Reportlinker Adds Global Weight Control Products Industry

Mar 22, 2011, 06:39 ET from Reportlinker

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

Global Weight Control Products Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Weight Control Products in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated & Other Liquids, Light Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest of World. 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 138 companies including players such as Abbott Laboratories, EAS Corp., Abbott Nutrition, The Coca-Cola Company, Genisoy Food Company, Inc., HJ Heinz, Idea Sphere Inc., Twinlab Corp., Kraft Foods, Inc., Mead Johnson Nutritionals, Nestle SA, PepsiCo, Inc., Rexall Sundown Inc., The Groupe Danone, Unilever, Slim-Fast Foods Co., and Schiff Nutrition 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.

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability And Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions And Scope Of Study 3

Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products 4

Carbonated and Other Liquids 4

Light Foods 4

Prepared Intakes 4

Herbal Supplements 5

Dressings 5

2. MARKET DYNAMICS 6

A Quick Market Primer 6

Obesity Grows to Alarming Levels: A Statistical Review 7

Table 1: Obesity Rates in Major Countries Worldwide (2008):

Percentage of Total Population in the US, Mexico, Europe,

United Kingdom, Germany, and Finland (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 8

Table 2: Obesity Rates in the US: Percentage Share of the

Total Population in 2008, 2000, 1990, and 1980 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 8

Table 3: Global Overweight Prevalence (2006): Overweight

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

corresponding Graph/Chart) 9

Obesity Rears Its Head in Developing Countries 9

Global Market Analysis 10

Weight Control Products Market On A Winning Spree 10

Table 4: Global Market for 'Low and Light' Foods (2006):

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Retail Sales by Product Type

- Beverages, Prepared Foods, Slimming Aids, Bakery and

Snacks, and Dairy Products (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 11

Developed Economies Dominate the Market 11

The "Why's" of Weight Control 12

Health Concerns 12

Blame it on 'Fats' 14

Fatty Acids and Sources 15

Lifestyle Fallout 15

The Feel Good Factor 15

Children Fast Becoming a Lucrative Target Audience 16

Diet Formulations: A Market Primer 16

Weight-Loss Product Launches Galore, US Takes the Lead 17

Table 5: New Weight-Loss Product Launches in the US (2008):

Percentage Breakdown by Category as a Share of Total New

Beverage, Food and Supplement Product Launches (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 17

Table 6: New Weight-Loss Product Launches in Europe (2008):

Percentage Breakdown by Category as a Share of Total New

Beverage, Food and Supplement Product Launches (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 18

