Sales of dishes prepared for consumption at home have grown by 8.7%, reaching 643,990 tons, according to Nielsen data collected by the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Prepared Dishes (Asefapre). Specifically, the consumption of ready-to-eat dishes at home reaches 16.94 kg per capita.
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCTS
In general, pizza, croquettes, rice and pasta are the most popular products.
Also noteworthy are the growth obtained by dishes prepared with a fish / seafood base (13,254 tons sold, with a growth of 21%) and those with a meat base (20,380 tons and a growth of 17.4%).
By category, potato-based dishes are the most demanded in the frozen category (69,842 tons and a growth of 10%); while legume-based dishes occupy the first place in the category of ambient prepared dishes (19,608 tons and a growth of 12.7%).
Refrigerated ready meals maintain a 47.5% share, followed by frozen (39.5%) and room temperature (13%).