Pasta and noodles are among the preferred cuisines for customers across the globe. For preparing the pasta dough, flour and eggs is blended with water. Mainly, wheat flour or all-purpose flour is utilized for preparing pasta; however, one can also use flour of legumes, rice, or lentils for the same. For preparing the noodles, the dough is stretched, extruded, rolled flat, and sliced. Both sorts of noodles and pasta are offered in a number of shapes and sizes.
Owing to the hectic lifestyles, a shift has been observed among customers toward RTD meals. As noodles and pasta are healthy and convenient products, the demand is expected to increase and thus drive the growth of the global pasta and noodles market during the forecast period. further, elevated consumption of noodles and pasta as a staple food in numerous nations is anticipated to fuel market growth. In addition, the accessibility of a new kind of pasta and noodles will also surge the market growth during the years to come.
The global pasta and noodles market can be segregated on the basis of distribution channel, form, and region. On the basis of form, the market is classified into dried, chilled/frozen, and ambient/canned. On the basis of distribution channel, the market is categorized into online retail stores, convenience stores, supermarkets/hypermarkets, and other distribution channels.
Geographically, the global pasta and noodles market was dominated by Asia Pacific in 2018 with highest market share and is projected to observe lucrative expansion during the forecast period. this regional growth can be credited to the existence of large population base together with the two quickly developing economies India and China. Also, the existence of nations such as Japan, Korea, and China where noodles serves as the staple food is projected to drive the regional market.
The prominent players within the global pasta and noodles market include Nestlé, Barilla, Nissin Food Holdings, Ting Hsin International, Brf Brasil Foods, Kraft Heinz Company, Comercial Gallo, CJ Group, ConAgra Foods, Uni-President Enterprises, Conad, De Cecco, Creamette, General Mills, Delverde, Gerardo di Nola, ITC, La Molisana, Kroger, Nongshim, Masan Consumer, Acecook Vietnam JSC, Panzani, Ottogi Foods, Pinehill Arabia Food, House Foods Group, Pastificio Rana, Teigwaren Riesa, San Remo Macaroni Company, and Toyo Suisan Kaisha.
These players are implementing numerous tactics like introduction of new products and geographical expansion to strengthen their products outreach and fortify their product portfolios. To cite, in late October 2020, Ebro Foods of Spain have made an agreement to sell its Canada-based Catelli dried pasta business to Barilla, its Italian counterpart, together with a production unit in Montreal, Quebec.