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Gluten-Free Foods And Beverages In The U.S., 4th Edition

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)

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