Discover the latest global trends and innovations across the salty snacks market. Our forward looking report identifies areas which are evolving, consumer attitudes and important advances expected across the next five years and beyond.

Where we are now

Cooking sauce and stock innovation is focusing on more natural and sustainable options, while convenience and flavour continue to drive the category.

In the next two years

Cooking sauces and stocks will evolve to suit developing consumer needs. Sustainability will go beyond simple packaging claims. Convenient products will shift to support more creative at-home cooks. Finally, brands will look to intensify and enhance flavours, offering new opportunities to umami and rich flavour profiles.

In five years and beyond

Consumers will look to everyday items like cooking sauces and stocks to provide them with the vitamins and supplements they need in their diets. New purchasing platforms, such as made-to-order and direct-to-consumer services, will allow sauce brands to offer customisation features.

Expert analysis from a specialist in the field

Written by Edward Bergen, a leading analyst in the Food & Drink sector, his extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.

Cooking and pasta sauces have renewed interest amongst consumers – demanding heightened convenience, more sustainable values and intense flavours.

Edward Bergen
Food & Drink Analyst

Table of Contents

  1. Where we are now

    • EMEA: natural and plant-based
    • APAC: convenient and additive-free
    • Americas: better-for-you and flavour innovation
  2. in the next two years

    • At-home convenience offers new opportunities
    • Flavour intensity will drive new innovation
    • Get ready for ‘level two’ sustainability
    • [Graph] Global: consumers who plan on making more home-cooked meals post-COVID-19, July 2020
    • [Graph] China: ownership of small kitchen appliances, August 2020
    • [Graph] Global: consumer* sustainability aspirations, July 2020
    • [Graph] Global: sustainability claims in launches of cooking sauces, pasta sauces and stocks, 2018-20
    • [Graph] Canada: consumer expectations of corporate responsibility, February 2020
  3. IN five years and beyond

    • Sauces will react to holistic health needs
    • Be prepared for direct-to-consumer development
    • Consumers will want customised made-to-order
    • [Graph] Global: cooking and pasta sauce and stocks launches, by claim category, % share of launches, 2016-20

About the report

This market report provides in-depth analysis and insight supported by a range of data. At the same time, introductory and top-level content is provided to give you an overview of the issues covered.

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.

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