Sauces, dressings and condiments are used in the food preparations to enhance the taste and flavor and to increase the visual appeal of the dishes. They can be used as an ingredient while cooking the food or can be served along with the dish prepared. Sauces can be served cold, hot and lukewarm, for instance mayonnaise is served cold, pesto sauce is served lukewarm and béchamel sauce is served hot. Condiments such as herbs, spices and monosodium glutamate are added to enhance the taste of the dish or to add flavor to the dish. Salad dressings such as vinaigrette, soy sauce, and mayonnaise are used in European and American cultures while Asians prefer sesame oil, citrus juice and soy sauce along with salads.
Europe sauces, seasonings and condiments market exhibits sluggish growth in terms owing to economic slowdown and growing consumer awareness. Cooking sauce segment leads the market followed closely by the table sauce segment. The sales of sauces are very seasonal in nature. Cooking sauces exhibit strong sales in fall while table sauces are consumed widely in summers. Dips, chilly sauce and salad dressings are gaining more traction in the European market. Manufacturers are coming with innovative products to harness the potential of the market. Products with claims such as organic, low calorie and no preservative/additive are creating a niche segment.
This report segments the Europe packaged sauces, dressings and condiments market by type and by channel with focus on the major economies of Germany, Italy, France, Russia, Spain and U.K. Packaged sauces, dressings and condiments market covers major categories such as cooking sauces, table sauces, dips, pickled products, tomato pastes and purees and others. The report also throws light on the major distribution channels such as supermarkets, hypermarkets, department stores, convenience stores, discounters and others.
The prominent players covered in this report are:
- Fuchs Gewürze GmbH & Co.
1. Europe: Macroeconomic Snapshot
2. Europe Sauces, Dressings and Condiments Market Overview
2.1. Scope of Study
3. Executive Summary
4. Europe Sauces, Dressings and Condiments Market Landscape
4.1. Market share Analysis
188.8.131.52. Unilever tops the list with a strong portfolio in both cooking and table sauces
184.108.40.206. Star dominates with a strong presence in bouillon, stocks and dry sauce segment
220.127.116.11. Unilever leads owing to a strong distribution network and brand value
18.104.22.168. Unilever leads in a highly competitive Russian market
22.214.171.124. Mercadona SA accounts for major share owing to better understanding of local market
126.96.36.199. Premier Foods Group Ltd tops owing to a wider product portfolio
4.2. Competitive Developments
4.2.1. Licensing, Mergers, Acquisitions , Joint Ventures , Collaborations and Treaties
4.3. Consumer Insights
4.3.1. Consumers are experimenting and exploring newer flavors
4.3.2. Chilli Sauce exhibit the highest growth
5. Europe Sauces, Dressings and Condiments Market – By Type
5.2. Cooking Sauces
5.2.1. Pasta sauce is highly popular in Europe
5.2.2. Wet sauces exhibit high growth
5.3. Table Sauces
5.3.1. New product development is the key for growth in this segment
5.4.1. Dips exhibit the highest growth amongst all segments
5.5. Pickled Products
5.6. Tomato pastes and purees
6. Europe Sauces, Dressings and Condiments Market – By Channel
6.3. Convenience Stores
6.4. Department Stores
6.5.1. Discounters account for major share in Germany market
6.5.2. Discounters are exhibited to expand rapidly in European market amidst stagnant conditions owing to large discounts and strong loyalty programme
7. Europe Sauces, Dressings and Condiments Market – By Country
7.2.1. Premiumisation of products to boost the sales growth
7.3.1. Growing presence of casual restaurants to increase the sales of salad dressings
7.4.1. Table sauces and cold sauces exhibit strong demand
7.5.1. Mayonnaise and Ketchup extremely popular among Russians
7.6.1. Private labels are gaining more traction
7.7.1. Soy sauce and spice based sauces exhibit high growth
8. Europe Sauces, Dressings and Condiments Market – Company Profiles
8.1. Barilla Alimentare S.p.A
8.2. Fuchs Gewürze GmbH & Co
8.3. Kraft Heinz Company
8.4. McCormick & Co Inc.
8.5. Nestle SA
8.6. Parmalat S.p.A
8.7. PepsiCo Inc.
8.8. Premier Foods Group Ltd
8.9. Star Stabilimento Alimentare S.p.A
8.10. Unilever Group
*More than 40 Companies are profiled in this Research Report, Complete List available on Request*
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9.3. Research Methodology