Snacks in Saudi Arabia
Euromonitor International
July 2022

List Of Contents And Tables

SNACKS IN SAUDI ARABIA
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Snacks in 2022: The big picture
Key trends in 2022
Competitive landscape
Channel developments
What next for snacks?
MARKET DATA
Table 1 Sales of Snacks by Category: Volume 2017-2022
Table 2 Sales of Snacks by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 3 Sales of Snacks by Category: % Volume Growth 2017-2022
Table 4 Sales of Snacks by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Snacks: % Value 2018-2022
Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Snacks: % Value 2019-2022
Table 7 Penetration of Private Label by Category: % Value 2017-2022
Table 8 Distribution of Snacks by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 9 Forecast Sales of Snacks by Category: Volume 2022-2027
Table 10 Forecast Sales of Snacks by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 11 Forecast Sales of Snacks by Category: % Volume Growth 2022-2027
Table 12 Forecast Sales of Snacks by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
CHART 1 Snacks Value Sales Growth Scenarios: 2020-2027
CHART 2 Snacks Impact of Drivers on Value Sales: 2020-2027
DISCLAIMER
SOURCES
Summary 1 Research Sources
CHOCOLATE CONFECTIONERY IN SAUDI ARABIA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Chocolate confectionery benefits as the lifting of restrictions boosts impulse purchases
Countlines offers bite-size options to meet consumers' needs while a return to social gatherings provides an impetus to boxed assortments
Digital engagement helps to maintain visibility of players and brands
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Steady sales growth as consumers return to social gatherings and impulse purchases
Widening assortments and competitive prices to lure more consumers to discounters
Healthy eating trend offers new product development opportunities
CATEGORY DATA
Table 13 Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: Volume 2017-2022
Table 14 Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 15 Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: % Volume Growth 2017-2022
Table 16 Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 17 Sales of Chocolate Tablets by Type: % Value 2017-2022
Table 18 NBO Company Shares of Chocolate Confectionery: % Value 2018-2022
Table 19 LBN Brand Shares of Chocolate Confectionery: % Value 2019-2022
Table 20 Distribution of Chocolate Confectionery by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 21 Forecast Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: Volume 2022-2027
Table 22 Forecast Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 23 Forecast Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: % Volume Growth 2022-2027
Table 24 Forecast Sales of Chocolate Confectionery by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
GUM IN SAUDI ARABIA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Resumption of on-the-go and out-of-home consumption occasions provides impetus to gum sales
Heightened health awareness drives offer of sugar-free gum
Price-sensitivity encourages companies to shift to multipacks to offer competitive prices and sustain volume sales
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Resumption of work, school, social and entertainment norms to push gum sales
The competition is set to intensify as companies increase investments in the category
Functional positioning and price promotions to offer significant growth opportunities
CATEGORY DATA
Table 25 Sales of Gum by Category: Volume 2017-2022
Table 26 Sales of Gum by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 27 Sales of Gum by Category: % Volume Growth 2017-2022
Table 28 Sales of Gum by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 29 Sales of Gum by Flavour: Rankings 2017-2022
Table 30 NBO Company Shares of Gum: % Value 2018-2022
Table 31 LBN Brand Shares of Gum: % Value 2019-2022
Table 32 Distribution of Gum by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 33 Forecast Sales of Gum by Category: Volume 2022-2027
Table 34 Forecast Sales of Gum by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 35 Forecast Sales of Gum by Category: % Volume Growth 2022-2027
Table 36 Forecast Sales of Gum by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
SUGAR CONFECTIONERY IN SAUDI ARABIA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Slow return to retail volume growth in 2022 as health and financial concerns continue to hinder demand
Wide product offer and distribution support United Food Industries's leadership, while coffee flavour trend gains traction in sugar confectionery
Traditional grocers leverage convenience of location and established purchasing habits to gain retail value share
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Health and economic concerns to slow full recovery of sugar confectionery
Companies to respond to health and wellness trends to pique the interest of consumers
Price-sensitivity and reduced expat family population to hinder sales development
CATEGORY DATA
Summary 2 Other Sugar Confectionery by Product Type: 2022
Table 37 Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: Volume 2017-2022
Table 38 Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 39 Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: % Volume Growth 2017-2022
Table 40 Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 41 Sales of Pastilles, Gummies, Jellies and Chews by Type: % Value 2017-2022
Table 42 NBO Company Shares of Sugar Confectionery: % Value 2018-2022
Table 43 LBN Brand Shares of Sugar Confectionery: % Value 2019-2022
Table 44 Distribution of Sugar Confectionery by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 45 Forecast Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: Volume 2022-2027
