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Country Profile: Soups in the UK

Country Profile: Soups in the UK

Country Profile: Soups in the UK

Summary

The UK soups sector is led by the ambient soup category in both value and volume terms in 2017, while the chilled soup category is forecast to register the fastest value growth during 2017-2022. Hypermarkets & supermarkets accounted for the largest distribution share in the sector. Rigid metal is the most commonly used pack material in the sector followed by flexible packaging. The Kraft Heinz Company, Premier Foods Group Limited, and Baxters Food Group Limited are the leading market players in the UK soups sector.

GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the soups 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 soup, chilled soup, dried soup (mixes), frozen soup, and UHT soup 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. Package material data for Glass, Flexible Packaging, Paper & Board, Rigid Plastics, and others; Pack data for: Bottle, Can, Stand up pouch, Tube, Tub, Aerosol, Bag/Sachet, and Jar.
Scope
  • The UK soups sector is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5% by value during 2017-2022
  • Ambient soup is the leading category in value terms in the UK soups sector.
  • Hypermarkets & supermarkets is the largest distribution channel in the UK soups sector.
  • Heinz is the leading brand in the UK soups sector with a value share of 34.4% in 2017
  • Rigid metal is the most commonly used pack material in the UK soups 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
  • 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.


Report scope 2 -
Executive summary 10 -
The UK in the global and regional context 13 -
The UK in the global and Western European soups 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 - soups 17 -
Country snapshot - soups sector in the UK
Value and volume analysis - soups sector in the 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 soup
Category analysis: chilled soup
Category analysis: dried soup (mixes)
Segment analysis (in value terms): dried soup (mixes)
Segment analysis (in volume terms): dried soup (mixes)
Category analysis: UHT soup
Distribution analysis 31 -
Distribution channel share analysis: soups
Distribution channel share analysis by category 32 -
Competitive landscape 34 -
Brand share analysis by sector
Brand share analysis by category 36-
Private label share analysis by category
Growth of private labels compared to branded products
Degree of consolidation/fragmentation by category
Health & Wellness 41 -
Health & wellness trend analysis
Health & wellness analysis by product attribute
Health & wellness analysis by consumer benefit
Category comparison - with health & wellness and without health & wellness
Packaging analysis 46 -
Pack material
Pack type
Closure type
Primary outer type
Macroeconomic analysis 51 -
Economic summary, labor market trends and demographic trends
GlobalData country risk index (GCRI) 56 -
Methodology 58 -
Definitions 62 -
Appendix 75 -
List of Tables
Country snapshot - leading value categories and fastest-growing segments
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 soup (mixes) category - value analysis by segment, 2012-2022
Dried soup (mixes) category - volume analysis by segment, 2012-2022
Change in distribution share, 2012-2017
Category comparison - with health & wellness and without health & wellness claims, 2012-2022
Use of primary outer type by category (in pack units), 2017
Performance overview (score: 1-100)
Category value and volume data 76 -
Per capita consumption (in kg), 2012-2022
Per capita expenditure, 2012-2022
Soups sales distribution in the UK- by category, 2017
Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the soups sector, 2017
Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the soups sector by category, 2017 83 -
Key health & wellness product attributes driving sales in the UK , 2012-2022
Key health & wellness consumer benefits driving sales in the UK, 2012-2022
Pack material (in million pack units)
Pack materials by sector (in million pack units), 2017
Pack type (in million pack units)
Pack types by sector (in million pack units), 2017
Closure type (in million pack units)
Closure types by sector (in million pack units), 2017
Primary outer type (in million pack units)
Primary outer types by sector (in million pack units), 2017
Economic indicators 91 -
List of Figures
Value and volume share of the UK in the global and Western European soups sector, 2017-2022
The UK compared to other top countries in terms of market share, growth, and competitive landscape
PCC comparison - the UK, Western Europe, and global, 2012-2022
PCE comparison - the UK, Western Europe, and global, 2012-2022
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, soups 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 soup category , 2012-2022
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, chilled soup category , 2012-2022
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, dried soup (mixes) category , 2012-2022
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, UHT soup category , 2012-2022
Share of key distribution channels, 2017 - soups
Key distribution channel share by category, 2017 32 -
Leading brands (in value and volume terms) in the soups sector, 2017
Leading brands (in value and volume terms) by category in the soups sector, 2017 36 -
Private label penetration by category(in LCU terms), 2017*
Growth analysis, private label and brands, 2012-2017*
Category-wise consolidation/fragmentation (in value terms) - soups, 2017*
Value of health & wellness claims by category, 2017-2022*
Contribution of health & wellness by products attributes, 2017-2022
Contribution of health & wellness by consumer benefits, 2017-2022
Key pack materials in the UK soups 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 soups 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 soups 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
Key primary outer types in the UK soups sector, percentage share of pack units, 2017
Annual growth rate by key primary outer type, 2017-2022
Macroeconomic analysis - real GDP and annual growth (%)
Macroeconomic analysis - nominal GDP and annual growth (%)
Macroeconomic analysis - consumer price inflation (%)
Macroeconomic analysis - household consumption expenditure growth (%)
Macroeconomic analysis - population (millions) and annual growth (%)
Macroeconomic analysis - population by age group (%)
Macroeconomic analysis - population by gender (%)
Macroeconomic analysis - population by rural-urban split (%)
Macroeconomic analysis - employed people (millions) and unemployment rate (%)
Five lowest 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

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