Global Food and Grocery Retail Industry Guide - Market Summary, Competitive Analysis and Forecast to 2025


Global Food & Grocery Retail industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: industry size (value 2016-20, and forecast to 2025). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the industry.

Key Highlights

  • The food & grocery retail market includes the retail sales of all food products, both packaged and unpackaged, as well as beverages (including retail sales of all alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages), tobacco, and household products. All market data and forecasts are represented in nominal terms (i.e., without adjustment for inflation) and all currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2020 annual average exchange rates.
  • The global food & grocery retail market had total revenues of $9,753.9bn in 2020, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7% between 2016 and 2020.
  • The food segment was the market’s most lucrative in 2020, with total revenues of $7,176.6bn, equivalent to 73.6% of the market’s overall value.
  • The value of the global food and groceries market grew by 8.4% in 2020, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with increased demand driven by precautionary buying and a spending shift from foodservice channels.


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