Asia-Pacific Soup Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

Asia-Pacific Soup Market is segmented By Category (Vegetarian Soup and Non-Vegetarian Soup), By Type (Canned/Preserved Soup, Chilled soup, Dehydrated soup, Others), By Distribution Channel (Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Convenience Stores, Online Retail, Others), and Geography.

Market Snapshot

Asia Pacific Soup Market Summary
Study Period: 2016 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
CAGR: 6.1 %

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Market Overview

Asia-Pacific Soup Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% during the forecast period, 2020 - 2025.

  • The rising disposable income coupled with an increase in demand for convenience foods drives the growth of this market. Western influence on countries like India and the increasing awareness of the health benefits of soup in countries like Australia and Japan support the market
  • The instant soup segment is the fastest growing in India and the dried soup segment dominates the market. Stable growth is expected in developed markets of Australia and Japan.

Scope of the Report

Asia-Pacific Soup Market is segmented by category, type, packaging, distribution channel, and geography. On the basis of category, the market is segmented into the vegetarian soup and non-vegetarian soup. On the basis of type, the market is segmented into canned/preserved soup, chilled soup, dehydrated soup, others. On the basis of the distribution channels, the market is segmented into supermarkets/hypermarkets, convenience stores, online retail, others. Also, the study provides an analysis of the soup market in the emerging and established markets across the region, including China, Australia, India, Japan, and the rest of the Asia-pacific.

By Category
Vegetarian Soup
Non-Vegetarian Soup
By Type
Canned/Preserved soup
Chilled soup
Dehydrated soup
By Distribution Channel
Convenience Stores
Online Retail
Asia Pacific
Rest of Asia-Pacific

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Key Market Trends

Increasing Demand for Convenience Foods

With the changing lifestyles, the demand for convenience foods is expected to increase at a faster rate during the forecast period, compared to the past five years in the region. There is a growing demand for convenience products, particularly among middle-to-higher-income consumers, who are in a position to pay more. The convenience of soups, which are healthier and tastier food alternatives, support the fast-paced lifestyle of these consumers. Factors, such as high availability, lesser cooking time, travel friendly, and good shelf life is added advantages in the soup market.

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China Dominates the Soup Market in the Region

There is an increased consumption of soup in the region, as the soup is perceived to be both convenient and healthy. Hence, the soup market in China is expected to benefit from this trend during the forecast period. The growth of the soup market in China is expected to be further supported by an expansion of the ready-to-eat food market during the forecast period. Manufacturers employ various methods to increase their shares in the Chinese soup market. Some of these methods include distributing innovative products, enhancing their presence in new markets or regions, strengthening the base in the already existing markets, etc.

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Competitive Landscape

The market for soups in Asia-Pacific is highly fragmented with a large number of international and regional vendors. The demand for exotic and natural flavors is very high in Asian countries and manufacturers are introducing new flavors. Also, in countries like India, the major companies are launching promotional campaigns to increase the awareness of the health benefits of soup. Some of the major players in the market include Bambino, Campbell Soup, ConAgra Foods, Nestlé, Unilever, Nissin Foods, among others.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Drivers

    2. 4.2 Market Restraints

    3. 4.3 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Category

      1. 5.1.1 Vegetarian Soup

      2. 5.1.2 Non-Vegetarian Soup

    2. 5.2 By Type

      1. 5.2.1 Canned/Preserved soup

      2. 5.2.2 Chilled soup

      3. 5.2.3 Dehydrated soup

      4. 5.2.4 Others

    3. 5.3 By Distribution Channel

      1. 5.3.1 Supermarkets/Hypermarkets

      2. 5.3.2 Convenience Stores

      3. 5.3.3 Online Retail

      4. 5.3.4 Others

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 Asia Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. Rest of Asia-Pacific


    1. 6.1 Most Active Companies

    2. 6.2 Most Adopted Strategies

    3. 6.3 Market Position Analysis

    4. 6.4 Company Profiles

      1. 6.4.1 Bambino

      2. 6.4.2 Campbell Soup

      3. 6.4.3 ConAgra Foods

      4. 6.4.4 General Mills, Inc

      5. 6.4.5 Nestlé S.A.

      6. 6.4.6 Unilever

      7. 6.4.7 Nissin Foods

      8. 6.4.8 Kraft Heinz

    5. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Asia-Pacific Soup Market market is studied from 2016 - 2026.

The Asia-Pacific Soup Market is growing at a CAGR of 6.1% over the next 5 years.

Bambino, Campbell Soup, ConAgra Foods, Nestlé, Unilever are the major companies operating in Asia-Pacific Soup Market.

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