Foodservice: Shelf-Stable Products 2014

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Where the Gains Are

C-store sales, 52 weeks ending Dec. 29, 2013

In the dry-grocery aisle, c-store sales were a mixed bag. The largest segment—cold cereal—saw dollar sales off more than 4%, according to IRI and Nielsen. Sales of coffee rose nearly 12%, according to IRI, with units up just over 2%. Sales of condiments—pickles, mustard, etc.—were modest overall.

Dry Grocery    
SegmentC-store sales
($ millions)
PCYAUnit sales
(millions)
PCYA
Cold cereal$81.0-4.1%36.9-4.6%
Soup$74.33.6%59.21.5%
Toaster pastries/tarts$65.15.2%62.73.3%
Mexican sauce$48.90.7%13.40.3%
Shelf-stable dinners$43.7-5.3%17.9-6.3%
Dry packaged dinners$7.56.4%2.88.6%
Baked beans/canned bread$5.5-3.6%3.0-5.8%
Spaghetti/Italian sauce$5.24.5%2.21.3%
Pasta$3.96.0%1.83.7%
     
Staples    
Coffee$87.611.9%12.12.2%
Sugar$22.5-5.3%7.6-3.1%
Spices/seasonings$20.1-3.8%19.0-7.8%
Shortening & oil$10.7-4.0%2.7-3.7%
Flour/meal$4.3-1.6%1.4-5.2%
Baking nuts$4.0157.5%1.2113.4%
Milk flavoring/cocoa mixes$3.817.3%1.126.1%
Tea (bags/loose)$3.3-3.1%1.2-5.0%
     
Condiments    
Pickles/relish/olives$21.30.3%12.3-0.1%
Canned/bottled fruit$17.00.5%9.95.5%
Mustard/ketchup$12.4-4.3%5.0-3.8%
Shelf-stable coffee creamer$11.68.8%4.58.3%
Mayonnaise$10.7-6.0%2.6-7.9%
Peanut butter$8.8-2.2%2.2-0.5%
Shelf-stable salad dressings$8.25.8%10.06.0%
Jellies/jams/honey$6.8-0.5%1.7-0.7%
Barbecue sauce$3.3-1.1%1.30.4%

Source: IRI


Soup by Dollars and Units

C-store sales, 52 weeks ending Dec. 29, 2013

The top selling c-store brand of soup in 2013 by dollars was Nissin Cup Noodles ramen, with the Nissin Top Ramen Oodles of Noodles ramen the biggest seller by units, according to IRI.

Dollars    
BrandC-store sales
($ millions)
PCYAUnit sales
(millions)
PCYA
Nissin Cup
Noodles ramen
$11.1-6.2%11.1-6.2%
Campbell’s Chunky
Soup ready-to-serve
$10.7-1.7%2.9-2.1%
Campbell’s
condensed
$10.3-3.0%5.5-5.3%
Maruchan Instant
Lunch ramen
$9.89.3%10.29.9%
Nissin Souper Meal
ramen
$6.21.6%3.31.3%
Total (including
brands not shown)
$74.23.5%59.21.5%
     
Units    
BrandUnit sales
(millions)
PCYAC-store sales
($ millions)
PCYA
Nissin Top Ramen
Oodles of Noodles ramen
11.3-8.5%$2.9-7.1%
Nissin Cup
Noodles ramen
11.1-6.2%$11.1-6.2%
Maruchan Instant
Lunch ramen
10.29.9%$9.89.3%
Campbell’s
condensed
5.5-5.3%$10.3-3.0%
Maruchan Ramen3.7-4.2%$2.3-6.7%
Total (including
brands not shown)
59.21.5%$74.23.5%

Source: IRI

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