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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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Country Report

Ice Cream in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has a very dry and hot climate, which can reach more than 50 degrees Celsius in summer. The warm season starts as early as March and continues until late October. This creates very favourable conditions for cooling products and ice cream ...

Feb 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Barilla Holding SpA in Packaged Food

Barilla has ambitious growth plans, with aims to double its revenues by 2020. The company aims to achieve this goal through a focus on its core pasta, sauces and ready meals business specifically in emerging markets, and above all Brazil and China ...

Feb 2015 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Italy

Ice cream declined marginally in retail volume during 2014. Sales of ice cream were negatively affected by the adverse weather conditions prevailed in Italy during summer 2014, especially during July and August, when the bulk of ice cream sales are ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Portugal

After making a splash in foodservice over the last couple of years of the review period, frozen yoghurt was destined to succeed as a packaged food product. It more than delivered. Frozen yoghurt was already present in supermarkets and hypermarkets ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Company Profile

Mars Inc in Packaged Food

Mars is a global leader in confectionery, with a particularly strong presence in chocolate confectionery and gum. The company is highly geared towards the US, but also has a strong presence in China. The Middle East has become a new area of focus for...

Jan 2015 | US$525 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Performance within ice cream in 2014 is expected to be better than during the review period. Weather is an important factor influencing overall annual consumption of ice cream. During 2013, the summer was colder than average. However, in 2014 weather...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in the Czech Republic

Although price sensitivity amongst Czech consumers is visible also in ice cream, it is not as strong as in other packaged food areas as ice cream is perceived to be a small indulgence and a sensual delight. As a result, quality is becoming ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Belgium

A mild winter and better weather during the spring and early summer in 2014 meant excellent conditions for high sales of ice cream. Nonetheless, manufacturers are encouraging year-round consumption of ice cream as an indulgence product, thanks to a ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in the Netherlands

Ice cream sales were driven by the trend towards indulgence in 2014. Consumers sought ways to indulge themselves, which ice cream provided. The trend was fuelled by companies, such as Unilever, as it placed strong emphasis on indulgence, for example ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Nigeria

Ice cream sales increased by a strong 14% in current retail value terms in 2014. This improvement is underpinned by rising disposable incomes and the growing adoption of Western consumption habits by Nigerian consumers. New product and packaging ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Uruguay

Consumers’ purchasing power has kept increasing in real terms during 2014, which has allowed companies to increase their prices across every ice cream category without seriously compromising retail volume sales, and thus fuel overall retail value ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Pakistan

2014 saw the launch of many new products and services by manufacturers. One of the highlights was the launch of Wall’s One Hour Home Delivery service for consumers in Karachi and Lahore by Unilever Pakistan Ltd. Consumers can shop online or place the...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Iran

The key trend in ice cream in 2014 was the increased popularity of packaged ice cream compared with artisanal products. More diversification of products, with wide activities by key existing suppliers, such as Mihan Dairy and Kalleh Dairy, and ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in China

Ice cream benefited from rising disposable income levels during the review, which encouraged consumers to trade up within ice cream. Consumers of all income groups also became more willing to spend money on indulgent treats such as ice cream. ...

Jan 2015 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ice Cream in Guatemala

In 2014, ice cream current value sales are expected to increase by 9% to reach GTQ702 million. Guatemala’s tropical climate allows ice cream to be eaten year round. However, companies like Helados Sarita take advantage of the hot months of March and...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Costa Rica

Ice cream benefits from approved free trade agreements, which have paved the way for international brands to compete within the local market, such as Nicaragua, Guatemala, the US (US bestseller brands) and even Italy, in the case of premium ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Hungary

Although a popular indulgence product, ice cream’s performance depends strongly on the weather, as consumption is highly seasonal. In 2014, the summer was not as hot or long as in previous years, while unit price growth also slowed. As a result, ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Brazil

Ice cream companies are putting efforts into continuously maintaining consumers’ interest in ice cream by their willingness to create new consumption occasions, especially when it comes to dessert options. Among ways of achieving this goal, ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Ecuador

As the industry is no longer a monopoly for Unilever Andina Ecuador SA, in order to keep customers interested, companies need to be in constant movement and innovation. This is why at the beginning of 2014 Unilever launched its Magnum Store, which ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Croatia

In terms of innovation, many players in ice cream appear to have given up on challenging the leading player. Ledo dd has singlehandedly created the “climate” in ice cream, relentlessly launching new flavours, running sweepstakes and communicating ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Bolivia

Economic conditions in Bolivia are allowing consumers to spend their disposable income on products which are not considered essential. Ice cream is consumed in Bolivia even during winter. In colder areas of Bolivia, winter tends to be warm during the...

