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Weight Control Products - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 338430
  • April 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 522 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

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 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 135 companies including many key and niche 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.

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WEIGHT CONTROL PRODUCTS

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
Low-Fat & Fat-Free Dairy Products I-4
Carbonated and Other Liquids I-4
Light Foods I-4
Prepared Intakes I-4
Herbal Supplements I-5
Dressings I-5

II. Executive Summary

1. MARKET DYNAMICS II-1
A Quick Market Primer II-1
Obesity Grows to Alarming Levels: A Statistical Review II-2
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) II-3

Table 2: Obesity Rates in the US: Percentage Share of the
Total Population in 1980, 1990, 2000, and 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 3: Global Overweight Prevalence (2006): Overweight
Population (%) by Select Countries (BMI ³ 25) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4
Obesity Rears Its Head in Developing Countries II-4
Global Market Analysis II-4
Weight Control Products Market On A Winning Spree II-4

Table 4: Global Market for Low and Light Foods (2010):
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-5
Developed Economies Dominate the Market II-5
The “Why's” of Weight Control II-6
Health Concerns II-6
Blame it on ‘Fats' II-8
Fatty Acids and Sources II-9
Lifestyle Fallout II-9
The Feel Good Factor II-10
Children Fast Becoming a Lucrative Target Audience II-10
Diet Formulations: A Market Primer II-10
Weight-Loss Product Launches Galore, US Takes the Lead II-11

Table 5: New Weight-Loss Product Launches in the US (2010):
Percentage Breakdown by Category as a Share of Total New
Beverage, Food and Supplement Product Launches (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12

Table 6: New Weight-Loss Product Launches in Europe (2010):
Percentage Breakdown by Category as a Share of Total New
Beverage, Food and Supplement Product Launches (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12
Weight Loss Supplements Rise in Popularity II-12
Popular Weight Loss Supplements II-13
Consumer Preferences Inclining Towards Satiety Products II-13
Diet Bars: Walking the Fine Line II-14
Sugar-Free Products Post Strong Gains II-14
Over-the-Counter HealthCare Products Register Growth II-14
Diet Beverages Continues to Grow II-15
Low-Calorie Carbonated Drinks Success Rests in the Developed West II-16
Low-Fat Yogurts Enter Mainstream Market II-16
Mixed Market Prospects for Low Fat Milk II-17

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-18
Carbonated and Other Liquids II-19
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 7: Historic Review of Frozen Ready Meals Market in
Select European Countries for 2005, 2001 & 1997 (In €
Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-21
Herbal Supplements II-21
Holistic Approach Paving Way for Targeted Approach II-22
Healing Without Hurting II-22
Dressings II-23
Salads for Convenience II-23
Naturals Up while Organic Products Take a Back Seat in Salad
Dressings II-25

3. MARKET TRENDS & ISSUES II-26
Health is Wealth II-26
Eat to Live or Live to Eat? II-26
Obese Children Growing in Number the World Over II-26
From Low Fat & Fat Free to Sugar Free II-26
Consumers Dump ‘Artificial', Seek ‘Natural' Sweeteners II-28
Fiber: A New Substitute for Sugar in Confectioneries II-29
Low-Carb Losing Out to Good-For-You Products II-29
Emergence of Controlled Fat Intake Trend II-30
New Studies Reveal No Correlation between Diet Foods &
Reduction in Obesity Rates II-30
Low Fat Ice Creams Rise in Popularity II-30
Designer Oils II-30
Olestra: On the Wrong Side of the Scale II-31
Methyl cellulose Reduces Fat Absorption II-31
Emphasis on Fat Reduction Vis-à-Vis Calories Reduction II-32
The Other Side of the Coin II-32
Anorexia II-32
Depression II-32
Lethargy II-33
Alternatives II-33
Surgical Weight Loss Alternatives Can Impact the Market for
Weight Control Market II-33
Lap-Band Weight Loss System II-33
VitaTrim II-34

4. KEY MARKETS II-35
The United States II-35
Fast Food Agonies II-35
Japan II-35
The American Influence II-35
Europe II-35
Regional Diet Food Consumption Patterns II-35

