Opportunities in the Western Europe Seasonings, Dressings and Sauces Sector

Pages: 149 Published: February 03, 2022 Report Code: GDCS0264RR

The seasonings, dressings, & sauces market in Western Europe was valued at $30.56 billion in 2021. The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of more than 3% during the forecast period. Based on the relative performance of countries on multiple metrics, Switzerland, Austria, the UK, and Belgium have been shortlisted as high potential countries, primarily due to their large seasonings, dressings & sauces market sizes, projected high-value growth rates, and projected rising per capita value growth levels. Hypermarkets & supermarkets were the dominant distribution channel, followed by convenience stores and e-retailers. Glass was the most used pack material in the Western Europe seasonings, dressings, & sauces sector followed by flexible packaging and rigid plastics.

The Western Europe seasonings, dressings, & sauces market report brings together multiple data sources to provide a comprehensive overview of the Western Europe seasonings, dressings & sauces sector. It includes the market overview, high-growth country analysis, top companies, key distribution channels, packaging formats, and case studies.

Western Europe seasonings, dressings, & sauces market overview

Western Europe seasonings, dressings, & sauces market overview

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What are the market dynamics in the Western Europe seasonings, dressings, & sauces industry?

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly influenced consumer behavior and forced consumers to adopt new purchasing patterns to keep themselves safe in a highly vulnerable environment. Western European consumers’ traditional grocery shopping method is now less prominent owing to the risk of infection. Therefore, the trend of buying online groceries is becoming prevalent.

A considerable number of consumers in the Western European region are seeking products with novel and unique flavors in the seasoning, dressings & sauces sector. This is driven by consumers spending more time at home and cooking more frequently, which is nudging them to try new cuisines and dishes. As a result, consumers in the region are actively seeking products with unusual flavors. Flavors that are native to and are part of the heritage in foreign countries, especially from other regions such as Latin America and Asia are gaining interest among novelty-seeking Western European consumers.

What is the country-level outlook of the Western Europe seasonings, dressings, & sauces market?

This market report offers detailed insights into the seasonings, dressings, & sauces market segmentation of Western Europe in the countries of Switzerland, Austria, the UK, and Belgium.

Seasonings, dressings, & sauces market in Switzerland 

Swiss consumers are eager to experiment and are open to trying innovative ingredients and unique flavors. These novelty-seeking consumers are looking for products that can entice them with unusual flavors and combinations.

Seasonings, dressings, & sauces market in Austria 

Flavor profiles from various countries, which are different and new to Austrians, are gaining the interest of consumers, creating demand for such products. These products and flavors which are part of the traditions and heritage of other countries are creating a demand for authentic foreign flavors.

Seasonings, dressings, & sauces market in the UK 

In the UK, a substantial percentage of consumers are willing to experiment with novel and unique flavors, and products with multiple or complex flavors are finding favor with these consumers.

Seasonings, dressings, & sauces market in Belgium

A substantial number of consumers in Belgium seek products that are launched with new and unique flavors, as they aim to branch out from their normal routines. Products with complex or multiple flavors are gaining the interest of novelty-seeking Belgians.

Seasonings, dressings, & sauces market in Western Europe, by country

Seasonings, dressings, & sauces market in Western Europe, by country

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What are the key categories in the Western Europe seasonings, dressings, & sauces market?

The key categories in the Western Europe seasonings, dressings, & sauces market are bouillons & stocks, chutneys & relishes condiment sauces, dips, dressings, and dry cooking sauces, herbs, spices & seasonings, tomato pastes & purées, and wet cooking sauces.

Seasonings, dressings, & sauces market in Western Europe, by category

Seasonings, dressings, & sauces market in Western Europe, by category

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Which are the key companies in the Western Europe seasonings, dressings, & sauces market?

Some of the key companies in the Western Europe seasonings, dressings, & sauces market are Unilever Plc, The Kraft Heinz Company, Nestlé SA, Premier Foods PLC, Mutti S.p.A., McCormick & Company Inc, Barilla Holding S.p.A., Orkla ASA, Carl Kühne KG (GmbH & Co.), and Conserve Italia.

