The Top 10 Snacks Companies: Emerging opportunities, growth strategies and financial performance

Date: November 22, 2009
Pages: 119
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Publisher: Business Insights
Report type: Strategic Report
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The Top 10 Snacks Companies: Emerging opportunities, growth strategies and financial performance
Top 10 Snacks companies report profiles the leading players in the global snacks industry. Snacks include processed snacks, potato chips, nuts and seeds, crackers and popcorn. This report analyzes the snacks industry in terms of market size (estimated based on on-trade sales), key drivers and resistors, trends and competitive positioning in the global snacks market. It includes profiles of the top ten companies in the industry and also includes a brief summary of the other major players. The current ranking evaluates snack foods based on their performance using the following intelligence metrics:

each company’s financial performance in the global snacks market;
each company’s growth strategies and major acquisitions and divestments in this market;
key partnerships and alliances formed by these companies;
business-related strengths and weaknesses of these companies, and insights into the opportunities and threats facing them.

Key Features of this report

Market dynamics of the global snacks market during the period 2008-13.

Key market drivers and resistors.

Trends of the global snacks market.

Identification of the top 10 players in the global snacks market .

Performance of top 10 snacks companies during 2006–08.

Company analysis and market share of the top 10 players in the global snacks market.

Strategies and growth analysis of leading snacks companies.

Scope of this report

Learn from the strategies of the global snacks companies to target future growth markets effectively, avoid their mistakes, replicate their successes and learn of the threats they face.

Benchmark your performance against the leading snacks companies by comprehending their strategies.

Understand the major issues affecting the global snacks market.

Predict the key growth areas in the global snacks market arising from the change in consumers’ preferences and global recession.

Save time, money and resources on analyzing the performance of the key snacks companies using this report.

Key issues examined

High barriers to entry: Substantial investment in technology, branding, new product development and regulatory compliance with regards to quality, safety and labeling raises the barriers to entry for new players in the snack foods industry.

Consolidation among retailers in the US: Consolidation in the retailers market has increased buyers negotiating power in the US, making them capable of resisting price increases.

Rise in raw material costs: Volatile fluctuations in the prices of key commodities such as oil, corn, sugar and oats reduces the economic viability of the industry.

Shift towards private label snack foods: Diverse options, competitive pricing coupled with the conscious effort of private label manufacturers to develop healthy snacks has helped them garner market share away from branded snacks.

Highlights from this report

The global snacks market was valued at approximately $71bn in 2008. Business Insights forecasts that the global snack foods market will grow at a CAGR of 4.7% during 2008–13 to reach a total value of approximately $89bn in 2013.

Shift in consumer preference for value-added health and wellness snacks mostly in matured markets of the US and Europe will help expand the market value through 2013.

PepsiCo dominated the global snacks industry based on sales of $24,327m in 2008, followed by Kraft Foods ($12,714m) and Tohato ($2,105m).

Kraft Foods outperformed the global snacks industry growth rate registering a CAGR of 12.6% during 2006–08 primarily led by new product launches and strong performance of its health snacks bar, South Beach Living.

Diverse options, competitive pricing coupled with the conscious effort of private label manufacturers to develop healthy snacks will help them in garnering market share away from branded snacks in the long term even after the impact of recession diminishes.

Substantial investment in technology, branding, new product development and regulatory compliance with regards to quality, safety and labeling raises the barriers to entry for new players in the snack foods industry.

Consolidation among retailers in the US increases their ability to resist price increase and may result in margin erosion for the industry players.