Weight Loss Supplements Rise in Popularity 18

Popular Weight Loss Supplements 18

Consumer Preferences Inclining Towards Satiety Products 19

Diet Bars: Walking the Fine Line 19

Sugar-Free Products Post Strong Gains 19

Over-the-Counter HealthCare Products Register Growth 20

Diet Beverages Continues to Grow 20

Low-Calorie Carbonated Drinks Success Rests in the Developed West 21

Low-Fat Yogurts Enter Mainstream Market 21

Mixed Market Prospects for Low Fat Milk 22

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 23

Carbonated and Other Liquids 24

Most Popular Weight Control Media 24

Smoothies 24

Top Manufacturers 25

Top Ranking Diet Soft Drink Manufacturers with Leading Brands 25

Light Foods 25

Many Times Snack: The Future Looks Good 25

Prepared Intakes 25

No Pain, No Gain 26

Frozen Delights 26

Table 7: Historic Review of Frozen Ready Meals Market in

Select European Countries for 2005, 2001 & 1997 (In €

Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 26

Herbal Supplements 27

Holistic Approach Paving Way for Targeted Approach 27

Healing Without Hurting 27

Dressings 28

Salads for Convenience 28

Naturals Up while Organic Products Take a Back Seat in Salad

Dressings 30

4. MARKET TRENDS & ISSUES 31

Health is Wealth 31

Eat to Live or Live to Eat? 31

Obese Children Growing in Number the World Over 31

From Low Fat & Fat Free to Sugar Free 31

Consumers Dump 'Artificial', Seek 'Natural' Sweeteners 33

Fiber: A New Substitute for Sugar in Confectioneries 34

Low-Carb Losing Out to Good-For-You Products 34

Emergence of Controlled Fat Intake Trend 35

New Studies Reveal No Correlation Between Diet Foods &

Reduction in Obesity Rates 35

Low Fat Ice Creams Rise in Popularity 35

Designer Oils 35

Olestra: On the Wrong Side of the Scale 36

Methyl cellulose Reduces Fat Absorption 36

Emphasis on Fat Reduction Vis-à-Vis Calories Reduction 37

The Other Side of the Coin 37

Anorexia 37

Depression 37

Lethargy 38

Alternatives 38

Surgical Weight Loss Alternatives Can Impact the Market for

Weight ControlMarket 38

Lap-Band Weight Loss System 39

VitaTrim 39

5. KEY MARKETS 40

The United States 40

Fast Food Agonies 40

Japan 40

The American Influence 40

Europe 40

Regional Diet Food Consumption Patterns 40

6. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS 42

Allergy Friendly Foods Launches Allergaroo® 42

Van's Natural Foods Introduces New Healthy Products Line 42

Nestle USA Rolls Out Juicy Juice Sparkling 42

Himalya International Introduces Himalya Fresh 42

Herbz International Launches Go Lite Weight Loss Pill in India 43

Hi Tech Pharmaceuticals Introduces Lipodrene 43

Ganeden Biotech Launches Probiotic Milk 43

Dada Consumer Products to Launch Soft Drinks in Bangladesh 43

Bio3 Natural Launches Diet Solution 44

Avebe Introduces Thermo-Reversible Starch ETENIA 44

LIMU Extends LIMU LEAN™ Weight Management System 44

Natrol Rolls Out Nutritional Supplements 44

Hellmann's to Introduce 100% Cage-Free Eggs Light Mayonnaise 45

Pharmachem Laboratories Unveils Weight Control Ingredients 45

Goldshield Group Launches Decarb™ 45

DreamPak Develops Trimma 46

Valio Introduces Drinking Yogurts in Russia 46

Nestle Launches Maggi Nutri-licious Pazzta 46

HEALTH SANCTUARY Unveils Advanced Weight Management Products 46

Coca-Cola to Expand its Portfolio of Non-Alcohol Drinks 46

Distinct Beverages Rolls Out Protegy 46

EIRO Research Launches EIROfit 47

Marmum Dairy Farm Expands Product Range 47

Tate & Lyle Introduces Creamiz 47

Yoplait Rolls Out YoPlus Light Yogurts for Healthy Digestion 47

OMFED to Launch Skimmed Milk with Low Fat 47

Coca Cola Rolls Out Fruit Flavored Carbonated Milk 47

Danone Launches Fat-Less Activia Light Yogurts 48

Livethesource Unveils Daily Source™ 48

Gaia Herbs Expands Herbal Supplements Products Line 48

TriPharma Launches SoLeau Water for Weight Loss 48

Farrington Oil Expands Range of Salad Dressings with Classic

Vinaigrette 48

Nutrition 21 Rolls Out Iceland Health Appetite Control Formula™ 48

Thincare International Launches Jillian Michaels' Line of

Weight-Loss Products 49

Reliv Launches GlucAffect™ 49

MindfulEye to Launch Hoodia Gordinia 49

Santal Solutions Unveils OmSanA 49

Plethico to Introduce Dietary Supplements and Nutraceutical

Products 50

Watson Introduces Dronabinol Capsules 50

Nestle Unveils Fat-Free Nesvita Milk 50

Martin Nutraceuticals Launches Vital Slim Plus 50

Wellness International Network Launches LipoTrim™ 50

Sprunk-Jansen Introduces Topical Creams and Herbal Supplements 50

Skinny Nutritional to Launch New Line of Multi- Functional

Skinny Waters 51

Crania Unveils App-Suppress™ 51

US Inventors Develop Chemical Combination to Promote Weight Loss 51

Shaklee Extends Cinch Inch Loss Plan Line 51

American Generic Laboratories Re-introduces Metabothin B56 51

Nature's Answer Unveils SlenderTone 51

Smart Ones® Introduces Morning Express Breakfast Product Line 51

Heinz Introduces Weight Watchers® Smart Ones® Fruit Inspirations™ 52

Coca-Cola North America Launches Sprite Green™ 52

Land O'Lakes Introduces Trans Fat-free Cheese Powders 52