Western Europe seasonings, dressings, & sauces market, by companies

Western Europe seasonings, dressings, & sauces market, by companies

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Market report scope

Market size (Year – 2021) $30.56 billion
Growth rate (CAGR)  >3%
Forecast period 2021-2026
Key countries Switzerland, Austria, UK, and Belgium
Key categories Bouillons & Stocks, Chutneys & Relishes, Condiment Sauces, Dips, Dressings, Dry Cooking Sauces, Herbs, Spices & Seasonings, Tomato Pastes & Purées, and Wet Cooking Sauces
Key companies Unilever Plc, The Kraft Heinz Company, Nestlé SA, Premier Foods PLC, Mutti S.p.A., McCormick & Company Inc, Barilla Holding S.p.A., Orkla ASA, Carl Kühne KG (GmbH & Co.), and Conserve Italia

Scope

This report brings together multiple data sources to provide a comprehensive overview of the Western Europe seasonings, dressings & sauces sector, analyzing data from 21 countries in the region. It includes an analysis of the following –

  • Market environment: Includes sector size, market size, and growth analysis by category.
  • High-potential countries’ analysis: Indicates changing share of value consumption in the various seasonings, dressings & sauces categories across high-potential countries in the Western Europe region. It also provides a risk-reward analysis of four countries across the Western Europe region based on market assessment, economic development, socio-demographic, governance indicators, and technological infrastructure.
  • Country deep-dive: Provides the overview, demographic analysis, and key trends across high-potential countries.
  • Success stories: Provides some of the most compelling seasonings, dressings & sauces manufacturers, brands, products, and marketing campaigns in the Western Europe region. It also provides a better understanding of how a certain manufacturer achieved success in the sector and insights.
  • Competitive environment: Provides an overview of leading companies in the Western Europe region, besides analyzing the growth of private labels in the region.
  • Distribution analysis: Provides analysis of the leading distribution channels in the Western Europe seasonings, dressings & sauces sector in 2020. It covers distribution channels: hypermarkets & supermarkets, convenience stores, food & drinks specialists, drug stores & pharmacies, e-retailers, cash & carries & warehouse clubs, vending machines, “dollar stores”, variety stores & general merchandise retailers, department stores, and other retailers.

Reasons to Buy

  • Manufacturing and retailers seek the latest information on how the market is evolving to formulate their sales and marketing strategies. There is also a demand for authentic market data with a high level of detail. This report has been created to provide its readers with up-to-date information and analysis to uncover emerging opportunities for growth within the sector in the region.
  • The report provides a detailed analysis of the countries in the region, covering the key challenges, competitive landscape, and demographic analysis, that can help companies gain insight into the country-specific nuances.
  • The analysts have also placed a significant emphasis on the key trends that drive consumer choice and the future opportunities that can be explored in the region then can help companies in revenue expansion.
  • To gain competitive intelligence about leading companies in the sector in the region with information about their market share and growth rates.

Key Players

Western Europe, Seasonings, Dressings & Sauces, Wet Cooking Sauces, Condiment Sauces, Dressings, Tomato pastes and purées, Herbs, Spices & Seasonings, Chutneys & Relishes, Bouillons & Stocks, Dips, Dry Cooking Sauces, hypermarkets & supermarkets, food & drinks specialists, convenience stores, e-retailers, on-premise, packaging, pack material, pack type, closure type, primary outer type, volume share, value share

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Executive summary

Part 1: Market Environment

Market size analysis – Western Europe compared with other regions

Value and volume growth analysis by region

Western Europe market growth analysis by country

Western Europe market growth analysis by category

Part 2: High-Potential Countries’ Analysis

Methodology – Identifying high-potential countries

Top four high-potential countries in Western Europe

Overview of high-potential countries in Western Europe

Growth contribution analysis by country (1/6)

Value share analysis of seasonings, dressings & sauces sector compared with other food sectors

Change in consumption levels by country and category

Per capita consumption analysis

Per capita expenditure analysis

Part 3: Country Deep Dive

Overview of the Swiss seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Key trends in the Swiss seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Overview of the Austrian seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Demographic analysis* – Austria

Market size analysis of top five cities

Market size analysis of top five cities by categories

Top five cities contribution to volume growth

Key trends in the Austrian seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Overview of the UK seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Demographic analysis* – UK

