Reportlinker.com

Reportlinker.com

March 26, 2008 19:00 ET

Learn about the World Weight Control Products Market

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - March 26, 2008) - Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Sports - Diet - Nutrition industry is available in its catalogue.

World Weight Control Products Market

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Weight Control Products in Millions of US$. The major product segments analyzed are 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 forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2015. A ten-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets with annual market analytics. The report profiles 143 companies including players worldwide such as Abbott Laboratories, EAS Corp., Abbott Nutrition, Coca-Cola, 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.

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability And Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions And Scope Of Study I-3

Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products I-3

Carbonated and Other Liquids I-4

Light Foods I-4

Prepared Intakes I-4

Herbal Supplements I-4

Dressings I-5

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. Market Dynamics II-1

Market Primer II-1

Table 1: 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) II-2

Obesity Grows to Alarming Levels: A Statistical Review II-2 Table 2: Adult Obesity Rates in Major Countries Worldwide: Percentage Breakdown for US, Australia, Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, and Brazil (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 3: Obesity Rates in the US: Percentage Breakdown in 2000, 1990, and 1980 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Developed Economies Dominate the Market II-3

Children Fast Becoming a Lucrative Target Audience II-4

Obesity Rears Its Head in Developing Countries II-4

The "Why's" of Weight Control II-4

Health Concerns II-5

Blame it on 'Fats' II-6

Fatty Acids and Sources II-7

Lifestyle Fallout II-7

The Feel Good Factor II-8

Diet Formulations: A Market Primer II-8

Weight Loss Supplements Rise in Popularity II-9

Popular Weight Loss Supplements: II-9

Diet Bars: Walking the Fine Line II-9

Sugar-Free Products Post Strong Gains II-10

Over-the-Counter HealthCare Products Register Explosive Growth II-10

Diet Beverages Continues to Grow II-10

Low-Fat Yogurts Enter Mainstream Market II-11

Mixed Market Prospects for Low Fat Milk II-12

Historical Review II-12

Product Innovations in Year 2000 II-12

Table 4: Product Introductions in 1998-2000: A Historical Review (In Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13 Merger Trends In Year 2000: An Overview of the Past II-13 Top 10 Food & Beverage Companies Worldwide in 2002 II-14 Top Ranking Health Brands in the US in 2002 II-14

Table 5: Leading Weight Control Brands (Powder/ Liquid) in Supermarkets, Drugs and Discount Stores in the US in 2002: Annual Estimates 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) II-15

Low Fat Food Consumption in Early & Late 1990s II-15

Leading Products & Brands in the Year 2003 II-16

Table 6: 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) II-16

Table 7: 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) II-17

2. Product Overview II-18

Carbonated and Other Liquids II-18

Most Popular Weight Control Media II-19

Smoothies II-19

Top Manufacturers II-20

Top Ranking Diet Soft Drink Manufacturers with Leading Brands II-20 Light Foods II-20

Many Times Snack: The Future Looks Good II-20

Prepared Intakes II-20

No Pain No Gain II-20

Frozen Delights II-21

Table 8: Select European Markets for Frozen Ready Meals for 1997, 2001 & 2005 (In EUR Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21

Herbal Supplements II-21

Holistic Approach Paving Way for Targeted Approach II-21

Healing Without Hurting II-22

Dressings II-23

Salads for Convenience II-23

3. Market Trends & Issues II-25

Health is Wealth II-25

Eat to Live or Live to Eat? II-25

Obese Children Growing in Number the World Over II-25

From Low Fat & Fat Free to Sugar Free II-25

Table 9: Beverage Launches from 1999 to 2001 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27

Low-Carb Losing Out to Good-For-You Products II-27

Emergence of Controlled Fat Intake Trend II-27

New Studies Reveal No Correlation Between Diet Foods & Reduction in Obesity Rates II-28

Low Fat Ice Creams Rise in Popularity II-28 Designer Oils II-28

Olestra: On the Wrong Side of the Scale II-28

Methyl cellulose Reduces Fat Absorption II-29

Emphasis on Fat Reduction Vis-a-Vis Calories Reduction II-29

The Other Side of the Coin II-30

Anorexia II-30

Depression II-30

Lethargy II-30

Alternatives II-30

Surgical Weight Loss Alternatives Can Impact the Market for Weight ControlMarket II-30

