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Ready meals market research

Euromonitor has the world’s most comprehensive research on the ready meals 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. 

Euromonitor data and market analysis cultivates your organization’s awareness of the ready meals market and the greater competitive environment, ensuring accurate and focused strategies for your business.

A resource for your entire organization, Euromonitor market research supports every level of business, assisting in strategic development, marketing, mergers and acquisitions, and brand management.

Our ready meals market research answer questions such as:

  • What is the market size of ready meals?
  • What are the major brands in ready meals?
  • Will retail sales suffer as economic prospects improve and consumers move back to eating out rather than eating at home?
  • How are manufacturers leveraging popular restaurant chains to help more austere consumers recreate a restaurant experience at home?
  • How much are consumers willing to pay for convenience?



Country Report

Ready Meals in Spain

For another consecutive year, sales of ready meals benefited from the cocooning trend and the demand for quick and convenient dining solutions for the home, in a context where high unemployment continues to shape consumer purchasing patterns. Another...

Oct 2014 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ready Meals in China

Ready meals are all about convenience and saving people time. They meet the needs of a growing number of working professionals who frequently eat at their desk or have no desire to cook after a long day at work. More options, especially ethnic ...

Oct 2014 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ready Meals in Canada

In 2014, ready meals saw slight growth in value terms, increasing by close to 2%, but declined by 1% in retail volume terms. The category reached a total of C$4.7 billion in retail sales, led primarily by the sales of frozen ready meals, pizza and ...

Oct 2014 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ready Meals in Lithuania

In 2014, ready meals will experience further rotation within its categories, as more traditional products will lose share to newly developing product formats. The best example of such shifts is the movement from frozen ready meals to established ...

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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$1,325 | 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 ...

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Country Report

Ready Meals in Morocco

Ready meals is expected to increase in current value by 20% in 2014 as it continues to increase from a relatively low base. Moreover, the hectic lifestyles which are now being led by the majority of Moroccan consumers living in urban areas is ...

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Global Briefing

Global Metal Food Cans in a Challenging Marketplace

Metal food can volumes remain steady, however they are finding it hard to take full advantage of the wider global growth in packaged food and pet food. The can’s excellent performance and low cost means that it will remain a key pack type, but will ...

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Country Report

Ready Meals in Venezuela

Economic difficulties led to high price increases in 2014. While some packaged food products have their prices controlled by regulation, firms increase other goods well above inflation to be in line with currency depreciation and higher operational ...

Sep 2014 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

Country Report

Ready Meals in Colombia

Ready meals remains something of a niche category in Colombia, where most consumers still prefer to prepare home-cooked meals from scratch using mainly fresh ingredients. Demand for these products is also hampered by the fact that they are too ...

Sep 2014 | US$990 | Add to cart | View details

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