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-37
Allergy Friendly Foods Launches Allergaroo® II-37
Vans Natural Foods Introduces New Healthy Products Line II-37
Nestle USA Rolls Out Juicy Juice Sparkling II-37
Himalya International Introduces Himalya Fresh II-37
Herbz International Launches Go Lite Weight Loss Pill in India II-38
Hi Tech Pharmaceuticals Introduces Lipodrene II-38
Ganeden Biotech Launches Probiotic Milk II-38
Dada Consumer Products to Launch Soft Drinks in Bangladesh II-38
Bio3 Natural Launches Diet Solution II-39
Avebe Introduces Thermo-Reversible Starch ETENIA II-39
LIMU Extends LIMU LEAN™ Weight Management System II-39
Natrol Rolls Out Nutritional Supplements II-39
Hellmanns to Introduce 100% Cage-Free Eggs Light Mayonnaise II-40
Pharmachem Laboratories Unveils Weight Control Ingredients II-40
Goldshield Group Launches Decarb™ II-40
DreamPak Develops Trimma II-41
Valio Introduces Drinking Yogurts in Russia II-41
Nestle Launches Maggi Nutri-licious Pazzta II-41
HEALTH SANCTUARY Unveils Advanced Weight Management Products II-41
Coca-Cola to Expand its Portfolio of Non-Alcohol Drinks II-41
Distinct Beverages Rolls Out Protegy II-41
EIRO Research Launches EIROfit II-42
Marmum Dairy Farm Expands Product Range II-42
Tate & Lyle Introduces Creamiz II-42
Yoplait Rolls Out YoPlus Light Yogurts for Healthy Digestion II-42
OMFED to Launch Skimmed Milk with Low Fat II-42
Coca Cola Rolls Out Fruit Flavored Carbonated Milk II-42
Danone Launches Fat-Less Activia Light Yogurts II-43
Livethesource Unveils Daily Source™ II-43
Gaia Herbs Expands Herbal Supplements Products Line II-43
TriPharma Launches SoLeau Water for Weight Loss II-43
Farrington Oil Expands Range of Salad Dressings with Classic
Vinaigrette II-43
Nutrition 21 Rolls Out Iceland Health Appetite Control Formula™ II-44
Thincare International Launches Jillian Michaels Line of
Weight-Loss Products II-44

6. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-45
Reliv Launches GlucAffect™ II-45
MindfulEye to Launch Hoodia Gordinia II-45
Santal Solutions Unveils OmSanA II-45
Plethico to Introduce Dietary Supplements and Nutraceutical
Products II-45
Watson Introduces Dronabinol Capsules II-45
Nestle Unveils Fat-Free Nesvita Milk II-46
Martin Nutraceuticals Launches Vital Slim Plus II-46
Wellness International Network Launches LipoTrim™ II-46
Sprunk-Jansen Introduces Topical Creams and Herbal Supplements II-46
Skinny Nutritional to Launch New Line of Multi- Functional
Skinny Waters II-46
Crania Unveils App-Suppress™ II-46
US Inventors Develop Chemical Combination to Promote Weight Loss II-47
Shaklee Extends Cinch Inch Loss Plan Line II-47
American Generic Laboratories Re-introduces Metabothin B56 II-47
Natures Answer Unveils SlenderTone II-47
Smart Ones® Introduces Morning Express Breakfast Product Line II-47
Heinz Introduces Weight Watchers® Smart Ones® Fruit Inspirations™ II-47
Coca-Cola North America Launches Sprite Green™ II-47
Land OLakes Introduces Trans Fat-free Cheese Powders II-48
SoBe Lifewater Introduces PureVia™ II-48
Quaker® Introduces Simple Harvest™, Multigrain Chewy Granola Bars II-48
SlimShots Dietary Supplement Hits the US Market II-48
Nestle to Launch Special Milk Formulation II-49
Cadbury Schweppes Introduces Low-calorie Chocolates and Sweets II-49
Popeyes Launches Low Trans Fat Foods II-49
Oldways Introduces New Mediterranean Nutrition Symbol II-49
Pepsi Introduces Cola with Zero-calories II-49
BURN Energy Drink Introduces Sugar Free Energy Drink II-49
MaggieMoos Introduces Low Fat Ice Creams and Fruit Smoothers II-50
SoyaWorld Introduces So Good Soya Milk with 0% Fat II-50
Coke Introduces Diet Coke Plus II-50
Reeds Introduces Diet Virgils Cream Soda and other Diet
Products II-50
Tivit Introduces Snacks Without Sugar II-50
Caribou Launches Sugar Free Latte Coffee II-51
Wrigley Introduces New Range of Chewing Gum II-51
Aquafina Launches Aquafina Alive II-51
Amul Introduces Sugar Free Delight and ProLife II-51
TRIMscience Launches New Weight Loss Supplement II-51
Medifast Launches Maryland Crab Flavor Soup II-52
Nestle Introduces Everyday Slim Tea Whitener II-52
General Mills Introduces Weight Loss Foods with Curves II-52
National Foods Launches New Low Fat Dairy Products II-52
PacificHealth Laboratories Introduces SATIATRIM Weight Loss
Products II-52
Schiff Introduces Improved Schiff Green Tea Diet Supplement II-53
IZZE Launches New Beverage II-53
Medifast Rolls Out Weight Controlling Scrambled Eggs II-53