Lap-Band Weight Loss System II-31

VitaTrim II-31

4. Key Markets II-32

The United States II-32

Fast Food Agonies II-32

Japan II-32

The American Influence II-32

Europe II-32

Regional Diet Food Consumption Patterns II-32

5. Product Innovations/Introductions II-34

Nestle to Launch Special Milk Formulation II-34

Cadbury Schweppes Introduces Low-calorie Chocolates and Sweets II-34 Popeyes Launches Low Trans Fat Foods II-34

Oldways Introduces New Mediterranean Nutrition Symbol II-34

Pepsi Introduces Cola with Zero-calories II-34

BURN Energy Drink Introduces Sugar Free Energy Drink II-34

MaggieMoo's Introduces Low Fat Ice Creams and Fruit Smoothers II-35

SoyaWorld Introduces So Good Soya Milk with 0% Fat II-35

Coke Introduces Diet Coke Plus II-35

Reed's Introduces Diet Virgil's Cream Soda and other Diet Products II-35

Tivit Introduces Snacks Without Sugar II-35

Caribou Launches Sugar Free Latte Coffee II-35

Wrigley Introduces New Range of Chewing Gum II-36

Aquafina Launches Aquafina Alive II-36

Amul Introduces Sugar Free Delight and ProLife II-36

TRIMscience Launches New Weight Loss Supplement II-36

Medifast Launches Maryland Crab Flavor Soup II-36

Nestle Introduces Everyday Slim Tea Whitener II-37

General Mills Introduces Weight Loss Foods with Curves II-37

National Foods Launches New Low Fat Dairy Products II-37

PacificHealth Laboratories Introduces SATIATRIM Weight Loss Products II-37

Schiff Introduces Improved Schiff Green Tea Diet Supplement II-37 IZZE Launches New Beverage II-37

Medifast Rolls Out Weight Controlling Scrambled Eggs II-38

Danisco Introduces New Weight Control Ice Cream II-38

Raquel of Beverly Hills Introduces New Weight- Loss Products II-38

Nutri-Tech Releases Aktive Everyday II-38

Unilever Launhes AdeZ Soya Drinks and Fruit Juice II-38

CoffeeSlender Launches Slimming Coffee II-39

Roquette and Meert Develop Sugar-Free Chocolates II-39

Steak n Shake Introduces New Flavors in Milk Shakes Category II-39

Orafti Introduces Sugar-free Beneo LGI Inulin II-39

Alkem Laboratories Introduces Sugar-free, Low-calorie Jeevanprash II-39

Cargill Launches Proprietary Fiber Krunch(TM) Crisp Product II-39

Campina Introduces Low-Fat Pudding for the Dessert Segment II-40

YOGEN FRUZ Launches Low Fat and Non Fat Frozen Yogurts II-40

FMC BioPolymer Introduces Low-Fat Stabilizer System II-40

Coca-Cola Enterprises Introduces Sugar Free Coca- Cola Zero II-40

Wal-Mart/ASDA Launches Heartfelt Plus Natural Cheese II-40

Tate & Lyle Introduces Solution Sets for Low Calorie Fruit Dessert II-40

PreGel to Launch Tate & Lyle's Solution-Based Low Calorie Ice Cream Mixes II-41

Coca-Cola Company Launches Black Cherry Vanilla Variants II-41

Pharmachem Laboratories Launches Anti-Obesity Formulation in Thailand II-41

Z Trim Holdings Introduces New Range of Weight Loss Products II-41

AAGM Introduces LipoLette for Weight Control II-42

Slim-Fast Introduces New Range of Easy to Digest Weight Loss Shakes II-42

Kraft Introduces Range of Thinsations Cookies II-42

Unilever Develops New Protein for Low-Fat Ice Cream II-42

Vitasti to Introduce Acai Berry Based Nutritional Bars II-42

Quaker Unveils Quaker Weight Control Instant Oatmeal II-43

Kraft Foods Launches New Products for South Beach Diet II-43

Ochoa Laboratories Launches Weight Loss Product In India II-43

Coca-Cola Launches Black Cherry Vanilla Coke(R) and Diet Black Cherry Vanilla Coke(R) II-43

