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Ice cream market research

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the ice cream category within the packaged food industry.  We monitor and analyse industry trends around the world, including in-depth data on market share and market size – from the “big picture” qualitative analysis; down to specific category data. 

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Our ice cream market research answer questions such as:

  • What is the market size of ice cream?
  • What are the major brands in ice cream?
  • How are manufacturers moving consumers from seasonal to year-round consumption, especially in emerging markets?
  • How is domestic freezer penetration influencing consumption in emerging markets?
  • With economic recovery far from guaranteed, are consumers cutting back on impulse and indulgence food items like ice cream?

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Global Briefing

Food Trends in India: What Makes the Indian Market so Different?

Once one of the world’s poorest and least brand-savvy nations, India is now on its way to becoming a globally important packaged food market. With a population of over 1.2 billion and a rapidly expanding middle class eager to spend, India offers ...

Oct 2014 | US$1,200 | Add to cart | View details

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Passport Ice Cream Americas

All current data and analysis for Ice Cream spanning 15 North and Latin American countries. Combines access to specialized market research teams, country reports, historic and forecast data, plus advanced modelling tools, company profiles, and more

Sep 2014 | US$12,500 | Add to cart | View details

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Passport Ice Cream Asia Pacific and Australasia

All current data and analysis for Ice Cream spanning 18 Asia Pacific and Australasia countries. Combines access to specialized market research teams, country reports, historic and forecast data, plus advanced modelling tools, company profiles, and ...

Sep 2014 | US$12,500 | Add to cart | View details

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Passport Ice Cream Eastern Europe

All current data and analysis for Ice Cream spanning 18 Eastern European countries. Combines access to specialized market research teams, country reports, historic and forecast data, plus advanced modelling tools, company profiles, and more

Sep 2014 | US$12,500 | Add to cart | View details

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Passport Ice Cream Middle East and Africa

All current data and analysis for Ice Cream spanning 12 Middle East and African countries. Combines access to specialized market research teams, country reports, historic and forecast data, plus advanced modelling tools, company profiles, and more

Sep 2014 | US$9,500 | Add to cart | View details

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Passport Ice Cream Western Europe

All current data and analysis for Ice Cream spanning 17 Western European countries. Combines access to specialized market research teams, country reports, historic and forecast data, plus advanced modelling tools, company profiles, and more

Sep 2014 | US$12,500 | Add to cart | View details

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Passport Ice Cream Global

All of our data and analysis for Ice Cream in 80 countries. Includes 16 years of comparable data, advanced modelling tools, global and regional analysis, company profiles, strategic briefings, articles, datagraphics, videos and podcasts.

Sep 2014 | US$50,000 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Fonterra Co-operative Group in Packaged Food

Fonterra is ranked in the top 21 among dairy players. However, this is due for the most part to its strong presence in Australasia. The company is looking to diversify, investing in a China-based dairy operation, and is considering a move into India....

May 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

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Yildiz Holdings AS in Packaged Food

Yildiz is the leader in Turkish packaged food. It made a significant move into the international scene with the purchase of the Godiva brand in 2008 which has since seen strong growth particularly in the US market where as a result Yildiz has become ...

Apr 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

General Mills Inc in Packaged Food

General Mills continues its worldwide growth in packaged food, although it is challenged in key categories by lower growth in the mature US market. Integration of its key acquisitions (Yoki Alimentos SA and the Yoplait brand) has propelled the ...

Apr 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

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Mars Inc in Packaged Food

Mars is a global leader in confectionery and also maintains a strong presence in dried processed food and sauces, dressings and condiments. The company continues to have a strong mature market bias but as growth begins to cool in China there are ...

Apr 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

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Royal Frieslandcampina NV in Packaged Food

FrieslandCampina generates most of its sales in the dairy category. The company has been expanding in emerging markets, most recently with the acquisition of Alaska Milk Corp in the Philippines. The company has also been targeting the milk formula ...

