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Mintel’s Annual Overviews take a look back at 2013 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.

What's included

What's included

Table of contents

Table of contents

  1. Overview

      • Figure 1: Global market performance, prepared meals and meal centres (including pizza)*
      • Figure 2: Prepared meals (inc. pizza) retail market volume (000 tonnes), top 5 countries, global, 2015 (projected)*
      • Figure 3: Top 5 countries for prepared meal introductions, global, 2015
      • Figure 4: Prepared meals product introductions, by region, by storage, 2015
      • Figure 5: Top 10 claims on new prepared meals, global, 2015
  2. The Big Stories

      • Comforting and indulgent meals cater to flavour seekers
          • Figure 6: Attitudes towards healthy eating, by demographics, UK, November 2014
        • Meal kits provide transparency, trust and involvement for consumers
          • Figure 7: Meal kit product introductions, by top 5 countries, by storage, global, 2015
        • C-stores prove critical for category growth in the Asia-Pacific region
          • Figure 8: Southeast Asia prepared meals growth markets, value, volume, CAGR, 2010-15
      • Notable Products

        • Prepared meals with whole grains make inroads
          • Handhelds drive frozen breakfast growth in the US
            • Portability becomes paramount for meals targeting snacking occasions
            • Looking to the Future

                • Prepared meals offer plant-based proteins for all
                    • Figure 9: Important factors when buying ready meals and meal kits, by age, select European countries, 2014
                    • Figure 10: Prepared meals with vegetarian and vegan claims, global, 2013-15
                    • Figure 11: Familiarity with various proteins, select countries, August 2014
                  • Comforting and flavourful meals with ‘clean’ labels move the category forward
                    • Figure 12: Attitudes towards prepared meals, select European countries, 2015
                    • Figure 13: Claims on prepared meal introductions, grouped by claim category, select European countries, 2013-15
                  • Prepared meals cater to snacking lifestyles
                      • Figure 14: Attitudes towards snacking, by age, select European countries, 2015
                      • Figure 15: Important snack features, by demographics, US, January 2015
                  • The Analyst’s View

                    About the report

                    This report will give you a complete 360-degree view of your market. Not only is it rooted in robust proprietary and high-quality third-party data, but our industry experts put that data into context and you’ll quickly understand:

                    • The Consumer

                      What They Want. Why They Want It.

                    • The Competitors

                      Who’s Winning. How To Stay Ahead.

                    • The Market

                      Size, Segments, Shares And Forecasts: How It All Adds Up.

                    • The Innovations

                      New Ideas. New Products. New Potential.

                    • The Opportunities

                      Where The White Space Is. How To Make It Yours.

                    • The Trends

                      What’s Shaping Demand – Today And Tomorrow.

                    Please Note: This is a sample report. All of the figures, graphs, and tables have been redacted.

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