Tate And Lyle Introduces Sugar-Free, Low-Fat Ice Cream Ingredient in U.S. II-43

Weight Watchers from Heinz Rolls Out Four New Frozen Ready Meals II-44

Metabolife International Launches METABOLIFE ULTRA(TM) II-44

Muller Dairy UK Introduces a Line of Desserts II-44

NX Nutraceuticals Launches VeroSlim 3 II-44

Herbs From China Introduces Complete Range of Natural Supplement Capsules II-45

Jamieson Launches Naturally Based Products II-45

Yoplait Dairy Crest Launches Fromage Frais Product II-45

Anderson Erickson Dairy Launches Fat Free Yogurt II-45

Muller Dairy Launches New Dessert II-45

Olympian Labs Launches Medi-Burn II-45

Mark Nutritionals Introduces Body Solutions Weight Loss System II-46

Mannatech Introduces Line of Fat Loss/Weight Management Products II-46

Nature's Resource Introduces Herbal Supplements II-46

Wegmans Launches Fat Free Milk II-46

Rachel's Organic Dairy Introduces New Organic Yogurt Products II-46

Anderson Erickson Dairy Introduces First Dairy-Based Fat Free Yogurt II-46

Brown Cow West Launches Yogurt Drink II-46

8th Continent Introduces Soymilk II-47

Pauls Launches New Modified Milk Products II-47

So Good International Launches Soyaccino Beverage II-47

Zydus Cadila Healthcare to Introduce Various Products II-47

Nova Introduces NxTrim System II-47

E-Z Slim Research Project Launches E-Z Slim Weight Loss Caplets II-47

GCMMF Introduces Snowcap Softy in Gujarat And Mumbai II-47

Muller Introduces Low Fat Organic Yogurt II-47

Amul Unveils New Weight Control Ice Cream II-48

DairyMaid-Nestle Launches DairyMaid-Nestle Country Fresh Litchi Fruit Sorbet II-48

Anchor Foods Distributes Primo Bullet Coffee Flavored Milk II-48

Onken Dairy Launches Low-Fat Version of Onken Mousse II-48

Muller Dairy Introduces Vitality II-48

AMBI and American Home Products Introduce Heart Salt II-48

Champion Nutrition Launches Slenderful Weight Loss System II-49

Heritage Consumer Products Launches the Acutrim Dietary Supplement and Weight Loss System II-49

Aktivkost Launches Multaben Figur System Kartoffel Suppe II-49

Source Naturals Launches Diet-Metabo-7 Supplement Tablets II-49

BetaStatin Nutritional Research Launches Spirostim Dx4 II-49

Health and Nutrition Systems Introduces Carb Cutter Weight Loss Supplement II-49

Reliv International Launches Reliv' Ultrim-Plus II-49

6. Recent Industry Activity II-50

Medifast Obtains Approval II-50

Healthways Collaborates with GSK Consumer Healthcare II-50

NHMA Enters into Partnership with NDCP II-50

CNCA Surpasses Quality Standards II-50

Plethico Pharmaceuticals Acquires Natrol, Inc. II-51

Patheon to Divest Niagara-Burlington Business II-51

Kerry Bio-Science Launches Sherex Enlite II-51

Easy Pha-Max Inks MoU with INS XueAo II-51

Supreme Court Rejects Nutraceutical's Appeal Against FDA ban II-51

US FDA Approves Orlistat of Glaxosmithkline II-52

Liberty Diversified Signs Agreement With Natura II-52

Aker Biomarine Merges with Natural II-52

GeoPharma Inks Agreement with Dynamic Health Products II-52

SCN Signs Distribution Agreement With Sigma Pharmaceuticals II-52

Xynergy Inks Agreement With Fitness and Nutrition Center II-53

Nestle Acquires Uncle Tobys II-53

Marketing Concepts International Acquires Pharmaspritz Corp II-53

Nestle Acquires Jenny Craig II-53

Unigen Collaborates with AdipoGenix II-53

IdeaSphere Acquires Distribution Rights for Weil Nutritional Supplements II-54

The New York Times Co. Acquires Calorie-Count.com II-54 PepsiAmericas, Inc. Acquires Ardea II-54

