Reportlinker Adds Global Snack Foods Industry

Mar 22, 2011, 07:00 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Snack Foods Industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p097840/Global-Snack-Foods-Industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Snack Foods in Thousand Tons and US$ Million by the following Product Segments - Salted Snacks (Potato Chips, Tortilla/Corn Chips, Meat Snacks, Snack Nuts, Popcorn (RTE & Microwaveable), Pretzels, Cheese Snacks, & Others), Bakery Snacks (Includes Confectionery Snacks), and Specialty & Frozen Snacks. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 344 companies including many key and niche players such as The Bachman Company, ConAgra Foods, Chips Group, Tohato, Inc., General Mills, Inc., Groupe Danone, Herr Foods Inc., Intersnack Knabber-Geback GmbH & Co. KG, Jack Link's, Kellogg Company, Kraft Foods, Cadbury Schweppes, Plc., Kraft Foods Global, Kraft Foods International, Nabisco, Inc., Mission Foods Corporation, Nestlé USA, Oberto Sausage Company, PepsiCo, Frito-Lay, Walkers Snack Foods Ltd., Quaker Oats Ltd., Procter and Gamble Company, Pepperidge Farm, Inc., The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., United Biscuits Finance Plc, Utz Quality Foods, Weaver Popcorn Company, Inc., and Yamazaki Baking. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

1. Salted Snacks 4

Potato Chips 4

Tortilla & Corn Chips 4

Meat Snacks 4

Snack Nuts 5

Popcorn (RTE & Microwaveable) 5

Pretzels 5

Cheese Snacks 5

Others 5

2. Bakery Snacks (Includes Confectionery Snacks) 5

3. Specialty & Frozen Snacks 5

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 6

Market Analysis 6

Regional Analysis 6

Short Market Sizzlers 6

Global Market: A Quick Primer 7

Recession Leads to a Moderate Performance for SnackFoods Globally 8

Manufacturers Jostle with Each Other to Revive Dwindling Sales

and Profit Margins 8

Domination of PepsiCo as a Leading Player in the Snacks Market 9

Table 1: Global Market for Sweet and Savory Snacks (2008):

Percentage Breakdown of Retail Value Sales by Companies -

PepsiCo Inc, Procter & Gamble Co, Kraft Foods Inc, Calbee

Foods Co., Ltd, ConAgra Foods, Inc, Private Label and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 9

Snacks - An Outlook 10

Latest Trends and Issues in the Market 10

Health Factor Reigns Supreme 10

Disparate Growth Drivers for Developed and Emerging Markets 10

Private Label Frozen Appetizers Thrive During Recession 10

Steps Towards Reduction of Salt Content in Snacks 11

Mounting Snack Food Sales through Drug Stores 11

Demand for Healthy, Cereal Bars on the Rise 11

Innovative and Health-Focused Positioning of Cereal Bars

Keeps Cash Registers Ringing 12

Gluten-free Snacks, the New Growth Buzzword 13

Gluten-Free Product Introductions for 2007 and 2008 13

Table 2: Global Gluten-Free Food Product Introductions

(2007-2008): Breakdown by Number of Introductions in Top

Ten Sub-Categories - Savory/Salty Snacks, Meat Products,

Snack/Cereal/Energy Bars, Baby Savory Meals & Dishes,

Baking Ingredients & Mixes, Baby Fruit Products, Desserts &

Yogurts, Sweet Biscuits & Cookies, Savory Biscuits &

Crackers, Cheese and Cooking Sauces (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 13

