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China Cooking Oils Market Report 2022
2022-12-02T03:04:13+00:00
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“Cooking oil brands would face stagnant consumption due to consumers’ growing awareness of daily fat intake. To sustain growth, brands can capitalise on low-fat cooking oils such as MLCT oils,…

China Cooking Oils Market Report 2022

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Description

“Cooking oil brands would face stagnant consumption due to consumers’ growing awareness of daily fat intake. To sustain growth, brands can capitalise on low-fat cooking oils such as MLCT oils, or keep tapping into niche oil – especially walnut oil – by expanding their target audience and leveraging effective promotional channels.”

– Joy Yin, Senior Research Analyst

Key Issues covered in this report:

  • Market outlook of cooking oil segments
  • Innovative products and marketing activities in the industry
  • Penetration and consumption trend of different oil types
  • Choice factors and premium attributes perceived by consumers
  • Consumers’ preference towards Medium- and Long-chain Triacylglycerols (MLCT) oils and nutrients in cooking oils
  • NPD and marketing strategy for niche oils.

Table of Contents

  1. Overview

    • What you need to know
      • Key Issues covered in this report
        • Covered in this report
        • Executive Summary

            • The market
              • Value growth is largely driven by rising prices
                • Figure 1: Retail market value of cooking oils, China, 2017-2027
                • Figure 2: Retail market volume of cooking oils, China, 2017-2027
              • The share of blended oils and soybean oils keeps declining
                • Figure 3: Retail value share of cooking oil segments, China, 2020-2022
              • Companies and brands
                • Leading players have steady performance
                  • Figure 4: Leading companies in cooking oil market, by value share, China, 2019-2022
                • Product launches are focused on healthy and sustainable attributes
                  • The consumer
                    • Blended oils down, sunflower seed oils up
                      • Figure 5: Product penetration, 2021 vs 2022
                    • Repurchase rates of major oils are higher than niche oils
                      • Figure 6: Consumption trend, 2022
                    • Offline channels still dominate
                      • Figure 7: Purchase channels, 2022
                    • Nutrients top choice factors
                      • Figure 8: Choice factors, 2022
                    • Content of vitamins/minerals is the most valued
                      • Figure 9: Premium attributes, 2022
                    • Consumers seek nutrient supplement and fat control
                      • Figure 10: Consumer behaviours, 2022
                    • What we think
                    • Issues and Insights

                      • Capitalise on MLCT cooking oils
                        • The facts
                          • The implications
                            • Figure 11: Jinlongyu’s ‘Qing Yi’ MLCT cooking oil, China, 2022
                            • Figure 12: Product examples of DAG cooking oils, China, 2022
                          • Extend the positioning of walnut oil beyond children
                            • The facts
                              • The implications
                                • Figure 13: Walnut oils with functional claims, global, 2020-2022
                              • Use short video platforms to promote premium niche oils
                                • The facts
                                  • The implications
                                      • Figure 14: Video examples of using niche oils for specific cuisines on Douyin, China, 2022
                                  • Market Size and Forecast

                                    • Value grows due to rising retail prices
                                      • Figure 15: Retail market value of cooking oils, China, 2017-2027
                                    • Volume is stagnant with increasing health awareness
                                      • Figure 16: Retail market volume of cooking oils, China, 2017-2027
                                  • Market Segmentation

                                    • Blended oil and soybean oil decline further
                                      • Figure 17: Retail value share of cooking oil segments, China, 2020-2022
                                  • Market Factors

                                    • Cooking is becoming quicker and healthier
                                      • Growing needs to reduce daily intake of fat
                                        • Rising costs push up retail prices
                                          • Stricter and more detailed national standards
                                          • Market Share

                                            • Leading companies show steady performance
                                              • Figure 18: Leading companies in cooking oil market, by value share, China, 2019-2022
                                            • Baby food brands enter the market with walnut oils
                                              • Figure 19: Walnut oil for babies by baby food brands, China, 2022
                                          • Marketing Activities

                                            • Ride on Guochao trend to showcase cultural identity
                                              • Figure 20: Daodaoquan’s tea seed oil ads, China, 2022
                                              • Figure 21: Hujihua x ‘Zhi Ci Qing LV’ promotional video clip, China, 2022
                                              • Figure 22: Hujihua’s ‘Super Moon’ at Shanghai Metro-City during mid-autumn festival, China, 2022
                                            • Tap into ESG to promote sustainability
                                              • Figure 23: Jinlongyu’s ESG report, China, 2022
                                              • Figure 24: Hema’s carbon-neutral tea seed oil, China, 2022
                                            • Collaborate with cross-category brands for multi-sensory experience
                                              • Figure 25: Gu Wei Duo x multiple brands ‘Rice Field Concert’, China, 2022
                                              • Figure 26: Onsite pictures of ‘Rice Field Concert’, China, 2022
                                          • New Product Trends