Market size analysis of top 10 cities

Market size analysis of top 10 cities by categories

Top 10 cities contribution to volume growth

Key trends in the UK seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Overview of the Belgian seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Demographic analysis* – Belgium

Market size analysis of top five cities

Market size analysis of top five cities by categories

Top five cities contribution to volume growth

Key trends in the Belgian seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Part 4: Success Stories

About case studies

Case Study: Fody’s sesame ginger sauce & marinade

Case Study: Mutti – Tomato pesto

Case Study: Hawkshead Relish Company – Smoky mustard sauce

Part 5: Competitive Environment

Leading companies’ share in the Western European seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Brand share analysis of top five companies

Leading companies in the Western European seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Leading brands in the Western European seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Private label penetration in the Western European seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Part 6: Health & Wellness Analysis

Value share analysis of health & wellness market

Health & wellness market growth analysis by country

Key product attributes and consumer benefits

Leading health & wellness companies by category

Part 7: Distribution Analysis

Leading distribution channels by country

Leading distribution channels by category

Part 8: Packaging Analysis

Growth analysis by key pack material and pack type

Growth analysis by closure type and primary outer type

Part 9: Challenges and Future Outlook

Key challenges in the Western European seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Future outlook in the Western European seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Appendix

Definitions

About GlobalData

List of Tables

List of Tables

Regional Comparison: market size, growth, and per capita analysis, 2021-2026

Overview of High-Potential Countries in Western Europe

Value share analysis of seasonings, dressings & sauces compared to other food sectors

Change in consumption of category within seasonings, dressings & sauces sector (value terms), by country, 2021-2026

Volume analysis of top five cities by category (million kg), 2021

Volume analysis of top 10 cities by category (million kg), 2021

Volume analysis of top five cities by category (million kg), 2021

Top five companies share by brand (in value terms) in seasonings, dressings & sauces sector, 2021

Private label penetration (in value terms) in seasonings, dressings & sauces sector, 2021

Health & wellness value and its share in overall sales, 2015-2020

Share of product attributes in high-potential countries Western Europe, 2021

Leading distribution channels in Western Europe by country, 2021

Leading distribution channels in Western Europe by Category, 2021

List of Figures

List of Figures

Annual value growth analysis by region, 2021-2026

Annual volume growth analysis by region, 2021-2026

Category volume growth analysis of countries compared with regional average growth

Country value size and CAGR analysis grid based on regional average

Value and volume growth analysis by category in Western Europe, 2021-2026

Country-level contribution to the growth of bouillons & stocks category in Western Europe, 2021-2026

Country-level contribution to the growth of chutneys & relishes category in Western Europe, 2021-2026

Country-level contribution to the growth of condiment sauces category in Western Europe, 2021-2026

Country-level contribution to the growth of dips cereals category in Western Europe, 2021-2026

Country-level contribution to the growth of dressings category in Western Europe, 2021-2026

Country-level contribution to the growth of dry cooking sauces category in Western Europe, 2021-2026

Country-level contribution to the growth of herbs, spices & seasonings category in Western Europe, 2021-2026

Country-level contribution to the growth of tomato pastes and purées category in Western Europe, 2021-2026

Country-level contribution to the growth of wet cooking sauces category in Western Europe, 2021-2026

Per capita consumption by category in Western Europe by country, 2021

Per capita expenditure by category in Western Europe by country, 2021

Switzerland: category share, 2021

Austria: category share, 2021

Demographic analysis* – Austria

Market size analysis of top five cities

Top five cities contribution to volume growth

UK: category share

Demographic analysis – the UK

Market size analysis of top 10 cities

Top 10 cities’ contribution to volume growth

Belgium: category share

Demographic analysis – Belgium

Market size analysis of top five cities

Top five cities’ contribution to volume growth

Leading companies’ share in the Western European seasonings, dressings & sauces sector

Leading companies in the Western European seasonings, dressings & sauces sector by value sales ($ million), 2019

Leading brands (inc. Private label) in the Western European seasonings, dressings & sauces sector by value sales ($ million), 2019

Country-level contribution to growth of the H&W market in Western Europe, 2019-2024

Growth analysis by key pack material and pack type

Growth analysis by closure type and outers

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