GCC Food & Beverage Retail Market Outlook, 2021

GCC Food & Beverage Retail Market Outlook, 2021

This research service aims to outline the growth outlook and top predictions for 2021 for the GCC food & beverage retail market. The scope of the study comprises analysis of six key categories: cereals, bakery, dairy, meat, fruits & vegetables, and beverages across KSA, UAE, and RoGCC. The outlook offers a perspective into the disruptions that occurred in 2020, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, and how these disruptions changed the outlook for the industry and ushered a paradigm shift toward the new normal. It provides a lens on the changing shares and contributions toward retail and HORECA for any given category in 2020 vis-a-vis 2019, and how the resumption of a normal course of operations will unfold in 2021. It highlights the new market dynamics of omnichannel consumption, along with health and wellness, which will serve as a major foundation of the ethos and behavior of GCC consumers during grocery purchases. It also highlights the prevalence of eCommerce platforms and how organizations are investing in last-mile delivery logistics to offer an attractive value proposition to the client over the next 5 years.


  • Strategic Imperatives
    • Why is it Increasingly Difficult to Grow?
    • The Strategic Imperative 8TM
    • The Impact of the Top Three Strategic Imperatives on GCC F&B Retail Industry
    • Growth Opportunities Fuel the Growth Pipeline EngineTM
  • Executive Summary-GCC F&B Retail Market
    • Key Highlights-GCC F&B Retail Industry
    • Changing Market Dynamics-GCC F&B Retail Industry
    • COVID-19-related Challenges-GCC F&B Retail Industry
    • Key Growth Metrics by Category-F&B Retail Market
    • Growth Drivers for GCC F&B Retail Market
    • Growth Restraints for GCC F&B Retail Market
    • Sales (2019-2021)-GCC F&B Retail Industry
      • Table F&B Retail Market: Consumption Volume, GCC, 2019-2021
    • F&B Retail Sales in KSA, 2020
    • F&B Retail Sales in UAE, 2020
    • F&B Retail Sales in RoGCC, 2020
    • Impact of COVID-19-KSA F&B Retail Market
    • Impact of COVID-19-UAE F&B Retail Market
    • Impact of COVID-19-RoGCC F&B Retail Market
    • Post-COVID-19 Recovery-KSA
      • Table F&B Market: Retail Versus HORECA Percent Volume Share by Product Category, KSA, 2019-2021
    • Post-COVID-19 Recovery-UAE
      • Table F&B Market: Retail Versus HORECA Percent Volume Share by Product Category, UAE, 2019-2021
    • Post-COVID-19 Recovery-RoGCC
      • Table F&B Market: Retail Versus HORECA Percent Volume Share by Product Category, RoGCC, 2019-2021
    • Impact of COVID-19 on Revenue Forecast
    • Top Predictions for 2021
    • F&B Retail Market Volume, 2020 and 2021
  • Research Scope and Segmentation- GCC F&B Retail Market
    • Scope of Analysis-GCC F&B Retail Market
    • Segmentation-GCC F&B Retail Market
    • Key Participants by Segment-GCC F&B Retail Market
  • Macroeconomic Factors Impacting GCC F&B Retail Industry
    • GCC Population Forecast, 2021
    • KSA Population Forecast, 2021
    • UAE Population Forecast, 2021
    • RoGCC Population Forecast, 2021
    • Emerging Mega Trends-GCC Food & Beverage Industry
  • Cereals
    • Cereals Consumption by GCC Country
    • Key Industry Metrics for Cereals
    • Industry Metrics for Cereals-GCC
    • Industry Metrics for Cereals-KSA
    • Industry Metrics for Cereals-UAE
    • Industry Metrics for Cereals-RoGCC
    • New Cereal Product/Service Launches, 2021
    • Key Cereal Trends for 2021
  • Bakery
    • Bakery Consumption by GCC Country
    • Key Growth Metrics for Bakery
    • Industry Metrics for Bakery-GCC
    • Industry Metrics for Bakery-KSA
    • Industry Metrics for Bakery-UAE
    • Industry Metrics for Bakery-RoGCC
    • New Bakery Product/Service Launches, 2021
    • Key Bakery Trends for 2021
  • Dairy
    • Dairy Consumption by GCC Country
    • Key Growth Metrics for Dairy
    • Industry Metrics for Dairy-GCC
    • Industry Metrics for Dairy-KSA
    • Industry Metrics for Dairy-UAE
    • Industry Metrics for Dairy-RoGCC
    • New Dairy Product/Service Launches, 2021
    • Key Dairy Trends for 2021
  • Meat
    • Meat Consumption by GCC Country
    • Key Growth Metrics for Meat
    • Industry Metrics for Meat-GCC
    • Industry Metrics for Meat-KSA
    • Industry Metrics for Meat-UAE
    • Industry Metrics for Meat-RoGCC
    • New Meat Product/Service Launches, 2021
    • Key Meat Trends, 2021
  • Fruits & Vegetables
    • F&V Consumption by GCC Country
    • Key Growth Metrics for Fruits & Vegetables
    • Industry Metrics for Fruits & Vegetables-GCC
    • Industry Metrics for Fruits & Vegetables-KSA
    • Industry Metrics for Fruits & Vegetables-UAE
    • Industry Metrics for Fruits & Vegetables-RoGCC
    • New F&V Product/Service Launches, 2021
    • Key F&V Trends/Opportunities, 2021
  • Beverages
    • Beverage Consumption by GCC Country
    • Key Growth Metrics for Beverages
    • Industry Metrics for Beverages-GCC
    • Industry Metrics for Beverages-KSA
    • Industry Metrics for Beverages-UAE
    • Industry Metrics for Beverages-RoGCC
    • New Product/Service Launches 2021
    • Key 2021 Beverages Market Trends/Opportunities
  • Growth Opportunities
    • 4 Major Growth Opportunities
    • Growth Opportunity 1: Prevalence of eCommerce & Contactless Delivery, 2021
    • Growth Opportunity 2: Emergence of Omnichannel Food Consumption
    • Growth Opportunity 3: Rise of Private Labels and Portfolio Consolidation
    • Growth Opportunity 4: Health and Wellness, 2021
  • Key Conclusions

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