SoBe Lifewater Introduces PureVia™ 52

Quaker® Introduces Simple Harvest™, Multigrain Chewy Granola Bars 52

SlimShots Dietary Supplement Hits the US Market 53

7. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS IN RECENT PAST - A

PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 54

Nestle to Launch Special Milk Formulation 54

Cadbury Schweppes Introduces Low-calorie Chocolates and Sweets 54

Popeyes Launches Low Trans Fat Foods 54

Oldways Introduces New Mediterranean Nutrition Symbol 54

Pepsi Introduces Cola with Zero-calories 54

BURN Energy Drink Introduces Sugar Free Energy Drink 55

MaggieMoo's Introduces Low Fat Ice Creams and Fruit Smoothers 55

SoyaWorld Introduces So Good Soya Milk with 0% Fat 55

Coke Introduces Diet Coke Plus 55

Reed's Introduces Diet Virgil's Cream Soda and other Diet

Products 55

Tivit Introduces Snacks Without Sugar 55

Caribou Launches Sugar Free Latte Coffee 56

Wrigley Introduces New Range of Chewing Gum 56

Aquafina Launches Aquafina Alive 56

Amul Introduces Sugar Free Delight and ProLife 56

TRIMscience Launches New Weight Loss Supplement 56

Medifast Launches Maryland Crab Flavor Soup 57

Nestle Introduces Everyday Slim Tea Whitener 57

General Mills Introduces Weight Loss Foods with Curves 57

National Foods Launches New Low Fat Dairy Products 57

PacificHealth Laboratories Introduces SATIATRIM Weight Loss

Products 57

Schiff Introduces Improved Schiff Green Tea Diet Supplement 58

IZZE Launches New Beverage 58

Medifast Rolls Out Weight Controlling Scrambled Eggs 58

Danisco Introduces New Weight Control Ice Cream 58

Raquel of Beverly Hills Introduces New Weight-Loss Products 58

Nutri-Tech Releases Aktive Everyday 59

Unilever Launhes AdeZ Soya Drinks and Fruit Juice 59

CoffeeSlender Launches Slimming Coffee 59

Roquette and Meert Develop Sugar-Free Chocolates 59

Steak n Shake Introduces New Flavors in Milk Shakes Category 59

Orafti Introduces Sugar-free Beneo LGI Inulin 60

Alkem Laboratories Introduces Sugar-free, Low-calorie Jeevanprash 60

Cargill Launches Proprietary Fiber Krunch™ Crisp Product 60

Campina Introduces Low-Fat Pudding for the Dessert Segment 60

YOGEN FRUZ Launches Low Fat and Non Fat Frozen Yogurts 61

FMC BioPolymer Introduces Low-Fat Stabilizer System 61

Coca-Cola Enterprises Introduces Sugar Free Coca- Cola Zero 61

Wal-Mart/ASDA Launches Heartfelt Plus Natural Cheese 61

Tate & Lyle Introduces Solution Sets for Low Calorie Fruit

Dessert 61

PreGel to Launch Tate & Lyle's Solution-Based Low Calorie Ice

Cream Mixes 62

Coca-Cola Company Launches Black Cherry Vanilla Variants 62

Pharmachem Laboratories Launches Anti-Obesity Formulation in

Thailand 62

Z Trim Holdings Introduces New Range of Weight Loss Products 62

AAGM Introduces LipoLette for Weight Control 63

Slim-Fast Introduces New Range of Easy to Digest Weight Loss

Shakes 63

Kraft Introduces Range of Thinsations Cookies 63

Unilever Develops New Protein for Low-Fat Ice Cream 63

Vitasti to Introduce Acai Berry Based Nutritional Bars 63

Quaker Unveils Quaker Weight Control Instant Oatmeal 64

Kraft Foods Launches New Products for South Beach Diet 64

Ochoa Laboratories Launches Weight Loss Product In India 64

Coca-Cola Launches Black Cherry Vanilla Coke® and Diet Black

Cherry Vanilla Coke® 64

Tate And Lyle Introduces Sugar-Free, Low-Fat Ice Cream

Ingredient in U.S. 64

Weight Watchers from Heinz Rolls Out Four New Frozen Ready Meals 65

Metabolife International Launches METABOLIFE ULTRA™ 65

Muller Dairy UK Introduces a Line of Desserts 65

NX Nutraceuticals Launches VeroSlim 3 65

Herbs From China Introduces Complete Range of Natural

Supplement Capsules 66

Jamieson Launches Naturally Based Products 66

Yoplait Dairy Crest Launches Fromage Frais Product 66

Anderson Erickson Dairy Launches Fat Free Yogurt 66

Muller Dairy Launches New Dessert 67

Olympian Labs Launches Medi-Burn 67

Mark Nutritionals Introduces Body Solutions Weight Loss System 67

Mannatech Introduces Line of Fat Loss/Weight Management Products 67

Nature's Resource Introduces Herbal Supplements 67

Wegmans Launches Fat Free Milk 68

Rachel's Organic Dairy Introduces New Organic Yogurt Products 68

Anderson Erickson Dairy Introduces First Dairy-Based Fat Free

Yogurt 68

Brown Cow West Launches Yogurt Drink 68

8th Continent Introduces Soymilk 68

Pauls Launches New Modified Milk Products 68

So Good International Launches Soyaccino Beverage 68

Zydus Cadila Healthcare to Introduce Various Products 68

Nova Introduces NxTrim System 69

E-Z Slim Research Project Launches E-Z Slim Weight Loss Caplets 69

GCMMF Introduces Snowcap Softy in Gujarat And Mumbai 69

Muller Introduces Low Fat Organic Yogurt 69

Amul Unveils New Weight Control Ice Cream 69

DairyMaid-Nestle Launches DairyMaid-Nestle Country Fresh

Litchi Fruit Sorbet 69

Anchor Foods Distributes Primo Bullet Coffee Flavored Milk 70

Onken Dairy Launches Low-Fat Version of Onken Mousse 70

Muller Dairy Introduces Vitality 70

AMBI and American Home Products Introduce Heart Salt 70

