Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages in the U.S., 4th Edition

Oct 17, 2012
168 Pages - Pub ID: LA4880536
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Chapter 1: Executive Summary
Definition and Methodology
The Products
What Is Gluten?
Producing GF Foods Is a Challenge
Celiac Disease Is an Abnormal Immune Reaction to Gluten
The Market
Share of Consumers Buying GF Foods Edges Up to 18%
2012 Sales Projected to Exceed $4 Billion
Table 1-1: U.S. Retail Sales of Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages,2008-2012 (in millions of dollars)
Snack Bars the Leading GF Category
Figure 1-1: U.S. Sales of Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages:
Mass-Market Shares by Product Category, 2010 vs. 2012 (percent)
Overwhelming Majority of GF Consumers Report Increased Usage
More Than One-Third Consider GF Healthier
Positive View of Products, Awareness, Availability Are Leading
Drivers
Sales Are Projected to Exceed $6.5 Billion in 2017
Table 1-2 :Projected U.S. Retail Sales of Gluten-Free Foods
and Beverages, 2012-2017 (in billions of dollars)
The Marketers
Leading Marketers
Table 1-3: Leading Specialty/Health/Natural Food Marketers of Gluten-Free Foods in the U.S. Mass Market: By Product Segment, 2010 vs. 2012 (percent)
“Word of Mouth Is Almost Everything” and Brand Loyalty Is Strong
The New Normal
The Marketplace
Walmart and Supermarket Chains Account for 80% of GF Sales
Table 1-4: Gluten-Free Food Products: Top Consumer Retail Channel Preferences, August 2012 (percent)
Global GF Product Introductions Growing by 50% a Year
North America and Europe Account for Over 80% of Introductions
Crackers, Salty Snacks Lead in U.S. Product Introductions
Table 1-5: U.S. Gluten-Free Product Introductions by Top Categories,2011-2012 (Percent Share of Product Announcements)
“I’ll Have What She’s Having”
The Consumer
Choice, Not Necessity, Drives Usage
Figure 1-2: Gluten-Free Food Products: Motivations for Purchase/Use,August 2012 (percent agreeing)
What Do GF Consumers Want?
Chapter 2: Defining “Gluten-Free”
Key Points
What Is Gluten?
Producing Gluten-Free Foods Acceptable to Consumers Isn’t Easy
There May Be Gluten in Gluten-Free Cereal
Table 2-1: Cereal Species and Storage Proteins Avoided on
Gluten-Free Diets
Gluten May Lurk in Licorice, Lip Balm, Lickable Labels
FDA Labeling Standards Are Imminent
Celiac Disease Is an Abnormal Immune Reaction to Gluten
Figure 2-1: How Gluten Ingestion Damages the Small Intestine of a
Celiac Patient
Symptoms Can Be Severe … or Silent
Table 2-2: Selected Symptoms and Consequences of Untreated
Celiac Disease
1.4 Million American Celiacs Are Undiagnosed
“A Significant Public Health Issue”
As Many as 18 Million Americans Suffer From Gluten Sensitivity
Food Allergies May Affect 8% of U.S. Children
Packaged Facts’ Definition of Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages
Chapter 3: The Market
Key Points
Definition and Methodology
2012 Sales Projected to Exceed $4 Billion
Table 3-1: U.S. Retail Sales of Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages,2008-2012 (in millions of dollars)
Snack Bars Remain the Leading GF Category in Mass Market
Table 3-2: U.S. Sales of Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages:Mass-Market Shares by Product Category, 2012 (percent)
Figure 3-1: U.S. Sales of Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages:Mass-Market Shares by Product Category, 2010 vs. 2012 (percent)
Sales of Frozen and Fresh Bread Products More Than Double
Figure 3-2: U.S. Sales of Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages:Mass-Market Sales Growth by Product Category, 2010-(percent)
Consumer Survey Reveals Strong Trends … and Contradictions
Overwhelming Majority of GF Consumers Report Increased Usage
Table 3-3: Gluten-Free Food Products: Usage Rates, 2010 vs. (percent)
Table 3-4: Gluten-Free Food Consumers: Changing Usage Rates,2010 vs. 2012 (percent agreeing)
Healthfulness, Weight Management, Carb Control Leading Drivers
