Luxury Foods market by Type (Veg Food, Seafood, Meat, Pork and Poultry, Others) by Venue (Hotels, Restaurants & Cafe (HoReCa), Catering, Others): Global Industry Size, Share, Statistics and Forecast 2015 - 2027

Luxury Foods Market Analysis

Who wouldn't enjoy luxury delicacies bursting with flavor and taste? People have become more aware of different cultures and cuisines, followed by a curiosity to try something new to expand their palettes. This has been helping the food industry boom a lot. It's only growing bigger and bigger, considering how people have become more open to giving new, more luxurious cuisines a chance.


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The food industry is developing even further as it doesn't run out of business that easily. Of course, that only happens when a restaurant doesn't deliver top-notch quality and eventually fails to impress its crowd. However, most restaurants are well-researched on what their customers want and hire renowned chefs to give their audience what they're coming for – food! 

The global Luxury Foods market was valued at around USD 267.85 billion in 2020, with a decline of over 29.42% owing to COVID 19 pandemic and its subsequences. However, the demand has been recovering rapidly, and in the light of rapid vaccination worldwide, it's expected to restore to per COVID 19 level soon. As a result, the global Luxury Foods market is projected to become a half-trillion-dollar industry in 2027. The global Luxury Foods market is likely to post a CAGR of over 7.5% during the forecast period.    

Interesting Facts about Luxury Foods Industry

  • Seafood is considered to be the most luxury food
  • Oysters, Bluefin Tuna, Caviar, etc. are the most elegant and expensive seafood
  • Europe held over 35% share in Luxury Foods
  • HoReCa is the largest segment in Luxury Foods
  • 18% of the income is spent on food and beverage by households

Essential Foods in the Luxury Food Market

When we talk about luxury food, we don't mean mac n cheese and your everyday pizza. They're scrumptious, too, for sure. But when we add the term "luxury" in front of the word food, we mean delicacies that aren't everyone's everyday TV dinner. These delicacies include Sushi, Caviar, Foie Grass, Buttered Lobsters, Gourmet Lasagna, etc.

Food items such as these dominate the food market, with more people wanting to try these things out. Also, they're mainly called luxury foods because of how expensive they are. Caviar won't be served to you for any less than $300. More restaurants are becoming aware of making their menus more luxurious and adding such food items to their list. They aren't just serving them as main courses but also infusing them into other dishes. A smart move, for example, serving a simple seafood salad called Ceviche as an appetizer increases the sophistication level of the restaurant along with the price.

Increasing Expenditure on F&B

One of the major reasons the luxury food industry is booming so much is the increase in people's disposable incomes. The more people earn, the more they spend on food. It's all psychology; people work so hard to make their money – treating themselves to luxury dining is a way of rewarding themselves. Also, since they earn well, traveling to foreign countries also becomes easy for them. They explore different countries and their foods and come back raving about how good a certain dish in Paris was. Traveling frequently also increases their awareness of all kinds of luxurious food.

More so, the food blogging culture has also taken over. People are now pursuing food blogging as a good career where they explore different restaurants daily and post on their social media platforms about how good, or bad the food is. Food bloggers are highly looked up to for knowing which restaurant to try, which is helping the food industry quite a bit.

COVID 19 Pandemic had a Negative Impact on Luxury Food Market

One major restraint that affected the luxury foods market was Corona Virus. The Pandemic shut down every business, including hotels, cafes, bakeries, and restaurants. Luxury eateries had surely taken a hit, mainly because it was sudden. However, with the Pandemic slowing down, gourmet restaurants are slowly opening up again worldwide, and the food industry is expected to grow in the upcoming months.

Restaurant Guy Savoy, Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, Bob Bob Ricard, Le Louis XV-Alain Ducasse à l’Hôtel de Paris, The French Laundry, Maison Pic, Per Se, Restaurant de l’Hôtel de Ville de Crissier, Masa, Eleven Madison Park and Jules Verne are some of the most prominent players in global Luxury Food Industry.

Frequently asked questions about global Luxury Foods industry

Likewise other industries, COVID 19 also taken a toll on Luxury Foods market with around 29.42% decline in 2020 in its revenue as compare to 2019

Europe is the largest regional market with highest share in the total volume of Luxury Foods consumed in 2020

Increasing disposable income and growing luxury tourism to drive the demand for luxury food

Seafood segment dominated the Luxury Foods market in 2020

HoReCa was the largest distribution channel of Luxury Foods in 2020

Luxury Food Market Report Scope

Report Attribute Details
Market Value in 2020 USD 267.85 billion
Market Value in 2027 USD 559.08 billion
CAGR 7.53% between 2021 and 2027
Benchmarking Year 2020
Past data 2016 – 2019
Forecast period 2021 – 2027
Report coverage Market Size Valuation, Share Analysis and Growth Rate by Segments such as Type and Venue, Company Share, Competitive Landscape and Trends Analysis
Segments covered


Veg Food


Meat, Pork and Poultry




Hotels, Restaurants & Cafe (HoReCa)



Regional scope North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico), Europe (Russia, Spain, Italy, Germany, France, UK, Poland, Belgium, Netherland, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, etc.), Asia Pacific (India, South Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, etc.), Latin America (Peru, Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, etc.), Middle East (KSA, UAE, Israel, etc.) & Africa (Egypt, Nigeria, South Africa, East African Community, etc.)
Major Players Analysed Restaurant Guy Savoy, Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, Bob Bob Ricard, Le Louis XV-Alain Ducasse à l’Hôtel de Paris, The French Laundry, Maison Pic, Per Se, Restaurant de l’Hôtel de Ville de Crissier, Masa, Eleven Madison Park and Jules Verne
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Published Date:  Dec 2021
Category:  Food & Beverage
Report ID:   60464
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