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The Australian soups sector is led by the dried soup (mixes) category in value in 2020. The UHT soup category is forecast to register the fastest value growth during 2020-2025. Hypermarkets & supermarkets is the leading channel in distribution of soups in the country. Unilever, Campbells Soup Company and The Kraft Heinz Co are the leading companies in the Australian soups sector. Flexible packaging is the most commonly used pack material in the Australian soups sector.

This report on the soups sector in Australia provides insights on high growth markets to target, trends in the usage of packaging materials, types and closures category level distribution data and companies market shares.

What else is contained?

  • Sector data: Overall sector value and volume data with growth analysis for 2015-2025
  • Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for ambient soup, chilled soup, dried soup (mixes), frozen soup and UHT soup with inputs on individual segment share within each category and the change in their market share forecast for 2020-2025
  • Leading players: Market share of compaines (in value terms) and private labels (in value terms) in 2020
  • Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each category through distribution channels such as cash & carries & warehouse clubs, convenience stores, department stores, food & drinks specialists, hypermarkets & supermarkets, e-retailers, “dollar stores”, variety stores & general merchandise retailers other general retailers.
  • Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Pack material data for glass, flexible packaging, rigid plastics, paper & board and rigid metal; pack type for: jar, bag/sachet, tub, stand up pouch, carton - folding, can, bottle, carton - liquid and other pack type, closure type for: screw top, prize off, twist off, lever closure, foil, film and other closure types, primary outer types for: carton - folding, sleeve and shrink wrap.


  • Both the per capita consumption and expenditure of soups in Australia were higher than the global level in 2020
  • Australian consumers prefer value for money products in the soups sector
  • The per capita consumption of ambient soup was higher than other soup categories in 2020
  • Hypermarkets & supermarkets is the leading distribution channel in the Australian soups sector
  • Brands are growing at a higher CAGR than private labels in the Australian soups sector
  • The health & wellness market in the Australian soups sector is led by the ambient soup category
  • Flexible packaging accounted for a share of 56.1% in the Australian soups sector, in 2020

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  • Analysis on key macro-economic indicators such as real GDP, nominal GDP, consumer price index, household consumption expenditure, population (by age group, gender, rural-urban split, and employed people and unemployment rate. It also includes economic summary of the country along with labor market and demographic trends.