Egypt Savory Snacks – Market Assessment and Forecasts to 2024

GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the savory snacks sector in Egypt provides insights on high growth markets to target, trends in the usage of packaging materials, types and closures category level distribution data and companies market shares.

The Egyptian savory snacks sector is led by the potato chips category in both value and volume terms in 2019. The potato chips category is also forecast to register the fastest value and volume growth during 2019-2024. Convenience stores is the leading channel in distribution of savory snacks in the country. PepsiCo, Egypt Foods, Al Jawhara Group are the leading companies in the Egyptian savory snacks sector. Flexible packaging is the most commonly used pack material in the sector.

What else is contained?

– Sector data: Overall sector value and volume data with growth analysis for 2014-2024

– Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for ethnic/traditional snacks, meat snacks, nuts and seeds, popcorn, potato chips, pretzels, processed snacks with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2019-2024

– Leading players: Market share of compaines (in value terms) and private labels (in value terms) in 2019

– Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each category through distribution channels such as cash & carries & warehouse clubs, convenience stores, department stores, food & drinks specialists, hypermarkets & supermarkets, e-retailers, “dollar stores”, variety stores & general merchandise retailers, vending machines other general retailers.

– 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 glass, flexible packaging, rigid plastics, paper & board and rigid metal; pack type for: jar, bag/sachet, tub, speciality container, stand up pouch, carton – folding, can, pod, carton – liquid, bottle, cup, aerosol, blister pack, tube, tray, film, wrapper, clamshell, box, foil, bag-in-box, bubble top, tank, keg/drum and other pack type, closure type for: flip/snap top, screw top, prize off, twist off, plastic tie, foil, sports cap, film, cap, dispenser, lever closure, crown, stopper and other closure types, primary outer types for: carton – folding, bag, sleeve and shrink wrap and blister pack.


– Per capita consumption of savory snacks was higher in Egypt than the global level in 2019_x000D_

– Per capita consumption of potato chips was highest compared to the other categories in Egypt savory snacks sector in 2019_x000D_

– Convenience stores is the leading distribution channel in Egyptian savory snacks sector_x000D_

– Private labels are growing at a higher CAGR than brands in the Egyptian savory snacks sector_x000D_

– Flexible packaging is the commonly used pack material in the Egyptian savory snacks sector.

Reasons to buy

– Identify high potential categories and explore further market opportunities based on detailed value and volume analysis _x000D_

– Existing and new players can analyze key distribution channels to identify and evaluate trends and opportunities _x000D_

– Gain an understanding of the total competitive landscape based on detailed company share analysis to plan effective market positioning_x000D_

– 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_x000D_

– The packaging analysis report helps manufacturers, in identifying the most commonly used packaging materials in the sector_x000D_

– Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as real GDP, nominal GDP, consumer price index, household consumption expenditure, population (by age group, gender, rural-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

Baja Foods LLC

Deemah – United Food Industries Corporation Ltd. Co

Lebanese Roasting Group S.A.R.L.

Samo Trading Company

Al Doha Group

ConAgra Brands Inc

Egypt Foods

Al Jawhara Group

Americana Group

EGC Group


Procter & Gamble

The Kellogg Company

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Executive summary

Part 1:Market Environment

Part 2: Sector Deep Dive

Part 3: Category DeepDive

Part 4: Distribution Analysis

Part 5: Competitive Environment

Part 6: Health & Wellness Analysis

Part 7: Packaging Analysis

Part 8: City DeepDive

Part 9: Consumergraphics




List of Tables

List of Tables

Leading value categories

Fastest-growing segments (value), 2019

Cross-category comparison – by value (2014-2024)

Cross-category comparison – by volume (2014-2024)

Per capita consumption (by category), Egypt compared to Middle East & Africa and global levels (in KG), 2019

Nuts and seeds – value analysis by segment, 2014-2024

Nuts and seeds – volume analysis by segment, 2014-2024

Popcorn – value analysis by segment, 2014-2024

Popcorn – volume analysis by segment, 2014-2024

Processed snacks – value analysis by segment, 2014-2024

Processed snacks – volume analysis by segment, 2014-2024

Change in distribution share, 2014-2019

Top five companies share by brand (in value and volume terms) in the wine sector, 2019

Brand shares of top five companies (in value and volume terms) by category, 2019

Category data, by segment

Category data, by on-trade and off-trade

Per capita consumption (in Kg), 2014-2024

Per capita expenditure (US$), 2014-2024

Wine sales distribution in Egypt – by category (E£ million), 2019

Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the Savory snacks sector, 2019

Brand share (in value and volume terms) in the Savory snacks, by category, 2019

Pack material (in million pack units), 2014-2024

Pack materials by category (in million pack units), 2019

Pack type (in million pack units), 2014-2024

List of Figures

List of Figures

Value and volume share of Egypt in the global and Middle East & Africa Savory snacks sector, 2019-2024

Egypt compared to the other top countries in terms of market share, growth, and competitive landscape

PCC comparison – Egypt, Middle East & Africa, and global, 2014-2024

PCE comparison – Egypt, Middle East & Africa, and global, 2014-2024

Market size and growth analysis by value and volume, Savory snacks sector, 2014-2024

Extent to which consumers are trading down in the Savory snacks sector

Cross-category comparison – value growth analysis and category winners and losers

Cross-category comparison – volume growth analysis and category winners and losers


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