Traditionally, the staple Japanese meal consisted of rice, pickled vegetables, soup, and other assorted side dishes. However, changing eating habits among Japanese consumers are key to growth for certain types of packaged food. With the western influence and a fast-paced lifestyle becoming more predominant, convenient and portable food has contributed to consistent sales growth for these products.
Japanese retailers have diversified the formats of their distribution channels and developed various ways to connect with consumers whose shopping preferences have changed. In recent years, convenience stores, which are similar to small- and medium-size chained supermarkets in North America, have grown in popularity. These stores offer various private label packaged food products, and offer signature ready-meal brands, which have become significant revenue generators for these retailers.
Packaged Japanese Traditional Foods market is scrutinized by segments including food type, type, distribution channel and geography. Based on the food type of Packaged Japanese Traditional Foods commercially available, this market is classified as Ramen, Green Tea, Condiments, Soups, and Snacks among others. Various other materials are also used for different applications depending up on the usage. Based on type, Organic, Veggie- Centric, Specialty Diets, Ready to eat food, Reprocessed food and others are being considered in this market.
The report also comprises of the region wise study of the global market including North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. APAC is poised to dominate this market during 2017-2023. However, North America as well as Europe are comprehended to witness prominent CAGR of XX% and XX% respectively during the same period. Escalating demand for traditional food & beverage in these regions as well as growth of snack food demand is propelling the growth of the market.