Snack Foods with Nuts and Seeds Going Strong 14

Sales of Block Chocolates Soar in Recession 14

Sports Nutrition Cereal - A New Entrant 14

Unveiling A World of Opportunity 14

A Peek Into What Drives the Snack Foods Industry 15

Characteristic Traits of the International Snacks Market 16

Convenience: A Crucible of Snack Success 16

On The Move Snacking 17

Lunch Foods Under the Snack Attack 17

The Winning Recipe 17

Grain Based Snacks: Playing At Center Court 18

Innovation is the Name of the Game in the Crowded Marketplace 18

Chip & Dip Snack Solutions: Whipping Up Lather 19

Meat Snacks Gain in Popularity 19

Flavor Innovation in Meat Snacks: A Road Widely traveled 20

Meat Snacks: Market Scorecard 20

Health Awareness Leads to Product Shifts 20

Widespread Obesity & Diabetes Reshape the Snack Foods Industry 21

FDA's Ruling On Carb & Trans-Fat Labeling: Implications 21

Industry Squeamish Over the Continued Success of Low Carb

Products 22

Snacks: Destiny' Child 22

RTE Popcorn Elbowed Aside by Microwave Popcorns 22

Increase in the Occasions for Snacking 22

Snack Foods in North America Diversifies: Variety is the Spice

of the Market 23

Snack Nuts: The Choice of the Modern Health Conscious Prosumer 23

Health Profile of Nuts 23

World Renowned Countries for Snack Nuts 24

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 25

Snack Foods: A Primer 25

High Performance Product Segments 25

Low Performance Segments 25

"The Low Fat Hullabaloo" 25

What Scientists Say 26

A Peek Into Select Snack Categories 27

Salted Snacks 27

Potato Chips 27

Tortilla & Corn Chips 27

Meat Snacks 27

Snack Nuts 27

Popcorn (RTE & Microwaveable) 28

Pretzels 28

Cheese Snacks 28

Bugles 28

Others 29

Bakery Snacks (Includes Confectionery Snacks) 29

Specialty & Frozen Snacks 29

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS 30

Sensible Portions Launches Three New Snack Food Products 30

Planters Division Launches Flavor Grove Line of Roasted Almonds 30

Pretzelmaker® Launches Mini Pretzel Dogs 30

Kashi® Launches New Cranberry Walnut Fruit and Grain Bars 30

Reliv International Launches New Relivables Range of Soy Nuts

and Snack Bars 31

Tropical Foods Re-Launches Organic Acres Range of Snacks 31

Gamer Grub to Launch New Flavors in Performance Snack Foods Range 31

Boulder CanyonTM to Launch New Flavors of Natural Potato Chips 31

Johnsonville Launches Deli Bites 32

Orville Redenbacher Rolls Out Spicy Nacho, Instant Popcorn 32

Glutino Food Introduces Glutten-Free, Chocolate Coated Pretzels 32

Kettle Brand to Unveil Kettle Brand TIAS Chips 32

Frito-Lay North America Extends Low Salted Chips Range 32

Pop Weaver Unveils Microwave Popcorn Soaked in Canola Oil 33

Snack Factory Rolls Out Modern Classics Pretzel Crisps Range 33

Mars Unveils M&M's Pretzel Chocolate Candies 33

Mariani Nut Launches Almond Snacks 33

RhythmTM Superfoods Rolls Out RhythmTM Kale Chips 33

Mission Foods Launches Whole Wheat Tortillas 33

Corazonas Food to Launch Snack Food Line that Claims to Reduce

Cholesterol 34

Fresherized Foods to Introduce Wholly Queso Novel Snack Food

Product Line 34

Tulip Introduces Wicked Pig Meat Snacks 34

Hostess® Unveils Breakfast Classics, Line of Breakfast Foods 34

General Mills Foodservice Introduces Golden Grahams Snack Bar 34

Fred's For Starters Launches New Mini-Meal Bites 34

THANASI Foods Unveils BIGSTM Sunflower Seed Snacks 35

HAPPYFAMILY Launches Organic Baby Snack, HAPPYBABYPUFFS 35

Parle Agro Introduces HIPPO Snack Brand 35

Frito-lay Launches Giant Cheetos 36

