Increasing consumer emphasis on health and wellness, as more people prioritize healthier eating habits, packaged salads, often perceived as convenient and nutritious, is expected to drive market expansion in the near future at a CAGR of 8.60% during the forecast period 2023 to 2032.
Market Research Future (MRFR) has published a cooked research report on the “Global Packaged Salads Market” that contains information from 2018 to 2032. The Packaged Salads market is estimated to register a CAGR of 8.60% during the forecast period of 2023 to 2032.
MRFR recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global Packaged Salads market— BrightFarms; Dole Food Company Inc.; Earthbound Farm; Eat Smart; Fresh Express Incorporated; Misionero; Gotham Greens; Mann Packing Co., Inc.; Bonduelle; Organicgirl.
The global Packaged Salads market is accounted to register a CAGR of 8.60% during the forecast period and is estimated to reach USD 24.79 billion by 2032.
The demand for quick and easy way to incorporate fresh vegetables into their diets has gained popularity. Additionally, busy lifestyles and a rising demand for on-the-go meal solutions have fueled the market's growth, with packaged salads offering a convenient and portable option for health-conscious consumers. The desire to reduce food waste also plays a role in driving the market, as pre-packaged salads typically come in portion-controlled servings, minimizing leftover ingredients that might go to waste in traditional salad preparation. These factors, coupled with an expanding array of salad varieties, flavors, and dietary options, are contributing to the continued expansion of the packaged salads market.
The global Packaged Salads market has been segmented based on product, processing and distribution channel.
On the basis of product, the market is segmented into Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian. The vegetarian segment was attributed to holding the largest market share in 2022, as there is a global surge in vegetarian and plant-based diets.
Based on processing, the global Packaged Salads market has been segmented into Organic and Commercial. The organic segment was expected to hold the largest market share in 2022, due to the increasing consumer preference for organic and sustainably sourced food products.
Based on distribution channel, the global Packaged Salads market has been segmented into Online and Offline. The offline segment was expected to hold the largest market share in 2022, as the consumers often prefer to physically inspect the freshness and quality of salad products before purchase.
The global Packaged Salads market, based on region, has been divided into the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. North America consists of US and Canada. The Europe Packaged Salads market comprises of Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, and the rest of Europe. The Packaged Salads market in Asia-Pacific has been segmented into China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, and the rest of Asia-Pacific. The Rest of the World Packaged Salads market comprises of Middle East, Africa, and Latin America.
The largest market share for Packaged Salads was maintained by the North American regional sector. This increase is attributed to the increasing demand for convenient and healthy meal options in response to busy lifestyles. Consumers are looking for ready-to-eat solutions that allow them to incorporate fresh vegetables and greens into their diets with minimal preparation. Additionally, the trend toward health and wellness, including the desire for low-calorie, organic, and specialty salad options, further propels the growth of the packaged salads market in the region. The packaging innovations that extend the shelf life of these products also contribute to their popularity, making them a go-to choice for those seeking quick and nutritious meals.
Moreover, the Europe market has been persistently growing over the forecast period. The demand for Packaged Salads is driven by the region's increasing focus on healthy eating and sustainability, with consumers seeking convenient, pre-packaged salad options that align with their desire for nutritious and eco-friendly food choices.
Additionally, due to the changing dietary preferences and an increasing focus on convenience as consumers seek healthier and time-saving meal options, Asia Pacific is anticipated to experience the quickest growth over the forecast period. The fast-paced lifestyles and urbanization in the region have led to a growing demand for pre-packaged salads that offer both nutrition and ease of consumption, aligning with the evolving tastes and demands of Asian consumers.
Furthermore, the rest of the world's Packaged Salads market is divided into the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. This growth is attributed to the region's growing urbanization, changing dietary preferences, and increasing demand for convenient and healthy food options among consumers.
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