The Future of the Bacon Market to 2025 - Rapid Growth of the Foodservice Industry Boosts Global Demand

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DUBLIN, March 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Bacon Market - Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2020-2025)" report has been added to's offering.

The global bacon market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.24% during the forecast period 2020-2025.

Consumers are increasingly demanding ready-to-eat and ready-to-cook meat products with better taste and quality. The increase in consumer awareness and acceptance, regarding the convenience of meat products, is an important factor driving the growth of the market studied.

Foodservice outlets have increased their menu options, by offering a wide range of products containing bacon, thereby boosting the market growth.

Rapid Growth of the Foodservice Industry

The foodservice market is primarily driven by the increasing frequency of dining out, amidst time-pressed schedules and the growing influence of cross-culture dietary patterns, due to the strong presence of international companies.

Quick-service restaurants are considered as fast-food outlets, and they are popular in the United States and Canada, owing to the busy schedule and hectic lifestyle of consumers in the country. Companies, such as McDonald's and Starbucks Corporation, are also undertaking expansion plans, rolling out innovative menus, and enhancing their portfolios by including more products, such as bacon burgers. This, in turn, increases the demand for bacon.

North America Holds the Major Share of the Global Bacon Market

Consumers in North America, especially in the United States and Canada, have started opting for meat-based breakfast options, including bacon, over other breakfast options, such as pancakes, due to the changing palates and willingness to try new products. Fast-food chains, such as Burger King, Carl's Jr., and McDonald's, have introduced more bacon options in different flavor profiles to their food menus, in order to improve consumer satisfaction, thereby boosting market sales in the region.

Moreover, as the meat sector is a great source of pride and prosperity to many Canadians, the government is taking initiatives to help the producers and processors of bacon to become more innovative and competitive in domestic and world markets, thereby enabling rapid growth of the market in the region.

Competitive Landscape

The global bacon market is highly fragmented and comprises of regional and international competitors. The market is dominated by players, like Hormel Foods Corporation, Tyson Foods, Inc., The Kraft Heinz Company, WH Group Limited, etc. The leading players in the bacon market enjoy a dominant presence worldwide.

These players focus to leverage opportunities posed by emerging markets to expand their product portfolio, so that they can cater to the requirements for various segments, such as soup, burger, sandwich, etc. In order to gain competitive advantage, key players try to differentiate their offerings and compete on different factors, including product offerings, ingredient, price, quality, and marketing activities.

Key Topics Covered

1.1 Study Deliverables
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Scope of the Study



4.1 Market Drivers
4.2 Market Restraints
4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3.3 Threat of New Entrants
4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

5.1 By Product Type
5.1.1 Standard Bacon
5.1.2 Ready-to-Eat Bacon
5.2 By Distribution Channel
5.2.1 Foodservice Channel Full-service Restaurants Quick-service Restaurants Cafes and Bars Other Foodservice Channels
5.2.2 Retail Channel Supermarkets/Hypermarkets Specialty Stores Online Stores Other Retail Channels
5.3 Geography
5.3.1 North America United States Canada Mexico Rest of North America
5.3.2 Europe Spain United Kingdom Germany France Italy Russia Rest of Europe
5.3.3 Asia Pacific China Japan India Australia Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.4 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America
5.3.5 Middle East and Africa South Africa Rest of Middle East and Africa

6.1 Most Adopted Strategies
6.2 Market Share Analysis
6.3 Company Profiles
6.3.1 Hormel Foods Corporation
6.3.2 Tyson Foods Inc.
6.3.3 The Kraft Heinz Company
6.3.4 WH Group Limited
6.3.5 JBS SA
6.3.6 Fresh Mark Inc.
6.3.7 Maple Leaf Foods
6.3.8 Seaboard Corporation
6.3.9 Great British Meat Co.
6.3.10 Maple Leaf Foods


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