Champion Nutrition Launches Slenderful Weight Loss System 70

Heritage Consumer Products Launches the Acutrim Dietary

Supplement and Weight Loss System 70

Aktivkost Launches Multaben Figur System Kartoffel Suppe 71

Source Naturals Launches Diet-Metabo-7 Supplement Tablets 71

BetaStatin Nutritional Research Launches Spirostim Dx4 71

Health and Nutrition Systems Introduces Carb Cutter Weight

Loss Supplement 71

Reliv International Launches Reliv' Ultrim-Plus 71

8. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 72

Danone Signs Definitive Merger Agreement with Medical Nutrition 72

The Neutraceutical Acquires Trimlife 72

Natraceutical Group Signs Merger Contract with Naturex 72

Roex Enters into Partnership with Nutrishop 73

The Vitamin Guy Acquires MNI's Vital Slim Product Line 73

Johnson & Johnson to Acquire HealthMedia 73

China Sky One Medical Ink Agreement with Shaanxi Xintai

Pharmaceutical 73

Bond Laboratories Acquires NDS Nutritional Products 74

Skinny Nutritional Inks Agreement with Spike Beverage 74

Groupe DANONE Enter into Joint Venture with Weight Watchers 74

Weight Watchers Danone (China) Establishes Pilot Center 74

NuVim and Innovative Technologies Merge to form NuVim Inc 75

Riverside Acquires Results Weight Loss 75

NutriSystem Purchases Nu-Kitchen 75

Nestle HealthCare Enters into Partnership with BodyMedia 75

Arcadia Biosciences and Bioriginal Food and Science Enter into

Partnership 76

Naturex Purchases Actifs Innovants 76

Nature's Way Holding Purchases Enzymatic Therapy 76

Interactive Digital Multimedia Buys Go Healthy 76

Nano Chemical Systems Holdings Purchases Calgenex 76

Medifast Franchise Systems to Establish Weight Control Centers 76

Medifast Obtains Approval 77

9. INDUSTRY ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 78

Healthways Collaborates with GSK Consumer Healthcare 78

NHMA Enters into Partnership with NDCP 78

CNCA Surpasses Quality Standards 78

Plethico Pharmaceuticals Acquires Natrol, Inc. 78

Patheon to Divest Niagara-Burlington Business 79

Kerry Bio-Science Launches Sherex Enlite 79

Easy Pha-Max Inks MoU with INS XueAo 79

Supreme Court Rejects Nutraceutical's Appeal Against FDA ban 79

US FDA Approves Orlistat of Glaxosmithkline 80

Liberty Diversified Signs Agreement With Natura 80

Aker Biomarine Merges with Natural 80

GeoPharma Inks Agreement with Dynamic Health Products 80

SCN Signs Distribution Agreement With Sigma Pharmaceuticals 80

Xynergy Inks Agreement With Fitness and Nutrition Center 81

Nestlé Acquires Uncle Tobys 81

Marketing Concepts International Acquires Pharmaspritz Corp 81

Nestle Acquires Jenny Craig 81

Unigen Collaborates with AdipoGenix 82

IdeaSphere Acquires Distribution Rights for Weil Nutritional

Supplements 82

The New York Times Co. Acquires Calorie-Count.com 82

PepsiAmericas, Inc. Acquires Ardea 82

Lipid Nutrition Acquires CLA One® from PharmaNutrients 82

Merry Key Acquires Life Sciences Inc. 83

Medisys Acquires Nutritional Medical Centers 83

Ideasphere Acquires Metabolife Assets 83

Group Danone Increases Majority Stake in Stonyfield Farm 83

Dean Foods Company Acquires Horizon Organic Holding Corporation 83

Tate and Lyle Acquires Production Facility 84

Royal Numico Divests Rexall Sundown to NBTY Inc. 84

IdeaSphere Completes Acquisition of Twinlab Corp 84

White Wave Acquired by Dean Foods 84

Stake Technology Takes Over First Light Foods 85

Promised Land Dairy Stops its Returnable Glass Bottle Policy 85

Glaxo Gains Exclusive Rights to Satietrol 85

10. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS 86

Abbott Laboratories (USA) 86

EAS, Inc. (USA) 86

Abbott Nutrition (USA) 86

The Coca-Cola Company (USA) 86

Genisoy Food Company, Inc. (USA) 87

H.J. Heinz (USA) 87

Idea Sphere Inc. (USA) 88

Twinlab Corp. (USA) 88

Kraft Foods, Inc. (USA) 89

Mead Johnson Nutritionals (USA) 89

Nestle SA (Switzerland) 90

PepsiCo, Inc. (USA) 90

Rexall Sundown, Inc. (USA) 91

The Groupe Danone (France) 91

Unilever (UK) 92

Slim-Fast Foods Co. (USA) 92

Schiff Nutrition International, Inc. (USA) 92

11. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 93

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Weight Control Products by Geographic Region - US, Canada,

Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), And Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$

Million for the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 93

Table 9: World Historic Review for Weight Control Products by

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

(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 94

Table 10: World 11-Year Perspective for Weight Control

Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

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

Japan), And Rest of World Markets for the Years 2005, 2010 and

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 95

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products by Geographic Region US,

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

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales

