in the German Ice Cream market
Leading brands in the German Ice Cream market by category
Country context
Sector overview
Category data
Segment data
Packaging data
Category definitions
Segment definitions
Channel definitions
About Canadean
List of Tables
Table 1: Country Indicators –overall food value and volume, 2015
Table 2: Market value analysis in EUR and USD, 2010-2019
Table 3: Market volume growth analysis, 2015-2019
Table 4: Average prices (EUR and USD) by category, 2015
Table 5: Segment level analysis by category, 2015
Table 6: Leading retailers and store count
Table 7: Leading brands by category, 2014
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 value (EUR, USD) and volume analysis, 2010-2019
Figure 4: Consumers purchase behavior -Trading up/down, 2015
Figure 5: Market volume share analysis by categories, 2015
Figure 6: Growth analysis by category, 2010-2019
Figure 7: Change in market share by category, 2015-2019
Figure 8: Leading distribution channels, overall food, 2010-2013
Figure 9: Leading distribution channels by category, 2014
Figure 10: Packaging analysis –key packaging material, type, closure and outer, 2015
Figure 11 Growth in key packaging material, type, closure and outer, 2015-2019
Figure 12: Private label penetration by categories, 2014
Figure 13: Private label and brand share growth, 2011-2014
Figure 14: Brand share analysis by categories, 2014

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