Country Profile: Bakery & Cereals in Japan

Country Profile: Bakery & Cereals in Japan

Published: June 2018
Publisher: GlobalData
Product ref: 296268
Pages: 149
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The bakery & cereals sector in Japan is led by ‘bread & rolls’ category, while the cereal bars category is forecast to register the fastest growth in both value and volume terms during 2017-2022. Hypermarkets & supermarkets is the leading channel in the distribution of bakery & cereals products in the country. Flexible packaging is the most commonly used pack material in the sector. Yamazaki Baking Co., Ltd. and Pasco Shikishima Corporation are the leading market players in the sector.

GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the Bakery & cereals sector in Japan provides insights on high growth categories to target, trends in the usage of package materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.

What else is contained?
• Sector data: Overall sector value and volume data with growth analysis for 2012-2022
• Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for baking ingredients, baking mixes bread & rolls, cakes, pastries & sweet pies, cereal bars, cookies (sweet biscuits), dough products, energy bars, morning goods, and savory biscuits with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2017-2022
• Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels in value terms in 2017
• Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each category through distribution channels such as food & drinks specialists, hypermarkets & supermarkets, convenience stores, e-retailers, "dollar stores", variety stores & general merchandise retailers, cash & carries and warehouse clubs, vending machine, and others
• Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Pack material data for flexible packaging, paper & board, rigid plastics, rigid metal and others; pack type data for: Film, tray, can, stand up pouch, wrapper, carton-folding, tub, and bag/sachet.


• With value sales of J¥1,355.3 billion, bread & rolls was the largest category in 2017, while cereal bars is forecast to register the fastest value growth at a CAGR of 1.83% during 2017-2022
• The bread & rolls category is expected to gain market share in volume terms during 2017-2022
• Ready-to-eat cereals, valued at J¥47.5 billion (US$422.1 million) in 2017, is the largest segment in the breakfast cereals category
• Cereal bars’ is the most consolidated category with top three brands accounting for a value share of 71.9% in 2017
• Bag/sachet is the most commonly used pack type in the Japanese bakery & cereals sector.

Reasons to buy

• Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis
• Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities
• Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning
• Manufacturers can identify the opportunities to position products with H&W attributes/benefits
• Our team of analysts have placed a significant emphasis on changes expected in the market that will provide a clear picture of the opportunities that can be tapped over the next five years, resulting in revenue expansion
• The packaging analysis report helps manufacturers, in identifying the most commonly used packaging materials in the sector
• Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as real GDP, nominal GDP, consumer price index, household consumption expenditure, population (by age group, gender, rural-urban split, and employed people and unemployment rate. It also includes economic summary of the country along with labor market and demographic trends.

Companies Mentioned
The Kellogg Company
Calbee Inc.
Nissin Food Holdings Co. LTD
Nihonshokuhin Ltd
Yamazaki Baking Co. Ltd
Artisanal Producers
Pasco Shikishima Corporation
Kobeya Baking Co Ltd
Lotte Co. Ltd.

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By sector: Bakery, Cereals (in Dried foods)

By market: Japan (in Asia)

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