Ready to Eat (RTE) Food Market | Market Share, Outlook, Future Growth and Opportunities by 2021-2026

According to IMARC Group’s latest report, titled “Ready to Eat (RTE) Food Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026”, the global ready to eat (RTE) food market reached a value of US$ 162 Billion in 2020. Ready to eat (RTE) food refers to food products produced by washing, cooking, processing, freezing, and packaging the ingredients in containers that do not need any further preparation. These food products are supplemented with antioxidants, preservatives and flavors to enhance their quality and prolong shelf life. Nowadays, there is a wide variety of RTE foods available globally, including meat products, shelf-stable foods, desserts, dairy products, baked goods and powder mixes.

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The global ready to eat (RTE) food market is primarily driven by the rising working population and their hectic lifestyles. Due to this, they are increasingly spending on processed and convenience food products, which require minimal time and ingredients to prepare. Besides this, several manufacturers are introducing innovative RTE food variants that are rich in functional elements and cater to diversified nutritional requirements. Moreover, rapid urbanization, the growing number of quick-service restaurants (QSRs) and expanding online retailing networks are some of the other factors propelling the market growth. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to grow at a CAGR of 5.4% during 2021-2026.

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis takes over the world, we are continuously tracking the changes in the markets, as well as the industry behaviors of the consumers globally and our estimates about the latest market trends and forecasts are being done after considering the impact of this pandemic.

Competitive Landscape with Key Players:

  • 2 Sisters Food Group (Boparan Holdings)
  • ADF Foods Ltd.
  • Bakkavor Foods Ltd.
  • Birds Eye Ltd.
  • Findus Group Ltd.
  • General Mills Inc.
  • Greencore Group Plc.
  • ITC Limited
  • McCain Foods
  • MTR Foods Pvt Ltd. (Orkla ASA)
  • Nomad Foods Ltd.
  • Premier Foods Group Ltd.

Ready to Eat (RTE) Food Market Segmentation:

Breakup by Product Type:

  • Meat/Poultry Based
  • Cereal Based
  • Fruits/Vegetable Based
  • Others

Breakup by Packaging Type:

  • Canned
  • Frozen/Chilled
  • Retort
  • Others

Breakup by Distribution Channel:

  • Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
  • Convenience Stores
  • Food Specialty Stores
  • Departmental Stores
  • Online Stores
  • Others

Breakup by Region:

  • North America (United States, Canada)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Others)
  • Europe (Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, Others)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Others)
  • Middle East and Africa

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Key highlights of the report:                                                    

  • Market Performance (2015-2020)
  • Market Outlook (2021-2026)
  • Market Trends
  • Market Drivers and Success Factors
  • The Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Market
  • Value Chain Analysis
  • Structure of the Global Market
  • Comprehensive mapping of the competitive landscape

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