Country Profile: Pasta & Noodles in Australia

The Australian pasta & noodles sector is led by the dried pasta category in both value and volume terms. However, the ambient noodles category is forecast to register the fastest growth in both value and volume terms, during 2017-2022. Hypermarkets & supermarkets account for the leading share in the distribution of pasta & noodles in the country. Flexible packaging is the most commonly used pack material in the sector, while paper & board is expected to register the fastest growth during 2017-2022. ‘San Remo Macaroni Company Pty Ltd’, ‘Nestle’ and ‘PT. Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur Tbk.’ are the leading market players in the sector.

GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the pasta & noodles sector in Australia provides insights on high growth categories to target, trends in the usage of package materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.

What else is contained?

– Sector data: Overall sector value and volume data with growth analysis for 2012-2022

– Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for ambient noodles, ambient pasta, chilled noodles, chilled pasta, dried & instant noodles, and dried pasta with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2017-2022

– Leading players: Market share of brands in value terms in 2017

– Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each category through distribution channels such as Cash & Carries and warehouse Clubs, Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Convenience Stores, Food & Drinks Specialists, eRetailers and others

– Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Pack material data for Flexible Packaging, Paper & Board, Rigid Plastics, Rigid metal and others; Pack data for: Tray, Can, Stand up pouch, Carton-folding, Tub, Bag/Sachet, and Jar.

Scope

– Per capita consumption of pasta & noodles in Australia is higher compared to both global and regional (Asia-Pacific)levels in 2017

– Of the six categories, dried pasta was the largest in the Australian pasta & noodles sector

– Hypermarkets & Supermarkets was the leading distribution channel in the Australian pasta & noodles sector, followed by convenience stores

– San Remo was the leading brand in the Australian pasta & noodles sector

– Flexible packaging was the most commonly used package material in the Australian pasta & noodles sector.

Reasons to buy

– Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis

– Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities

– Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed brand share analysis to plan effective market positioning

– Manufacturers can identify the opportunities to position products with H&W attributes/benefits

– Our team of analysts have placed a significant emphasis on changes expected in the market that will provide a clear picture of the opportunities that can be tapped over the next five years, resulting in revenue expansion

– The packaging analysis report helps manufacturers, in identifying the most commonly used packaging materials in the sector

– Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as real GDP, nominal GDP, consumer price index, household consumption expenditure, population (by age group, gender, rurral-urban split, and employed people and unemployment rate. It also includes economic summary of the country along with labor market and demographic trends.

Companies mentioned

San Remo Macaroni Company Pty Ltd

Nestlé

PT. Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur Tbk.

General Mills Inc.

Barilla

Heinz

Zafarelli Foods Australia

Coca-Cola

Roma Foods

Guzzi`s Pty Ltd

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Report scope 2-3

Executive summary 11-13

Australia in the global and regional context 14-17

Australia in the global and Asia-Pacific pasta & noodles sector 15

Australia compared to other leading countries in Asia-Pacific 16

Per capita consumption and expenditure – Australia compared to Asia-Pacific and global levels 17

Sector analysis – pasta & noodles 18-33

Country snapshot – pasta & noodles sector in Australia 19

Value and volume analysis – pasta & noodles sector in Australia 20

Cross category comparison – value and growth rate 21

Change in category share by value 22

Cross category comparison – volume and growth rate 23

Change in category share by volume 24

Per capita consumption analysis by category 25

Category analysis: ambient noodles 26

Category analysis: ambient pasta 27

Category analysis: chilled noodles 28

Category analysis: chilled pasta 29

Category analysis: dried & instant noodles 30

Segment analysis (in value terms): dried & instant noodles 31

Segment analysis (in volume terms): dried & instant noodles 32

Category analysis: dried pasta 33

Distribution analysis 34-36

Distribution channel share analysis: pasta & noodles 35

Distribution channel share analysis by category 35-36

Competitive landscape 37-44

Brand share analysis by sector 38

Brand share analysis by category 39-41

Private label share analysis by category 42

Growth of private labels compared to branded products 43

Degree of consolidation/fragmentation by category 44

Health & wellness 45-49

Health & Wellness trend analysis 46

Health & Wellness market analysis by product attribute 47

Health & Wellness market analysis by consumer benefit 48

Category comparison – with health & wellness and without health & wellness claims 49

