New Hot-Topic Food and Beverage Industry Reports by Packaged Facts

13 Mar 2012 • by Natalie Aster

Targeted Health and Wellness Foods and Beverages: The U.S. Market and Global Trends. The market for targeted health and wellness (THW) foods and beverages is a dynamic and promising one, driven largely by the growing recognition of the instrumental role diet plays in a wide range of health conditions. Packaged Facts defines this market as retail packaged foods and beverages that are specially formulated and distinctively marketed as addressing a specific health concern or disease. The insights in this report are derived from a series of proprietary Packaged Facts online consumer surveys. More than 40 tables, charts, and graphs illustrating the results of these surveys are featured. This report also analyzes the growing role of clinical evidence in marketing health-promoting properties of THW foods and beverages; the regulatory structures governing health claims in key countries; the increasing complexity of the international THW industry structure; and product and ingredient trends in the U.S. and globally.

Health on the Restaurant Menu: Foodservice Trends in the U.S. This report helps foodservice industry participants align their branding and menu development strategies with evolving consumer health perceptions and expectations; the quickly evolving health education landscape; and the effects of nationwide menu regulation. The report identifies drivers and trends that have helped cause the industry to reflect on its role in addressing America's health, and includes a health & anti-health menu analysis of specific restaurants. The report creates and analyzes four consumer groups, each of which share common health-driven characteristics: Health First, Health Maintainers, Health Endorsers and Carefree Eaters, helping industry participants target groups according to their healthful propensities and their restaurant loyalty. Coverage includes snack and beverage restaurant concepts, limited-service restaurants (QSR and fast casual), and full-service restaurants (family, casual and fine dining).

Natural and Organic Foods and Beverages in the U.S., 3rd Edition. U.S. retail sales of natural and organic foods and beverages rose to nearly $39 billion in 2010, an increase of 9% over the previous year, far outpacing growth in conventional groceries. Despite the continued sluggish economic recovery, Packaged Facts projects sales to more than double by 2015. This completely revised report examines sales and growth potential, identifying key issues and trends that will affect the marketplace through 2015.

Natural and Organic Personal Care Products in the U.S., 5th Edition. Packaged Facts forecasts that the U.S. consumer market for natural and organic skincare, haircare, and makeup-which grew 61% during 2005-2010-could top $11.0 billion by 2016. The newest edition of our best-selling guide to the natural HBC market portrays its molten dynamics. Separate chapters on skincare, haircare, and makeup contain historical and future dollar patterns, together with Packaged Facts' famous in-depth analysis. Extensive demographic data from Packaged Facts' own February 2011 consumer survey are also included. Plus the battle profiles of Better Botanicals, Clorox/Burt's Bees, Estee Lauder/Aveda, Hain Celestial, Weleda, and others are detailed.

Healthy 50+ Americans: Trends and Opportunities in the Emerging Wellness Market. Today, Americans age 50 and over are making health and wellness a top priority. Food companies are strategically focusing on boomers by introducing foods that enhance their health and vitality, while beverage companies are keeping pace with new juice, dairy and yogurt based drinks that hone in on benefits such as boosting immune function. With this market study you will uncover the eating habits and attitudes of this key demographic, learn what they are doing to stay healthy, get our detailed analysis on their education, finances, core values and leisure and entertainment choices, and use our buying power forecast through 2015 to craft your business plan.

Omega-3: Global Product Trends and Opportunities. Omega-3 fatty acids are some of the most important nutrients to human health. The number of consumers globally who are aware of omega-3 fatty acids and their role in health is high, and the number of people who are specifically consuming omega-3 for health has increased dramatically over the past few years. Packaged Facts analyzes the future of the global omega-3 market, and *pinpoints opportunities in a $13 billion industry that is far from reaching its saturation point.* Omega-3's widely accepted status as a "superfood," in combination with a globally expanding range of nutrient-based new product development across CPG markets, means that the market for omega-3 products will remain lively and opportunity-rich for years to come. Product categories covered in this report are: foods and beverages, which account for the bulk of the market; health and beauty care (HBC) products; and pet products.

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