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Country Profile: Pasta & Noodles in the UK

Report scope 2 -
Executive summary 11 -
The UK in the global and regional context 14 -
The UK in the global and Western Europe pasta & noodles sector
The UK compared to other leading countries in Western Europe
Per capita consumption and expenditure - The UK compared to Western Europe and global levels
Sector analysis - pasta & noodles 18 -
Country snapshot - pasta & noodles sector in UK
Value and volume analysis - pasta & noodles sector in UK
Cross category comparison - value and growth rate
Change in category share by value
Cross category comparison - volume and growth rate
Change in category share by volume
Per capita consumption analysis by category
Category analysis: ambient noodles
Category analysis: ambient pasta
Category analysis: chilled noodles
Category analysis: chilled pasta
Category analysis: dried & instant noodles
Segment analysis (in value terms): dried & instant noodles
Segment analysis (in volume terms): dried & instant noodles
Category analysis: dried pasta
Distribution analysis 34 -
Distribution channel share analysis: pasta & noodles
Distribution channel share analysis by category 35 -
Competitive landscape 37 -
Brand share analysis by sector
Brand share analysis by category 39-
Private label share analysis by category
Growth of private labels compared to branded products
Degree of consolidation/fragmentation by category
Health & Wellness 45 -
Packaging analysis 50 -
Pack material
Pack type
Closure type
Macroeconomic analysis 54 -
Economic Summary, Labor market trends and Demographic trends
GlobalData country risk index (GCRI) 59 -
Methodology 61 -
Definitions 65 -
Appendix 78 -
List of Tables
Country snapshot - leading value and volume categories
Cross category comparison - by value (2012-2022)
Cross category comparison - by volume (2012-2022)
Per capita consumption (by category), the UK compared to Western Europe and global levels (in kg), 2017
Dried & instant noodles - value analysis by segment, 2012-2022
Dried & instant noodles - volume analysis by segment, 2012-2022
Change in distribution share, 2012-2017
Comparison of growth rate by category - products with Health & Wellness claims and with no Health & Wellness claims, 2017-2022
Performance overview (score: 1-100)
Category value and volume data, by segment 79 -
Per capita consumption (in kg), 2012-2022
Per capita expenditure, 2012-2022
Pasta & noodles sales distribution in UK- by category, 2017
Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the pasta & noodles sector, 2017
Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the pasta & noodles sector by category, 2017 88 -
Health & wellness
Pack material (in million pack units)
Pack materials by category (in million pack units), 2017
Pack type (in million pack units)
Pack types by category (in million pack units), 2017
Closure type (in million pack units)
Closure types by category (in million pack units), 2017
Economic indicators 96 -
List of Figures
Value and volume share of UK in the global and Western Europe pasta & noodles sector, 2017-2022
UK compared to other top countries in terms of market share, growth, and competitive landscape
PCC comparison - UK, Western Europe, and global, 2012-2022
PCE comparison - UK, Western Europe, and global, 2012-2022
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, pasta & noodles sector, 2012-2022
Cross category comparison - by value growth rate (2012-2022)
Change in category share (in value terms), 2017-2022
Cross category comparison - by volume growth rate (2012-2022)
Change in category share (in volume terms), 2017-2022
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, ambient noodles category , 2012-2022
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, ambient pasta category , 2012-2022
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, chilled noodles category , 2012-2022
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, chilled pasta category , 2012-2022
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, dried & instant noodles category , 2012-2022
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, dried pasta category , 2012-2022
Share of key distribution channels, 2017 - pasta & noodles
Key distribution channel share by category, 2017 35 -
Leading brands (in value and volume terms) in the pasta & noodles sector, 2017
Leading brands (in value and volume terms) by category in the pasta & noodles sector, 2017 39 -
Private label penetration by category(in LCU terms), 2017*
Growth analysis, private label and brands, 2012-2017*
Category-wise consolidation/fragmentation (in value terms) - pasta & noodles, 2017*
Value of Health & Wellness claims by category, 2017
Contribution of Health & Wellness attributes, 2017-2022
Contribution of health & wellness by consumer benefits, 2017-2022
Key pack materials in the UK pasta & noodles sector, percentage share of pack units, 2017
Annual growth rate by key pack material, 2017-2022
Use of pack material by category (in pack units), 2017
Key pack types in the UK pasta & noodles sector, percentage share of pack units, 2017
Annual growth rate by key pack type, 2017-2022
Use of pack type by category (in pack units), 2017
Key closure types in the UK pasta & noodles sector, percentage share of pack units, 2017
Annual growth rate by key closure type, 2017-2022
Use of closure type by category (in pack units), 2017
Macroeconomic analysis - real GDP value & annual growth %
Macroeconomic analysis - nominal GDP value & annual growth %
Macroeconomic analysis - consumer price inflation %
Macroeconomic analysis - household consumption expenditure growth
Macroeconomic analysis - population in millions and annual growth %
Macroeconomic analysis - % split by age group
Macroeconomic analysis - gender % split
Macroeconomic analysis - rural/urban % split
Macroeconomic analysis - employed people (millions), and % unemployed
Five least risk nations in GCRI Q3 2016
Five highest risk nations in GCRI Q3 2016
Country risk analysis - the UK compared to Western Europe and the World

Country Profile: Pasta & Noodles in the UK

Country Profile: Pasta & Noodles in the UK

Summary

The UK pasta & noodles sector is led by the dried pasta category in both value and volume terms in 2017. It is also forecast to register the fastest value growth during 2017-2022. Hypermarkets & supermarkets is the leading channel for the distribution of pasta & noodles products in the country. Flexible packaging is the most commonly used pack material in the sector followed by rigid metal. Heinz, Napolina Limited and Premier Foods Group Limited are the leading market players in the UK pasta & noodles sector.

GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the pasta & noodles sector in the UK provides insights on high growth categories to target, trends in the usage of package materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.

What else is contained?

  • Sector data: Overall sector value and volume data with growth analysis for 2012-2022
  • Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for ambient noodles, ambient pasta, chilled noodles, chilled pasta, dried & instant noodles, and dried pasta with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2017-2022
  • Leading players: Market share of brands in value terms in 2017
  • Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each category through distribution channels such as Cash & Carries and warehouse Clubs, Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists, eRetailers and others
  • Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Pack material data for Flexible Packaging, Paper & Board, Rigid Plastics, Rigid metal and others; Pack data for: Tray, Can, Stand up pouch, Carton-folding, Tub, Bag/Sachet, and Jar.
Scope
  • The per capita consumption of pasta & noodles was higher in the UK compared to the global level in 2017
  • Of the six categories, dried pasta was the largest in the UK pasta & noodles sector
  • Hypermarkets & Supermarkets was the leading distribution channel in the UK pasta & noodles sector, followed by convenience stores
  • Heinz was the leading brand in the UK pasta & noodles sector
  • Flexible packaging was the most commonly used package material in the UK pasta & noodles sector.
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
  • 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 real GDP, nominal GDP, consumer price index, household consumption expenditure, population (by age group, gender, rurral-urban split, and employed people and unemployment rate. It also includes economic summary of the country along with labor market and demographic trends.


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