Grocery market in Kenya

The Kenyan Grocery eCommerce market is predicted to reach US$60.9 million by 2024 and accounts for 7.6% of the total eCommerce market in Kenya. It is expected to increase over the next years. The expected compound annual growth rate for the next four years (CAGR 2024-2028) will be 24.7%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$147.4 million by 2028. Within the Grocery market ECDB considers the following two sub-markets: Food and Beverages.

Market development

eCommerce revenue development in the Cereals market in Kenya

The Kenyan Cereals eCommerce market is predicted to reach US$1.9 million by 2024 and accounts for 16.3% of the Food Cupboard eCommerce market in Kenya. It is expected to increase over the next years. The expected compound annual growth rate for the next four years (CAGR 2024-2028) will be 20.5%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$4.0 million by 2028. The Cereals eCommerce market is a sub-market of the Food Cupboard market. Further categories within the Food Cupboard market are: Baking Supplies, Noodles, Nuts & Dried Fruits, Other Food Cupboard, and Sweets & Chocolate.

eCommerce revenue development in the Cereals market in Kenya

in million US$

eCommerce revenue growth in the Cereals market in Kenya

in %

Net eCommerce revenue split by sub-category

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Revenue (in mUS$)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Growth (in %)52.392.177.692.360.338.384.928.5

Online share

eCommerce online share of the total Cereals market in Kenya

The online share refers to the proportion of the retail volume that is transacted via the Internet. It includes purchases via desktop PC, tablet or smartphone, both via website or app. Only retail of physical goods is taken into account. In the Kenyan Cereals retail market, the online share is 0.2% and will decrease by an average of 2.9% to 0.2% by 2028.

eCommerce online share of the total Cereals market in Kenya

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Online share (in %)20.8%64.4%79.4%51.5%65.5%30.7%74.3%94.4%

Market definition

Definition of the Cereals market within the Grocery market

Market definition: Grocery > Food > Food Cupboard > Cereals The category Cereals includes the online trade of cereals (e.g. cornflakes, cheerios, frosted flakes), muesli and oatmeal. This category does not cover muesli and cereal bars. All monetary figures refer to the annual gross revenue and do not factor in shipping costs.

In-scope

  • Cereals (e.g. cornflakes, cheerios, frosted flakes)
  • Muesli
  • Oatmeal

Out-of-scope

  • Muesli and cereal bars

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