Key questions answered in this report

What was the market size of the global snacks industry by value in 2008?
What will be the market size of the global snacks industry during 2008-13?
What are the trends in the global snacks industry?
Who are the top 10 players in the market?
What are the growth strategies of the top 10 companies?
What are the strengths of the top 10 players in the global snacks industry?
What are the weaknesses of the top 10 players?
What are the growth opportunities for the global top 10 snacks companies?
What are the problems faced by the global snacks companies in the industry?
The Top 10 Snacks Companies
Executive summary
Industry overview
PepsiCo
Kraft Foods
Procter & Gamble (P&G)
ConAgra Foods
Calbee Foods
Grupo Bimbo (Barcel)
General Mills
United Biscuits
Yamazaki (Tohato)
Snyder’s of Hanover (Snyder’s)

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION

Report overview
Methodology

CHAPTER 2 INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Summary
Introduction
Market dynamics
Global snacks market size by value
Snacks industry drivers and resistors
Competitive landscape
Top 10 companies based on sales
Competitive positioning of the top 10 snacks companies
Trends
Healthy snacks leading the way in a challenging economic environment
Shift towards private label snack foods
Rising prices of commodities

CHAPTER 3 PEPSICO

Summary
Company overview
Recent financial performance
Performance by business segment
Growth strategies
Increasing focus on healthy snack foods to drive growth
Investing in emerging markets
Acquisitions and divestments
SWOT analysis

CHAPTER 4 KRAFT FOODS

Summary
Company overview
Recent financial performance
Performance by business segment
Growth strategies
Innovation and promotional initiatives to drive long term growth
Acquisitions and divestments
SWOT analysis

CHAPTER 5 PROCTER & GAMBLE

Summary
Company overview
Recent financial performance
Performance by business segment
Growth strategies
Diversifying customer base through launch of new variants of Pringles
Acquisitions and divestments
SWOT analysis

CHAPTER 6 CONAGRA FOODS

Summary
Company overview
Recent financial performance
Performance by business segment
Growth strategies
Strengthening potato-based snacks capabilities to leverage growth
opportunities in the US
Rationalizing snacks operations to attain cost efficiency
Acquisitions and divestments
SWOT analysis

CHAPTER 7 CALBEE FOODS

Summary
Company overview
Recent financial performance
Growth strategies
Ensuring raw material supply for production facilities globally
Enhancing market share in the US healthy snacks arena
Retaining market share in Japan with healthy snacks
Acquisitions and divestments
SWOT analysis

CHAPTER 8 GRUPO BIMBO (BARCEL)

Summary
Company overview
Recent financial performance
Growth strategies
Penetrating the Mexican market through new product launches
Acquisitions and divestments
SWOT analysis

CHAPTER 9 GENERAL MILLS

Summary
Company overview
Recent financial performance
Performance by business segment
Growth strategies
Expanding nutritional snacks portfolio to foster growth
Acquisitions and divestments
SWOT analysis

CHAPTER 10 UNITED BISCUITS

Summary
Company overview
Recent financial performance
Growth strategies
Repositioning snack foods in the health and nutrition category
SWOT analysis

CHAPTER 11 YAMAZAKI (TOHATO)

Summary
Company overview
Recent financial performance
Performance by business segment
Growth strategies
Strengthening product portfolio in healthy snacks
Acquisitions and divestments
SWOT analysis

CHAPTER 12 SNYDER'S

Summary
Company overview
Recent financial performance
Growth strategies
Consolidate share in niche pretzel market through product differentiation
Acquisitions and divestments
SWOT analysis

CHAPTER 13 OTHER MAJOR PLAYERS

Want-Want
  Company overview
  Recent financial performance
Old Dutch Foods
  Company overview
  Recent financial performance
San Carlo
  Company overview
  Recent financial performance
Sibirsky Bereg
  Company overview
  Recent financial performance
Frente (Koikeya)
  Company overview
  Recent financial performance
Utz Quality Foods (Utz)
  Company overview
  Recent financial performance
J&J Snack Foods
  Company overview
  Recent financial performance
Yoki Alimentos
  Company overview
  Recent financial performance
Lorenz Bahlsen Snack-World Holding (Lorenz Bahlsen)
  Company overview
Dr. August Oetker
  Company overview
  Recent financial performance
Appendix
Glossary
Index