Packaging analysis 50-53

Pack material 51

Pack type 52

Closure type 53

Macroeconomic analysis 54-60

Economic summary, labor market trends, and demographic trends 58

GlobalData country risk index (GCRI) 59-60

Methodology 61-64

Definitions 65-77

Appendix 78-98

List of Tables

List of Tables

Value and volume share of Australia in the global and Asia-Pacific pasta & noodles sector, 2017-2022 15

Country snapshot – leading value and volume categories 19

Cross category comparison – by value (2012-2022) 21

Cross category comparison – by volume (2012-2022) 23

Per capita consumption (by category), Australia compared to Asia-Pacific and global levels (in kg), 2017 25

Dried & instant noodles – value analysis by segment, 2012-2022 31

Dried & instant noodles – volume analysis by segment, 2012-2022 32

Change in distribution share, 2012-2017 35

Category comparison- with health & wellness and without health& wellness claims, 2012-2017 49

Performance overview (score: 1-100) 60

Category value and volume data, by segment 79-84

Per capita consumption (in kg), 2012-2022 85

Per capita expenditure, 2012-2022 85

Pasta & noodles sales distribution in Australia – by category, 2017 86

Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the pasta & noodles sector, 2017 87

Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the pasta & noodles sector by category, 2017 88-91

Key health & wellness product attributes driving sales in Australia, 2012-2022 92

Key health & wellness consumer benefits driving sales in Australia, 2012-2022 92

Pack material (in million pack units), 2012-2022 93

Pack materials by category (in million pack units), 2017 93

Pack type (in million pack units), 2012-2022 94

Pack types by category (in million pack units), 2017 94

Closure type (in million pack units), 2012-2022 95

Closure types by category (in million pack units), 2017 95

Economic indicators 96-98

List of Figures

List of Figures

Australia compared to other top countries in terms of market share, growth, and competitive landscape 16

PCC comparison – Australia, Asia-Pacific, and global, 2012-2022 17

PCE comparison – Australia, Asia-Pacific, and global, 2012-2022 17

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, pasta & noodles sector, 2012-2022 20

Cross category comparison – by value growth rate (2012-2022) 21

Change in category share (in value terms), 2017-2022 22

Cross category comparison – by volume growth rate (2012-2022) 23

Change in category share (in volume terms), 2017-2022 24

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, ambient noodles category, 2012-2022 26

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, ambient pasta category, 2012-2022 27

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, chilled noodles category, 2012-2022 28

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, chilled pasta category, 2012-2022 29

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, dried & instant noodles category, 2012-2022 30

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, dried pasta category, 2012-2022 33

Share of key distribution channels, 2017 – pasta & noodles 35

Key distribution channel share by category, 2017 35-36

Leading brands (in value and volume terms) in the pasta & noodles sector, 2017 38

Leading brands (in value and volume terms) by category in the pasta & noodles sector, 2017 39-41

Private label penetration by category(in value terms), 2017* 42

Growth analysis, private label and brands, 2012-2017* 43

Category-wise consolidation/fragmentation (in value terms) – pasta & noodles, 2017* 44

Value of health & wellness claims by category, 2017-2022* 46

Contribution of health & wellness by product attributes, 2017-2022 47

Contribution of health & wellness by consumer benefits, 2017-2022 48

Key pack materials in the Australian pasta & noodles sector, percentage share of pack units, 2017 51

Annual growth rate by key pack material, 2017-2022 51

Use of pack material by category (in pack units), 2017 51

Key pack types in the Australian pasta & noodles sector, percentage share of pack units, 2017 52

Annual growth rate by key pack type, 2017-2022 52

Use of pack type by category (in pack units), 2017 52

Key closure types in the Australian pasta & noodles sector, percentage share of pack units, 2017 53

Annual growth rate by key closure type, 2017-2022 53

Use of closure type by category (in pack units), 2017 53

Macroeconomic analysis – real GDP and annual growth (%) 55

Macroeconomic analysis – nominal GDP and annual growth (%) 55

Macroeconomic analysis – consumer price inflation (%) 55

Macroeconomic analysis – household consumption expenditure growth (%) 55

Macroeconomic analysis – population (millions) and annual growth (%) 56

Macroeconomic analysis – population by age group (%) 56

Macroeconomic analysis – population by gender (%) 56

Macroeconomic analysis – population by rural-urban split (%) 56

Macroeconomic analysis – employed people (millions) and unemployment rate (%) 57

Five lowest risk nations in GCRI Q3 2017 59

Five highest risk nations in GCRI Q3 2017 59

Country risk analysis – Australia compared to Asia-Pacific and the world 60

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