Frozen Food Market Share ‚ Segmented by Type (Ready-To-Eat, Ready-To-Cook, Ready-To-Drink), By Application (Frozen Fruits & Vegetables, Frozen Meat & Fish, Frozen-Cooked Ready Meals, Frozen Dessert, Frozen Snacks), By Freezing Technique (IQF- Individual Quick Freezing, Blast Freezing, Belt Freezing) - Growth, Trend, and Forecast (2019 - 2024).


DEC 2017

Frozen Food Market Share ‚ Segmented by Type (Ready-To-Eat, Ready-To-Cook, Ready-To-Drink), By Application (Frozen Fruits & Vegetables, Frozen Meat & Fish, Frozen-Cooked Ready Meals, Frozen Dessert, Frozen Snacks), By Freezing Technique (IQF- Individual Quick Freezing, Blast Freezing, Belt Freezing) - Growth, Trend, and Forecast (2019 - 2024).

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Frozen Food Market 

The frozen food market accounted for a market value of USD 268 billion in 2016, witnessing a CAGR of 4.1% during 2018-2023. The demand for convenience food products is the major driving factor for this market. Moreover, the demand for convenience is high, as frozen food items reduce cooking, preparation, and clean-up efforts & time for the consumers. The increasing  disposable incomes, reducing gender gap in employment, busy lifestyles, demand for healthy and hygienic food, and the high number of working members in the family, are creating a strong background for the huge demand for convenience frozen food products, globally. 

Around 90% of frozen food consumers purchase the food due to the convenience of saving time and effort. However, 65% of these consumers, who are the working class, emphasize on the low-effort needed as the major reason to opt for frozen food products.  Hence, high convenience plays a large role in the frozen foods sale, worldwide. The demand for ready-packed, easy-to-cook, and ready-to-eat products is expected to grow over the forecast period, which is going to boost the global frozen foods market.


The global  frozen food  industry is investing heavily in new freezing, as well as processing technologies, which can support and differentiate frozen products of one competitor from the other. The major factors to be considered by the frozen food companies are regarding cost reduction of environment-friendly products that have a high preserving quality and are rich in nutrition. New technologies, such as high pressure processing and self-heating packaging for frozen food, are in use in this industry and the market is ready to launch canned foods that can self-heat and de-freeze the ready-to-eat food products.


Developing economies, such as Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Eastern Europe, are growing faster than the developed countries, regarding consumption, sales, and production of frozen food products. The increasing disposable incomes, changing lifestyles and growing interest in ethnic and international cuisines are the major factors accelerating the market in these economies.

Frozen Food Market Key Developments 

  • 2016- Nestle to launch a new brand of frozen peas in Columbus. Outsiders, a new frozen pizza brand from Nestle, plans to bring the taste of Milwaukee and Detroit pizzerias to Central Ohio groceries.

Frozen Food Market Major Players 

  • Nestle
  • General Mills Inc.
  •  Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
  • Iceland Foods Ltd.
  • Mc Cain food
  • Uniliver Plc


  • Analyzing outlook of the market with the recent trends and Porter’s five forces analysis
  • Market dynamics, which essentially consider the factors that are impelling the present market scenario, along with growth opportunities of the market in the years to come
  • Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and non-economic aspects
  • Regional and country-level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market
  • Competitive landscape involving the market shares of major players along with the key strategies adopted for development in the past five years
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • 3 month analyst support, along with the Market Estimates sheet (in excel)


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                1.1 Research Methodology

                1.2 Market Definition

                1.3 Report Description

2. Market Overview

                2.1 Market Trends

3. Market Dynamics

                3.1 Frozen Food Market Drivers

                                3.1.1 Increase in Demand for Convenience Food Products

                                3.1.2 Availability of Staple, Seasonal and Regional Food Irrespective of Time and Place

                                3.1.3 Finest Preservation Technique

                3.2 Frozen Food Market Restraints

                                3.2.1 Competition From Really Large Companies and Huge Budgets

                                3.2.2 Health and Sensory (Taste and Texture) Concerns

                3.3 Frozen Food Market Opportunities

                                3.3.1 Increase in Novel Frozen Food Product Portfolio

                                3.3.2 Lower Penetration & High Exploration Market

                3.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

                                3.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

                                3.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers

                                3.4.3 Threat of New Entrants

                                3.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

                                3.4.5 Degree of Competition

                  3.5 Consumer Behavior Analysis

                                    3.5.1 Consumer demand analysis

                                    3.5.2 Target market identification

                                       Purchasing power

                                       Demographic Strengths & Weaknesses

                                       Spending patterns 

4. Segmentation

                4.1 Frozen Food Market By Type

                                4.1.1 Ready-To-Eat

                                4.1.2 Ready-To-Cook

                                4.1.3 Ready-To-Drink

                                4.1.4 Others

                4.2 Frozen Food Market By Application

                                4.2.1 Frozen Fruits & Vegetables

                                4.2.2 Frozen Meat & Fish

                                4.2.3 Frozen-Cooked Ready Meals

                                4.2.4 Frozen Dessert

                                4.2.5 Frozen Snacks

                                4.2.6 Others

                4.3 Frozen Food Market By Freezing Technique

                                4.3.1 IQF- Individual Quick Freezing

                                4.3.2 Blast Freezing

                                4.3.3 Belt Freezing

                                4.3.4 Others

                4.4 Frozen Food Market By Geography

                                4.4.1 North America

                                       United States




                                4.4.2 Europe

                                       United Kingdom





                                4.4.3 Asia-Pacific




                                4.4.4 South America




                                4.4.5 Africa

                                       South Africa


5. Frozen Food Market Competitive Landscape

                5.1 Most Adopted Market Strategies

                5.2 Most Active Companies

                5.3 Market Share Analysis

6. Frozen Food Market Companies

                6.1 Nestle

                6.2 Uniliver Plc

                6.3 Mc Cain foods

                6.4 Iceland Foods Ltd.

                6.5 Amy's Kitchen, Inc.

                6.6 Conagra Foods, Inc.

                6.7 Kraft Food, Inc.

                6.8 Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

                6.9 Pinnacle Foods Inc.

                6.10 General Mills, Inc.

                6.11 H. J. Heinz Company.

                6.12 Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt. Ltd.

                6.13 Tyson Foods, Inc.

                6.14 General Mills Inc.

                6.15 The Schwan Food Company

                6.16 Quirch Foods Company

                6.17 Rich Products Corporation

7. Appendix

                7.1 Sources

                7.2 Disclaimer

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