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 2.1: Global snacks market size by value ($bn), 2008–13
Figure 2.2: Segmentation of global snacks market by product (%), 2008
Figure 2.3: Global snacks industry drivers and resistors
Figure 2.4: Top 10 snacks companies’ growth, 2006–08
Figure 3.5: PepsiCo financial performance ($m), 2004–08
Figure 3.6: PepsiCo SWOT analysis
Figure 4.7: Kraft Foods financial performance ($m), 2004–08
Figure 4.8: Kraft Foods SWOT analysis
Figure 5.9: P&G financial performance ($m), 2006–08
Figure 5.10: P&G SWOT analysis
Figure 6.11: ConAgra Foods financial performance ($m), 2007–09
Figure 6.12: ConAgra Foods SWOT analysis
Figure 7.13: Calbee Foods SWOT analysis
Figure 8.14: Grupo Bimbo (Barcel) financial performance ($m), 2004–08
Figure 8.15: Grupo Bimbo (Barcel) SWOT analysis
Figure 9.16: General Mills financial performance ($m), 2005–09
Figure 9.17: General Mills SWOT analysis
Figure 10.18: United Biscuits financial performance ($m), 2004–08
Figure 10.19: United Biscuits SWOT analysis
Figure 11.20: Yamazaki financial performance ($m), 2004–08
Figure 11.21: Yamazaki SWOT analysis
Figure 12.22: Snyder’s SWOT analysis
Figure 13.23: Want-Want financial performance ($m), 2006–08
Figure 13.24: San Carlo financial performance ($m), 2005–08
Figure 13.25: Sibirsky Bereg financial performance ($m), 2006–08
Figure 13.26: J&J Snack Foods financial performance ($m), 2004–08

LIST OF TABLES

Table 2.1: Global snacks market size by value ($bn), 2008–13
Table 2.2: Performance of global snacks market by product ($bn), 2008
Table 2.3: Top 10 snacks companies based on sales ($m), 2008
Table 2.4: Top 10 snacks companies’ growth, 2006–08
Table 3.5: PepsiCo snapshot
Table 3.6: PepsiCo financial performance ($m), 2004–08
Table 3.7: PepsiCo business segment performance ($m), 2008
Table 3.8: Select healthy snacks brand in PepsiCo’s product portfolio
Table 3.9: PepsiCo acquisitions, 2007–09
Table 4.10: Kraft Foods snapshot
Table 4.11: Kraft Foods financial performance ($m), 2004–08
Table 4.12: Kraft Foods business segment performance ($m), 2008
Table 5.13: P&G snapshot
Table 5.14: P&G financial performance ($m), 2006–08
Table 5.15: P&G business segment performance ($m), 2008
Table 6.16: ConAgra Foods snapshot
Table 6.17: ConAgra Foods financial performance ($m), 2007–09
Table 6.18: ConAgra Foods business segment performance ($m), 2009
Table 6.19: ConAgra Foods acquisitions, 2007–09
Table 7.20: Calbee Foods snapshot
Table 7.21: Calbee Foods financial performance, 2007–08
Table 8.22: Grupo Bimbo (Barcel) snapshot
Table 8.23: Grupo Bimbo (Barcel) financial performance, 2004–08
Table 9.24: General Mills snapshot
Table 9.25: General Mills financial performance ($m), 2005–09
Table 9.26: General Mills business segment performance ($m), 2009
Table 10.27: United Biscuits snapshot
Table 10.28: United Biscuits financial performance, 2004–08
Table 11.29: Yamazaki snapshot
Table 11.30: Yamazaki financial performance, 2004–08
Table 11.31: Yamazaki business segment performance, 2008
Table 12.32: Snyder’s snapshot
Table 13.33: Want-Want snapshot
Table 13.34: Want-Want financial performance ($m), 2006–08
Table 13.35: Old Dutch Foods snapshot
Table 13.36: San Carlo snapshot
Table 13.37: San Carlo financial performance ($m), 2005–08
Table 13.38: Sibirsky Bereg snapshot
Table 13.39: Sibirsky Bereg financial performance ($m), 2006–08
Table 13.40: Frente (Koikeya) snapshot
Table 13.41: Utz snapshot
Table 13.42: J&J Snack Foods snapshot
Table 13.43: J&J Snack Foods financial performance ($m), 2004–08
Table 13.44: Yoki Alimentos snapshot
Table 13.45: Lorenz Bahlsen snapshot
Table 13.46: Dr. August Oetker snapshot
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