Apr 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Serbia

Serbian ice cream is in a stage of recovery from the economic crisis in 2013 with volume expected to increase3%. The volume growth is supported by fast growth of undeveloped categories (such as all take-home ice cream categories). In addition, ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Tunisia

The main key trend that marked the category in 2013 was the intensive communication strategy led by the new player Al-Naseem. The company used different communication channels, like social media, TV, radio and street billboards. More importantly, ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Italy

In spite of the challenging economic conditions, Italian consumers proved unwilling to cut their expenditure on ice cream in 2013. On the contrary, ice cream even benefited from consumers increasing their consumption of this comfort food. This ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in South Korea

Ice cream recovered from negative growth with 1% retail value growth, to reach sales of Won1,783 billion in 2013. The retail volume sales of ice cream still showed negative growth, as it had since 2011, but with a decreasing rate. Ice cream sales ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Taiwan

Value sales of ice cream are set to record growth of 4% in current terms in 2013, a comparable rate to 2012. Higher disposable incomes are allowing consumers to turn to more premium brands, such as Häagen-Dazs and Mövenpick. This trend accelerated ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Iran

Ice cream recorded strong growth in retail volume sales and very strong growth in current retail value sales over the review period. Demand among young Iranian consumers was the main driver of sales. These consumers were keen to try more ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Morocco

As the household penetration of freezers has increased, bulk dairy ice cream has become more popular. Also, over 2012 and 2013, Moroccan consumers were less willing to go out for ice cream so it became more commonplace for them to purchase large ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Israel

Ice cream continues to be characterised by high levels of innovation as new products are launched and replaced annually in order to maintain share in a category where competition is intensive. For example, Osem Food Industries added coconut cones ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Mondelez International Inc in Packaged Food

2013 saw Mondelez International Inc complete its first full year as a separate company after its split from Kraft Foods Inc and remains the second largest packaged food company globally. With a streamlined product portfolio focussing on ...

Apr 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Kenya

With the growing middle class, ice cream is no longer perceived by this income group as a luxury item. People from the middle class increasingly adopt the habit of purchasing single portion ice cream on impulse. This is also true at eating joints ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in the Philippines

The strategic moves of manufacturers in recent years helped to boost the consumption of ice cream in the Philippines. Leading brand Selecta was able to convince consumers to indulge in ice cream through the affordable price of its Cornetto brand, ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Malaysia

Consumers’ growing sophistication and disposable incomes towards the end of the review period enhanced their willingness to invest in premium products such as ice cream to better their lifestyle quality. Product awareness increased as a result of ...

Apr 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Barilla Holding Spa in Packaged Food

Barilla has ambitious growth plans, with aims to double its revenues (net of the German Lieken bakery business, which was divested in 2013) by 2020. The company aims to achieve this goal through a focus on its core pasta, sauces as well as ready ...

Apr 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Ukraine

At the end of the review period, ice cream was perceived by Ukrainian consumers as an indulgence product for consumption during hot weather, with demand surging during the summer months. Manufacturers and retailers interested in a prolonged ...

Mar 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Thailand

Ice cream in Thailand is estimated to record healthy current value growth of 11% to reach Bt 11.4 billion at the end of 2013, up from 10% in 2012. The growth in consumption of ice cream in Thailand increased steadily, given the hot climate and ...

Mar 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Nestlé SA in Packaged Food: Business Priorities

This profile of Nestlé SA is published in three parts. The first part covers the company’s key strategic objectives and challenges, and its global packaged food market assessment. Given Nestlé’s wide-ranging global packaged food operations, the group...

Mar 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

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Nestlé SA in Packaged Food: Baby Food and Dairy

This second part of the global Nestlé SA profile covers the company’s operations most associated with health and wellness, and introduces Nestlé’s presence, opportunities and challenges in these market categories.

Mar 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

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Nestlé SA in Packaged Food: Confectionery , Ice Cream , Sauces , Dressings and Condiments

The third part of Nestlé SA’s global profile provides detailed analysis of the company’s largest core categories which least serve its wellness credentials. It highlights the company’s take on wellness and nutrition, which is not to streamline its ...

Mar 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Russia

The ice cream category is set to continue its consolidation in 2013, along with aggressive activities from the main players. The large manufacturers continued to invest in promotion and supporting their core brands, including development of new ...

