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New report examines the bakery and cereals market overview of Japan

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The Bakery & Cereals sector in Japan is driven by increasing demand for convenience food options in the country. Of the eleven markets, Bread & Rolls is the largest in both value and volume terms, while the Cereal Bars market is forecast to register the fastest growth during 2016-2021.

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Hypermarkets & Supermarkets is the leading channel for the distribution of bakery and cereals in the country. Flexible Packaging is the most commonly used packaging material in the sector, while Rigid Plastics is forecast to register the fastest growth during 2016-2021.

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Yamazaki Baking, Pasco Shikishima, and Fuji Baking are the leading market players in the Japanese Bakery & Cereals sector


GlobalData’s Country Profile report on the Bakery & Cereals sector in Japan provides insights on high growth markets to target, trends in the usage of packaging materials, types and closures category level distribution data and brands market shares.

What else is contained?
- Market data: Overall market value and volume data with growth analysis for 2011-2021
- Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for Baking Ingredients, Baking Mixes, Bread & Rolls, Breakfast Cereals, ‘Cakes, Pastries & Sweet Pies’, Cereal Bars, Cookies (Sweet Biscuits), Dough Products, Energy Bars, Morning Goods, and Savory Biscuits with inputs on individual category share within each market and the change in their market share forecast for 2016-2021
- Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels, including private label growth analysis from 2011-2016
- Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each market 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 packaging materials and containers in each market, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Packaging material data for Glass, Flexible Packaging, Paper & Board, Rigid Plastics, and others; container data for: Film, Bag/Sachet, Tub, Box, Pouch, and Tin.

- The Bakery & Cereals sector in Japan is forecast to grow at 1.6% CAGR in value terms during 2016-2021
- The Cereal Bars market is forecast to register the fastest growth during 2016-2021
- Hypermarkets & Supermarkets is the largest distribution channel, followed by Food & Drinks Specialists and Convenience Stores
- Yamazaki is the leading brand in both value and volume terms in the Japanese Bakery & Cereals sector
- Flexible Packaging is the most commonly used packaging material in the Japanese Bakery & Cereals sector

Browse the complete report at…s-sector-in-japan 

Reasons to access
- 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
- Access the key and most influential consumer trends driving Bakery & Cereals products consumption, and how they influence consumer behavior in the market which will help determine the best audiences to target
- 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 GDP per capita, population (overall and breakdown by age), and consumer price index. It also covers a comparative analysis of political, economic, socio-demographic, and technological indicators (PEST) across 50 countries.

Companies Mentioned:
Asahi Group
Bourbon Corporation (Gosen Factory)
Ezaki Glico Co. Ltd.
Lotte Co. Ltd.
Mondelez International Inc
Morinaga & Company Ltd.
Nissin Food Products Co. Ltd.
Nissin Food Products Co. Ltd
Otsuka Holdings Co Ltd
Yamazaki Baking Co. Ltd.

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