May 24, 2011 10:08 ET

Diet Food Home Delivery Market Valued at $924 Million

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - May 24, 2011) - has announced the addition of Marketdata Enterprises Inc.'s new report "The U.S. Diet Food Home Delivery Market," to their collection of Food market reports. For more information, visit

This new Marketdata study examines the $924 million diet food home delivery or "home meal replacement" market in the U.S. This is a niche segment of the overall weight loss market appealing to the most affluent dieters that has grown rapidly until the recession hit. Research for this study was based mainly on primary research involving custom Marketdata telephone surveys of company management.

Roughly 30 companies compete. Some ship food nationwide while others provide fresh daily delivery to local markets such as New York City and Los Angeles. Profit margins vary greatly.

The study covers: nature/structure of the market; key demand factors; pricing, distribution & franchising; how companies are formed and operate; profitability/expense ratios; customer mix and demographics; market size (2005-2010, 2011 & 2014 forecasts); management outlooks; and opinions of market growth and the competition.

Also Included: a complete status report of the total weight loss market, with outlooks for commercial, medical and retail programs; 2009 & 2014 forecasts; latest dieter trends; major market developments of 2009-2010; 2008-2011 financials for the public diet companies; effects of the recession; ranking of top weight loss companies; 1989-2014 market size/growth history; and more.

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