Figure 3-3: Gluten-Free Food Products: Motivations for Purchase/Use,2010 vs. 2012 (percent agreeing)
Figure 3-4: Naturally Gluten-Free Foods
A Growing Share of Gluten-Free Consumers Buy GF for Other Reasons
Figure 3-5: Gluten-Free Food Consumers: Opinions and Shopping Behaviors, 2010 vs. 2012 (percent agreeing)
Mainstreaming Remains a Powerful Force
Figure 3-6: Sales of Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages,by Retail Channel, 2010 vs. 2012 (percent share)
Economic Factors to Temper Growth
The High Cost of Living
Table 3-5: Changes in Food Price Indexes, 2010-2013
The Higher Cost of Living Gluten-Free
Table 3-6: Gluten-Free Food Products: Overall Consumers’Perceptions and Opinions, 2010 vs. 2012 (percent agreeing)
Table 3-7: Cost of Selected Gluten-Free vs. Conventional Food Products by Category, 2012 (price per ounce)
Most Celiacs Won’t Cheat on Diet at Any Price
Sales Are Projected to Exceed $6.5 Billion in 2017
Table 3-8: Projected U.S. Retail Sales of Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages, 2012-2017 (in billions of dollars)
Chapter 4: Marketers and Marketing
Key Points
Methodology: How Packaged Facts Classifies Marketers
Four Basic Types
Specialty Marketers
Health Food/Natural Food Marketers
Private Label
Mega-Marketers
Three Basic Approaches
Dedicated
Committed
Accommodating
Methodology: How Packaged Facts Derives Marketer Shares
Leadership Among GF Specialty Companies Remains Fragmented
Figure 4-1: U.S. Mass-Market Sales of Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages: Shares by Product Segment, 2012 (percent)
Table 4-1: Leading U.S. Specialty/Health/Natural Food Marketers of Gluten-Free Foods: By Mass-Market Product Segment,2010 vs. 2012 (percent)
Snack/Granola Bars
Fresh Bread and Rolls
Soup
Frozen Dinners and Entrees
Pasta and Noodles
Crackers
Cookies
Frozen Bread and Dough
Cold Cereal
Salty Snacks
Baking Mixes
Selected Competitor Profiles
Smart Balance (Paramus, NJ)
Leadership Categories
Philosophy, Innovations, and Initiatives
Small Planet Foods (Minneapolis, MN)
Leadership Categories
Philosophy, Innovations, and Initiatives
Rudi’s Gluten Free Bakery (Boulder, CO)
Leadership Categories
Philosophy, Innovations, and Initiatives
Food Directions Inc. (Scarborough, Ontario, Canada)
Leadership Categories
Philosophy, Innovations, and Initiatives
Pamela’s Products (Ukiah, CA)
Leadership Categories
Philosophy, Innovations, and Initiatives
Lundberg Family Farms (Richvale, CA)
Leadership Categories
Philosophy, Innovations, and Initiatives
Dr. Schar USA, Inc. (Burgstall, Italy)
Leadership Categories
Philosophy, Innovations, and Initiatives
Nature’s Path Organic Foods (Richmond, BC Canada)
Leadership Categories
Philosophy, Innovations, and Initiatives
Marketing Trends and Opportunities
“Word of Mouth Is Almost Everything” and Brand Loyalty Is Strong
The New Normal
Chapter 5: The Marketplace
Key Points
Introduction and Methodology
Walmart and Supermarket Chains Account for 80% of GF Sales
Table 5-1: Share of U.S. Sales of Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages by Retail Channel, 2008, 2010, and 2012 (percent)
Table 5-2: Gluten-Free Food Products: Consumer Retail Channel Preferences, 2010 vs. 2012 (percent)
Figure 5-1: Consumer Retail Channel Preferences: Gluten-Free Shoppers vs. All Shoppers, Fall 2010 (percent)
Table 5-3: Consumer Retail Channel Preferences: Gluten-Free Shoppers vs. All Shoppers, 2012 (percent)
More Than Half of GF Consumers Buy Bread/Cereal/Grain Products
Table 5-4: Gluten-Free Food Products: Types Purchased in the Past Three Months, 2010 vs. 2012 (percent)
GF Product Selection, Availability Are Good, But Not Great
Table 5-5: Gluten-Free Food Consumers: Opinions and Shopping Behaviors, 2010 vs. 2012 (percent agreeing)
Table 5-6: Gluten-Free Food Consumers: Satisfaction With Product Selection and Availability, 2010 vs. 2012 (percent)
Retailers Stock Shelves With Gluten-Free Store Brands
From Fast Food to Fine Dining, Foodservice Invests in Gluten-Free
