All posts in "Prepared and special foods sector"
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DEHYDRATED SOUP AND BROTH

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

The classic dehydrated dishes, among which the most outstanding offerings are soups and those made with rice or pasta bases, have lost importance during the last year, selling in the free-market a little less than 12.4 million units, for a Value of 15.2 million euros. These figures represent interannual reductions of 12.2% in volume and […]

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ETHNIC FOOD

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

Ethnic food consists of a very heterogeneous set of offers with different levels of implementation among Spanish consumers and with very different perspectives, so it is very difficult to make general considerations that are appropriate in all cases. Generally, it can be said that ethnic food has experienced and continues to experience significant interannual growth […]

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FUNCTIONAL FOODS INDUSTRY

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

Functional products constitute a very varied set of offers that appear in virtually all food sectors and are of increasing importance in the global market, although it is extremely difficult to provide adjusted figures on their dimensions. In general, and inevitably imprecise, it can be assumed that just over a third of total sales of […]

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FUNCTIONAL FOODS BUSINESS STRUCTURE

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

There is no strict sense of a business sector of functional and healthy foods, since these are business lines that normally incorporate the main groups in each food sector to consolidate their positions in different markets. Taking into account that innovation and research are two essential requirements to present a competitive supply of healthy food […]

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BABY FOODS INDUSTRY

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

There are some factors that are causing the infant food market in Spain to record a clear downward trend in recent years. The effects of the crisis and declining birth rates are the most important. The number of births has declined very sharply in our country since the peak of 2008, where 519,780 children were […]

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BUSINESS STRUCTURE OF BABY FOODS INDUSTRY

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

The food market in Spain and in the world is in the hands of a few large multinational companies that present several lines of business. Alongside these large operators are some specialists, focused on specific offers, such as ecological baby food. The distribution brands have very little importance in this market, although in the last […]

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COMMERCIAL DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMPTION OF BABY FOODS

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

  One particularity in the commercial distribution of infant food is the important role of pharmacies. In fact, these establishments were traditionally responsible for the sales of this type of products, but a few years ago the commercial distribution burst in force in that market and, at present, almost Different offers of infant feeding. Pharmacies […]

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FOREIGN TRADE OF BABY FOODS

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

There are no very well-known figures on foreign trade, since it is a market dominated by large international groups, many of the movements between different subsidiaries of the same company are not reflected in the statistics. However, it seems clear that the trade balance in this sector is clearly unfavorable for our country. It is […]

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DIETARY PRODUCTS INDUSTRY

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

The Spanish market for dietary products grew by 1% in 2014, thus breaking a downward trend that had persisted in recent years. All the available estimates indicate the great prospects of growth that this market has, once the current crisis situation is overcome. The total value of this market can be around 690 million euros, […]

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DIETARY PRODUCTS BUSINESS STRUCTURE

By Montse Gonzalez / 3 years ago

En España se encuentran en actividad unas 210 empresas fabricantes y comercializadores de productos dietéticos, con una cierta tendencia a la baja y un aumento de los niveles de concentración. La media de empleados por empresa ronda los 17 trabajadores, lo que establece alrededor de 3.600 puestos de trabajo directos. En el sector existe una base formada por medianas empresas especialistas, […]

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