Executive Summary

Aug 2019
PROSPECTS
Recovery after crisis due to production expansion

Chocolate confectionery continued to see strong retail current value and volume growth in 2019, seeing recovery after the crisis period due to rising consumer purchasing power. Meanwhile, local manufacturers presented their goods at European exhibitions, and thanks to preferential terms of export to the European Union, they sold more abroad.

New law expected to prompt changes in chocolate confectionery

In January 2018, a new law regarding the classification and production standards of chocolate and chocolate-based products came into force. According to this law, confectionery products can only be called “chocolate” if they contain at least 43% cocoa-based products in terms of dry material and over 25% cocoa butter.

Premiumisation in boxed assortments for gift-giving

Boxed assortments saw the fastest retail current value growth within chocolate confectionery in 2019, which was partly due to premiumisation. As these products are traditionally given as gifts, consumers are ready to pay more for interesting packaging or unusual flavours even in tough times.

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Advertising and new product development helps Roshen maintain its lead

Roshen Kondyterska Korporatsia remained the strong leader in chocolate confectionery in value terms in 2019. It focused on new product developments in 2018 and 2019, updating its milk chocolate tablets line with premium dessert flavours.

New product developments in tablets with unusual flavours and standout packaging

The competition is very strong within tablets, and is expected to continue to grow in the coming years. Manufacturers aim to attract consumers by offering new, unusual product developments.

Quality and low price lead to private label growth

Private label is actively developing and maintaining stable growth within chocolate confectionery in Ukraine. Retail chains are proactive within the category and compete for share.

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Chocolate Confectionery in Ukraine - Category analysis

HEADLINES

PROSPECTS

Recovery after crisis due to production expansion
New law expected to prompt changes in chocolate confectionery
Premiumisation in boxed assortments for gift-giving

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Advertising and new product development helps Roshen maintain its lead
New product developments in tablets with unusual flavours and standout packaging
Quality and low price lead to private label growth
Summary 1 Other Chocolate Confectionery by Product Type: 2019

CATEGORY DATA

Table 1 Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 2 Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 3 Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 4 Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 5 Sales of Chocolate Tablets by Type: % Value 2014-2019
Table 6 NBO Company Shares of Chocolate Confectionery: % Value 2015-2019
Table 7 LBN Brand Shares of Chocolate Confectionery: % Value 2016-2019
Table 8 Distribution of Chocolate Confectionery by Format: % Value 2014-2019
Table 9 Forecast Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 10 Forecast Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 11 Forecast Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 12 Forecast Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024

Packaged Food in Ukraine - Industry Overview

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Packaged food in Ukraine continues its recovery after the volume downturn in 2014-2017
Health and wellness, convenience, small pack sizes among the key trends
Domestic players and locally manufactured products account for more than half of sales
Modern retail is the most popular retail channel
Packaged food set to see positive growth in volume and value sales

FOODSERVICE

Sales to Foodservice
Healthy products among the fastest-growing categories in foodservice
Foodservice supply is not developed
Powder milk struggling in both retail and foodservice
Consumer Foodservice
Number of foodservice outlets increases in 2018
Increasing popularity of street food format in Ukraine
Retail unpackaged ready meals compete with foodservice

CATEGORY DATA

Table 13 Foodservice Sales of Packaged Food by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 14 Foodservice Sales of Packaged Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 15 Forecast Foodservice Sales of Packaged Food by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 16 Forecast Foodservice Sales of Packaged Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024

MARKET DATA

Table 17 Sales of Packaged Food by Category: Volume 2014-2019
Table 18 Sales of Packaged Food by Category: Value 2014-2019
Table 19 Sales of Packaged Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2014-2019
Table 20 Sales of Packaged Food by Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
Table 21 GBO Company Shares of Packaged Food: % Value 2015-2019
Table 22 NBO Company Shares of Packaged Food: % Value 2015-2019
Table 23 LBN Brand Shares of Packaged Food: % Value 2016-2019
Table 24 Penetration of Private Label by Category: % Value 2014-2019
Table 25 Distribution of Packaged Food by Format: % Value 2014-2019
Table 26 Distribution of Packaged Food by Format and Category: % Value 2019
Table 27 Forecast Sales of Packaged Food by Category: Volume 2019-2024
Table 28 Forecast Sales of Packaged Food by Category: Value 2019-2024
Table 29 Forecast Sales of Packaged Food by Category: % Volume Growth 2019-2024
Table 30 Forecast Sales of Packaged Food by Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024

SOURCES

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