Mars Snackfood Expands Range of Chocolate Treats 36

Kraft Foods Rolls Out Mikado, On-the-go Chocolate Sweet Biscuit 36

Mediterranean Delights Launches Hummus To Go, On-the-go Snack 36

Gourmet Popcorn Shops Introduces Popcornsicle, a Popsickle Stick 36

French Meadow Bakery Introduces Gluten-Free Tortillas 36

French Meadow Extends Tortilla Range by Adding Three New

Varieties 36

Shearer's Foods Launches TangosTM Brand of Tortilla Chips 37

Frito-Lay India Unveils Aliva Crackers in India 37

Cape Cod Introduces New Potato Chip Variety 37

Kettle to Launch Mature Cheddar and Red Onion Crisps in Small

Bags 37

Intersnack Unveils Christmas Range of Pretzels 37

Biosilo Foods Unveils Gamer GrubTM Range of Performance Snacks 37

Klement's Sausage Launches Novel Meat Snack 38

Solae Launches SUPRO®, Protein Rich Soy Nugget 38

Klement's Sausage Launches Chorizo Snack Stick, Meat Snack 38

Burger King Launches 'Onion Rings' Puffed Snack 38

ACE Bakery Rolls out Artisan Granola in Ontario 39

Globe Group Introduces Cornitos, Corn Chips in India 39

Joseph BanksTM Launches Cassava Chips 39

General Mills Foodservice Rolls out Honey Nut Cheerios® Cereal

Snack Mix 39

Cape Cod Potato Chips Launches Three New Potato Chip Flavors 40

Pepperidge Farm Introduces 'Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Mix-Up

Adventures' Snack 40

Walkers to Launch Walkers Baked and SunBites in Sharing Bags 40

Intoxi-Tators Launches Intoxi-Tators Cocktail-Inspired Potato

Chips 40

Kraft Foods Rolls out Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Crackers 40

Frito-Lay North America Introduces 'Pinch of Salt' Low-Sodium

Snack Chips 41

Kettle Foods Launches 'Death Valley Chipotle' Potato Chips 41

Pepperidge Farm Rolls out 'Pepperidge Farm Baked Naturals' Snacks 41

Miss Vickie's Rolls out Six New Snack Varieties 41

Mary's Gone Crackers Launches 'Mary's Gone Crackers Sticks &

Twigs' Stick-Snack 41

Lifeway Foods Introduces 'Kefir Wellness' Probiotic Snack Bars 42

Kellogg Launches Special K BlissTM Snack Bars 42

Tribe Mediterranean Foods Rolls out Tribe All Natural 2oz

Snackers 42

Bachman Launches Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips 42

Pepperidge Farm Launches Montieri Cookies and New Flavors of

Verona Cookies 42

Salty Dog Introduces New Line of Chilli-Flavored Snacks 43

Kim and Scott's Gourmet Pretzels Rolls out New Breakfast

Pretzel Line 43

General Mills Foodservice Introduces Fiber OneTM Chewy Bars 43

FunkyChunky® Launches FunkyChunky Peanut Butter Pretzels 43

Shearer's Foods Launches New Range of Rippled Potato Chips 44

Jack in the Box Rolls Out Taco Nachos 44

Sunny Crunch Foods Unveils Probiotic Cereal Bars 44

Kashi Company Launches TLC Fruit & Grain Bars 44

Kettle Foods Launches New Sweet Onion Potato Chips 45

Kellogg Introduces New Special K Brand Snacks 45

Kraft Foods Unveils Low Fat Snack Foods Range 45

Kettle Foods Rolls Out New Sea Salt & Vinegar Flavored Potato

Chips 45

Walkers Rolls Out Red Sky Potato Chips 45

Kettle Food Launches Kettle Jalapeno Potato Chips 45

Flowers Foods Specialty Unveils Two New Snack Items 46

Lyme Regis Fine Foods Unveils Chewy Fruit Bars 46

Pepsi Foods Extends Snacks Products Line by Adding Two New

Flavors 46

Walkers Snack Foods Expands Snack Foods Range 46

Fonterra Introduces PowerProtein Line of Functional Dairy Foods 46

LUNA® Introduces Luna Minis Nutrition Bar 47

Diamond Foods to Expand Product Portfolio by Adding Emerald

Snack Nuts 47

Eagle Snacks to Launch Two Latest Snack Food Products, Bursts!

