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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?

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Country Report

Ready Meals in Germany

The horsemeat scandal in Europe, which reached Germany in early 2013, negatively affected ready meals during the early part of the year. Undeclared horsemeat in ready meals, such as canned ravioli, frozen lasagne and beef tortellini, was sold as beef...

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Ready Meals in Canada

In 2013, retail sales of ready meals see slow growth, increasing only marginally in current value and declining in volume terms. The category, however, still brings in a whopping C$4.5 billion, with frozen meals, pizza and salads accounting for the ...

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

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Ready Meals in Georgia

In 2013, in line with increasingly hectic lifestyles for the majority of the population, demand for ready meals is growing, consumer loyal towards them increasing. The overall consumption culture is transforming from buying ingredients for active ...

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Ready Meals in Chile

Increasingly time-poor consumers are seeking out new, more convenient and healthy meal options, transforming this category into a real opportunity for manufacturers. An expanding upper-middle income demographic base is further opening demand for ...

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

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Ready Meals in Peru

Ready meals remains a niche category in Peru. Peruvians have no tradition of purchasing ready meals because they prefer fresh food as it is perceived to be more nutritious. While, in low-income households, it is common for women to stay at home and ...

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

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Ready Meals in Bolivia

Ready meals in Bolivia is a very small category due to the lack of appeal to the local taste of these products to Bolivian consumers. As a result, domestic companies started offering ready meals that offer consumers products with Andean cereals. ...

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

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Ready Meals in Dominican Republic

Ready meals are mostly purchased by young, middle-income adults. They are commonly found in supermarkets and hypermarkets throughout the Dominican Republic. For those with hectic lifestyles, ready meals are a quick and easy option both at home and ...

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Ready Meals in Ecuador

The more packaged food is considered “processed” the unhealthier it is perceived in Ecuador. This is a perception caused by the general notion that the more natural a product is, the less full of chemicals it will be. In 2013, this did not ...

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Ready Meals in Costa Rica

Ready meals offer a considerable opportunity for manufacturers, due to the convenience of the product. However, the proliferation of fast food franchises operating in Costa Rica in 2013 has stymied growth. The unit price of ready meals, especially if...

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Ready Meals in Guatemala

Thanks to a strong tradition of home cooking meals for the family, ready meals sales remain limited. In 2013, value sales are expected to be just GTQ13 million, with relatively low growth of 8% in current terms. Frozen pizza is the most popular ...

Feb 2014 | US$900 | Add to cart | View details
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Statistical Reference Handbook

Who Eats What

Jan 2011

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Who Drinks What

Jan 2011