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Organic Food and Beverages Market in Europe 2016-2020

About Organic Food and Beverage Market in Europe

The term organic refers to a method of production that aims at sustainable agriculture, high-quality products, and manufacturing processes that do not harm the environment or plants and animals. Environmentally and animal-friendly practices are adopted in the production of organic foods and beverages. This restricts the use of chemical fertilizers, synthetic pesticides, hormone-infused feeds and antibiotics for animals, and so forth. Packaged organic food is not processed using solvents or exposed to radiation. Organic food production emphasizes the conservation of water, preservation and replenishment of soil nutrition, and usage of renewable resources. Biological, mechanical, and physical methods of food processing are employed.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the organic food and beverage market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 6.79% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the organic food and beverage market in Europe for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report has taken into consideration the revenue generated from the sales of packaged organic-labeled foods and beverages sold through retail stores, such as supermarkets, hypermarkets, specialty stores, online stores, and other grocery stores.

The market is divided into the following segments based on product types:

  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Dairy products
  • Prepared food
  • Meat and poultry
  • Beverages
  • Bakery products
  • Baby food
  • Other organic products
Technavio's report, Organic Food and Beverage Market in Europe 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Carrefour
  • Tesco
  • Koninklijke Ahold
  • Metro
  • REWE Group
Other prominent vendors
  • Alnatura
  • Amy's Kitchen
  • Asda Group
  • Auchan
  • Clif Bar
  • Danone
  • E.Leclerc
  • Edeka Group
  • Hain Celestial
  • Hero Group
  • J Sainsbury
  • Lactalis Group
  • Morrisons
  • Naturata
  • Natursoy
  • Wessanen
Market driver
  • Growing awareness about health and wellness
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Supply shortages
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increase in number of private labels
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Organic Food and Beverage Market in Europe 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Organic Food and Beverage Market in Europe: Carrefour, Tesco, Koninklijke Ahold, Metro and REWE Group.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Alnatura, Amy's Kitchen, Asda Group, Auchan, Clif Bar, Danone, E.Leclerc, Edeka Group, Hain Celestial, Hero Group, J Sainsbury, Lactalis Group, Morrisons, Naturata, Natursoy and Wessanen.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The European market landscape is characterized by an increase in the number of private-label organic food brands. Large retailers such as Carrefour and Auchan have launched certified organic food and beverage ranges to tap the market’s growth potential.”

According to the report, organic food and beverage manufacturers extensively advertise their products and their purported health benefits. As a result, these products have garnered a lot of attention from consumers who are eager to try them and avail the benefits.

Further, the report states that the demand for organic foods and beverages has increased significantly in recent years. This has led to supply shortages of organic products.

Companies Mentioned

Carrefour, Tesco, Koninklijke Ahold, Metro, REWE Group, Alnatura, Amy's Kitchen, Asda Group, Auchan, Clif Bar, Danone, E.Leclerc, Edeka Group, Hain Celestial, Hero Group, J Sainsbury, Lactalis Group, Morrisons, Naturata, Natursoy, Wessanen.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Europe: An overview
      • Table Top ten largest countries in Europe by area
      • Table Top ten largest countries in Europe by GDP 2015
      • Table Leading countries by organic farming area 2014 (millions of hectares)
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Overview of organic food and beverage market in Europe 2015
    • Global organic food and beverage market
      • Table Global organic food and beverage market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Organic food and beverage market in Europe
      • Table Organic food and beverage market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Per capita expenditure on organic foods and beverages by country 2015 ($)
      • Table Population density in select European countries 2011-2015 (people per sq. km of land area)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Table Product segmentation of organic food and beverage market in Europe by revenue 2015-2020
    • Organic fruits and vegetables market in Europe
      • Table Organic fruits and vegetables market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Organic dairy products market in Europe
      • Table Organic dairy products market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Penetration rate of organic dairy products in select European countries 2014
    • Organic prepared foods market in Europe
      • Table Organic prepared foods market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Organic baby food market in Europe
      • Table Organic baby food market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Organic meat and poultry market in Europe
      • Table Organic meat and poultry market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Organic poultry in select European countries 2013 and 2014 (millions)
    • Organic beverage market in Europe
      • Table Organic beverage market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Organic bakery products market in Europe
      • Table Organic bakery products market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Other organic products market in Europe
      • Table Other organic products market in Europe 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by distribution
    • Table Organic food and beverage market in Europe by distribution channel 2015
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries
    • Table Overview of key leading countries in Europe 2015-2020
    • Table Organic food and beverage market in key leading countries by revenue 2016-2020
    • Germany
      • Table Organic food and beverage market in Germany 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • France
      • Table Organic food and beverage market in France 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • UK
      • Table Organic food and beverage market in the UK 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Italy
      • Table Organic food and beverage market in Italy 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Switzerland
      • Table Organic food and beverage market in Switzerland 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Awareness about health and wellness
      • Table Number of members in fitness centers in Europe 2009-2014 (millions of people)
    • Growth of organic farming
      • Table Area under organic farming in Europe (millions of hectares)
    • Rise in shelf space for organic food
      • Table Number of Internet users and e-shoppers in Europe 2013-2015 (millions of people)
    • Increase in number of eco-labels
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Supply shortages
    • High price of organic food
      • Table Organic food versus conventional food prices ($)
    • Stringent certifications and regulations
    • Lack of information and trust
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increase in number of private labels
    • New product launches
    • Demand for organic baby food
    • Increased marketing and promotion
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Tesco
      • Table Business segmentation
    • METRO
      • Table Brand segmentation
    • Carrefour
      • Table Carrefour: Types of stores as of June 30, 2015
    • Ahold
      • Table Ahold: Organic products overview
    • REWE Group
    • Other prominent vendors
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