Mar 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in the Netherlands

Ice cream in the Netherlands is set to show a modest 1% increase in retail volume terms and 2% growth in current value sales terms. Most of the predicted value growth will be a result of price increases derived from rising commodity prices.

Mar 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Austria

Ice cream is very popular in Austria. This can mainly be attributed to the number of artisanal ice cream producers which have a long-standing tradition in ice cream making. Consumers in Austria place a great amount of trust in these producers and ...

Mar 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Denmark

The fat tax, which was introduced in November 2011, was abolished again 1 January 2013. The tax was unpopular amongst consumers, proved to put a significant administrative burden on manufacturers and led to an increase in cross-border trade. These ...

Mar 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Vietnam

Over the review period, demand for ice cream in Vietnam continued to increase gradually. More consumers, especially young people, perceived ice cream as a dessert or snack. Furthermore, the efforts of manufacturers to promote the usage of ice cream ...

Mar 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Turkey

In 2013, ice cream registered strong current value growth relative to 2012. New product launches stimulated this growth. Some of the new products include Cornetto in Love Caramel and Chocolate and Magnum Pink and Black from Unilever under impulse ...

Mar 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Algeria

Ice cream registered strong 27% current value growth and 10% retail volume growth in 2013. Value growth was partly boosted by an increase in unit price but also rising volume sales as a result of rising demand for ice cream throughout the year. The ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in India

Ice cream in India is expected to see current retail value growth of 20% in 2013, down from 22% in the previous year due to an increase in unit prices. The growing economy, along with increased disposable incomes, ensured that the growth rate of ice ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in New Zealand

There was strong activity in ice cream over the 2013 summer period, mainly due to a good southern hemisphere summer season, which drove most categories into positive growth.

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Georgia

The highest growth categories in 2013 were single-portion dairy ice cream and single-portion water ice cream, each of which saw current value growth of over 12%. Both categories are relatively dependant on the fact that companies reduced pack sizes ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Japan

Ice cream saw steady 2% growth in both 2012 and 2013. Major players concentrated their campaigns on their leading brands, particularly because 2013 was an anniversary year for most of these major brands. This marketing strategy contributed to the ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Australia

Australia has one of the highest per capita rates of spending on ice cream of any market in the world due to a unique mixture of a largely Western European-based culture and warm weather. Despite its ubiquitous presence in Australia, ice cream ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Brazil

Rising disposable income among lower and middle-class consumer groups, combined with the higher presence of lower-priced ice cream, is boosting sales in 2013. Considered a high-end product due to its elevated unit prices, the ice cream category, and ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Indonesia

In late 2012 and during 2013, leading ice cream manufacturers invested heavily in new product launches and promotions. For example, Unilever launched new products including several new products and variants including Wall’s Buavita Smoothie and ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Hershey Co, The in Packaged Food

Hershey is poised for ongoing growth with a raft of new products about to be or recently launched. It is also becoming increasingly aggressive at targeting international markets to overcome what has long been its key weakness - an overreliance on its...

Feb 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in the United Arab Emirates

In 2013, ice cream in the United Arab Emirates registered retail current value growth of 7%, down one percentage point from 2012. This performance was, however, in line with the review period average. Retail volume growth in 2013 remained unchanged ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Switzerland

In Switzerland, the sales of ice cream depend strongly on weather conditions, even if the major part of it is consumed at home. The cold winter and rainy spring is predicted to lead to a fall in volume sales in 2013. Due to rising sales prices, value...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Unilever Group in Packaged Food

Unilever has been engaged in a process of brand rationalisation as it reduces its large portfolio of brands to focus on a handful including Magnum and Knorr over secondary brands such as Skippy which it sold to Hormel in early 2013. In some cases ...

Feb 2014 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Germany

With healthy current value growth in 2012 and predicted stable growth for 2013, ice cream was recovering from rather weak sales during the 2009 to 2011 period. Traditionally, the category is much more dependent on the weather than most other ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

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Ice Cream in Switzerland

In Switzerland, the sales of ice cream depend strongly on weather conditions, even if the major part of it is consumed at home. The cold winter and rainy spring is predicted to lead to a fall in volume sales in 2013. Due to rising sales prices, value...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details
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