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Global Snack Foods Industry

Snack Foods: A Favorite Even During Recession 59

Salty Snacks: The Favorites 59

Meat Snacks: Among the Sectors with High Growth Potential 59

Flavors: Spicing Up the Chips Market 60

Innovation in Snacks to Counteract Obesity Problem 60

Baby Boomers: Major Drivers for Healthy Snacks 60

Healthier Snack Variants Remain Resilient to Recession 60

Dried Fruit Snacks: Making Inroads 61

Comedy Flicks Provide Solace to Popcorn Market 61

'Low-Sodium' - the Latest Mantra for Success in Savory Snacks

Segment 61

Shelled Nuts: Driving the Nuts Market 61

Tortilla Chips: Prime Beneficiary of the Growing Hispanic

Population 61

Americans: Nutty Over Snack Nuts 62

Sale of Organic Snack Food On the rise 62

Snack Industry: Embroiled in Health Related Issues 63

Market Statistics 63

Table 5: US Snack Foods Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown

of Revenues by Product Segment 63

Table 6: US Snack Cake Market (2009): Percentage Breakdown of

Sales by Leading Brands 64

Table 7: US Potato Chips Market: Percentage Share breakdown

of Sales by Leading Brands for the Fiscal Year 2009 64

Table 8: US Pretzels Market: Percentage Share Breakdown of

Sales by Leading Brands for the Fiscal Year 2009 64

Table 9: Cheese Snack Brands in the US (2009): Percentage

Breakdown of Value Sales by Leading Brands 65

Table 10: Leading Corn Snack Brands (Excluding Tortilla

Chips) in the US for the Fiscal Year End 2009: Breakdown of

Value Sales (in US$ Million) for Fritos, Bugles, