United Arab Emirates Confectionery - Market Assessment and Forecasts to 2024

United Arab Emirates Confectionery - Market Assessment and Forecasts to 2024

Summary

The United Arab Emirates confectionery sector was led by the chocolate category in both the value and volume terms in 2019, while the sugar confectionery category is forecast to register fastest value and volume growth during 2019-2024. Hypermarkets & supermarkets was the leading channel for distribution of confectionery in the country. Flexible packaging was the commonly used pack material in the country. Older Young Adults (25-34 years) accounted for the highest consumption of confectionery products in the country. Mars, Incorporated, Nestle SA, and Mondelez International, Inc are the leading players in the industry.

This report on the confectionery sector in UAE provides insights on high growth markets to target, trends in the usage of packaging materials, types and closures category level distribution data and companies market shares.

What else is contained?

  • Sector data: Overall sector value and volume data with growth analysis for 2014-2024
  • Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for chocolate, gum and sugar confectionery with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2019-2024
  • Leading players: Market share of compaines (in value terms) and private labels (in value terms) in 2019
  • Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each category through distribution channels such as cash & carries & warehouse clubs, convenience stores, department stores, food & drinks specialists, hypermarkets & supermarkets, e-retailers, “dollar stores”, variety stores & general merchandise retailers other general retailers.
  • 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 glass, flexible packaging, rigid plastics, paper & board and rigid metal; pack type for: jar, bag/sachet, tub, speciality container, stand up pouch, carton - folding, can, pod and other pack type, closure type for: flip/snap top, screw top, prize off, twist off, plastic tie and other closure types, primary outer types for: carton - folding, bag, sleeve and shrink wrap.
Scope
  • The per capita expenditure of confectionery products in the UAE was higher than both the global and the regional levels in 2019.
  • The per capita consumption of chocolate category was higher than other confectionery categories in 2019.
  • Hypermarkets & supermarkets was the leading distribution channel in the UAE confectionery sector in 2019.
  • Flexible packaging was the most commonly used pack material in the UAE confectionery sector.
  • Older Young Adults accounted for the leading share in the consumption of confectionery products in the UAE.
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 company 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, rural-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
Part 1:Market Environment
Value and volume share of the UAE in the global and Middle East & African markets
Growth analysis of the UAE compared to other leading countries in the Middle East & Africa market
PCC and PCE of the UAE compared to global and Middle East & Africa market
Part 2: Sector Deep Dive
The UAE confectionery sector snapshot
Market size analysis
Cross-category comparison -value growth analysis and category winners and losers
Cross-category comparison -volume growth analysis and category winners and losers
Part 3: Category DeepDive
Per capita consumption analysis by category
Market size analysis-category: chocolate
Segment-level analysis (in value terms) -chocolate
Segment-level analysis (in volume terms) -chocolate
Market size analysis-category: gum
Segment-level analysis (in value terms) -gum
Segment-level analysis (in volume terms) -gum
Market size analysis-category: sugar confectionery
Segment-level analysis (in value terms) -sugar confectionery
Part 4: Distribution Analysis
Channel share analysis
Part 5: Competitive Environment
Leading companies value and volume share
Brand share analysis of top five companies
Brand share analysis of top five companies by category
Private label share analysis by category
Growth of private labels compared to branded products
Degree of consolidation/fragmentation by category
Part 6: Health & Wellness Analysis
Health & wellness analysis by category
Health & wellness analysis by product attributes
Health & wellness analysis by consumer benefits
Cross category comparison-products with H&W Vs. non H&W claims
Part 7: Packaging Analysis
Pack material growth analysis
Pack type growth analysis
Closure type growth analysis
Primary outer type growth analysis
Part 8: City DeepDive
Market size analysis of top five cities
Part 9: Consumergraphics
Demographic analysis
Part 10: Macroeconomic Analysis
GDP growth and inflation
Population growth
Labor market trend
Economic summary, labor market trends, and demographic trends
The UAE risk index (GCRI) 2019
The UAE risk analysis -compared to global and Middle East & African markets
Methodology
Definitions
Appendix
List of Tables
Leading value categories
Fastest-growing segments (value), 2019
Cross-category comparison -by value (2014-2024)
Cross-category comparison -by volume (2014-2024)
Per capita consumption (by category), the UAE compared to Middle East & Africa and global levels (in kg), 2019
Chocolate -value analysis by segment, 2014-2024
Chocolate -volume analysis by segment, 2014-2024
Gum -value analysis by segment, 2014-2024
Gum -volume analysis by segment, 2014-2024
Sugar confectionery -value analysis by segment, 2014-2024
Sugar confectionery -volume analysis by segment, 2014-2024
Change in distribution share, 2014-2019
Top five companies share by brand (in value and volume terms) in the confectionery sector, 2019
Brand shares of top five companies (in value and volumeterms) by category, 2019
Category comparison-with H&W and non-H&W claims, 2014-2024
Performance overview (score: 1-100)
Category data, by segment
Per capita consumption (in kg), 2014-2024
Per capita expenditure (US$), 2014-2024
Confectionery sales distribution in the UAE -by category (AED million), 2019
Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the confectionery sector, 2019
Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the confectionery sector, by category, 2019
List of Figures
Value and volume share of the UAE in the global and Middle East & Africa confectionery sector, 2019-2024
The UAE compared to the other top countries in terms of market share, growth, and competitive landscape
PCC comparison -the UAE, Middle East & Africa, and global, 2014-2024
PCE comparison -the UAE, Middle East & Africa, and global, 2014-2024
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, confectionery sector, 2014-2024
Cross-category comparison -value growth analysis and category winners and losers
Cross-category comparison -volume growth analysis and category winners and losers
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, chocolate category, 2014-2024
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, gum category, 2014-2024
Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, sugar confectionery category, 2014-2024
Share of key distribution channels (in value terms)-confectionery, 2019
Key distribution channel share by category (in value terms), 2019
Leading companies (in value and volume terms) in the confectionery sector, 2019
Private label penetration by category (in value terms), 2019
Growth analysis, private label and brands, 2014-2019
Category-wise consolidation/fragmentation (in value terms) -confectionery , 2019
Prominence of Health & Wellness claims by category, US$ million, 2019-2024
Contribution of health & wellness by product attributes, US$ million, 2019-2024
Contribution of health & wellness by consumer benefits, US$ million, 2019-2024
Key pack materials in the UAE confectionerysector,percentage share of pack units, 2019
Annual growth rate by key pack material, 2014-2024

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