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Middle East and Africa Halal Food & Beverage Market Outlook, 2026

Middle East and Africa Halal Food & Beverage Market Outlook, 2026

Bonafide Research 14-05-2021 60 Pages Figures : 8 Tables : 23
Region : MEA Category : Food & Beverages Food

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The word “halal” means “permissible”. As per Islamic laws and traditions, halal food and beverages refer to only those edible items which are permissible to consume. The rules are however not only limited to what to eat but also enlists rules and regulations as to how the food has to be raised, slaughtered, and processed. The Middle East and Africa halal food and beverages market is one of the biggest halal markets in the world region-wise. The region constitutes of countries where Islam is a major religion. As per the data from Pew Research, about 93% of the population living in the Middle East and African region belongs to the Islam faith. As Islam is the fastest-growing religion in the world, the region has a positive outlook on its halal food and beverages market.

In the research report prepared by Bonafide Research titled- Middle East and Africa Halal Food and Beverage Market Outlook 2026, a study has been presented discussing various intricacies of the halal food and beverages market backing with sufficient data points to support qualitative judgments. During the period of 2015 to 2020, the halal food and beverages market of the region grew by USD 159.19 Billion. It has been further forecasted that the in the forecast period of 2020 to 2026, the region’s market will be growing at a CAGR of 7.77%. The research report presents insights from different geographies namely- UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey, South Africa, and the Rest of the Middle East and African region. The market has been segmented on the basis of product lines to give a deeper understanding. The product lines which formed the basis of the study are – halal meat, seafood and poultry market, halal milk and milk beverages products, halal fruits and vegetables, halal grain products market, halal beverages, and halal confectionery, bakery, and other products. The various sales and distribution channels identified for halal products are hypermarkets/supermarkets, traditional retail channels in form of convenience stores, online channels, and other sales channels such as speciality stores, exhibitions, etc.

Turkey has the biggest chunk of market share in the Middle East and Africa halal foods and beverages market, accounting for almost 25% to 30% of the total market. it is imperative to note that in the Middle East and African region, the Rest of MEA region other than major economies like UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey, South Africa, accounts for more than half of the total halal foods and beverages market in the region. The market has a huge scope of consolidation in order to create a more robust supply chain. Halal meat, poultry and seafood products are the most consumed halal foods and beverages market in the region, but other halal products of the categories like bakery, confectionery and other products are growing at a CAGR of 9% to 10%. More than 1/3 of the sales in the region’s halal foods and beverages market is delivered though traditional sales channels such as convenience stores but online stores are the fastest growing sales channels in the region. Even though hypermarkets and supermarkets are developing rapidly in the region, the traditional ways of retailing have a greater growth rate than supermarkets/hypermarkets channels but does not have a material difference.

CONSIDERED IN THE REPORT
• Geography: Middle East and Africa
• Base Year: 2020
• Historical year: 2015
• Forecasted Year: 2026

COUNTRIES COVERED
• UAE
• Saudi Arabia
• Qatar
• Turkey
• South Africa
• Rest of Middle East and Africa

ASPECTS COVERED IN THE REPORT
• Market Size by Value (2015-2026F)
• Market Share by Product
• Market Share by Sales Channel
• Market Share by Country

THIS REPORT WOULD HELP YOU ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:
• What is the size of the Middle East and Africa halal food and beverages market?
• What is trend in product development in the halal food and beverages market?
• What is the changing consumer behaviour with regards to halal food and beverages?
• What is the position of different economies in the food and beverages landscape?
• What are the drivers, development and key challenges in the halal food and beverages market?

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