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

corresponding Graph/Chart) 96

Table 12: World Historic Review for Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy

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

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the

Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 97

Table 13: World 11-Year Perspective for Low-Fat & Fat-Free

Dairy Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

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

(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for the Years

2005, 2010 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 98

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Carbonated and Other Liquids by Geographic Region - US,

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

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales

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

corresponding Graph/Chart) 99

Table 15: World Historic Review for Carbonated and Other

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

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the

Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 100

Table 16: World 11-Year Perspective for Carbonated and Other

Liquids by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

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

Japan), And Rest of World Markets for the Years 2005, 2010 and

2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 101

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

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

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 102

Table 18: World Historic Review for Light Foods by Geographic

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

Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by

Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 103

Table 19: World 11-Year Perspective for Light Foods by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

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

Rest of World Markets for the Years 2005, 2010 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 104

Table 20: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Prepared Intakes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million

for the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 105

Table 21: World Historic Review for Prepared Intakes by

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

(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

Table 22: World 11-Year Perspective for Prepared Intakes by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

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

Rest of World Markets for the Years 2005, 2010 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 107

Table 23: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Herbal Supplements by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million

for the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 108

Table 24: World Historic Review for Herbal Supplements by

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

(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 109

Table 25: World 11-Year Perspective for Herbal Supplements by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

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

Rest of World Markets for the Years 2005, 2010 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 110

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

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

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for the

Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 111

Table 27: World Historic Review for Dressings by Geographic

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

Japan), And Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by

Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 112

Table 28: World 11-Year Perspective for Dressings by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

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

Rest of World Markets for the Years 2005, 2010 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 113

12. THE UNITED STATES 114

A.Market Analysis 114

Weight Control Products Fare Well Amid Grim Economy 114

Market Outlook 114

Weight Control Products: An Overview 114

Key Statistical Findings on Weight Control Products 115

Table 29: US Leading Weight Control/Nutritional Liquid

Brands (2009): Retail Sales (In US$ Million) for Ensure,

Pedia Sure, Slim-Fast Optima MI On-the-Go, Boost, Ensure

Plus, Cytosport Muscle Milk, Glucerna, Atkins Advantage,

EAS Advant Edge Carb Control, Boost Plu, and Others

(Including Private Label) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 115

Table 30: US Leading Weight Control Brands

(Powders/Liquids) in Drug Stores (2006): Annual Retail

Sales in Dollars & Units for Ensure, Slim-Fast Optima,

Boost, Ensure Plus, Pedia Sure, Glucerna, Boost Plus,

Atkins Advantage, and Juice Diet (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 116

Table 31: US Market for Weight Control Liquids/Powders

(2006): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by

Distribution Channels - Supermarkets, Drug Stores, and

Discount Stores (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 116

Table 32: US Leading Weight Control Candy/Tablet Brands

(2009): Retail Sales (In US$ Million) for Alli, SlimQuick,

Hydroxycut, Mega-T, Zantrex-3, Hydroxycut Advanced,

Xenadrine RFA-1, Applied Nutrition, Dexatrim Max Complex 7,

Jillian Michaels, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 117

Table 33: Leading Weight Control Candy/Tablet Brands

(2008): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Dollar Sales through

Drug Stores for Alli, Hydroxycut, SlimQuick, Akavar 20/50,

Zantrex 3, Relacore, Mega-T, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 117

Table 34: US Market for Weight Control Candy/Tablets:

Percentage Breakdown of Retail Dollar and Unit Sales of Top

Brands for the Year Ended October 2007 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 118

Table 35: US Market for Weight Control Candy/Tablets

(2006): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by

Distribution Channels - Supermarkets, Drug Stores, and

Discount Stores (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 118

Table 36: US Market for Weight Control Tablets: Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales of Top Brands Through Drugstores

for the Year Ended September 2007 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 119

Table 37: US Market for Weight Control Tablets: Percentage

Breakdown of Unit Sales of Top Brands Through Drugstores

for the Year Ended September 2007 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 119

Table 38: US Refrigerated Weight Control/Nutritional

Liquids and Powders Market (2006): Annual Retail Sales in

Dollars & Units for Nuvim, Spectrum Essentials, and

Columbia Gorge (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 120

Expanding Scope of Weight Control 120

Demand for Weight Loss Products Continues to Grow 121

FDA Alerts Consumers over Harmful Weight Loss Products 121

Table 39: US Market for Weight Loss Products & Services

(2002, 2004, 2005 & 2008): Percentage Breakdown of Retail

Sales by Product/Services - Artificial Sweeteners, Diet

Soft Drinks, Low cal/diet foods, Meal replacements &

appetite suppressants, Prescription diet drugs, Medical

Programs, Bariatric surgery, Health Clubs, Commercial

weight loss centers, VLCD/LCD (Very Low Calorie/Low

Calorie Diet) Programs, and Diet books, cassettes,

exercise videos. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 122

Table 40: US Market for Diet Products (2006): Retail Sales

Breakdown of Select Leading Brands - Weight Watchers,

NutriSystem, LA Weight Loss, Jenny Craig, Slim-Fast, and

Herbalife (In US $ Million) (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 123

Weight Loss Supplements Market: An Overview 123

Recession Woes Spur Sales of Supplements 124

Key Statistical Findings on Weight Loss Supplements: A

Historic Perspective 124

Table 41: US Weight Loss Supplements Market (2006):

Percentage Breakdown of Drugstore Sales by Leading Brands -

Mega T, Trim Spa X32, Relacore, Hydroxycut, Cortislim,

Zandrex 3, Metabolife Ultra, Xenadrine EFX, Stacker 2,

Estrin D, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 124

Table 42: US Market for Weight Loss Supplements (2005):

Percentage Breakdown of Leading Brands & their

Manufacturers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 125

Table 43: US Leading Weight Loss Supplement Brands in Drugs

Stores (2005): Annual Sales in Dollars & Units for

Relacore, Cortislim, Zantrex 3, Trim Spa X32, Hydroxycut,

Trim Spa, Xenadrine EFX, Metabolife Ultra, Estrin D, and

Stacker 2 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 126

Meal Replacements Market: A Primer 126

Abbott's Zone Perfect Leads the Meal Replacement Bar Market 127

Table 44: Leading Meal Replacement Bar Brands in the US

(2008): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Dollar Sales for

Zone Perfect, Clif, Clif Luna, Kellogg's Special K

Protein, Power Bar, Slim-Fast Optima Meal-On-The-Go, Kraft

South Beach Diet, Kashi GoLean, Balance, Pure Protein, and

Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 127

Dietary Supplements: A Quick Primer 128

Key Dietary Supplements and Related Health Benefits 128

Table 45: US Market for Dietary Supplements (2004 - A

Historic Perspective): Annual Retail Sales Breakdown by

Product Segment - Herbs/Botanicals,

Multivitamins/Minerals, Vitamins, Sport Nutrition,

Minerals, and Other Supplements (In US$ Billion) (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 129

