The GCC cookies market is projected to exhibit a growth rate (CAGR) of 5.9% during 2023-2028. The augmenting consumer demand, flavor diversity, increasing convenience, effective marketing, globalization and cultural exchange, gifting and celebratory traditions, strong retail distribution and accessibility and evolving health and wellness trends represent some of the key factors driving the market.
Cookies are delectable and popular baked treats enjoyed worldwide, which are characterized by their distinctive sweet and crispy texture, often featuring a wide array of flavors and ingredients. Prepared from a simple combination of basic ingredients such as flour, sugar, butter, eggs, and leavening agents like baking powder or soda, cookies come in various shapes and sizes, making them suitable for diverse occasions and palates. Beyond their delightful taste, cookies serve as versatile treats. They are commonly enjoyed as standalone snacks, paired with beverages like milk or tea, and also incorporated into desserts such as ice cream sandwiches and cookie cakes. Furthermore, cookies have become symbolic of hospitality, often offered as gifts during festive seasons or as tokens of appreciation. While often associated with their sweet variants, also come in savory forms, offering a diverse range of flavors to suit various tastes and dietary preferences. Savory cookies may incorporate ingredients such as cheese, herbs, and spices, making them ideal for savory cravings or as accompaniments to soups and salads. One of the fascinating aspects of cookies is their versatility in terms of shapes and sizes. Bakers use a plethora of cookie cutters and molds to create intricate designs and holiday-themed cookies, adding a touch of artistry to these delightful treats. Moreover, some cookies, like fortune cookies, even hold hidden messages or predictions, adding an element of surprise and entertainment.
GCC Cookies Market Trends:
The primary driving force behind the cookies market is the consistent and substantial demand from consumers of all age groups. The cookies' universal appeal as convenient, tasty snacks and desserts makes them a staple in households, schools, offices, and various social settings. Additionally, manufacturers continually introduce new and exciting flavors to cater to consumers' evolving tastes and preferences. The drive for innovation ensures that the cookies market remains dynamic and able to captivate customers with fresh and unique offerings. Other than this, the portability and individually wrapped nature of cookies make them an easy on-the-go snack option. Busy lifestyles and the need for convenient, ready-to-eat foods contribute significantly to the cookies market's growth. Besides this, the extensive distribution network, including supermarkets, convenience stores, online platforms, and specialty stores, ensures cookies' accessibility to a broad consumer base, further fueling market demand. In line with this, effective marketing and branding strategies by cookies manufacturers enhance brand visibility and consumer awareness. Catchy advertisements, celebrity endorsements, and social media campaigns play a crucial role in boosting cookie sales. Furthermore, cookies are often associated with gifting during festive seasons and celebrations, creating spikes in demand during these periods. This gifting culture amplifies sales and contributes to the cookies market's overall growth. Moreover, as consumers become more health-conscious, there is an increasing demand for healthier cookie options, such as gluten-free, organic, low-sugar, and natural ingredient alternatives. Manufacturers responding to these trends expand their product lines to meet consumer preferences. The exchange of culinary traditions and flavors across cultures has led to the popularity of international cookie varieties. Consumers' curiosity to explore new tastes from different parts of the world drives the demand for exotic cookie offerings.
GCC Cookies Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the GCC cookies market report, along with forecasts at the regional and country levels for 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on ingredient, product, packaging, and sales channel.
- Chocolate chip
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the ingredient. This includes chocolate, chocolate chip, oatmeal, butter, cream, ginger, coconut, honey, and others.
- Drop cookies
- Bar cookies
- Molded cookies
- No-bake cookies
- Ice box cookies
- Rolled cookies
- Sandwich cookies
A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the product has also been provided in the report. This includes drop cookies, bar cookies, molded cookies, no-bake cookies, ice-box cookies, rolled cookies, sandwich cookies, and others.
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the packaging. This includes rigid, flexible, and others.
Sales Channel Insights:
- Online channels
- Offline channels
A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the sales channel has also been provided in the report. This includes online channels and offline channels.
- Saudi Arabia
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, and Bahrain.
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the market. Competitive analysis such as market structure, key player positioning, top winning strategies, competitive dashboard, and company evaluation quadrant has been covered in the report. Also, detailed profiles of all major companies have been provided.
GCC Cookies Market Report Coverage:
|Base Year of the Analysis
|Scope of the Report
||Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
- Sales Channel
||Chocolate, Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal, Butter, Cream, Ginger, Coconut, Honey, Others
||Drop Cookies, Bar Cookies, Molded Cookies, No-Bake Cookies, Ice Box Cookies, Rolled Cookies, Sandwich Cookies, Others
||Rigid, Flexible, Others
|Sales Channels Covered
||Online Channels, Offline Channels
||Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the GCC cookies market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the GCC cookies market?
- What is the breakup of the GCC cookies market on the basis of ingredient?
- What is the breakup of the GCC cookies market on the basis of product?
- What is the breakup of the GCC cookies market on the basis of packaging?
- What is the breakup of the GCC cookies market on the basis of sales channel?
- What are the various stages in the value chain of the GCC cookies market?
- What are the key driving factors and challenges in the GCC cookies market?
- What is the structure of the GCC cookies market and who are the key players?
- What is the degree of competition in the GCC cookies market?
Key Benefits for Stakeholders:
- IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the GCC cookies market from 2017-2028.
- The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the GCC cookies market.
- Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the GCC cookies industry and its attractiveness.
- Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.