Lipid Nutrition Acquires CLA One(R) from PharmaNutrients II-54

Merry Key Acquires Life Sciences Inc. II-54

Medisys Acquires Nutritional Medical Centers II-55

Ideasphere Acquires Metabolife Assets II-55

Group Danone Increases Majority Stake in Stonyfield Farm II-55

Dean Foods Company Acquires Horizon Organic Holding Corporation II-55

Tate and Lyle Acquires Production Facility II-55

Royal Numico Divests Rexall Sundown to NBTY Inc. II-56

IdeaSphere Completes Acquisition of Twinlab Corp II-56

White Wave Acquired by Dean Foods II-56

Stake Technology Takes Over First Light Foods II-56

Promised Land Dairy Stops its Returnable Glass Bottle Policy II-57

Glaxo Gains Exclusive Rights to Satietrol II-57

7. Focus on Select Global Players II-58

Abbott Laboratories (USA) II-58

EAS Inc (USA) II-58

Abbott Nutrition (USA) II-58

Coca-Cola (USA) II-58

Genisoy Food Company, Inc. (USA) II-59

HJ Heinz (USA) II-59

Idea Sphere Inc. (USA) II-60

Twinlab Corp. (USA) II-60

Kraft Foods, Inc. (USA) II-61

Mead Johnson Nutritionals (USA) II-61

Nestle SA (Switzerland) II-61

PepsiCo, Inc. (USA) II-62

Rexall Sundown Inc. (USA) II-62

The Groupe Danone (France) II-63

Unilever (UK) II-63

Slim-Fast Foods Co. (USA) II-64

Schiff Nutrition International, Inc. (USA) II-64

8. Global Market Perspective II-65

Table 10: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-65

Table 11: World Long-term Projections 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 for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-66

Table 12: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 13: World 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-67

Table 14: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-68

Table 15: World Long-term Projections 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 for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-69

Table 16: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 17: World 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

Table 18: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 19: World Long-term Projections 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 for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

Table 20: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 21: World 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

Table 22: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 23: World Long-term Projections for Light Foods by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), And Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

Table 24: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 25: World 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

Table 26: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 27: World Long-term Projections for Prepared Intakes by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), And Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 28: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 29: World 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 30: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 31: World Long-term Projections for Herbal Supplements by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), And Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 32: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 33: World 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 34: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 35: World Long-term Projections for Dressings by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), And Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 36: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 37: World 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85

III. MARKET

1. The United States III-1

A. Market Analysis III-1

Market Overview III-1

The AHA on Low Fat Diary Products III-1

The Ephedra Controversy III-2

US Government and FDA Slap a Ban on Ephedra: Year 2004 III-4

Expanding Scope of Weight Control III-4

Demand for Weight Loss Products Continues to Grow III-5

Table 38: US Market for Weight Loss Products & Services (2002, 2004, 2005 & 2008): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Sales by Products/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) III-6

Table 39: 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) III-7

Table 40: US Carbonated Soft Drinks Market (2007 to 2010): Sales in US$ Millions (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Weight Control Products: An Overview III-7

Table 41: 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) III-8

Table 42: 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) III-9

Table 43: 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) III-9

Table 44: 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) III-9

Table 45: US Market for Weight Control Candy/ Tablets (2006): Breakdown of Retail Sales for Leading Brands - Hydroxycut, Relacore, Zantrex-3, Slimquick, Metabolife, Trimspa X32, Smartburn, Mega-T, Xenadrine EFX, and Dexatrim Max (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 46: 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) III-10

Table 47: US Leading Weight Control Brands (Powders/Liquids) in Drugs 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) III-10

Table 48: 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) III-11 Weight Loss Supplements Market: An Overview III-11 Table 49: 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) III-12

Table 50: US Market for Weight Loss Supplements (2005): Percentage Breakdown of Leading Brands & their Manufacturers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 51: 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) III-13

Table 52: US Market for Dietary Supplements (2004): Annual Retail Sales Breakdown by Product Segments - Herbs/Botanicals, Multivitamins/Minerals, Vitamins, Sport Nutrition, Minerals, and Other Supplements (In US$ Billion) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13 Meal Replacements: A Primer III-14

Burgeoning Demand for Polyols-based Food Products III-14 Low-Glycemic Food And Beverages Gaining Retail Shelf-Space III-14