Growth of Dietary Supplements Unaffected by Increased

Regulation 129

Burgeoning Demand for Polyols-based Food Products 129

Low-Glycemic Food and Beverages Gain Retail Shelf-Space 130

Table 46: US Market for Low-Glycemic Food and Beverages

(2006): Percentage Breakdown of Distribution Channels -

Supermarkets, Discount Stores, Drug Stores, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 130

Table 47: US Market for Low-Glycemic Food And Beverages

(2006): Percentage Retail Sales Breakdown by Product Type

- Bars (Inclusive of snack, meal replacement, and

nutrition bars), Beverages, Cookies, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 131

Commercial Weight Loss Programs in Review 131

Short Term Benefits and Long Term Uncertainties 132

Controlled Growth Rate for Herbal and Botanical Supplements 132

Adverse Reactions 132

Childhood Obesity: A Particularly Disturbing Trend 133

Health Trends and Market Maturity Dent US Carbonated Drinks

Market 133

Future of Low Fat Foods Surmised 134

A Quick Insight into Regulatory Issues 135

Low Fat Diary Products 135

Table 48: Ice Creams Market in the US (2005): Production

Breakdown by Product Type - Regular Ice Creams, Low Fat

Ice Creams, and Non-fat Ice creams (In Million Gallons)

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 136

Table 49: Skim and Low-fat Milk Products Market in the US

(2005): Retail Sales Breakdown of Leading Brands - Lactaid

100, Horizon Organic, Kemps, Dean's, Garelick Farms,

Hoods, Prairie Farms, Mayfield, and Land O'Lakes (In US$

Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 136

The American Heart Association on Low Fat Diary Products 136

The Ephedra Controversy 137

US Government and FDA Slap a Ban on Ephedra: Year 2004 139

Looking Back In Retrospect 139

Table 50: Major Weight Control Products by Brand and

Company in US in 2003: Annual Sales in US$ '000 for

Metabolife 356, Hydroxycut, Stacker 2, Xenadrine EFX, Trim

Spa, Metabolife Ultra, Zantrex 3, Patentlean, Dexatrim

Natural and Xenadrine RFA 1 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 141

Table 51: Leading Weight Control Products by Brand and

Company in US in 2003: Annual Sales in '000 Units for

Metabolife 356, Stacker 2, Hydroxycut, Dexatrim Natural,

Xenadrine EFX, Trim Spa, Metabolife Ultra, Ripped Fuel,

Metabolife and Patentlean (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 142

Table 52: Leading Weight Control Brands (Powder/Liquid) in

Supermarkets, Drugsand Discount Stores in the US in 2002:

Annual Sales in US$ Million and Units for Slim Fast Meal

Options, Ultra Slim Fast, Ensure, Pedia Sure, Ensure Plus,

Boost, Ensure Glucerma, Atkins Diet, Boost Plus, and

Hollywood Celebrity Diet (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 143

B.Market Analytics 144

Table 53: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Weight Control Products by Product Segment - Low-Fat &

Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light

Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 144

Table 54: US Historic Review for Weight Control Products by

Product Segment - Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products,

Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light Foods, Prepared Intakes,

Herbal Supplements, and Dressings Independently Analyzed by

Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 145

Table 55: US 11-Year Perspective for Weight Control Products

by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and Other

Liquids, Light Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements,

and Dressings for the Years 2005, 2010 and 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 146

13. CANADA 147

A.Market Analysis 147

Market Outlook 147

Canadians Rooting for Better-For-You Products 147

Consumption of Low-Fat Foods in Canada During the 1990s 147

Table 56: Low Fat and Fat-free Milk in Canada (2004-2005):

Percentage Retail Sales Breakdown by Milk Type - Low Fat

and Skim Milk, Fat-Free Milk, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 148

B.Market Analytics 148

Table 57: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Weight Control Products by Product Segment - Low-Fat &

Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light

Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 148

Table 58: Canadian Historic Review for Weight Control

Products by Product Segment - Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy

Products, Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light Foods,

Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 149

Table 59: Canadian 11-Year Perspective for Weight Control

Products by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and

Other Liquids, Light Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal

Supplements, and Dressings for the Years 2005, 2010 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 150

14. JAPAN 151

A.Market Analysis 151

Market Outlook 151

Westernization of Japanese Diet to Inflate Obesity Rates 151

B.Market Analytics 152

Table 60: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Weight Control Products by Product Segment - Low-Fat &

Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light

Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 152

Table 61: Japanese Historic Review for Weight Control

Products by Product Segment - Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy

