Global Grocery market

The global Grocery eCommerce market is expected to increase over the next years. It is predicted to reach US$505,770.8 million by 2024 and the expected compound annual growth rate for the next four years (CAGR 2024-2028) will be 13.8%. ECDB considers the following two sub-markets within the Grocery market: Food and Beverages. Food is the largest sub-market and accounts for 65.2% of the global Grocery market.

Market development

eCommerce revenue development in the global Chilled Food market

The global Chilled Food eCommerce market is expected to increase over the next years. It is predicted to reach US$21,596.2 million by 2024 and the expected compound annual growth rate for the next four years (CAGR 2024-2028) will be 15.0%. The Chilled Food eCommerce market is a sub-market of the Fresh Food market and accounts for 12.8% within this market. Further categories within the Fresh Food market are: Dairy Goods, Fruits & Vegetables, Meat & Fish, and Other Fresh Food.

eCommerce revenue development in the global Chilled Food market

in million US$

eCommerce revenue growth in the global Chilled Food market

in %

Net eCommerce revenue split by sub-category

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Revenue (in mUS$)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Growth (in %)50.854.493.438.671.94.819.567.6

Online share

eCommerce online share of the total Chilled Food market

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 global Chilled Food retail market, the online share is 5.8% and will increase by an average of 7.0% to 7.6% by 2028.

eCommerce online share of the total Chilled Food market

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Online share (in %)41.1%78.6%82.2%8.2%71.8%60.9%80.2%90.9%

Market definition

Definition of the Chilled Food market within the Grocery market

Market definition: Grocery > Food > Fresh Food > Chilled Food The category Chilled Food includes the online trade of chilled food (e.g. fruit cups, pre-packaged salads, dips, puddings and desserts, fresh pasta, doughs). This category does not cover frozen food. All monetary figures refer to the annual gross revenue and do not factor in shipping costs.

In-scope

  • Chilled Food (e.g. fruit cups, pre-packaged salads, dips, puddings and desserts, fresh pasta, doughs)

Out-of-scope

  • Frozen food