Middle East and North Africa Extruded Snack Food Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026
Extrusion cooking is one of the most popular processes to prepare snacks and ready-to-eat foods by using a variety of ingredients such as corn, tapioca, oats, potatoes, wheat, etc. After extrusion, these snacks are processed and converted into semi-cooked or pre-cooked food products. This helps in the elimination of toxins and micro-organisms produced naturally while making these snacks healthier as well as safer for consumption. In recent years, extruded snack foods have witnessed strong growth in the MENA region. According to the latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Middle East and North Africa Extruded Snack Food Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026”, the MENA extruded snack food market reached a value of US$ 2.26 Billion in 2020.
In the MENA region, rapid industrialization and urbanization have resulted in a significant shift towards western food cultures. This remains one of the primary forces catalyzing the growth of the market. In addition, the region represents one of the fastest growing populations across the globe. This coupled by low median age groups and rising disposable incomes have positively influenced the growth of this market. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the MENA extruded snack food market to exhibit moderate growth during the next five years.
On the basis of raw material, the market has been segmented into potato, corn, rice, tapioca and mixed grains. Amongst these, potato represents the biggest segment.
Based on the distribution channel, the market has been segregated into supermarkets/hypermarkets, convenience stores, specialty food stores, online retail and others. Currently, supermarkets and hypermarkets dominate this market.
Country-wise, Saudi Arabia represents the largest market, holding the majority of the MENA extruded snack food market share. Saudi Arabia is followed by UAE, Egypt, Iran, Israel and others.
This report provides a deep insight into the MENA extruded snack food market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the MENA extruded snack food market in any manner.
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