Table 53: 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) III-15

Table 54: 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) III-15

Commercial Weight Loss Programs III-15

Short Term Benefits and Long Term Uncertainties III-16

Controlled Growth Rate for Supplements III-16

Adverse Reactions III-17

Childhood Obesity - A Particularly Disturbing Trend III-17

Low Fat Diary Products III-18

Table 55: US Market for Ice Creams (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) III-18

Table 56: US Market for Skim and Low-fat Milk Products (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) III-19 Future of Low Fat Foods Surmised III-19

Dietary Supplements III-20

Table 57: Retail Sales of Dietary Supplements (2006): Breakdown by Product Type (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 58: US Market for Dietary Supplements (2003): Retail Sales Breakdown by Product Type - Vitamins, Herbs, Specialty/Other Supplements, Meal Supplements, Sports Nutrition, and Minerals (In US$ Billion) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Looking Back In Retrospect III-21

Table 59: Carbonated Soft Drinks Market in the US from 2001 to 2004: Percentage Breakdown for Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola, Cadbury Schweppes, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Leading Carbonated Soft Drinks in the US in 2002 III-23

Table 60: 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) III-23

Table 61: 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) III-24

Table 62: Leading Weight Control Brands (Powder/ Liquid) in Supermarkets, Drugs and 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) III-25

Product Launches III-25

Recent Industry Activity III-35

Key Players III-40

B. Market Analytics III-45

Table 63: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 64: US Long-term Projections 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 for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 65: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 66: US 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

2. Canada III-48

A. Market Analysis III-48

Market Outlook III-48

Consumption of Low-Fat Foods in Canada During the 1990s III-48

Table 67: Canadian Market for Low Fat and Fat-free Milk (2004-2005): Percentage Retail Sales Breakdown by Milk Type - Low Fat and Skim Milk, Fat-Free Milk, and Others(i) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Product Launches III-49

Strategic Development III-50

B. Market Analytics III-50

Table 68: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 69: Canadian Long-term Projections 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 for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 70: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 71: Canadian 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

3. Japan III-53

A. Market Analysis III-53

Market Outlook III-53

B.Market Analytics III-53

Table 72: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 73: Japanese Long-term Projections 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 for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 74: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 75: Japanese 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

4. Europe III-56

A. Market Analysis III-56

Market Outlook III-56

Low-Calorie Chocolate Market - 'Experiencing Growth' III-56 European Polyols Makers Counter Challenges from Asian Players III-56 Polish Dietary Supplements Market Boots An Upward Turn III-57 Product Launches III-57

B. Market Analytics III-58

Table 76: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Weight Control Products by Geographic Region - France, Germany, The United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 77: European Long-term Projections for Weight Control Products by Geographic Region - France, Germany, The United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 78: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 79: European Long-term Projections 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 for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 80: European Historic Review for Dressings by Geographic Region - France, Germany, The United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed by Annual Sales for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 81: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 82: European 20-Year Perspective for Dressings by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, The United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for the Years 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 83: European 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

4a. France III-64

A. Market Analysis III-64

Market Outlook III-64

Consumption of Sugar-Free Confectionery On the Rise III-64 Key Player III-64

B. Market Analytics III-65

Table 84: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 85: French Long-term Projections 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 for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 86: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 87: French 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

4b. Germany III-68

A. Market Analysis III-68

Market Outlook III-68

Product Launches III-68

B. Market Analytics III-69

Table 88: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 89: German Long-term Projections 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 for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 90: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 91: German 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71

4c. The United Kingdom III-72

A. Market Analysis III-72

Market Outlook III-72

Market Overview III-72

Table 92: 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) III-73

Product Launches III-73

Strategic Corporate Developments III-76

Key Player III-76

B. Market Analytics III-77

Table 93: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 94: UK Long-term Projections 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 for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 95: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 96: UK 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

4d. Italy III-80

A. Market Analysis III-80

Market Outlook III-80

Product Launch III-80

B. Market Analytics III-81

Table 97: 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 for the Years 2001 through 2010 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 98: Italian Long-term Projections 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 for the Years 2011 through 2015 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82 Table 99: 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 for the Years 1991 through 2000 in US$ Million (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

Table 100: Italian 20-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 1991, 1995, 2007 and 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-83

4e. Spain III-84

A.Market Analysis III-84

Market Outlook III-84

B.Market Analytics III-84

Table 101: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

To order this report:

World Weight Control Products Market

More market research reports here!

Contact Information