and Poppers! 47

China Marine Food Group Introduces Three New Snack Foods 47

Frito-Lay Unveils TrueNorth, a Range of Unprocessed Nut Snacks 48

Mission Foods Rolls Out Latest Trans Fat Free Snack Foods 48

Mellace Introduces Snacktrition Range of Dried Fruit and Nut

Snacks 48

Amish Naturals Rolls Out Chewy Granola Bars in New Flavors 48

Kellogg Unveils Two New Snack Product Ranges, Cereals & Snacks

and Health & Wellness 48

Corazonas Foods Introduces Corazonas Heart-Healthy Potato Chips 49

Herr Foods Launches Blue Kettle Cooked Potato Chips 49

United Biscuits UK Introduces Twiglets Range in New Packages 49

Snyder's of Hanover Introduces First-of-its-kind MultiGrain

Pita Chips 49

5. PRODUCT LAUNCHES IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 50

Frito-Lay Launches Healthier Snacks 50

ITC Introduces New Brand of Snacks, Bingo 50

Tivit Introduces Nature's Sugar Free Snacks 50

United Biscuits Re-Launches Family Snack Brands 50

Kettle Rolls Out New Variant Crisps 51

Godrej Agrovet Releases New Vegetarian and Chicken Snacks 51

Godrej Agrovet Launches Yummiez Vegetarian Snacks 51

Sun Valley Introduces New Healthy Snack Line 51

Kettle Expands Crispy Bakes Varieties 52

Bakehouse Introduces New Pretzel Snack 52

Frito-Lay Launches New Tortilla Chips and Dips 52

Kellogg Launches Nutri-Grain™ Fruit & Nut Bars 52

Herr's Introduces All-Natural Snacks 53

Herr's Launches New Tortilla Chips 53

Oh Boy! Oberto Introduces Low Calorie Meat Snacks 53

Stouffer's Introduces Corner Bistro Flatbreads 54

McDonald's Introduces Snack Wrap™ Varieties 54

Herr's Launches Baby Back Ribs Kettle Cooked Potato Chips 54

Jay's Launches Mexican Short Eats 54

United Biscuits Launches Healthier Hula Hoops 55

Tyson Launches Tyson Any'tizers 55

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 56

Raisio Takes Over Glisten of the UK 56

J & J Snack Foods Takes Over California Churros 56

Flowers Foods Takes Over Leo's Foods 56

Diamond Foods Takes Over Kettle Foods 56

ConAgra Foods Acquires Assets of American Pie 56

ConAgra Takes Over Elan Nutrition 56

Shearer's Foods Inc. Takes Over Snack Alliance 57

CSM Acquires Best Brands 57

VMG Partners Take Over Snack Factory 57

PepsiCo Takes Over Peruvian Snack Business, Karinto S.A.C 57

Monogram Food Solutions Acquires American Foods Group's

Virginia Unit 57

Tootie Pie Collaborates with Kraft Foods 58

Kraft Foods Divests Cadbury's Business in Romania to Oryxa

capital 58

Grupo Bimbo, S.A.B. de C.V. Acquires Weston Foods 58

TGF Management and Austin Ventures Take Over Sterling Foods 58

Federal Foods Enters into Distribution Agreement with San Carlo 59

Frito-Lay Enters into Agreement with Jack Link's Beef Jerky to

Introduce Meat Snacks 59

Zetar to Divest Baked Snacks Business to Focus on Core Business 59

The Hain Celestial Group Acquires Daily Bread 59

Bickel's Snack Foods Acquires Troyer Potato Products 60

Mars Takes Over Wm.Wrigley Jr. Company 60

CAPEXIT Takes Over BREAD & CO. 60

Lion Capital Takes Over Advang Holding B.V. 60

The Vandemoortele Group Acquires Group Panavi 61

Olympus Partners Takes Over Ann's House of Nuts 61

World Gourmet Marketing Snaps Up Rivard Popcorn 61

The Real McCoy Acquries Campbell Soup's Snack Business 62

Panrico Takes Over Artiach AB 62

The Hain Celestial Group Acquires Two Brands and Oregon-based

Production Unit 62

Lance Acquires Brent & Sam's 62

Vivartia Snaps Up Nonni's Food 63

Bridgepoint Capital Acquires Pret A Manger 63

Mistral Equity Partners Takes Over Shearer's Foods 63

VISTAR Snaps Up Marjack Co., Inc. 63

Kellogg Acquires United Bakers OJSC 63

H. J. Heinz Takes Over Benedicta 64

Berli Jucker Takes Over Jacy Foods 64

New Life Scientific Takes Over EBR Wellness Products 64

Ian's Snaps Up Healthy Handfuls Trademark 64

Marfrig Acquires Mirab S.A 64

Kellogg Takes Over IndyBake Products' Manufacturing Facility 64

Kellogg Acquires Brownie Products' Manufacturing Plant 65

Temptation Foods to Acquire Trademarks of Convenient Foods 65

Hengan International to Acquire Majority Interest in QinQin

Foodstuffs Group 65

Universal Robina to Acquire General Milling's Snack Business 65

PepsiCo Enters Strauss Group Form a Joint Venture, Sabra 66

