UAE Frozen Food Market, By Category (Ready-to-eat, Ready-to-cook, Ready-to-drink), By Product Type (Frozen Fruits & Vegetables, Frozen Meat & Fish, Frozen-Cooked Ready Meals, Frozen Desserts, Frozen Snacks, Others), By Freezing Techniques (Individual Quic

UAE Frozen Food Market, By Category (Ready-to-eat, Ready-to-cook, Ready-to-drink), By Product Type (Frozen Fruits & Vegetables, Frozen Meat & Fish, Frozen-Cooked Ready Meals, Frozen Desserts, Frozen Snacks, Others), By Freezing Techniques (Individual Quick Freezing (IQF), Blast Freezing, Belt Freezing, Others), By Distribution Channel (Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Specialty Stores, Online Stores, Others), By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2017-2027

UAE frozen food market is projected to grow at a formidable rate during the forecast period. The market growth can be attributed to the rising demand for convenience foods and technological advancements in the cold chain market. Developments in the retail landscape and a growing inclination towards convenience food and ready-to-eat food are driving the growth of the UAE frozen food market. Besides, the rapid increase in the number of food joints is providing a platform for the growth of frozen ready meals as they require less time and effort as compared to cooking from scratch. High demand for processed foods due to the busy lifestyles of consumers and their increasing purchasing power is positively impacting the growth of the UAE frozen food market. Increasing use of frozen food products by fast-food chains such as KFC, McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway, etc. and other numerous end-users such as full-service restaurants, hotels & resorts, and quick service restaurants are expected to drive the UAE frozen food market during the forecast period. Changes in the food habits of the people and increasing adoption of food-on-the-go trends or ready-to-eat food are expected to positively impact the growth of the UAE frozen food market through 2027. Besides, the growing presence of strong distribution networks and rising demand for fresh and natural food items are fueling the market growth.

The UAE frozen food market is segmented based on category, product type, freezing techniques, distribution channel, company, and region. Based on category, the market can be divided into ready-to-eat, ready-to-cook and ready-to-drink. The ready-to-eat segment is expected to hold the largest share in the UAE frozen food market owing to factors such as changing lifestyles and the increasing population of working women. Based on distribution channel, the market can be further divided into supermarkets/hypermarkets, convenience stores, specialty stores, online stores, and others. The supermarkets/ hypermarkets segment is expected to register the highest growth in the UAE frozen food market. The infrastructure of supermarkets/hypermarkets requires freezing and temperature-controlled facilities, which are driving the growth of the frozen foods segment.

Global Food Industries, LLC, Freshly Frozen Foods Company LLC, Siam Trading Co. LLC, Farzana Trading LLC, Pure Ice Cream Company LLC, Al Qudwa Foodstuff Co., SIDCO FOODS TRADING COMPANY, EDAM, Al Kabeer Group, Al Rawdah are the leading players in the UAE frozen food market.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2017-2020

Base Year: 2021

Estimated Year: 2022E

Forecast Period: 2023F–2027F

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze the historical growth in the market size of UAE frozen food market from 2017 to 2021.
  • To estimate and forecast the market size of UAE frozen food market from 2022E to 2027F and growth rate until 2027F.
  • To classify and forecast UAE frozen food market based on category, product type, freezing techniques, distribution channel, company and regional distribution.
  • To identify dominant region or segment in the UAE frozen food market.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for UAE frozen food market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in UAE frozen food market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis in the UAE frozen food market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in UAE frozen food market.
  • To identify key sustainable strategies adopted by market players in UAE frozen food market.
TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of companies, distributors, and suppliers across UAE. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the companies, distributors, and suppliers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the suppliers, distributors, and presence of all major players across UAE.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of UAE frozen food market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:
  • Frozen food suppliers/ distributors
  • Market research and consulting firms
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to frozen food
The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as suppliers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, UAE frozen food market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:
  • UAE Frozen Food Market, By Category:
  • Ready-to-eat
  • Ready-to-cook
  • Ready-to-drink
  • UAE Frozen Food Market, By Product Type:
  • Frozen Fruits & Vegetables
  • Frozen Meat & Fish
  • Frozen-Cooked Ready Meals
  • Frozen Desserts
  • Frozen Snacks
  • Others
  • UAE Frozen Food Market, By Freezing Techniques:
  • Individual Quick Freezing (IQF)
  • Blast Freezing
  • Belt Freezing
  • Others
  • UAE Frozen Food Market, By Distribution Channel:
  • Supermarkets/Hypermarkets
  • Convenience Stores
  • Specialty Stores
  • Online Stores
  • Others
  • UAE Frozen Food Market, By Region:
  • Dubai
  • Sharjah
  • Abu Dhabi
  • Rest of UAE
Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in UAE frozen food market.