Products, Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light Foods,

Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2000 through 2006 in US$ Million (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 153

Table 62: Japanese 11-Year Perspective for Weight Control

Products by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and

Other Liquids, Light Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal

Supplements, and Dressings for the Years 2005, 2010 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 154

15. EUROPE 155

A.Market Analysis 155

Market Outlook 155

Low-Calorie Chocolate Market - 'Experiencing Growth' 155

European Polyols Makers Counter Challenges from Asian Players 155

Polish Dietary Supplements Market Boots An Upward Turn 156

B.Market Analytics 157

Table 63: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Weight Control Products by Geographic Region - France,

Germany, Italy, The United Kingdom, Spain, Russia and Rest

of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in

US$ Million for the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 157

Table 64: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Weight Control Products by Product Segment - Low-Fat &

Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light

Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 158

Table 65: European Historic Review for Weight Control

Products by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, The

United Kingdom, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 159

Table 66: European Historic Review for Weight Control

Products by Product Segment - Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy

Products, Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light Foods,

Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 160

Table 67: European 11-Year Perspective for Weight Control

Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, The United Kingdom,

Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for the Years 2005,

2010 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 161

Table 68: European 11-Year Perspective for Weight Control

Products by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and

Other Liquids, Light Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal

Supplements, and Dressings for the Years 2005, 2010 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 162

15a.FRANCE 163

A.Market Analysis 163

Market Outlook 163

Consumption of Sugar-Free Confectionery On the Rise 163

B.Market Analytics 164

Table 69: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Weight Control Products by Product Segment - Low- Fat &

Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light

Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 164

Table 70: French Historic Review for Weight Control Products

by Product Segment - Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products,

Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light Foods, Prepared Intakes,

Herbal Supplements, and Dressings Independently Analyzed by

Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 165

Table 71: French 11-Year Perspective for Weight Control

Products by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for Low-Fat & Fat- Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and

Other Liquids, Light Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal

Supplements, and Dressings for the Years 2005, 2010 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 166

15b.GERMANY 167

A.Market Analysis 167

Market Outlook 167

Health Conscious Consumers Drive Demand for Healthy Foods 167

B.Market Analytics 168

Table 72: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Weight Control Products by Product Segment - Low-Fat &

Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light

Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 168

Table 73: German Historic Review for Weight Control Products

by Product Segment - Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products,

Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light Foods, Prepared Intakes,

Herbal Supplements, and Dressings Independently Analyzed by

Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 169

Table 74: German 11-Year Perspective for Weight Control

Products by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and

Other Liquids,Light Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal

Supplements, and Dressings for the Years 2005, 2010 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 170

15c.THE UNITED KINGDOM 171

A.Market Analysis 171

Market Outlook 171

Market Overview 171

Table 75: UK Market for Low-fat and Low-Calorie Foods and

Beverages in 2006: Percentage Breakdown of Retail Sales by

Product Type - Skimmed and Semi-skimmed Milks, Low-fat

Dairy Products (low-fat chilled desserts, cheeses, and

yoghurts), Bakery Products (low-fat corn- and rice-based

savory snacks and potato crisps), Low-fat Instant Meals,

Soups and Sauces (mayonnaise, dressings, and salad creams),

and Other Products (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 172

Weight-Control Foods Popularity Spreads Far and Wide 172

Table 76: 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) 173

B.Market Analytics 174

Table 77: The UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Weight Control Products by Product Segment - Low-Fat &

Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light

Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 174

Table 78: The UK Historic Review for Weight Control Products

by Product Segment - Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products,

Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light Foods, Prepared Intakes,

Herbal Supplements, and Dressings Independently Analyzed by

Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 175

Table 79: The UK 11-Year Perspective for Weight Control

Products by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and

Other Liquids, Light Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal

Supplements, and Dressings for the Years 2005, 2010 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 176

15d. ITALY 177

Market Analysis 177

Table 80: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Weight Control Products by Product Segment - Low-Fat &

Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light

Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 177

Table 81: Italian Historic Review for Weight Control

Products by Product Segment - Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy

Products, Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light Foods,

Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 178

Table 82: Italian 11-Year Perspective for Weight Control

Products by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and

Other Liquids, Light Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal

Supplements, and Dressings for the Years 2005, 2010 and 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 179

15e. SPAIN 180

Market Analysis 180

Table 83: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Weight Control Products by Product Segment - Low-Fat &

Fat-Free Dairy Products, Carbonated and Other Liquids, Light

Foods, Prepared Intakes, Herbal Supplements, and Dressings

Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales in US$ Million for

the Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart)

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