FFI Holdings Acquires Golden Popcorn 66

Nestle Hungaria Kft Snaps Up Balaton from Kraft Foods 66

NexCen Brands Takes Over the Great American Cookie Company 66

Lance, Inc. Acquires Archway Cookies LLC 67

Kellogg Company Takes Over Specialty Cereals Pty Limited 67

Tayto Golden Wonder Acquires Red Mill 67

Cadbury Schweppes to Divest Monkhill Business to Tangerine

Confectionery 67

PepsiCo to Take Over Penelopa 67

Kellogg to Acquire Recipes and Brands of Mother's Cake & Cookie 68

PepsiCo to Take Over Spitz International 68

Bunge to Acquire Corn Products International 68

Associated British Foods Merges W Jordan & Son (Silo) with Ryvita 68

Flowers Foods Merges with Holsum Bakery 69

China Marine Food Group to Expand Sales Network 69

Nissin Foods to Enter Russian Market 69

PepsiCo Extends Contract with SUBWAY® Restaurants 69

PepsiCo's Snack Products Division to Expand Plant Capacity in

Kolkata 69

Cargill Establishes New Snacks and Cereal Product Innovation

Center in Minnesota 70

Kraft to Divest Snacks Businesses in the Baltic and Nordic

countries to FEPCO 70

7. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 71

PepsiCo Acquires 50% Stake in Strauss 71

Lance Acquires Minority Stake in Late July Snacks LLC 71

Tayto Group Acquires Sirhowy Valley Foods 71

Duc Starts Acquires Cobral 71

Northern Foods Pockets Ethnic Cuisine 71

Glisten Acquires FDS 71

Freedom Foods Acquires Norganic 72

ABF Attains 20% Stake in W Jordan & Sons 72

NexCen Pockets Two Subsidiaries of Mrs Fields 72

J & J Snack Foods Completes Acquisition of Frozen Fruit Bar

Brands 72

J & J Snack Foods Completes Acquisition of Hom/Ade Foods 73

J & J Snack Foods Takes Over Radar 73

Wessanen and Rabo Capital Establish a New Frozen Snack Company 73

Cadbury Schweppes Acquires Majority Stake in Romanian

Confectioner 73

Zetar Snacks Acquires Britannia 74

Clearly Canadian Takes Over DMR Foods 74

Ralcorp Acquires Bloomfield Bakers 74

Premier Foods Acquires RHM 74

AB Foods Takes over Patak's 75

Hershey Acquires Majority Stake in Godrej 75

PepsiCo to Inaugurate a Second Snack Capacity in Russia 75

Kraft to Acquire DANONE's Biscuits and Cereal Products Business 75

Orkla Purchases MTR Foods in India 76

Goodman to Acquire Campbell 76

CHAMP to Acquire Sunbeam 76

Diamond Foods Expands Club Channel Distribution 76

Mission Enters into Partnership with Sara Foster 77

Rich-SeaPak Changes Name to Rich Products' 77

Sibirsky Commences Snacks Production in Tashkent 77

KFC Appeals to Vatican Officials 77

ITC Enters into Organized Snacks Sector 78

Stella D'oro Signs Distribution Agreement with Premier 78

Arca to Acquire Bokados 78

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS 79

The Bachman Company (USA) 79

ConAgra Foods Inc. (USA) 79

Chips Group (Finland) 79

Tohato Inc. (Japan) 79

General Mills Inc. (USA) 79

Groupe Danone (France) 80

Herr Foods Inc (USA) 80

Intersnack Knabber-Gebäck GmbH & Co. KG (Germany) 81

Jack Link's (USA) 81

Kellogg Company (USA) 81

Kraft Foods (USA) 81

Cadbury Schweppes, Plc. (UK) 82

Kraft Foods Global, Inc. 82

Kraft Foods International 82

Nabisco Inc. (USA) 82

Mission Foods Corporation (USA) 83

Nestlé USA Inc. (USA) 83

Oberto Sausage Company (USA) 83

PepsiCo (USA) 83

Frito-Lay (USA) 84

Walkers Snack Foods Ltd (UK) 85

Quaker Oats Company (USA) 85

Procter and Gamble Company (USA) 86

Pepperidge Farm Inc. (USA) 86

The Hain Celestial Group Inc. (USA) 86

United Biscuits Finance Plc (UK) 86

Utz Quality Foods Inc. (USA) 87

Weaver Popcorn Company Inc. (USA) 87

Yamazaki Baking (Japan) 87

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 88

Analytics by Value 88

Table 3: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

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

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 88

Table 4: World Historic Review for Snack Foods by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 89

Table 5: World 11-Year Perspective for Snack Foods by

Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 90

Table 6: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks by Geographic Region- US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and

Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 91

Table 7: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 92

Table 8: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks by

Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 93

Table 9: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Potato Chips) by Geographic Region- US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 94

Table 10: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Potato

Chips) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East and Latin America

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 95

Table 11: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks (Potato

Chips) by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 96

Table 12: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Tortilla & Corn Chips) by Geographic Region -

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 97

Table 13: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Tortilla &

Corn Chips) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 98

Table 14: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks

(Tortilla & Corn Chips) by Geographic Region- Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 99

Table 15: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Meat Snacks) by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 100

Table 16: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Meat

Snacks) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Middle

East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 101

Table 17: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks (Meat

Snacks) by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 102

Table 18: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Snack Nuts) by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 103

Table 19: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Snack

Nuts) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 104

Table 20: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks (Snack

Nuts) by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 105

Table 21: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Popcorn (RTE & Microwaveable)) by Geographic

Region- US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

Table 22: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Popcorn

(RTE & Microwaveable)) by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 107

Table 23: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks

(Popcorn (RTE & Microwaveable)) by Geographic Region -

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and

Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 108

Table 24: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Pretzels) by Geographic Region- US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 109

Table 25: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Pretzels)

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

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006(includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 110

Table 26: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks

(Pretzels) by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 111

Table 27: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Cheese Snacks) by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 112

Table 28: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Cheese

Snacks) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Middle

East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 113

Table 29: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks (Cheese

Snacks) by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 114

Table 30: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Others) by Geographic Region- US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 115

Table 31: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Others) by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 116

Table 32: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks

(Others) by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 117

Table 33: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Bakery Snacks (Includes Confectionery Snacks) by Geographic

