Global Diet Foods Industry

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Global Diet Foods industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Diet Foods in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for this market. The report profiles 89 companies including many key and niche players such as Alpro (UK) Ltd., Arla Foods, Associated British Foods, Plc, Atkins Nutritionals, Inc, Baxters Food Group Ltd., Dairy Crest Group, Plc, H.J. Heinz Company, Kraft Foods, Inc., Muller Dairy (UK) Limited, Nestle UK Ltd., Nestle USA, Inc., Northern Foods Plc, PepsiCo Inc., Quaker Oats, Ltd, Premier Foods Plc, So Good International, Ltd., Streamline Foods Limited, The Hain Celestial Group, The Hershey Company, The J.M. Smucker Company, Unilever Plc, Unilever Bestfoods (UK) Ltd., Unilever, Uniq PLC, United Biscuits (UK) Limited, Walkers Snack Foods Ltd., and Weight Watchers International, Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

DIET FOODS MCP-6354

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. GLOBAL MARKET OVERVIEW II-1

Diet Foods Market on the Surge II-1

The Wake Up Call for All II-1

Overweight and Obesity Plaguing Millions Worldwide II-1

Increasing Obesity Prevalence Raises Concern II-2

Americans - the Most Obese, Europeans Not Far Behind II-2

Table 1: Global Overweight Prevalence (2006): Overweight

Population (%) of Select Countries (BMI ³ 25) (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

The Economic Development and Overweight, Obesity Correlation II-3

Diet Formulations: A Market Primer II-3

Different Approaches for Weight Management II-3

2. MARKET DYNAMICS II-5

Diet Management and Weight Loss Market on A Winning Spree II-5

Developed Economies Dominate Diet Food and Weight Control Markets II-5

Diet Beverages Market Continues to Grow II-5

Low-Calorie Carbonated Drinks Success Rests in the Developed

West II-6

Product Innovation in Diet Foods On the Rise II-7

Weight-Loss Product Launches Galore; US Takes the Lead II-7

Table 2: New Weight-Loss Product Launches in the US:

Percentage Breakdown by Category as a Share of Total New

Beverage, Food and Supplement Product Launches (2008)

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 3: New Weight-Loss Product Launches in Europe:

Percentage Breakdown by Category as a Share of Total New

Beverage, Food and Supplement Product Launches (2008)

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Consumers Dump 'Artificial', Seek 'Natural' Sweeteners II-8

