Product differentiation and innovation in terms of taste, flavors, and ingredients will remain key success factors for market participants in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan's recent analysis, 2020 Outlook of the KSA and UAE F&B Market, finds that the food and beverage (F&B) market in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will register steady growth throughout 2020. The overall expenditure on F&B in the UAE is estimated to increase by 6.9% year-on-year (YoY), reaching $37 billion in 2020 from $34.6 billion in 2019; the KSA is likely to witness 5.4% YoY growth, which translates to $50.6 billion over the same timeframe, totaling over $80 billion for both markets. It also discusses food consumption habits and preferences for all meals, highlighting the different habits across weekdays and weekends.
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"Rising health awareness, product differentiation, and convenience of online food platforms are key factors to drive the F&B market in the KSA and UAE," said Prithvijit Roy, Food & Nutrition Consultant at Frost & Sullivan. "Additionally, served as a center-of-plate item, cereals continue to be the most consumed food item in both nations, followed by value-added dairy products, fruits and vegetables, and meat-based products."
Roy added: "Focusing on alternatives (such as organic, whole-wheat, and gluten-free products) and fortified foods, the majority of F&B market leaders are achieving higher margins and revenues through innovation and constantly creating variety. Further, increasing awareness and attempts by governments to curb the intake of unhealthy food items will push the demand for organic and balanced foods."
To take advantage of the F&B market in the KSA and UAE, vendors should focus on the following opportunities:
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