Alimentos ProcesadosJul. 17, 2018
Tailandia: Ventas de alimentos superaron los US$ 54 mil millones en 2017
In 2017, food and beverages retail sales totaled U.S. $54.2 billion, accounting for approximately 55 percent of total retail sales. Independent small grocers such as ‘mom & pop’ stores remain popular despite the growing the number of convenience stores. Products sold in traditional ‘mom and pop’ stores in Thailand include traditional foods and snacks, confectionaries, beverages, and other food items produced either domestically or in neighboring Asian countries. Changes in Thai household structure has led to changes in how Thais eat with rising demand for convenient ready-to-eat meals, healthy food products, and food delivery.
Products Present in the Market Which Have Good Sales Potential
A growing aging population has increased demand for healthy and functional food ingredients including dried fruits, nuts, pulses, plant-based proteins, proteins and amino acids, vitamins, minerals, prebiotics and dietary fiber, probiotics, carotenoids, essential oils, omega-3 and 6 fatty acids. Also growing demand for organic ingredients, gluten free, plant-based ingredients, and protein boost food ingredients.
Bakery (both premium and mass market) ingredients including wheat flour, bread improver, dough blend, wheat flour, milk and cream, butter, cheese, dried fruits, potato starch, nuts, pastry fillings, sugar, colors & flavors, etc.
Colors and flavors. These products are used in non-alcohol beverages, ice cream and other dairy products, confectionery products, snack foods, bakery, instant noodles and a wide range of processed meats.
Sweeteners which are used in non-alcohol beverages and the confectionery industry. Beverage manufacturers are reducing sugar content to minimize the impact from the new excise tax.
Concentrated fruit juice due to growing demand for new flavors.
Fish fillets for processed seafood products.Food and Beverage Trends
Ready-to-eat meals, healthy and natural foods and snacks, frozen meals, nutritious foods for the elderly, fresh/frozen/processed fish and seafood, halal foods.
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