Fiber - A New Substitute for Sugar in Confectioneries II-9

Low-Fat Yogurts Enter Mainstream Market II-10

Portion Control - A Way to Health or A Marketing Gimmick! II-10

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-11

Diet Foods - An Overview II-11

Preparing a Diet Food II-11

Types of Diet Foods II-11

Low - Calorie Foods II-11

Low - Carbohydrates Foods II-11

Low - Fat Foods II-11

Select Terms Used in Diet Foods and Their Connotation II-12

Atkins Diet - A Prelude II-12

The Diet II-12

Stages of the Diet II-13

Issues and Controversies II-13

4. PRODUCT LAUNCHES II-15

Atkins Nutritionals Launches Two New Low-Calorie Products II-15

Muller Launches Muller® Healthy Balance™ Corner Yogurt II-15

Muller® Rice Introduces Muller Rice Apple & Blackberry II-15

Streamline Foods Re-Introduces Reduced-Sugar Orange Marmalade II-16

Waitrose Launches Taiko Brown Rice Nigiri Sushi II-16

Coca-Cola to Introduce Drinks Sweetened with Stevia II-16

PepsiCo to Introduce Soft Drinks Sweetened with Stevia II-16

Whole Earth Sweetener and PepsiCo to Launch PureVia II-17

Coca-Cola North America to Roll Out Diet Coke Plus™ II-17

Waitrose Unveils Waitrose Wholesome II-18

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-19

Otsuka Takes Over Nutrition & Sante II-19

Nestle Australia Reformulates Snack Products II-19

Unilever Announces Initiative to Remove Hydrogenated Oils in

Soft Spreads II-19

ABF Announces Agreement to Merge Ryvita and Jordan II-20

Richmond Ice Cream Changes Name to Richmond & Roncadin Ice Cream II-20

6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-21

Alpro (UK) Ltd. (UK) II-21

Arla Foods (Denmark) II-21

Associated British Foods, Plc (UK) II-22

Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. (US) II-22

Baxters Food Group Ltd. (UK) II-22

Dairy Crest Group, Plc (UK) II-23

H.J. Heinz Company (US) II-23

Kraft Foods, Inc. (US) II-24

Muller Dairy (UK) Limited (UK) II-24

Nestle UK Ltd. (UK) II-24

Nestle USA, Inc. (US) II-25

Northern Foods Plc. (UK) II-25

PepsiCo Inc. (US) II-25

Quaker Oats, Ltd. (UK) II-26

Premier Foods Plc. (UK) II-26

So Good International, Ltd. (UK) II-27

Streamline Foods Limited (UK) II-27

The Hain Celestial Group (US) II-27

The Hershey Company (US) II-28

The J.M. Smucker Company (US) II-28

Unilever Plc. (UK) II-29

Unilever Bestfoods (UK) Ltd. (UK) II-29

Unilever (US) II-29

Uniq PLC (UK) II-30

United Biscuits (UK) Limited (UK) II-30

Walkers Snack Foods Ltd. (UK) II-31

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (UK) II-31

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-32

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Diet

Foods by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 5: World Historic Analysis for Diet Foods by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-33

Table 6: World 13-year Perspective for Diet Foods by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World

Markets for Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-34

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Growing Health Concerns Fueling Market Growth III-1

Transition Continues in Diet Foods Sector III-1

Recession Hit Consumers Seek Higher Value for Money III-1

Reduced-Sugar and Low-Fat Products Continue to Relish Growth III-2

Dairy Products Lead the Reduced-Sugar and Low-Fat Segment III-2

Most Health Claims Continue to Win Consumer Trust III-2

Abbott's Zone Perfect Leads the Meal Replacement Bar Market III-3

Table 7: Leading Meal Replacement Bar Brands in the US:

2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

South Beach Diet Continues to Promote Diet Foods III-4

Diet Bigwigs Ferry Their Battle Onto the Web III-4

Diet Meal Delivery Services - Addressing Niche Markets III-4

Market for Home Delivery Diet Foods to Surge III-4

Rising Obesity Levels Fuel Opportunities for International

Food Companies III-5

Health Trends and Market Maturity Dent US Carbonated Drinks

Market III-5

Select Players III-5

Product Launches III-9

B.Market Analytics III-11

Table 8: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Diet

Foods Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 9: US Historic Analysis for Diet Foods Market Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

2. CANADA III-13

A.Market Analysis III-13

Current and Future Analysis III-13

Canadians Rooting for Healthy Foods III-13

B.Market Analytics III-14

Table 10: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Diet Foods Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million

for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 11: Canadian Historic Analysis for Diet Foods Market -

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

3. JAPAN III-15

A.Market Analysis III-15

Current and Future Analysis III-15

Westernization of Japanese Diet III-15

B.Market Analytics III-16

Table 12: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Diet Foods Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million

for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 13: Japanese Historic Analysis for Diet Foods Market -

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

4. EUROPE III-17

A.Market Analysis III-17

Diet Food Market to Flourish In the Milieu of Growing Health

Concerns III-17

B.Market Analytics III-17

Table 14: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Diet Foods by Geographic Region - France, Germany,

Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 15: European Historic Analysis for Diet Foods by

Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,

Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 16: European 13-year Perspective for Diet Foods by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe

Markets for Years 2003, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-19

4a. FRANCE III-20

A.Market Analysis III-20

Current and Future Analysis III-20

French Consumers Embrace Healthy Beverages III-20

Strategic Corporate Development III-20

B.Market Analytics III-21

Table 17: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Diet Foods Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 18: French Historic Analysis for Diet Foods Market -