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-54
Danone Signs Definitive Merger Agreement with Medical Nutrition II-54
Abbott Recalls Meridia® Weight Loss Drug from Canadian Market II-54
The Neutraceutical Acquires Trimlife II-54
Natraceutical Group Signs Merger Contract with Naturex II-55
Roex Enters into Partnership with Nutrishop II-55

8. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS - A HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-56
The Vitamin Guy Acquires MNIs Vital Slim Product Line II-56
Johnson & Johnson to Acquire HealthMedia II-56
China Sky One Medical Ink Agreement with Shaanxi Xintai
Pharmaceutical II-56
Bond Laboratories Acquires NDS Nutritional Products II-56
Skinny Nutritional Inks Agreement with Spike Beverage II-57
Groupe DANONE Enter into Joint Venture with Weight Watchers II-57
Weight Watchers Danone (China) Establishes Pilot Center II-57
NuVim and Innovative Technologies Merge to form NuVim Inc II-57
Riverside Acquires Results Weight Loss II-58
NutriSystem Purchases Nu-Kitchen II-58
Nestle HealthCare Enters into Partnership with BodyMedia II-58
Arcadia Biosciences and Bioriginal Food and Science Enter into
Partnership II-58
Naturex Purchases Actifs Innovants II-59
Natures Way Holding Purchases Enzymatic Therapy II-59
Interactive Digital Multimedia Buys Go Healthy II-59
Nano Chemical Systems Holdings Purchases Calgenex II-59
Medifast Franchise Systems to Establish Weight Control Centers II-59
Medifast Obtains Approval II-59
Healthways Collaborates with GSK Consumer Healthcare II-60
NHMA Enters into Partnership with NDCP II-60
CNCA Surpasses Quality Standards II-60
Plethico Pharmaceuticals Acquires Natrol, Inc. II-60
Patheon to Divest Niagara-Burlington Business II-61
Kerry Bio-Science Launches Sherex Enlite II-61
Easy Pha-Max Inks MoU with INS XueAo II-61
Supreme Court Rejects Nutraceutical's Appeal Against FDA ban II-61
US FDA Approves Orlistat of Glaxosmithkline II-61
Liberty Diversified Signs Agreement With Natura II-62
Aker Biomarine Merges with Natural II-62
GeoPharma Inks Agreement with Dynamic Health Products II-62
SCN Signs Distribution Agreement With Sigma Pharmaceuticals II-62

9. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-63
Abbott Laboratories (USA) II-63
EAS, Inc. (USA) II-63
Abbott Nutrition (USA) II-63
The Coca-Cola Company (USA) II-64
Genisoy Food Company, Inc. (USA) II-64
H.J. Heinz (USA) II-64
Idea Sphere Inc. (USA) II-65
Twinlab Corp. (USA) II-66
Kraft Foods, Inc. (USA) II-66
Mead Johnson Nutritionals (USA) II-66
Nestle SA (Switzerland) II-67
PepsiCo, Inc. (USA) II-67
Rexall Sundown, Inc. (USA) II-68
The Groupe Danone (France) II-68
Unilever (UK) II-69
Slim-Fast Foods Co. (USA) II-69
Schiff Nutrition International, Inc. (USA) II-69

