Ready meal revamps

May 2023

Product launches in the ready meal subcategory are gaining ground globally with +1% growth between 2018-2022 (CAGR). The leading packaging type for ready meals is a Standard Tray. There is a surge of growth in ready meal launches packed in a Pot which have had an +115% growth in the last five years. Plastic – Not Specified is the leading material for ready meal launches, but there has been a +15% growth in Glass packaging used for ready meals in the last five years. Furthermore, Recyclable is the leading environmental claim.


Myprotein Piri Piri Chicken with Rice (UK)

  • Cooked, seared chicken breast strips in a spicy piri piri sauce with cooked long grain rice, a vegetable mix of grilled red pepper, sweetcorn, and peas with sugar and sweetener. 
  • Comes in a 550 g plastic pot held in a cardboard sleeve.