Company Information
  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).


Companies Mentioned

1.Global Food Industries, LLC
2.Freshly Frozen Foods Company LLC
3.Siam Trading Co. LLC
4.Farzana Trading LLC
5.Pure Ice Cream Company LLC
6.Al Qudwa Foodstuff Co.
7.SIDCO FOODS TRADING COMPANY
8.EDAM
9.Al Kabeer Group
10.Al Rawdah

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1. Product Overview
2. Research Methodology
3. Executive Summary
4. Impact of COVID-19 on UAE Frozen Food Market
5. Voice of Customer
6. UAE Frozen Food Market Outlook
6.1. Market Size & Forecast
6.1.1. By Value
6.2. Market Share & Forecast
6.2.1. By Category (Ready-to-eat, Ready-to-cook, Ready-to-drink)
6.2.2. By Product Type (Frozen Fruits & Vegetables, Frozen Meat & Fish, Frozen-Cooked Ready Meals, Frozen Desserts, Frozen Snacks, Others)
6.2.3. By Freezing Techniques (Individual Quick Freezing (IQF), Blast Freezing, Belt Freezing, Others)
6.2.4. By Distribution Channel (Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Specialty Stores, Online Stores, Others)
6.2.5. By Company (2021)
6.2.6. By Region
6.3. Product Market Map
7. UAE Frozen Fruits & Vegetables Market Outlook
7.1. Market Size & Forecast
7.1.1. By Value
7.2. Market Share & Forecast
7.2.1. By Category
7.2.2. By Freezing Techniques
7.2.3. By Distribution Channel
8. UAE Frozen Meat & Fish Market Outlook
8.1. Market Size & Forecast
8.1.1. By Value
8.2. Market Share & Forecast
8.2.1. By Category
8.2.2. By Freezing Techniques
8.2.3. By Distribution Channel
9. UAE Frozen-Cooked Ready Meals Market Outlook
9.1. Market Size & Forecast
9.1.1. By Value
9.2. Market Share & Forecast
9.2.1. By Category
9.2.2. By Freezing Techniques
9.2.3. By Distribution Channel
10. UAE Frozen Desserts Market Outlook
10.1. Market Size & Forecast
10.1.1. By Value
10.2. Market Share & Forecast
10.2.1. By Category
10.2.2. By Freezing Techniques
10.2.3. By Distribution Channel
11. UAE Frozen Snacks Market Outlook
11.1. Market Size & Forecast
11.1.1. By Value
11.2. Market Share & Forecast
11.2.1. By Category
11.2.2. By Freezing Techniques
11.2.3. By Distribution Channel
12. Market Dynamics
12.1. Drivers
12.2. Challenges
13. Market Trends & Developments
14. Policy & Regulatory Landscape
15. Pricing Analysis
16. Import-Export Analysis
17. UAE Economic Profile
18. Competitive Landscape
18.1. Global Food Industries, LLC
18.2. Freshly Frozen Foods Company LLC
18.3. Siam Trading Co. LLC
18.4. Farzana Trading LLC
18.5. Pure Ice Cream Company LLC
18.6. Al Qudwa Foodstuff Co.
18.7. SIDCO FOODS TRADING COMPANY
18.8. EDAM
18.9. Al Kabeer Group
18.10. Al Rawdah
19. Strategic Recommendations

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