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-70
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 with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-70

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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-71

Table 10: World 15-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 2003, 2011 and
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-72

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 with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-73

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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-74

Table 13: World 15-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
2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-75

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 with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-76

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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-77

Table 16: World 15-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 2003, 2011 and
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

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 with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2003 through
2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-80

Table 19: World 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

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 with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 22: World 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

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 with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85

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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 25: World 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

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 with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2003 through
2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 28: World 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Weight Control Products Fare Well Amid Grim Economy III-1
Weight Control Products: An Overview III-1
Key Statistical Findings on Weight Control Products III-2
Table 29: US Market for Weight Control Liquids/ Powders
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by
Distribution Channels - Supermarkets, Drug Stores, and
Discount Stores (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 30: US Market for Weight Control Candy/ Tablets
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by
Distribution Channels - Supermarkets, Drug Stores, and
Discount Stores (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 31: US Leading Weight Control/Nutritional Liquid
Brands (2010): Retail Percentage Share Breakdown 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) III-3

Table 32: US Leading Weight Control Candy/Tablet Brands
(2010): Retail Percentage Share Breakdown 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) III-4

Table 33: Leading Weight Control Candy/Tablet Brands
(2010): 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) III-4

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) III-5

Table 35: 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-6

Table 36: 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-6
Expanding Scope of Weight Control III-7
Demand for Weight Loss Products Continues to Grow III-7
FDA Alerts Consumers over Harmful Weight Loss Products III-8
Table 37: US Market for Weight Loss Products & Services
(2005, 2008 & 2010): 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) III-9

Table 38: 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-10
Weight Loss Supplements Market: An Overview III-10
Recession Woes Spur Sales of Supplements III-10
Key Statistical Findings on Weight Loss Supplements: A
Historic Review III-11
Table 39: 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-11

Table 40: US Market for Weight Loss Supplements (2005):
Percentage Breakdown of Leading Brands & their
Manufacturers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 41: 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
Meal Replacements Market: A Primer III-13
Abbott's Zone Perfect Leads the Meal Replacement Bar Market III-14
Table 42: Leading Meal Replacement Bar Brands in the US
(2008): Percentage Breakdown of Retail Dollar Sales for
Zone Perfect, Clif, Clif Luna, Kelloggs 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) III-14
Dietary Supplements: A Quick Primer III-15
Key Dietary Supplements and Related Health Benefits III-15
Growth of Dietary Supplements Unaffected by Increased
Regulation III-16
Burgeoning Demand for Polyols-based Food Products III-16
Low-Glycemic Food and Beverages Gain Retail Shelf-Space III-16
Table 43: US Market for Low-Glycemic Food and Beverages
(2011): Percentage Breakdown of Distribution Channels -
Supermarkets, Discount Stores, Drug Stores, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 44: US Market for Low-Glycemic Food And Beverages
(2010): 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-17
Commercial Weight Loss Programs in Review III-18
Short Term Benefits and Long Term Uncertainties III-18
Controlled Growth Rate for Herbal and Botanical Supplements III-19
Adverse Reactions III-19
Childhood Obesity: A Particularly Disturbing Trend III-19
Health Trends and Market Maturity Dent US Carbonated Drinks
Market III-20
Future of Low Fat Foods Surmised III-20
A Quick Insight into Regulatory Issues III-21
Low Fat Dairy Products III-21
The American Heart Association on Low Fat Dairy Products III-22
The Ephedra Controversy III-23
US Government and FDA Slap a Ban on Ephedra: Year 2004 III-25
Looking Back In Retrospect III-25
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 45: 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 46: 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
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2003
through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 47: US 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