GF Menu Claims Soar by 40%, Deemed a “Hot Trend”
Table 5-7: Selected Rankings From National Restaurant Association’s “Chef Survey: What’s Hot in 2010” (share)
Restaurant Chefs’ Lack of GF Knowledge Is “Alarming” and “Shocking”
Converting to GF Can Be Costly, Complicated, and Confusing…
… But Also Worthwhile
Gluten-Free Scores Points at Sports Arenas
Chapter 6: Product Trends and Opportunities
Key Points
Product Trends: Introductions
Note on Product Introduction Analysis
Global GF Product Introductions Growing by 50% a Year
North America and Europe Account for Over 80% of Introductions
Table 6-1: Gluten-Free Product Introductions by Region,2011-2012 (Percent Share of World Total)
Crackers, Salty Snacks Lead in U.S. Product Introductions
Table 6-2: U.S. Gluten-Free Product Introductions by Category,2011-2012 (Percent Share of Product Announcements)
Table 6-3: U.S. Gluten-Free Product Introductions by Category,2011-2012 (Percent Share of Individual Products)
Specialty Marketers Account for Over Half of New Products in U.S.
Figure 6-1: U.S. Gluten-Free Product Introductions by Type of Marketer, 2011-2012 (Percent Share of Product Announcements)
Figure 6-2: U.S. Gluten-Free Product Introductions by Type of Marketer, 2011-2012 (Percent Share of Individual Products)
GF-Only Marketers Account for Majority of Baked Goods Introductions
Table 6-4: Leaders in Gluten-Free Product Introductions by Selected
Categories and Type of Marketer, 2011-2012 (Number of Individual Products)
GF-Only Marketers Focus on Grain-Based Foods
Table 6-5: Dedicated Marketers’ Gluten-Free Product Introductions by Category, 2011-2012 (Percent Share of Product Announcements)
Table 6-6: Dedicated Marketers’ Gluten-Free Product Introductions by Category, 2011-2012 (Percent Share of Individual Products)
Cereal, Shelf-Stable Meals Lead Introductions by Committed Marketers
Table 6-7: Committed Marketers’ Gluten-Free Product Introductions by
Category, 2011-2012 (Percent Share of Product Announcements)
Table 6-8: Committed Marketers’ Gluten-Free Product Introductions by Category, 2011-2012 (Percent Share of Individual Products)
Over One-Fourth of Introductions from Accommodating Marketers Are Beverages
Table 6-9: Accommodating Marketers’ Gluten-Free Product Introductions by Category, 2011-2012 (Percent Share of Product Announcements)
Table 6-10: Accommodating Marketers’ Gluten-Free Product Introductions by Category, 2011-2012 (Percent Share of Individual Products)
Product Trends: Features
Note on Product Trend Analysis
“I’ll Have What She’s Having”
Flavors Even a Foodie Could Love
Table 6-11: Selected New Gluten-Free Products: Flavor Innovations
Instant Gratification: Gluten-Free Convenience
Table 6-12: Selected New Gluten-Free Products: Convenience Foods
Good, And Good For You!
Blast From the Past: Ancient Grains Deliver Flavor, Variety,Nutrition
Table 6-13: Selected New Gluten-Free Products: Ancient Grains
Table 6-14: Nutritional Value of Amaranth vs. Other Grains (Value per 100 Grams)
Your One and Only
Table 6-15: Selected New Gluten-Free Products: Trailblazers
Products Sport Punchier Packaging
Figure 6-3: Domata Living Flour’s New Packaging
Figure 6-4: Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery’s New Packaging
Chapter 7: Consumer Opinions and Behaviors
Key Points
Methodology
The Gluten-Free Consumer
Share of Consumers Buying GF Foods Inches Up to 18%
Figure 7-1: Gluten-Free Food Products: Usage Rates, 2010 vs. 2012 (percent)
The Overwhelming Majority of GF Consumers Are Buying More
Figure 7-2: Gluten-Free Food Consumers: Changing Usage Rates,August 2012 (percent)
Choice, Not Necessity, Drives Usage
Figure 7-3: Gluten-Free Food Products: Motivations for Purchase/Use,August 2012 (percent agreeing)
More Than One-Third Consider GF Healthier
Over One-Quarter Use GF Products for Weight Management
One in Five GF Consumers Equate Gluten-Free With Low-Carb
Nearly One in Five Say GF Means Higher Quality
15%+ of GF Consumers Are Compelled by Prevention or Treatment .
