Country Profile: Prepared Meals sector in New Zealand

Country Profile: Prepared Meals sector in New Zealand

Published: March 2017
Publisher: GlobalData
Product ref: 282963
Pages: 81
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The New Zealand’s Prepared Meals sector is the smallest in value terms in the APAC region. The per capita consumption of Prepared Meals is higher in the country when compared to regional and global levels. Of the three markets in the sector, Ready Meals is the largest both in value and volume terms, whereas Pizza market is expected to register fastest growth during 2016-2021, Hypermarkets & Supermarkets accounted to the largest share of distribution for Prepared Meals in the country. The Prepared Meals sector in New Zealand is a consolidated, with the top five players accounting for half of the overall market share in 2016.

GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the Prepared Meals sector in New Zealand provides insights on high growth categories to target, trends in the usage of packaging materials, types and closures category level distribution data and brands market shares.

What else is contained?
• Market data: Overall market value and volume data with growth analysis for 2016-2021
• Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for Meal Kits, Pizza and Ready Meals with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2016-2021
• Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels, including private label growth analysis from 2011-2016
• Distribution data: Value shares within each category through channels such as Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists and more
• Packaging data: consumption breakdown for packaging materials and containers in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Packaging material data for flexible packaging, rigid plastics, rigid metal and others; container data for: film, trays, tubs, foils and others.


• The Prepared Meals sector in New Zealand is forecast to grow at 4% during 2016-2021.
• Ready Meals is the largest value and volume market in the Prepared Meals sector.
• Hypermarkets & Supermarkets is the leading distribution channel for the New Zealand’s Prepared Meals sector, accounting for a total value share of 70.7% in 2016.
• Wattie’s is the leading brand with value and volume shares of 26.3% and 27.7% respectively, in 2016.
• Rigid Plastics is the most commonly used packaging material, followed by Flexible Packaging.

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
• Access the key and most influential consumer trends driving Prepared Meals products consumption, and how they influence consumer behavior in the market which will help determine the best audiences to target
• 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 GDP per capita, population (overall and breakdown by age), and consumer price index. It also covers a comparative analysis of political, economic, socio-demographic, and technological indicators (PEST) across 50 countries.

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