Japan Pasta & Noodles

Japan Pasta & Noodles

Summary

The Japanese pasta & noodles sector is led by ‘dried & instant noodles’ category in value and volume terms. The category is also expected to register the fastest value and volume growth during 2018-2023. Hypermarkets & supermarkets is the leading distribution channel for the pasta & noodles products in the country. Flexible packaging is most commonly used pack material in the sector, followed by paper & board. Nissin Food Holdings Co., Ltd, Toyo Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. and Sanyo Foods Co., Ltd. are the top three players in the sector.

GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the Pasta & Noodles sector in Japan 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.

Scope

  • The Japanese pasta & noodles sector is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.1% by value during 2018-2023
  • Dried & instant noodles is the largest category in both the value and volume terms in the Japanese pasta & noodles sector
  • Dried & instant noodles category is expected to register fastest value growth at a CGAR of 2.2% during 2018-2023
  • Hypermarkets & supermarkets is the largest distribution channel with a value share of 77.9%
  • Nissin Food Holdings Co., Ltd, Toyo Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. and Sanyo Foods Co., Ltd. are the top three companies in the Japanese pasta & noodles sector
  • Flexible packaging accounted for a share of 95.9% in the Japanese pasta & noodles sector
  • The consumption of pasta & noodles is higher among females than males in Japan
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
Executive summary
Japan in the global and regional context
Japan in the global and Asia-Pacific pasta & noodles sector
Japan compared to other leading countries in the Asia-Pacific
Per capita consumption and expenditure - Japan compared to the Asia-Pacific and global levels
Sector analysis - pasta & noodles
Country snapshot - pasta & noodles sector in Japan
Value and volume analysis - pasta & noodles sector in Japan
Degree of trading up/down in the Japanese pasta & noodles sector
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
Segment analysis (in value terms): ambient pasta
Segment analysis (in volume terms): 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
Distribution channel share analysis: pasta & noodles
Distribution channel share analysis by category
Competitive landscape
Leading companies in the sector (in value and volume terms) in the pasta & noodles sector, 2018
Top 5 companies share by brand (in value terms and volume terms) in the pasta & noodles sector, 2018
Brand shares of top five companies (in value terms and volume terms) by category, 2018
Degree of consolidation/fragmentation by category
Health & wellness
Health & wellness trend analysis
Health & wellness market analysis by product attribute
Health & wellness market analysis by consumer benefit
Category comparison - with health & wellness and without health & wellness claims
Packaging analysis
Pack material
Pack type
Closure type
Primary outer type
Consumergraphics
Demographic analysis
Macroeconomic analysis
Economic summary, labor market trends, and demographic trends
GlobalData country risk index (GCRI)
Methodology
Definitions
Appendix
List of Tables
Country snapshot - leading value and volume categories
Cross category comparison - by value (2013-2023)
Cross category comparison - by volume (2013-2023)
Per capita consumption (by category), Japan compared to Asia-Pacific and global levels (in kg), 2018
Ambient pasta - value analysis by segment, 2013-2023
Ambient pasta - volume analysis by segment, 2013-2023
Dried & instant noodles - value analysis by segment, 2013-2023
Dried & instant noodles - volume analysis by segment, 2013-2023
Change in distribution share, 2013-2018
Top 5 companies share by brand (in value terms and volume terms) in the pasta & noodles sector, 2018
Brand shares of top five companies (in value terms and volume terms) by category, 2018
Brand shares of top five companies (in value terms and volume terms) by category, 2018
Category comparison - with health & wellness and without health & wellness claims, 2013-2023
Use of primary outer type by category (in pack units), 2018
Performance overview (score: 1-100)
Category data, by segment
Per capita consumption (in kg), 2013-2023
Per capita expenditure, 2013-2023
Pasta & noodles sales distribution in Japan - by category, 2018
Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the pasta & noodles sector, 2018
Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the pasta & noodles sector by category, 2018
Key health & wellness product attributes driving sales in Japan, 2013-2023
Key health & wellness consumer benefits driving sales in Japan, 2013-2023
Pack material (in million pack units), 2013-2023
Pack materials by category (in million pack units), 2018
Closure types by category (in million pack units), 2018
Closure types (in million pack units), 2013-2023
Primary outer types (in million pack units), 2013-2023
Primary outer types by category (in million pack units), 2018
Real GDP and annual growth (%), 2015-2023
Nominal GDP and annual growth (%), 2015-2023
Consumer price inflation (%), 2015-2023
Employed people and unemployment rate (%), 2015-2023
Nominal household final consumption expenditure and annual growth (%), 2015-2023
Population and annual growth (%), 2015-2023
Population by age group (%)
Population by gender (%)
Population by rural-urban split (%)
Exchange rates, 2013-2023
List of Figures
Value and volume share of Japan in the global and Asia-Pacific pasta & noodles sector, 2018-2023
Japan compared to other top countries in terms of market share, growth, and competitive landscape
PCC comparison - Japan, Asia-Pacific, and global, 2013-2023
PCE comparison - Japan, Asia-Pacific, and global, 2013-2023
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, pasta & noodles sector, 2013-2023
Extent to which consumers are trading up or down in the pasta & noodles sector
Cross category comparison - by value growth rate (2013-2023)
Change in category share (in value terms), 2018-2023
Cross category comparison - by volume growth rate (2013-2023)
Change in category share (in volume terms), 2018-2023
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, ambient noodles category, 2013-2023
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, ambient pasta category, 2013-2023
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, chilled noodles category, 2013-2023
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, chilled pasta category, 2013-2023
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, dried & instant noodles category, 2013-2023
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, dried pasta category, 2013-2023
Share of key distribution channels (in value terms) - pasta & noodles, 2018
Key distribution channel share by category (in value terms), 2018
Leading companies in the sector (in value and volume terms) in the pasta & noodles sector, 2018
Category-wise consolidation/fragmentation (in value terms) - pasta & noodles, 2018
Value of health & wellness claims by category, 2018-2023*
Contribution of health & wellness by product attributes, 2018-2023
Contribution of health & wellness by consumer benefits, 2018-2023
Key pack materials in the Japanese pasta & noodles sector, percentage share of pack units, 2018
Annual growth rate by key pack material, 2013-2023
Use of pack material by category (in pack units), 2018
Key pack types in the Japanese pasta & noodles sector, percentage share of pack units, 2018
Annual growth rate by key pack type, 2013-2023
Use of pack type by category (in pack units), 2018
Key closure types in the Japanese pasta & noodles sector, percentage share of pack units, 2018
Annual growth rate by key closure type, 2013-2023
Use of closure type by category (in pack units), 2018
Key primary outer types in the Japanese pasta & noodles sector, percentage share of pack units, 2018
Annual growth rate by key primary outer type, 2013-2023
Demographic analysis
Real GDP value and annual growth (%)
Nominal GDP value and annual growth (%)
Consumer price inflation (%)
Nominal household final consumption expenditure growth (%)
Population (millions) and annual growth (%)
Population by age group (%)
Population by gender (%)
Population by rural-urban split (%)
Employed people (millions) and unemployment rate (%)
Five lowest risk nations in GCRI Q4 2018
Five highest risk nations in GCRI Q4 2018
Country risk analysis - Japan compared to Asia-Pacific and the world

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