Top Growth Opportunities: Savory snacks in Saudi Arabia, 2019

Top Growth Opportunities: Savory snacks in Saudi Arabia, 2019

Top Growth Opportunities: Savory snacks in Saudi Arabia, 2019


Top Growth Opportunities for Savory Snacks in Saudi Arabia provides recommended actions and detailed analysis of how to target the best growth opportunities for Savory Snacks producers and retailers. Readers can understand what categories, channels, companies, and consumers will drive the success of Savory Snacks markets in Saudi Arabia through GlobalData’s detailed and robust data, expert insight, and case studies.

GlobalData’s Top Growth Opportunity reports use a risk versus reward opportunity model to identify the best growth markets for savory snacks producers. Through this in-depth study of market and category dynamics, readers are able to identify key opportunities, and what they need to do in order to target them.

Among the top 10 high-potential countries, the Saudi Savory Snacks sector ranked ninth on the GlobalData Opportunity Score and was valued at US$436.5 million in 2018. Supported by solid GDP growth of 2.2% in 2018 and continued positive macroeconomic performance, the Saudi savory snacks sector is poised to witness value growth at a CAGR of 6.5% over 2018-2023. Furthermore, consumer confidence and expenditure has been maintained despite the ongoing tensions with Iran in the Middle East. Nevertheless, from a macroeconomic perspective, these increasing tensions may impact the economy - such as when drones disabled 50% of Saudi Arabia's oil ouput in 2019.

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  • Key consumer demographic groups driving consumption within the Saudi market. Improve your consumer targeting by understanding who’s driving the market, what they want, and why
  • A study of market value and volumes over 2013-2018 for the Saudi, supplemented with category, brand and packaging analysis that shows the current state of the market, and how it will evolve over the 2018-2023 period
  • White space analysis, to pinpoint attractive spaces in the market and the key actions to take
  • Insight into the implications behind the data, and analysis of how the consumer needs will evolve in the short-to-medium term future
  • Examples of international and regional product innovation targeting key consumer needs
  • Geopolitical tensions threaten to derail the Saudi savory snacks industry, with economic espionage from regional enemies an increasing reality and a worsening economic climate caused by a rise of protectionism
  • The Saudi savory snacks sector registered strong value growth of 6.5% CAGR in US$ terms during 2013-2018, growing slightly faster in local currency terms in 6.6%
  • International players dominate the Saudi Arabian savory snacks market, with PepsiCo controlling nearly half the market
  • Consumers aged 0-15 years account for the highest shares of savory snacks consumption in Saudi Arabia across all categories, and also over-consumed such products by 5.7% in comparison to their total population share.
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  • This report brings together consumer analysis and market data to provide actionable insight into the behavior of the Saudi savory snacks consumers.
  • This is based on GlobalData's unique consumer data, developed from extensive consumption surveys and consumer group tracking, which quantifies the influence of 20 consumption motivations in the savory snacks sector. Category, brand, and packaging dynamics are also examined.
  • This allows product and marketing strategies to be better aligned with the leading trends in the market..

  • GlobalData Consumer's opportunity scoring methodology
  • Top opportunity markets for Savory Snacks
  • Top 10 global growth opportunities scores
  • Top global issues
  • Assessment against global strategic issues
  • GlobalData's strategic issues map
  • Predicted future issues for the global Savory Snacks sector
  • Strategic issues map – pitfalls and opportunities
  • The Saudi Arabia's reward and risk assessment
  • Opportunity score – Saudi Arabia Overview
  • Consumer Savory Snacks spending trends – peer group comparisons
  • Political, Economic, Social and Technological: Analysis
  • Enablers and inhibitors of growth
  • Savory Snacks – Rewards and opportunities for growth
    • Table Market value of Saudi Arabia's Savory Snacks sector, 2013–2023
  • Summary of the Savory Snacks sector in Saudi Arabia
  • Market insight – identifying the opportunities to move into
    • Sector growth by category
    • Value growth of Saudi Arabia's Savory Snacks sector by category
    • Contribution to change by value
      • Table Category values (US$ million)
    • Volume growth of Saudi Arabia's Savory Snacks sector by category
    • Contribution to change by volume
      • Table Category volumes (million kg)
    • Level of premiumization by category
    • Category analysis – key drivers of change in Savory Snacks
  • Retail and distribution insight – key channels and retailers driving growth
    • Savory Snacks retail channel share – Saudi Arabia
    • Key Retail Channel trends
    • Routes to market – retail overview
    • Routes to market – key retailers
    • Drivers of change in the Savory Snacks sector
  • Company and brand insight – the competitive landscape defined
    • Savory Snacks category fragmentation
    • Company and brand strength
    • Private label penetration
      • Table Private label value penetration, 2018 Private label growth compared to brands by category (in value terms), in Saudi Arabia's Savory Snacks sector, 2013–2018
    • Leading Trademark Owner's share for Savory Snacks in Saudi Arabia
    • International and domestic trademark owner analysis
      • Table Top international Savory Snacks trademark owners
      • Table Top domestic Savory Snacks trademark owners
    • Company and brand strength
  • Consumer insight – who, what, when, where and why
    • Strategic issues map – pitfalls and opportunities
    • Key consumer drivers for Savory Snacks
    • Key consumers trends in the Saudi Arabia Savory Snacks sector
    • Consumer Groups – Key consumer targets
      • Table 2018 Consumption volume shares by consumer group
    • Key Health & Wellness trends
    • How Health & Wellness benefits will contribute to growth
    • Penetration of Health and Wellness claims by category
    • Consumer trends summary
  • Product and packaging insights –
    • Key Product Insights in Savory Snacks
    • Trends and strategic issues – other notable product trends
    • Product & Packaging insights – Key product innovation case studies
    • Key product innovation case study : Sunbites – Salted Almonds
    • Key Packaging Insights
    • Trends and strategic issues – pack material trends
    • Trends and strategic issues – packaging material trends
    • Trends and strategic issues – closure material trends
    • Product launch key takeouts
  • White spaces and innovation opportunities – space to move into
    • Highest growth segments to target when entering the Saudi Arabia's Savory Snacks sector
    • Segment focus – opportunities
    • Consumer to target when entering the Saudi Arabia's Savory Snacks sector
      • Table 2018 Consumption volume shares by consumer group
    • Pricing strategies – movements in average prices for leading brands
      • Table Monthly average unit price point, SR*

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