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Ice Cream - Global Annual Review - 2016

Mintel’s Annual Overviews take a look back at 2015 and provide a detailed overview of the key issues faced by key categories through the year. Including; a full market overview, an in-depth review of the big stories from the year as well as our forecast for the future of these markets.

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  1. Overview

        • Figure 1: global market performance, ice cream
        • Figure 2: Top five global ice cream markets by retail volume, 2014-15 (M litres) and annual growth
        • Figure 3: Top five fastest growing global ice cream markets, 2014-15*
        • Figure 4: Top five slowest growing global ice cream markets, 2014-15*
        • Figure 5: Global retail dairy-based frozen product NPD trends, by region, 2011-15
    • The Big Stories

      • Gelato is booming in the US and offers exciting growth opportunities elsewhere
        • Figure 6: multi outlet sales of gelato and gelato-based novelties, at current prices, US $ million, 2010-2015*
        • Figure 7: Agreement with the statement, ‘I would like to see more gelato ice creams* available in supermarkets,’ by select European country, 2015
      • Nestlé and R&R combine forces as Unilever maintains focus on the premium end
        • Ethnic frozen desserts gain retail distribution in both the East and West
          • Figure 8: interest in buying ice cream that is made with ethnic ingredients (eg tahini, cardamon), by select European country, 2015
      • Notable Products

        • Looking to the Future

          • Ben & Jerry’s will bring mass appeal to the dairy-free ice cream sector
            • Figure 9: Reasons for choosing non-dairy, US, April 2015
            • Figure 10: interest in dairy-free ice cream, by select European country, 2015
          • Brazil’s economy is shaky but the ice cream market can continue to soar
            • Figure 11: Retail sales of ice cream, by value and volume, Brazil, 2010-15*
            • Figure 12: Retail ice cream launches, by selected health claim, Brazil, 2012-15
          • Premiumisation in China as consumption behaviour changes
            • Figure 13: Occasions for eating ice cream in the last 6 months, China, April 2015
            • Figure 14: Usage of ice cream during meals at home, by household income, China, April 2015
        • The Analyst’s View

          Ice Cream - Global Annual Review - 2016

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