The India popcorn market is projected to exhibit a growth rate (CAGR) of 7.90% during 2023-2028. The growing consumption during various leisure activities, such as movie-watching, sports events, and social gatherings, wide availability through various distribution channels, and rising popularity of multiplexes, movie theatres, and at-home entertainment options represent some of the key factors driving the market.
Popcorn is a corn kernel that expands and pops when exposed to heat and transformed into a fluffy and edible treat. It involves exposing the kernels to heat, either through traditional stovetop popping or modern microwave techniques. It is light and cost-effective and has a crunchy texture and delightful flavor. It is also easy to carry and convenient to make and consume on the go. It is a versatile snack that can be seasoned with various flavors, such as butter, cheese, caramel, or salt, that cater to diverse consumer preferences. It is rich in fibre, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, which makes it a nutritious choice. It also has polyphenols, a type of antioxidant that helps neutralize harmful free radicals in the body and supports overall health. It is naturally low in calories and is a satisfying snack option for those looking to manage their calorie intake. It assists in promoting a feeling of fullness and controlling hunger and overeating. Besides this, it aids in maintaining bowel regularity and enhancing the digestive system of individuals. As it is a safe option for individuals with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease, the demand for popcorn is increasing in India.
India Popcorn Market Trends:
At present, the increasing consumption during various leisure activities, such as movie-watching, sports events, and social gatherings, among individuals represents one of the major factors influencing the market positively in India. In line with this, the rising popularity of multiplexes, movie theatres, and at-home entertainment options is strengthening the growth of the market in the country. Apart from this, the growing demand for convenient, affordable, and ready-to-eat (RTE) snacks among people with busy lifestyles and hectic working schedules is offering a positive market outlook in India. Additionally, the rising adoption of advanced packaging techniques that ensure longer shelf life and better product preservation of the product is offering lucrative growth opportunities to industry investors in the country. Moreover, the increasing demand for healthier snack alternatives among health-conscious consumers is impelling the market growth in India. Besides this, the wide and easy availability of popcorn through various distribution channels, such as hypermarkets, supermarkets, and convenience and online stores in the country, is supporting the growth of the market. In addition, the increasing consumption of popcorn, as it is whole grain and naturally low in calories is bolstering the growth of the market in India. Furthermore, key players are introducing exotic variants of popcorn, which is contributing to the growth of the market in the country.
India Popcorn Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the India popcorn market report, along with forecasts at the country level for 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on type, distribution channel, and end consumer.
- Microwave Popcorn
- Ready-To-Eat Popcorn
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the type. This includes microwave popcorn and ready-to-eat popcorn.
Distribution Channel Insights:
A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the distribution channel has also been provided in the report. This includes on-trade and off-trade.
End Consumer Insights:
A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the end consumer has also been provided in the report. This includes households and commercial.
- South India
- North India
- West & Central India
- East India
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include South India, North India, West & Central India, and East India.
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.
India Popcorn Market Report Coverage:
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the India popcorn market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the India popcorn market?
- What is the breakup of the India popcorn market on the basis of type?
- What is the breakup of the India popcorn market on the basis of distribution channel?
- What is the breakup of the India popcorn market on the basis of end consumer?
- What are the various stages in the value chain of the India popcorn market?
- What are the key driving factors and challenges in the India popcorn market?
- What is the structure of the India popcorn market and who are the key players?
- What is the degree of competition in the India popcorn 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 India popcorn market from2017-2028.
- The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the India popcorn 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 India popcorn 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.