The latest batch of reports from the just-food research store includes grocery retailers in Russia, a global dairy industry guide, and the global savour snacks market.

Grocery Retailers in Russia
Russia historically had a fragmented market for grocery retail with a large number of small independent players. Traditional grocery retailers accounted for a 43% value share in grocery retailers in 2012. However, in 2011 traditional grocery retailers had a 46% value share which shows that modern grocery continued to stabilise its market shares and hypermarkets and supermarkets grew both in the number of outlets and value sales. This report takes a look at the industry in the country.

Dairy: Global Industry Guide
This guide looks at how the global dairy market performed over the last five years and what its size is likely to be in 2016. It considers the factors that are affecting the strength of competition in the global dairy market and who the top competitors are.

Savory Snacks: Global Industry Guide
This report looks at how the savoury snacks market has performed over the last five years and what the size will be in 2016. It looks at what factors are affecting the strength of competition in the market and who the top competitors are.

Ready Meals: Global Industry Guide
Global Ready Meals industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, retail market size (value and volume 2007-11, and forecast to 2016). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading retailers including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Grocery Retailers in Argentina
During 2012, Argentina’s chained grocery retailers continued to focus mainly on their conveniently located outlets which are situated in close proximity to the homes and workplaces of their customers to increase volume sales. Sales from supermarkets and hypermarkets are migrating to the discounter and convenience stores channels as consumers prefer proximity over promotions driven by reduced budgets to spend on grocery items as inflation continues to erode purchasing power.

Pizza Market in Europe: Market Guide to 2017
Both established and developing companies in the pizza industry will be able to use the report to determine the market dynamics at work in the sector, as well as to identify which geographies and segments will show growth in coming years. The report provides detailed, analytical and well-presented information on pizza consumption trends in Europe.

Consumer and Innovation Trends in Desserts and Ice Cream
Consumers face a dilemma when choosing desserts; they are indulgent products that are designed to satisfy the senses, yet constant bombardment from news reports tells people to eat healthier. Industry players are responding with “better-for-you” ingredients, lower fat content, and smaller portion sizes. This report considers the trend.

The Future of the Confectionery Market in the United States to 2017
This report provides detailed category coverage for three product segments that include: Chocolate, gum and sugar confectionery. Detailed product sales segmentation (for both volumes and values) is provided, including brand data, and sales by distribution channel, at the product category level. Future forecasts allow marketers to understand the future pattern of market trends.