Report Description

India Breakfast Cereal Market By Product Type (Hot Cereal & Ready to Eat Cereal), By Pricing (USD0.30, USD0.30-0.75, etc.), By Pack Size (251-500gm, 101-250gm, etc.), By Distribution Channel, By City, Competition, Forecast & Opportunities, 2013-2023

India breakfast cereal market stood at $ 283 million in 2017 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of more than 17% to reach $ 751 million by 2023. Anticipated growth in the market can be attributed to increasing urban population and growing corporate culture, resulting in rising demand for breakfast cereals. Moreover, rising demand for convenient food options due to busy lifestyle and increasing disposable income is further pushing demand for breakfast cereals. Further, manufacturers are offering a large variety of breakfast cereals in different flavors like tangy tomato, curry & spice, etc., to suit the taste of consumers, which is expected to fuel growth in India breakfast cereal market over the coming years.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2013-2016

Base Year: 2017

Estimated Year: 2018

Forecast Period: 2019–2023

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast India breakfast cereal market size.
  • To define, classify and forecast India breakfast cereal market based on product type, pricing, pack size, distribution channel, region, company and city.
  • To scrutinize the detailed market segmentation and forecast the market size, based on product type, namely – Hot Cereal and Ready To Eat Cereal.
  • To analyze and forecast the market share, for India breakfast cereal with respect to regions, namely: North, East, West and South.
  • To identify tailwinds and headwinds for India breakfast cereal market.
  • To strategically profile the leading players, which are present in India breakfast cereal market.


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India breakfast cereal market is controlled by these major players, namely– Kellogg India Pvt. Ltd., PepsiCo India Holdings Private Limited, Marico Ltd, Bagrry's India Limited, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd, Avesta Good Earth Foods Pvt Ltd, Mohan Meakin Limited, Express Foods Private Limited, Patanjali Ayurved Limited, and Kottaram Agro Foods Pvt Ltd.

TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of breakfast cereal manufacturers. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research was able to include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the product offerings, regional presence of all major breakfast cereal distributor in the country.

TechSci Research calculated the market size for India breakfast cereal market using a bottom up approach, where breakfast cereal manufacturers’ value shares data for product types (Hot Cereal and Ready To Eat Cereal) were recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical sales data of respective breakfast cereal manufacturer to arrive at the overall market size. Various secondary sources, directories, databases such as Company Annual Reports, World Bank, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Industry Magazines, Industry Reports, News Dailies, Credible Paid Databases, Proprietary Database, etc., were also studied by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

  • Breakfast cereal manufacturers, distributors and other stakeholders
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to breakfast cereal
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as breakfast cereal manufacturers, distributors and policy makers. The report also provides insights about which market segments should be targeted over the coming years in order to strategize investments and capitalize on the growth of the market.

Report Scope:

In this report, India breakfast cereal market has been segmented into the following categories in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, By Product Type:
    • Hot Cereal
    • Ready To Eat Cereal
  • Market, By Pricing:

o    >INR500 (USD7.46)  

o    INR20-50 (USD0.30-0.75)     

o    <INR20 (USD0.30)    

o    INR201-500 (USD3.00-7.46) 

o    INR51-100 (USD0.76-1.50)   

o    INR101-200 (USD1.51-2.99)

  • Market, By Pack Size:

o    251-500 gm

o    101-250 gm

o    501 gm-1 Kg

o    Less than 100 gm

o    More than 1 Kg

  •          Market, By Distribution Channel:
    • Modern Grocery Stores
    • Traditional Grocery Stores
    • E-Commerce
  •         Market, By Region:
    • North
    • East
    • West
    • South
  •          Market, By City:

o    Delhi-NCR

o    Mumbai

o    Bengaluru

o    Hyderabad

o    Chennai

o    Kolkata

o    Pune

o    Rest of India

  • Market, By Company:
    • Kellogg India Pvt. Ltd.
    • PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd
    • Marico Ltd
    • Bagrry's India Ltd
    • GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd
    • Others

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in India breakfast cereal market.

Voice of Customers: Brand Awareness, Brand Recall, Average Consumption of breakfast cereals, Source of Information, Preferred Point of Purchase, and Factors Influencing Purchase Decisions are some of the major factors impacting the buying decision related to breakfast cereals.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Channel Partner Analysis

  • Detailed list of distributors and dealers across all major countries.

Company Information

Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

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