Region- US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 118

Table 34: World Historic Review for Bakery Snacks (Includes

Confectionery Snacks) by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Middle Eas Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 119

Table 35: World 11-Year Perspective for Bakery Snacks

(Includes Confectionery Snacks) by Geographic Region-

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and

Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 120

Table 36: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Specialty & Frozen Snacks by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 121

Table 37: World Historic Review for Specialty & Frozen Snacks

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

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Middle

East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 122

Table 38: World 11-Year Perspective for Specialty & Frozen

Snacks by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 123

Analytics by Volume 124

Table 39: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

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

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 124

Table 40: World Historic Review for Snack Foods by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2001

through 2006(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 125

Table 41: World 11-Year Perspective for Snack Foods by

Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 126

Table 42: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks by Geographic Region- US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and

Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 127

Table 43: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 Tons

for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 128

Table 44: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks by

Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 129

Table 45: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Potato Chips) by Geographic Region- US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 130

Table 46: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Potato

Chips) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 131

Table 47: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks (Potato

Chips) by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 132

Table 48: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Tortilla & Corn Chips) by Geographic Region-

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),

Latin America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2007 through

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 133

Table 49: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Tortilla &

Corn Chips) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 134

Table 50: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks

(Tortilla & Corn Chips) by Geographic Region - Percentage

Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 135

Table 51: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Meat Snacks) by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 136

Table 52: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Meat

Snacks) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 137

Table 53: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks (Meat

Snacks) by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010

and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 138

Table 54: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Snack Nuts) by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 139

Table 55: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Snack

Nuts) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Middle

East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in 000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 140

Table 56: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks (Snack

Nuts) by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010

and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 141

Table 57: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Popcorn (RTE & Microwaveable)) by Geographic

Region- US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 142

Table 58: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Popcorn

(RTE & Microwaveable)) by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 143

Table 59: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks

(Popcorn (RTE & Microwaveable)) by Geographic Region-

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and

Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 144

Table 60: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Pretzels) by Geographic Region- US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 145

Table 61: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Pretzels)

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

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 146

Table 62: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks

(Pretzels) by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 147

Table 63: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Cheese Snacks) by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin

America and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 148

Table 64: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Cheese

Snacks) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 149

Table 65: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks (Cheese

Snacks) by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010

and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 150

Table 66: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Salted Snacks (Others) by Geographic Region- US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 151

Table 67: World Historic Review for Salted Snacks (Others) by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 Tons

for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 152

Table 68: World 11-Year Perspective for Salted Snacks

(Others) by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 153

Table 69: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Bakery Snacks (Includes Confectionery Snacks) by Geographic

Region- US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 154

Table 70: World Historic Review for Bakery Snacks (Includes

Confectionery Snacks) by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 155

Table 71: World 11-Year Perspective for Bakery Snacks

(Includes Confectionery Snacks) by Geographic Region-

Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and

Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 156

Table 72: World Recent Past Current & Future Analysis for

Specialty & Frozen Snacks by Geographic Region- US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America

and Middle East Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in 000 Tons for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 157

Table 73: World Historic Review for Specialty & Frozen Snacks

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

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Middle East

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

000 Tons for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 158

Table 74: World 11-Year Perspective for Specialty & Frozen

Snacks by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan), Latin America and Middle East for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 159

