Food and Beverage Retail Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

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Food and Beverage Retail Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 - 2028

Status : July, 2020 | Food and Beverages | PPT format

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Food and Beverage Retail Market: Snapshot

There are several scopes for the growth in the global food and beverage organizations. However remaining on the lead position of new technologies, such as blockchain, alongside changing buyer’s inclinations and increasing costs, all while improving, is foreseen to be some of the key strategies in the fragmented marketplace.

People around the world are experimenting with exotic and new flavors. Population is focusing more on healthy snacking, wellness, and health, which are still in the front line for buyer food inclinations, growing consistently since past few years. Buyers need functional and healthy foods that improve the gut health improve their brain activity and physical appearance. Grocery shelf will keep on being stacked with items like kombucha, etc. that give extra capacity to buyers' bodies. Buyers likewise need foods that are beneficial for them, yet useful for other people, regardless of whether the food they eat is an item like the a plant-based, faux meat, Impossible Burger, or is in eco-friendly packaging.

As buyers demand to find out about the food they eat, food concerns are costing the food and beverage retail market, billions every year. It is foreseen to become imperative for food and beverage retail sector to ensure safety of the products; advancements like blockchain is likely to pick up footing. The pattern of online food service by means of cell phones isn't something new, rather this has turned out to be progressively substantial with expanding demand for doorstep delivery. With rising penetration of cell phones, the online ordering has arrived at an unheard of level, and food and beverage retailers are consistently profiting by the same, to receive generous revenues.

Food and beverage retail market continues to witness exponential growth in line with a cohort of broad factors, ranging from changes in consumer spending and evolving lifestyles. Moreover, rising urbanization is one among the key factors contributing to growth of food and beverage retail market. Moreover, evolving consumer preferences and tastes is also a key aspects boosting growth of food and beverage retail market.

Growing demand for high-quality food and beverage products is a key factor driving growth of food and beverage retail market. Though factors such as supply chain management, inflation, and quality control are likely to pose considerable challenges for the food and beverage retailers, the growth of the market remains undeniable.  

Market Players Diversify their Product Lines as Rising Number of Consumers Join the ‘Plant-based’ Trend

As per sources, consumers are increasingly resorting to plant-based food and beverages on account of their perceptions with respect to the health benefits offered. Health-conscious customers are switching to plant-based variants and are willing to pay more for the same. Alongside rising consumer will to invest in products supporting healthy and renewable lifestyles, food and beverage retailers are offering plant-based products to reap substantial revenue benefits.

Fundamental changes in consumer eating habits and dietary patterns have become palpable on a global scale globally, encouraging food and beverage retailers to capitalize on the same with plant-based offerings. For majority of the consumers, an optimal diet with plant-based offerings is beyond mere experimentation, rather it has become more of a permanent change embraced by them. This, in turn, is creating sustained opportunities for the food and beverage retailers. Moreover, the food and beverage retailers are also offering plant-based packaging formats to offer additional value to their customers.

Food and Beverage Retailers Boost Long-term Consumer Retention via Blockchain-Enabled Technologies

Food and beverage retailers have realized the fact that customers value security more than just payments. Consumers seek for transparency in terms of ingredients use, which is a key aspect shaping purchase decisions. Radical consumer shift to ingredient transparency is led by consumer sentiments revolving around health and wellness.

In line with the aforementioned, food and beverage retailers are actively investing in Blockchain-enabled technologies to enhance ingredient transparency as well as food safety. This helps in fast tracking of contamination sources and helps customers to be well-aware of what they are consuming, creating favorable circumstances for long-term consumer retention.

Online Food Ordering Becomes Increasingly Palpable Alongside Surging Demand for Doorstep Delivery

The trend of online food ordering via smartphones is not something new, rather this trend has become increasingly palpable with increasing demand for doorstep delivery. With ubiquitous penetration of smartphones, online ordering has reached a whole new level, and food and beverage retailers are aggressively capitalizing on the same to reap substantial benefits.

According to various sources, food and beverage retailers will witness more orders via smartphones as compared to in-store ones. Online orders are anticipated to account a major chunk of the overall transactions, which is being taken into utmost consideration by the food and beverage retailers to boost volume sales.

Personalization to Evolve as an Overarching Trend in the Food and Beverage Retail Landscape

The trend of personalization is rapidly permeating across multiple retail categories, and the food and beverage retail space is no exception. Consumers demonstrate high preference in terms of personalized food and beverage products, encouraging food and beverage retailers to offer customized solutions meeting evolving consumer needs.

Consumers are moving beyond customized accessories and apparel, they also seek food that is tailored to their specifications and requirements. Manufacturers are capitalizing on this trend via customization in forms of ingredients for particular diets, such as gluten-free and vegan. In addition, multiple food and beverage retailers are also developing their products in line with customer instructions, to make this entire process highly ‘consumer-centric’. Food and beverage retailers are finding multiple ways of offering personalized experiences via customized products to enhance customer satisfaction and repeat sales.

Food and Beverage Retail Market Segmentation

By Distribution Channel

  • Supermarkets/Hypermarkets
  • Convenience Stores
  • Independent and Specialist Stores
  • Online Stores

By Type

  • Food
    • Baked
    • Processed
    • Functional Foods 
  • Beverages
    • Dairy
    • Alcoholic Drinks
    • Non Alcoholic Drinks
    • Health Drinks

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.