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

Global Briefing

Food Packaging Prospects in Europe: The Search for Added Value

Over 2014, Europe is set to see a positive but low 1% increase in retail volumes of food packaging. Manufacturers operating in Europe increasingly need to provide packaging solutions that deliver a greater value offering. While flexible plastic will ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Peru

During 2014 ice cream is expected to see a very similar growth rate to that seen in 2013 in current value terms. Compared with the projected review period average, 2014’s value growth will be slightly lower because of the relatively few innovations ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Austria

Ice cream is an established treat in Austria, benefiting both from its position as an affordable indulgence, and the presence of a number of artisanal ice cream producers which have a long-standing tradition in ice cream making. Artisanal ice cream ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in South Africa

The South African ice cream category is being driven by two distinct factors, indulgence and refreshment. Thus, dairy-based ice cream has seen the entry of more indulgent brands and flavours. These carry a high unit price, comparable to premium ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Argentina

Improving economies and increasing demand for chocolate have been credited with boosting cocoa butter prices. The price of cocoa butter, which comes from Côte d’Ivoire, Brazil, Ecuador and Thailand, soared in 2013-2014, causing many local brands to ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Algeria

The key trends to stimulate growth within ice cream in 2014 in Algeria were the continued launch of new products within this category, particularly within ice cream desserts and consequently the rise in consumption of ice cream, not only as a ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in France

The favourable weather conditions during spring and summer 2014 were highly conducive to ice cream consumption. In addition, innovation in terms of mini formats, premium attributes and brand extension practices contributed to revamping the interests ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Mexico

Frozen yoghurt is expected to be the fastest-growing category in 2014 with 3% volume growth. This category has seen strong support by the leading company in the category, Grupo Nutrisa SA de CV. Nutrisa was recently purchased by Grupo Herdez SA de ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Germany

The success of ice cream in terms of retail current value and volume sales continues to be much more influenced by the weather than is the case in most other packaged food categories. Sales suffered from rather weak temperatures and many rainy days ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in the US

The predicted volume decline and flat value growth of ice cream in 2014 are largely the result of long running factors, such as a recovering economy, as well as new ones, like inconsistent weather. A rise in consumer confidence and incomes allowed ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Estonia

Growing consumer confidence continues to impact ice cream sales in a positive way as Estonians have started spending more freely on indulgence categories. Furthermore, sales have been heavily boosted by the warm summer weather. In addition, the ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is witnessing a rapidly evolving retail infrastructure. Supermarkets and hypermarkets are not only providing profitable avenues for the companies inside the Kingdom but through their own distributors, introducing products generally not ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Colombia

During 2014, ice cream will have very positive growth with an increase of 6% in volume terms and a rise of 11% in current value terms. This growth is being driven by an increase in disposable income, a wider portfolio of products and the arrival of ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Greece

Tourism boosted ice cream sales in 2013, yet, despite arrivals of foreign tourists recording impressive growth in the summer of 2013 and the tourist season being prolonged considerably, ice cream in total registered a large decline in sales, as ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Israel

Ice cream continued to be characterised by innovation, accompanied by premiumisation and constant updates of products. Innovation allowed differentiation as there was low consumer loyalty due to ice cream being regarded as a luxury product. Each ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Kenya

Consumption of ice cream is on the rise in Kenya and retail sales increase in current value by 8% in 2014. Much of this growth can be attributed to proliferation of ice-cream parlours within the growing number of shopping centres in the country, ...

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

Strategy Briefing

The Sugar Backlash and its Effects on Global Consumer Markets

Added sugars – in particular fructose - in processed food and drinks play a key part in the growing problems of obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. Consumer demand is forcing manufacturers to reduce sugar content and develop natural alternatives to ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Denmark

The introduction of skyr-based frozen yoghurt by well-known brands Cheasy and Hansens was the most interesting story of 2014. Cheasy, by Arla Foods, is the leading brand in low fat health and wellness products in the dairy category, and it is ...

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

Global Briefing

Competing in Packaged Food: Uncovering White Space in Packaging, Product and Retail

With the packaged food market hitting saturation point in developed markets, the key challenge for brands is to identify white space: the last remaining areas of opportunity. In mature markets where spending on food is already high, Euromonitor ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Finland

Although summers in Finland are short, Finns are the leading consumers of ice cream per capita in a European context. Ice cream is often placed near the tills at grocery retailers, and the selection is extensive. Ice cream sales are strongly ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Ireland

Ice cream sales will hit €155 million in 2014; growth of 3% on the previous year. With 2013 being a strong year for ice cream sales due to a prolonged period of good weather during the summer time, 2014 has also maintained strong growth levels with ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Morocco

Moroccan annual per capita consumption is estimated at 0.6- to 1.5litres/person according to different estimates from ice cream makers in Morocco. In urban areas, Rabat, Casablanca and Marrakech, this figure rises to 2-3 litres per capita. In ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Dominican Republic

On-trade producers of ice cream have successfully commercialised their brands for retail sale. Despite the relatively low proportion of households with appropriate storage capacity in terms of freezers, mid-high-income consumers are increasingly ...

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

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Venezuela

During 2014, ice cream will see a lack of innovation in regard to new product launches, with leading companies Unilever Andina de Venezuela SA and Productos EFE CA focusing on maintaining the distribution of their core brands rather than venturing ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in the United Kingdom

While spring and summer 2014 were not as good as in 2013, the country witnessed some peaks of hot temperature in June and in July, which contributed to sales increase of ice cream in both volume and value. Ice cream is a treat that both children and ...

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

Country Report

Ice Cream in Spain

In 2014, ice cream is set to grow by 2% in volume terms to reach sales of 309 million litres while remaining flat in current value terms. This will be a relief to the industry following the significant volume decline of 4% experienced in 2013 (mostly...

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

Passport

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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