Global Popcorn Market to Reach US$ 22.1 Billion by 2032, Bolstered by Introduction of Unique Flavors

February 15, 2022 | Food & Beverages

The latest report by IMARC Group, titled “Popcorn Market Report by Type (Microwave Popcorn, Ready-To-Eat (RTE) Popcorn), Distribution Channel (On-Trade, Off-Trade), End Consumer (Households, Commercial), and Region 2024-2032,” finds that the global popcorn market size reached US$ 13.4 Billion in 2023. Popcorn is a popular snack with low calorie and high fiber content. It is produced from the exposed kernel of corn or maize by adding butter, salt, and other ingredients. It is a well-liked snack that satiates the consumers while being light on calories. Popcorn is consumed due to the associated health benefits such as a low risk of diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and improved weight management. It is also a rich source of antioxidants, folate, niacin, riboflavin, thiamin, and vitamins. Besides this, popcorn consumption is also known to aid metabolism, control blood sugar levels, and support healthy bone function.

Global Popcorn Market Trends: 

The market is primarily driven by the changing dietary preferences of individuals. Popcorn is included under the category of healthy foods as it is made of corn and needs less time to cook. In addition, there has been a high demand for convenience and ready-to-eat (RTE) food solutions like popcorn. This can be attributed to rapid urbanization and hectic lifestyles. Moreover, popcorn is increasingly consumed at commercial spaces, stadiums, as well as multiplex theatres. Besides this, the rising awareness regarding healthy eating habits is also shifting consumer preference toward popcorn. In addition to this, manufacturers have launched new flavors, including rosemary, olive oil, sea salt, caramel, white and chipotle aged cheddar, thus creating a positive market outlook. Furthermore, inflating disposable income levels, along with effective marketing strategies, are also significantly impacting the market growth. Looking forward, the market is expected to reach a value of US$ 22.1 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period (2024-2032).

Market Summary: 

  • Based on the type, the market has been segmented into microwave and ready-to-eat (RTE) popcorn.
  • On the basis of the distribution channel, the market has been classified into on-trade and off-trade (supermarkets and hypermarkets, convenience stores, online channel, and other channels).
  • The market has been categorized based on the end consumer into household and commercial.
  • Region-wise, the market has been divided into North America (the United States and Canada), Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others), Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, and others), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others), and Middle East and Africa.
  • The competitive landscape of the market has been examined, with some of the key players being Amplify Snack Brands Inc. (The Hershey Company), Campbell Soup Company, Conagra Brands Inc., Eagle Family Foods Group LLC (The J.M. Smucker Company), Frito-Lay North America Inc. (Pepsico Inc.), Great American Popcorn, Joe's Gourmet Foods Limited, Popz USA LLC, Preferred Popcorn, Proper Snacks Limited, Quinn Snacks Inc., and Weaver Popcorn Bulk LLC.

Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Segment Coverage Type, Distribution Channel, End Consumer, Region
Region Covered Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered Amplify Snack Brands Inc. (The Hershey Company), Campbell Soup Company, Conagra Brands Inc., Eagle Family Foods Group LLC (The J.M. Smucker Company), Frito-Lay North America Inc. (Pepsico Inc.), Great American Popcorn, Joe's Gourmet Foods Ltd., Popz USA LLC, Preferred Popcorn, Proper Snacks Ltd., Quinn Snacks Inc. and Weaver Popcorn Bulk LLC.
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