10. THE UNITED STATES 160

A.Market Analysis 160

Outlook 160

US Market for Snack Foods Rebounds in 2010 160

Latest Trends and Issues in the US Market for Snack Foods 160

Snacking and the Problem of Obesity in Children Go Hand-in

-Hand 160

Healthier Snack Variants Remain Resilient to Recession 161

Fruit Snacks to Outperform Sweet and Savory Categories 161

Alternative Snacks Report Growth in Sales Even During

Economic Slowdown 161

Cracker Market Grows 161

'Low-Sodium' - the Latest Mantra for Success in Savory

Snacks Segment 162

US Consumer Behavior and Consumption Pattern Influence

Purchase Decisions 162

Growth in the US Tames Down 162

Snacking Demographics 162

What's Popular in the Ready to Eat Snacks Category? 163

Snack Nuts Market: Private Label Gains Momentum 163

Shifting Trends Within the Salty Snack Category 163

Salty Snacks Generating maximum Heat in Snacks Market 164

US Hispanic Population Drives Sales of Salty Snacks 164

US Snack Makers to Offer Healthy Products 164

Meat Snack Industry on High Growth Curve 164

Tortilla Chips: Prime Beneficiary of the Growing Hispanic

Population 165

Return of the Old Favorites 165

Americans: Nutty Over Snack Nuts 165

Snack Cakes Bode a Return To Profitability 166

Snack Cakes: Quality & Innovation Reigns Supreme 166

Snack Cake Statistics - A Recent Past Perspective 167

Table 75: Snack Cake Market in the US: Percentage Retail

Dollar Share of Top Brands for the Year 2006 - Little

Debbie, Hostess, Tastykake, Dolly Madison, Entenmann's,

Freed's Bakery, Marinela, BlueBird, Mrs. Freshley's, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 167

Table 76: Snack Pies Market in the US: Percentage Retail

Dollar Share of Top Brands for the Year 2006 - Hostess,

Tastykake, Entenmann's, Little Debbie, Country Baker,

Krispy Kreme, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 168

Meat Snacks Market: Ferreting New Opportunities 168

The Changing Landscape of Meat Snacks 168

Capitalizing On Health 168

Handypack Meat Snacks Spread the Tempting Bait 169

Low Carbohydrate Trend Accelerates Sales of Meat Snacks 169

Make Way for Porky Pig 170

Innovative Packaging To Help Stay Ahead of Competition 170

Teenagers Succumb to the Meaty Charms 170

A Peek Into the Great Fall of Potato Chips 171

Private Labeled Brands: Waiting to Exhale 171

Short Market Snippets 172

Brand Extension: An Adroit Strategy 172

Ideas for Product Flavoring 172

Snack Packaging: An Important Aspect 172

Baby Boomers: Major Drivers for Healthy Snacks 173

Dried Fruit Snacks: Making Inroads 173

Comedy Flicks Provide Solace to Popcorn Market 173

Shelled Nuts: Driving the Nuts Market 173

Stricter Norms by FDA 173

Nutritional & Ingredient Labeling Requirements Bode Fresh

Challenges 174

Potato Seedling Evaluations 174

Snack Industry: Embroiled in Health Related Issues 174

America's Stocky Snack Food Market Vs Obesity 175

Whiffs Of An Eating Revolution Blowing in the Winds 175

America Imposes Soft Taxes on Snack Foods 175

What's The Industry's Response? 176

Year 1998: Olestra Based Chips Make Their Star Debutante 176

Competition On a Macro Scale 177

Entry Barriers 178

Competitive Insights Into the Snack Chip Market 178

Frito-Lay's Reasons for a Million Dollar Smile 178

Frito-Lay Moving in Sync With Low Calorie Trend 179

Top Brands of Frito-Lay 179

Spotlight On Frito Lay's Snack Chip Dominance 180

Table 77: Frito Lay's Market Share in Select Product

Segments of the Snack Chips Market for the Year 2009 -

Potato chips, Tortilla chips, Corn chips, Pretzels,

Extruded snacks, and Overall Snack Chip Market (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 180

A Peek Into Other Contenders in the Snack Chip Market 180

Retailing Trends of Snack Chips: Year 2009 181

Table 78: Percentage Dollar Market Share of Potato chips,

Tortilla chips, RTE popcorn, Cheese snacks, Pretzels, and

Corn snacks Through Major Retailing Outlets - Supermarkets

Grocery stores, Convenience stores, Mass merchandiser,

Warehouse club, Vending, Drug stores, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart)

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