                                            • ‘Organic’ claims are on the rise
                                              • Figure 27: Percentage of new cooking oil launches with ‘organic’ claims, China, 2017-2022
                                              • Figure 28: Percentage of new cooking oil launches with ‘organic’ claims, by selected markets, Oct 2021 – Sep 2022
                                              • Figure 29: Product examples with ‘organic’ claims, China, 2022
                                            • Sustainability gains attention
                                              • Figure 30: Percentage of ethical and environmental claims among new cooking oil launches, China, 2017-2022
                                              • Figure 31: Product examples with ethical & environmental claims, China, 2021-2022
                                            • Capitalising on the content of oleic acid
                                              • Figure 32: Product examples of high oleic oils, China, 2021-2022
                                            • Specially designed for cuisines
                                              • Figure 33: Hujihua’s peanut oil designed for steamed fish, China, 2022
                                          • Product Penetration

                                            • The use of sunflower seed oil keeps rising
                                              • Figure 34: Product penetration, 2021 vs 2022
                                            • Multi-generation families show the strongest interest in diverse oils
                                              • Figure 35: Product penetration, by living situation, 2022
                                              • Figure 36: Product penetration – repertoire analysis, by living situation, 2022
                                            • Peanut oil for Chinese cuisines, niche oils for Western cuisines
                                              • Figure 37: Product Penetration, by cooking frequency, 2022
                                          • Consumption Trends

                                            • Repurchase of major oils holds up
                                              • Figure 38: Consumption trends, 2022
                                            • Walnut oil has opportunities among highly-educated consumers
                                              • Figure 39: Consumption trend – walnut oil, by education, 2022
                                            • Baking occasions can be leveraged to increase usage
                                              • Figure 40: Consumption trend – ‘will use more’, by cooking and baking frequency, 2022
                                          • Purchase Channels

                                            • Offline supermarkets predominate
                                              • Figure 41: Purchase channels, 2022
                                            • Gen Z prefer traditional channels
                                              • Figure 42: Purchase channels – offline channels, by age, 2022
                                            • Marketing on short video platforms needs a different focus
                                              • Figure 43: Choice factors, by purchase channels, 2022
                                              • Figure 44: Premium attributes, by purchase channels, 2022
                                          • Choice Factors

                                            • Better-for-you features are the most important
                                              • Figure 45: Choice factors, 2022
                                            • Besides nutrients, different ages show diverse needs
                                              • Figure 46: Choice factors – top 5 factors, by age, 2022
                                          • Premium Attributes

                                            • Content of vitamins/minerals matters the most
                                              • Figure 47: Premium attributes, 2022
                                              • Figure 48: Premium attributes – top 5 attributes, by age, 2022
                                            • High earners value organic claims and unsaturated fat content
                                              • Figure 49: Premium attributes, by monthly personal income, 2022
                                            • Niche oil users are more willing to pay more for oleic acid and delicate packaging
                                              • Figure 50: Premium attributes – selected attributes, by product penetration, 2022
                                          • Consumer Behaviours

                                            • Most consumers seek to supplement nutrients through cooking oils
                                                • Figure 51: Consumer behaviours – supplementing nutrients, 2022
                                                • Figure 52: Consumer behaviours – supplementing nutrients, by gender and age, 2022
                                                • Figure 53: Consumer behaviours – supplementing nutrients, by monthly personal income, 2022
                                              • Use low-fat cooking oils to control daily fat intake
                                                  • Figure 54: Consumer behaviours – controlling fat intake, 2022
                                                  • Figure 55: Consumer behaviours – controlling fat intake, by age, 2022
                                                • MLCT oils are preferred by the majority
                                                    • Figure 56: Consumer behaviours – preference for MLCT oils, 2022
                                                    • Figure 57: Premium attributes, by consumers’ preference for MLCT oils, 2022
                                                  • Portion-controlled cap is necessary, while small packages are not as popular
                                                      • Figure 58: Consumer behaviours – packaging, 2022
                                                      • Figure 59: Consumer behaviours – preference for portion-controlled cap, by education, 2022
                                                      • Figure 60: Examples of oil dispensers, 2022
                                                  • Food Personas

                                                    • Who are they?
                                                        • Figure 61: Food personas, 2022
                                                        • Figure 62: Food personas, by generation, 2022
                                                      • Emotional Eaters prefer large packages
                                                        • Figure 63: Consumer behaviours – packaging, by food persona, 2022
                                                      • Better-for-you features attract New Trend Explorers and Critical Shoppers
                                                        • Figure 64: Choice factors – selected items, by food persona, 2022
                                                        • Figure 65: Premium attributes – selected items, by food persona, 2022
                                                    • Appendix – Market Size and Forecast

                                                        • Figure 66: Total retail market value of cooking oils, China, 2017-2027
                                                        • Figure 67: Total retail market volume of cooking oils, China, 2017-2027
                                                    • Appendix – Market Segmentation

                                                        • Figure 68: Retail market value of cooking oils, by segment, China, 2019-2022
                                                    • Appendix – Methodology and Abbreviations

                                                      • Methodology
                                                        • Abbreviations

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