2. CANADA III-30
A.Market Analysis III-30
Canadians Rooting for Better-For-You Products III-30
Consumption of Low-Fat Foods in Canada During the 1990s III-30
Table 48: Low Fat and Fat-free Milk in Canada (2009 &
2010): Percentage Retail Sales Breakdown by Milk Type - Low
Fat and Skim Milk, Fat-Free Milk, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 49: 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 50: 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 51: Canadian 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

3. JAPAN III-35
A.Market Analysis III-35
Westernization of Japanese Diet to Inflate Obesity Rates III-35
B.Market Analytics III-36
Table 52: 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 53: 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 in US$ Million
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 54: Japanese 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

4. EUROPE III-39
A.Market Analysis III-39
Low-Calorie Chocolate Market - ‘Experiencing Growth' III-39
European Polyols Makers Counter Challenges from Asian Players III-39
Polish Dietary Supplements Market Boots An Upward Turn III-39
B.Market Analytics III-40
Table 55: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Weight Control Products by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 56: 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 57: European Historic Review for Weight Control
Products by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the
Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 58: 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 59: European 15-Year Perspective for Weight Control
Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia
and Rest of Europe Markets for the Years 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 60: European 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

4a. FRANCE III-46
A.Market Analysis III-46
Consumption of Sugar-Free Confectionery On the Rise III-46
B.Market Analytics III-47
Table 61: 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 62: 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
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2003
through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 63: French 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

4b. GERMANY III-50
A.Market Analysis III-50
Health Conscious Consumers Drive Demand for Healthy Foods III-50
B.Market Analytics III-50
Table 64: 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 65: 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
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2003
through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 66: German 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

4c. ITALY III-53
Market Analytics III-53
Table 67: 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 68: 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 69: Italian 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-56
A.Market Analysis III-56
Market Overview III-56
Table 70: 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-57
Weight-Control Foods Popularity Spreads Far and Wide III-57

Table 71: UK Low-Calorie and Low-Fat Foods Market by
Category (2011): 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) III-58
B.Market Analytics III-59
Table 72: 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 73: 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
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2003
through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 74: The UK 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

4e. SPAIN III-62
Market Analytics III-62
Table 75: 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

Table 76: Spanish 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 77: Spanish 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

4f. RUSSIA III-65
A.Market Analysis III-65
Growth of Zero-Sugar Confectionery in Russia III-65
B.Market Analytics III-65
Table 78: Russian 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 79: Russian 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 80: Russian 15-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 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-68
Market Analytics III-68
Table 81: Rest of Europe 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 with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 82: Rest of Europe 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

Table 83: Rest of Europe 15-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 2003, 2011
and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-71
A.Market Analysis III-71
Obesity: The New Plague in Asia-Pacific III-71
Table 84: Percentage of Overweight Men and Women in Select
Asian Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-71
Marketing Unhealthy Food Products to Children Raises Concerns III-72
China: Trends In a Capsule III-72
The Chinese Open Up to the Dieting Culture III-72
Soaring Demand for Low-Sugar Foods & Beverages III-73
Widespread Obesity Nourishes the Weight Loss Market III-73

Table 85: Number of Obese People in China by Region from
1991-2010 (In Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-74
Row Over Weight Loss Drug in China III-74
Australia III-75
Higher Obesity Prevalence to Surge Demand for Healthy Foods
in Australia III-75
Measures to Combat Obesity III-75
B.Market Analytics III-76
Table 86: Asia-Pacific 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 with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-76

Table 87: Asia-Pacific 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 88: Asia-Pacific 15-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 2003, 2011
and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-78

6. REST OF WORLD III-79
A.Market Analysis III-79
Israel Registers Increase in Low-Fat Product Demand - A Past
Perspective III-79
Obesity: A Growing Crisis in Saudi Arabia III-79
B.Market Analytics III-80
Table 89: Rest of World 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 with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for the Years 2009 through 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 90: Rest of World 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 with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for the Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 91: Rest of World 15-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 2003, 2011
and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 135 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 152)

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Region/Country Players
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The United States 64
Canada 3
Europe 76
France 5
Germany 19
The United Kingdom 11
Italy 6
Spain 5
Rest of Europe 30
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 7
Africa 1
Middle East 1
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