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Global Snack Foods Industry

Table 3: Global Snacks Market (2011): Percentage Market Share

Breakdown of Revenue by Leading Players 3

Recession and Beyond .. 3

A Peek Into What Drives the Snack Foods Industry 4

Alternate Snacks Market 5

Worldwide Market Trends 5

Grain Based Snacks: Playing At Center Court 5

Disparate Growth Drivers for Developed and Emerging Markets 6

Innovation is the Name of the Game in the Crowded Marketplace 6

Snacking Culture Pushes Innovation & Demand for

Microwaveable Snacks 6

Microwaveable Popcorn: The Most Successful Microwaveable Food 7

Microwaveable Snacks: Rise in Popularity 7

Healthy Snacks for Kids: A Lucrative Market Niche 8

Health Awareness Leads to Product Shifts 8

Increased Demand for Functional Food Boosts Sales in

Developed Regions 9

Private Label Frozen Appetizers Thrive During Recession 9

Indulgence - A Major Trend in Affluent Markets 9

Gluten-free Snacks, the New Growth Buzzword 9

Gourmet Instant Ramen/Noodles: An All Time Consumer

Favorite, the World Over 9

Table 4: Global Instant Noodle Market (2011): Percentage

Market Share Breakdown by Leading Players 10

Nut Snacks - Among the Fast Growing Segments 10

Chip & Dip Snack Solutions: Whipping Up Lather 10

Organic Trend Catching in 11

Innovation in the Breakfast Snacks Sector 11

RTE Popcorn Elbowed Aside by Microwave Popcorns 11

Packaged Sweet Snacks, A Sweet Indulgence Category 12

Sports Nutrition Cereal - A New Entrant 12

Trade Barriers 12

Future Strategies 13

Co-Branding 13

Indulgent Products 13

Age-Specific Brands 13

Brand Localization 13

Health-Orientated Products 13

Organic Bakery Products 13

2. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 14

Hearthside Food Solutions Takes Over Roskam Granola Business

Division of Roskam Banking 14

PepsiCo Acquires Mabel 14

PepsiCo Argentina Takes Over Dilexis 15

Tiga Pilar Sejahtera (TPS) Food Takes Over Taro Snack 15

Flowers Foods Merges with Tasty Baking 15

Valora Trade Germany Takes Over Salty Snacks 15

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