Consumer and Market Insights: Pasta and Noodles Market in Japan

Consumer and Market Insights: Pasta and Noodles Market in Japan

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Executive Summary

The Japanese Pasta & Noodles market will register higher growth in value and volume terms during 2014-2019, compared to 2009-2014.. Dried Pasta is the leading value category, whilst Dried & Instant Noodles category is forecast to register fastest CAGR during 2014-2019.

Key Findings

In Japan, Dried & Instant Noodles will remain the largest category and is also forecast to register fastest growth with a CAGR of 3.0% during 2014-2019

Plain Noodles is the largest segment in the Dried & Instant Noodles category and accounts for 52.0% share in 2014.

The Japanese Pasta & Noodles market is dominated by domestic players such as Nissin Food Holdings Co. Ltd., Toyo Suisan Kaisha Ltd. and Nisshin Seifun Group

The Japanese consumers prefer to purchase value for money products in the Pasta & Noodles market due to rising food prices in the country

Hypermarkets & Supermarkets is the leading distribution channel in the Japanese Pasta & Noodles market and accounts for more than three-fourth distribution share in 2014


Canadeans Consumer and Market Insight report on the Pasta & Noodles market in Japan provides insights on high growth categories 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 2014-2019

Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for Ambient Noodles, Ambient Pasta, Chilled Noodles, Chilled Pasta, Dried & Instant Noodles, Dried Pasta with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2014-2019

Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels, including private label growth analysis from 2011-2014

Distribution data: Value shares within each category through channels such as Hypermarkets & Supermarkets, Department Stores, Health & Beauty Stores and more

Packaging data: consumption breakdown for packaging materials and containers in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Packaging material data for flexible packaging, rigid plastics, rigid metal and others; container data for: bag/sachet and others.

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Report Scope

Country Context

Macroeconomic indicators-Population and age structure, GDP and Consumer Price Index

National retail and foodservice figures-Key Takeouts

Market Overview

Market value and volume for the Japan Pasta & Noodles market

Historical and projected consumption in the Japan Pasta & Noodles market

Degree of trade up/down-trade in the Japan Pasta & Noodles market

Market volume of Japan Pasta & Noodles by category

Historical and project market value of Japan Pasta & Noodles by category

Winners and losers in the Japan Pasta & Noodles market

Average category level pricing in the Japan Pasta & Noodles market

Segment share of the category and change in market share in the Japan Pasta & Noodles market

Retail Landscape and Key Distribution Channels

Leading retailers in the Japan food market

Leading distribution channels in the Japan Pasta & Noodles market

Leading distribution channels by category in the Japan Pasta & Noodles market


Japan Pasta & Noodles market by type of packaging

Japan Pasta & Noodles market by type of packaging closure/outer

Japan Pasta & Noodles market by type of packaging, forecasted

Brand and Private Label Share

Penetration of private label, by categories, in the Japan Pasta & Noodles market

Private label performance compare to national brands in the Japan Pasta & Noodles market

Leading brands in the Japan Pasta & Noodles market by category


Country context

Sector overview

Category data

Segment data

Packaging data

Category definitions

Segment definitions

Channel definitions


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Shimadaya Corporation

Nissin Food Holdings Co. LTD

Toyo Suisan Kaisha Ltd.

Kenmin Foods Co. Ltd.

Nissin Food Holdings Co. LTD

Sanyo Foods

Japan Tobacco Inc.

The Oyatsu Company Ltd.

Shimadaya Corporation

Nisshin Seifun Group

Barilla S.P.A.

Hagoromo Foods Corporation

Showa Sangyo Co. ltd.

F.lli De Cecco Di Filippo Fara San Martino S.p.A.

Nippon Flour Mills Co. Ltd.

Seven & I Holdings Co. Ltd.

Family Mart




Japan, Pasta and Noodles, Ambient Noodles, Ambient Pasta, Chilled Noodles, Chilled Pasta, Dried and Instant Noodles, Dried Pasta, Hypermarkets and Supermarkets, Food and Drinks Specialists, Convenience Stores, Channel Share, Brand Share, Market Share, Packaging, Materials, Containers, Closure, Outer, Volume Share, Value Share

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