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Global Smokeless Tobacco Market Report: 2010 Edition

  • ID: 1531573
  • December 2010
  • Region: Global
  • 35 pages
  • Koncept Analytics


  • Altria Group Inc.
  • Reynolds America Inc.
  • Swedish Match
  • MORE

Although smoking continues to dominate the tobacco sales but the ever growing awareness about the health risks associated with it and health consciousness among the users has led to the development of several smokeless tobacco alternatives. The major markets of smokeless tobacco segment are the United States and Scandinavia, which mainly includes Sweden and Norway. The overall market growth for smokeless tobacco products is led by the growth in the US market. The US market for smokeless tobacco is forecasted to increase at a compounded annual growth rate of about 7% for the period spanning 2010 to 2012.

The leading smokeless tobacco product categories are snuff and snus, which provide promising growth opportunities for their manufacturers. The United States is the largest market for moist snuff and has increased manifold in the past 10 years. In addition, the Swedish snus market has also grown considerably in the light of increasing awareness of the benefits associated with the smokeless tobacco category in general, coupled with increased demand.

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  • Altria Group Inc.
  • Reynolds America Inc.
  • Swedish Match
  • MORE

1. Overview of Smokeless Tobacco

1.1 Introduction
1.2 Types of Smokeless Tobacco

1.2.1 Chewing Tobacco
1.2.2 Snuff
1.2.3 Snus

2. Smokeless Tobacco Market

2.1 Global Market

Tobacco Product
Market Segments

2.2 Global Moist Snuff and Snus Market

2.3 Smokeless Tobacco Market by Regions

2.3.1 The United States

Snuff Market by Volume
Snuff Market Segments
Snus Market by Volume

2.3.2 Scandinavia


3. Smokeless Tobacco - Market Dynamics

3.1 Key Trends

3.1.1 Continued Innovation Supports Organic Growth
3.1.2 New Smokeless Products Contribute to Decline in Smoking Rate
3.1.3 Geographical Expansion of the Smokeless Tobacco Sector

3.2 Industry Developments

3.2.1 Lifting of EU Ban on Exports of Swedish Snus
3.2.2 Launch of New Smokeless Tobacco with Refill Cartridges
3.2.3 Federal trade Commission Rescinds Regulations in Smokeless Tobacco

3.3 Growth Drivers

3.3.1 Decline in Industry Cigarette Volumes
3.3.2 Increase in Personal Income

3.4 Challenges

3.4.1 Health Risks Associated with Smokeless Tobacco
3.4.2 Regulatory Issues

4. Competitive Landscape of Smokeless Tobacco Market

4.1 Scandinavian Market


4.2 US Market

5. Company Profiles

5.1 Altria Group Inc.

Company Overview
Key Financials
Business Strategies
Diversification Strategy
Cost Reduction Initiatives

5.2 Swedish Match

Company Overview
Key Financials
Business Strategies
Product Innovation
Market Expansion

5.3 Reynolds America Inc.

Company Overview
Key Financials
Business Strategies
Expansion of Manufacturing Capacity
Product Development

6. Market Outlook

6.1 Market Forecast
6.2 Forecast Methodology

6.2.1 Dependent and Independent Variables
6.2.2 Correlation Analysis
6.2.3 Regression Analysis
List of Charts

Production Process of Snuff
World Tobacco Leaf Production, 2003-2008
Segmentation of the Global Tobacco Market in Value, 2009
Top 3 Moist Snuff Brands Shipments to Retail, Q109-Q310
The US Moist Snuff Market Volumes, 2000-2009
US Snuff Market by Segments, 2000-2009
The US market for Swedish Snus, 2008-2009
Scandinavian Snus Market Volumes, 2006-2013E
Sale of Snus in Sweden, 2000-2009
US Moist Snuff Brand Shares, December 2009
Industry Cigarette Volume Trend, 2004-2010E
Leading Players in the Swedish Snus Market, October-November 2009
Leading Players in the Norwegian Snus Market, October-November 2009
Competition in the US Snuff Market, October 2010
Altria’s Revenue Share by Business Segments, 2009
Altria Group Inc.’s Revenues, 2006-2009
Swedish Match AB’s Revenue Share by Business Segments, 2009
Swedish Match AB’s Revenues, 2005-2009
Reynold America Inc.’s Revenue Share by Business Segments, 2009
Reynold America Inc.’s Revenues, 2005-2009
US Smokeless Tobacco Market Sales Forecast, 2008 – 2012F

List of Tables

Snus Market of Sweden and Norway, September 2010
Swedish Snus Value and Volume Market Shares, August-September 2010
Growth in Market Share of Leading Brands of Swedish Match, 2008-2009
Smokeless Products Shipment Volume, 2008 & 2009
Dependent & Independent Variables (2004– 2009)
Correlation Matrix
Model Summary – Coefficient of Determination
Regression Coefficients Output

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Altria Group Inc.
Swedish Match
Reynolds America Inc.

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