Executive Summary

Jul 2018
PROSPECTS
Taste for premium quality grows

Czech consumers continued to demonstrate stronger interest in greater quality and premium products over 2017-2018. An increasing number of Czech consumers purchased products with higher cocoa content within both milk chocolate variants and dark chocolate variants.

Wellness trend with rising demand for products containing less sugar

The wellness trend is visible within chocolate confectionery in the Czech Republic and is mainly reflected in the hiking consumption of dark chocolate confectionery variants and chocolate with fresh and wellness fillings and pieces such as mint, cinnamon, chilli, cranberries, blueberries and raspberries, walnuts and pecan nuts. Demand for chocolate confectionery with less sugar content will develop strongly over the forecast period.

Countlines is one of best performers

Countlines benefit from the developing trend of small sweet treating, especially amongst the younger generation. Countlines is predicted to record positive retail volume growth over the forecast period, supported by vivid new product development with an emphasis on premium ingredients and amusement features targeting the younger generation.

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Nestlé Cesko sro and Mondelez Czech Republic sro continue to lead

Nestlé Cesko sro remained the leading player in chocolate confectionery in the Czech Republic in 2018. Nestlé Cesko covers a wide distribution net, is a big innovator and is extremely active in promotions.

Perfetti Van Melle Czech Republic sro and Lifefood Czech Republic sro make the biggest value gains

Perfetti Van Melle Czech Republic experienced significant growth in value sales during 2018 as the company successfully increased its sales of premium seasonal chocolate. Lifefood Czech Republic offers organic raw chocolate bars.

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Packaged Food in the Czech Republic - Industry Overview

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Economic growth and rising health awareness support positive market performance
Czechs increasingly favour products that are high in protein and low in sugar
Competitive environment remains fragmented but reasonably stable in 2018
Supermarkets, discounters and internet retailing make distribution gains
Demand for higher quality and premium products set to continue rising

FOODSERVICE

Sales to Foodservice
Moderate growth in packaged food volume sales to foodservice operators continues
Unpackaged ice cream, butter, prepared salads, dips and full fat fresh milk see foodservice sales grow fastest
Multinational companies lead but local suppliers continue to gain popularity
Consumer Foodservice
Favourable economic climate and growth in inbound tourism boost development of consumer foodservice
Foodservice outlet numbers grow in 2018 as impact of smoking ban is not as negative as initially feared
Competitive environment remains stable over 2017-2018

CATEGORY DATA

Table 1 Foodservice Sales of Packaged Food by Category: Volume 2013-2018
Table 2 Foodservice Sales of Packaged Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
Table 3 Forecast Foodservice Sales of Packaged Food by Category: Volume 2018-2023
Table 4 Forecast Foodservice Sales of Packaged Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023

MARKET DATA

Table 5 Sales of Packaged Food by Category: Volume 2013-2018
Table 6 Sales of Packaged Food by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 7 Sales of Packaged Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2013-2018
Table 8 Sales of Packaged Food by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 9 GBO Company Shares of Packaged Food: % Value 2014-2018
Table 10 NBO Company Shares of Packaged Food: % Value 2014-2018
Table 11 LBN Brand Shares of Packaged Food: % Value 2015-2018
Table 12 Penetration of Private Label by Category: % Value 2013-2018
Table 13 Distribution of Packaged Food by Format: % Value 2013-2018
Table 14 Distribution of Packaged Food by Format and Category: % Value 2018
Table 15 Forecast Sales of Packaged Food by Category: Volume 2018-2023
Table 16 Forecast Sales of Packaged Food by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 17 Forecast Sales of Packaged Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2018-2023
Table 18 Forecast Sales of Packaged Food by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023

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