Table 46 Forecast Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 47 Forecast Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: % Volume Growth 2022-2027
Table 48 Forecast Sales of Sugar Confectionery by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
SWEET BISCUITS, SNACK BARS AND FRUIT SNACKS IN SAUDI ARABIA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Strength of demand for plain and filled biscuits and dates helps to speed recovery
New coffee flavour trend penetrates plain biscuits, while snack bars players use creative marketing strategies to catch the eye
Healthy eating trend increases shelf space for healthier products
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Greater use of gyms and fitness centres to boost the consumption of snack bars
Saudisation set to increase the appeal and importance of traditional products
Price promotions and a social media presence to be used to attract and retain consumers
CATEGORY DATA
Table 49 Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: Volume 2017-2022
Table 50 Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 51 Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: % Volume Growth 2017-2022
Table 52 Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 53 NBO Company Shares of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks: % Value 2018-2022
Table 54 LBN Brand Shares of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks: % Value 2019-2022
Table 55 NBO Company Shares of Sweet Biscuits: % Value 2018-2022
Table 56 LBN Brand Shares of Sweet Biscuits: % Value 2019-2022
Table 57 NBO Company Shares of Snack Bars: % Value 2018-2022
Table 58 LBN Brand Shares of Snack Bars: % Value 2019-2022
Table 59 NBO Company Shares of Fruit Snacks: % Value 2018-2022
Table 60 LBN Brand Shares of Fruit Snacks: % Value 2019-2022
Table 61 Distribution of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 62 Distribution of Sweet Biscuits by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 63 Distribution of Snack Bars by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 64 Distribution of Fruit Snacks by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 65 Forecast Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: Volume 2022-2027
Table 66 Forecast Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 67 Forecast Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: % Volume Growth 2022-2027
Table 68 Forecast Sales of Sweet Biscuits, Snack Bars and Fruit Snacks by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
ICE CREAM IN SAUDI ARABIA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Ice cream to return to positive retail sales growth in 2022 as the pandemic situation stabilises
Healthy eating trend offers optimism for plant-based ice cream
Early Ramadan in 2022 lessens seasonal consumption impact
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Ongoing recovery expected as consumers return to regular consumption habits
Despite obstacles, new imported brands are set to fragment the competitive landscape
Hot climate to continue to pique interest in the cooling effects of ice cream
CATEGORY DATA
Table 69 Sales of Ice Cream by Category: Volume 2017-2022
Table 70 Sales of Ice Cream by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 71 Sales of Ice Cream by Category: % Volume Growth 2017-2022
Table 72 Sales of Ice Cream by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 73 Sales of Ice Cream by Leading Flavours: Rankings 2017-2022
Table 74 Sales of Impulse Ice Cream by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 75 NBO Company Shares of Ice Cream: % Value 2018-2022
Table 76 LBN Brand Shares of Ice Cream: % Value 2019-2022
Table 77 NBO Company Shares of Impulse Ice Cream: % Value 2018-2022
Table 78 LBN Brand Shares of Impulse Ice Cream: % Value 2019-2022
Table 79 NBO Company Shares of Take-home Ice Cream: % Value 2018-2022
Table 80 LBN Brand Shares of Take-home Ice Cream: % Value 2019-2022
Table 81 Distribution of Ice Cream by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 82 Forecast Sales of Ice Cream by Category: Volume 2022-2027
Table 83 Forecast Sales of Ice Cream by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 84 Forecast Sales of Ice Cream by Category: % Volume Growth 2022-2027
Table 85 Forecast Sales of Ice Cream by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027
SAVOURY SNACKS IN SAUDI ARABIA
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2022 DEVELOPMENTS
Strong snacking and health trends and return to school support the performance of savoury snacks
Potato chips rides robust snacking trend to recover relatively quickly
Saudi Snacks Foods leverages strong brands in potato chips to stay ahead of the competition
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Strong snacking trend as consumers return to normal consumption patterns to underpin rebound in savoury snacks
E-commerce and discounters to continue gain ground fast as consumers appreciate convenience and competitive prices
Nuts set to be a winner in the strong healthier snacks trend
CATEGORY DATA
Table 86 Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: Volume 2017-2022
Table 87 Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 88 Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: % Volume Growth 2017-2022
Table 89 Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Table 90 NBO Company Shares of Savoury Snacks: % Value 2018-2022
Table 91 LBN Brand Shares of Savoury Snacks: % Value 2019-2022
Table 92 Distribution of Savoury Snacks by Format: % Value 2017-2022
Table 93 Forecast Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: Volume 2022-2027
Table 94 Forecast Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: Value 2022-2027
Table 95 Forecast Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: % Volume Growth 2022-2027
Table 96 Forecast Sales of Savoury Snacks by Category: % Value Growth 2022-2027