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

4b. GERMANY III-22

A.Market Analysis III-22

Current and Future Analysis III-22

Health Conscious Consumers Drive Demand for Healthy Foods III-22

B.Market Analytics III-22

Table 19: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Diet Foods Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 20: German Historic Analysis for Diet Foods Market -

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

4c. ITALY III-24

A.Market Analysis III-24

Current and Future Analysis III-24

B.Market Analytics III-24

Table 21: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Diet Foods Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 22: Italian Historic Analysis for Diet Foods Market -

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-26

A.Market Analysis III-26

Current and Future Analysis III-26

Producers Not to Give In to the Declining Traditional Diet

Market III-26

Weight-Control Foods Popularity Spreads Far and Wide III-26

Table 23: UK Low-Calorie and Low-Fat Foods Market By

Category (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

Confectionary Products; Biscuits; Chilled Desserts, Ice

Creams and Yogurt; Dressings, Salad Cream and Mayonnaise;

Spreads; and Jams and Marmalade (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-27

Select Players III-27

Product Launches III-34

Strategic Corporate Developments III-36

B.Market Analytics III-37

Table 24: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Diet

Foods Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 25: UK Historic Analysis for Diet Foods Market -

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

4e. SPAIN III-38

A.Market Analysis III-38

Current and Future Analysis III-38

B.Market Analytics III-38

Table 26: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Diet Foods Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 27: Spanish Historic Analysis for Diet Foods Market -

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4f. RUSSIA III-40

A.Market Analysis III-40

Current and Future Analysis III-40

B.Market Analytics III-40

Table 28: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Diet Foods Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 29: Russian Historic Analysis for Diet Foods Market -

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-42

A.Market Analysis III-42

Current and Future Analysis III-42

Select Player III-42

B.Market Analytics III-43

Table 30: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Diet Foods Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 31: Rest of Europe Historic Analysis for Diet Foods

Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-44

A.Market Analysis III-44

Current and Future Analysis III-44

Obesity - The New Plague in Asia-Pacific III-44

Table 32: Percentage of Overweight Men and Women in Select

Asia-Pacific Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Marketing Unhealthy Food Products to Children Raises Concerns III-45

Higher Obesity Prevalence to Surge Demand for Healthy Foods

in Australia III-45

Measures to Combat Obesity III-45

Philippines-made Health Products Find Global Demand III-46

Changing Diet Habits to Open New Doors for Diet Foods in China III-46

Aging Koreans Waking Up to Healthy Food Options III-46

Functional Drinks Market Treading a Growth Path in Korea III-47

Indians Favor D7iet Foods, Make India A Leading Diet Foods

Market III-47

Strategic Corporate Development III-48

B.Market Analytics III-48

Table 33: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Diet Foods Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 34: Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Diet Foods

Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

6. REST OF WORLD III-50

A.Market Analysis III-50

Current and Future Analysis III-50

Select Markets III-50

Latin America III-50

Health Concerns Make Latin Americans Embrace Diet Foods III-50

Sales of Diet Foods Soar in Argentina III-50

Argentina Follows Stringent Product Labeling for Diet Food III-50

Rising Penchant for Diet Foods in Chile III-51

Middle East III-51

Demand for Diet Beverages Builds Up in UAE III-51

Obesity - A Growing Crisis in Saudi Arabia III-52

Government Stepping Up Efforts to Promote Healthy Food III-52

Young Saudi Consumers Inching Towards Diet Foods III-52

Opportunities Aplenty for Diet Food Manufacturers III-53

Growing Inclination Towards American Diet Products III-53

B.Market Analytics III-54

Table 35: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Diet Foods Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 36: Rest of World Historic Analysis for Diet Foods

Market - Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 89 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 100)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 24

Canada 1

Japan 1

Europe 60

France 3

Germany 8

The United Kingdom 25

Rest of Europe 24

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 14

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