About Four in 10 Are Incidental GF Consumers
Table 7-1: Gluten-Free Food Consumers: Opinions and Shopping Behaviors, 2010 vs. 2012 (percent agreeing)
Figure 7-4: Gluten-Free Food Consumers: Satisfaction With Product Quality, August 2012 (percent)
Weight Management Motivates Women, Quality Motivates Men
Table 7-2: Gluten-Free Food Products: Motivations for Purchase/Use:Male vs. Female, August 2012 (percent agreeing)
GF Consumers Revise Their 2010 Shopping Lists
Figure 7-5: Gluten-Free Food Products: Types Purchased in the Past Three Months, August 2012 (percent)
A Majority of GF Consumers Purchase Grain-Based Foods
Purchase Rate of Prepared Foods Drops
Purchasing Patterns by Gender
Table 7-3: Gluten-Free Food Products: Types Purchased in the Past Three Months, Male vs. Female, August 2012 (percent)
Walmart, Supermarket Chains Preferred Retail Destinations for GF
Figure 7-6: Gluten-Free Food Products: Consumer Retail Channel Preferences, August 2012 (percent)
What Do GF Consumers Want?
While Product Quality Has Improved, Cravings Linger
Figure 7-7: Gluten-Free Food Products: Overall Consumers’
Perceptions and Opinions, August 2012 (percent agreeing)
Shoppers Balk at Premium Price Points
GF Product Mix Exhibits More Variety — But Not Enough
GF Consumers Want What All Consumers Want
Table 7-4: Five Steps From Diagnosis to Determination Steps From Diagnosis to Determination
The Consumer of Targeted Health and Wellness Foods
Note on Packaged Facts Survey Data
3 in 4 Shoppers at Least Occasionally Buy Targeted Health and Wellness Foods
Figure 7-8: Frequency of Purchasing Grocery Products Because of
Nutritional Advantages Addressing Specific Health Concerns, (percent of U.S. grocery shoppers)
Two-Thirds Buy Groceries Explicitly Marketed as THW Products
Figure 7-9: Frequency of Purchasing Grocery Products Marketed or Labeled as Targeting Specific Health Concerns, (percent of U.S. grocery shoppers)
Shoppers Under 30 Are Heaviest Consumers of Allergy-Friendly Foods
Table 7-5: Selected Demographic Indicators for Purchase of
Targeted Health/Wellness Foods, by Health Concern,(percent of users and index of U.S. grocery shoppers)
Boomers Comprise a Larger Customer Base
Table 7-6: Selected Demographic Indicators for Use of Targeted
Health and Wellness Foods, by Type of Grocery Product, 2011 (percent of U.S. grocery shoppers)
Condition-Specific Grocery Shoppers Are Exceptionally Health Conscious
Table 7-7: Psychographics Regarding Health and Wellness Goals, by Health Concern, 2011 (percent and index of U.S. grocery shoppers)
IFIC Investigates Consumer Concerns About Food Allergens
14% Take Allergens Into Account When Making Purchase Decisions
Figure 7-10: Share of U.S. Consumers Who Consider the Presence of Allergens and Other Food Components in Purchase Decisions,2012
11% Try to Avoid Allergens
Figure 7-11: Share of U.S. Consumers Who Try to Minimize or Maximize Consumption of Allergens and Other Food Components,2012
Concern About Undeclared Allergens Influences Purchase
Decisions for 25% of Consumers
Figure 7-12: Share of U.S. Consumers Whose Purchase Decisions
Are Influenced by Food Safety Concerns, 2012
Appendix: Gluten-Free Flour Sources
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