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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 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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Country Report

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...

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

Country Report

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

Country Report

Ready Meals in Colombia

The higher price of ready meals compared to home-made meals, along with a strong perception that products prepared at home have better nutritional properties, has constrained the expansion of ready meals in Colombia. However, ready meals have an ...

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

Company Profile

Brf Brasil Foods SA in Packaged Food

Brf Brasil Foods SA is the result of a complex 2009 merger between Perdigão Agroindustrial and Sadia SA. The company has had the benefit of a dynamic domestic Brazilian market which has helped it to generate strong growth. It remains however very ...

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

Company Profile

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 ...

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Country Report

Ready Meals in Argentina

Changes in society are having a strong impact on ready meals in Argentina. There is strong growth in the number of single-person households, since there is a growing tendency for young people to delay marriage and also because of a significant ...

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

Country Report

Ready Meals in Ireland

Ready meals experienced a fractional decline in 2013, with value sales just slipping below €271 million. This decline was despite strong growth levels being predicted in the previous report. The horsemeat scandal, which broke in early 2013, was the ...

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

Country Report

Ready Meals in the US

As the US economy continues to gradually improve, many consumers are once again considering eating out at restaurants and choosing more expensive fresh food choices as viable options to replace ready meals. Consequently, volume sales of ready meals ...

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

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Ready Meals in Sweden

Sales of ready meals are expected to decline by 3% in current value terms and by 5% in volume terms in 2013, suffering from the horse meat scandal that erupted in March 2013. The scandal is expected mainly to affect frozen ready meals, but will also ...

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

Who Eats What

Jan 2011

Statistical Reference Handbook

Who Drinks What

Jan 2011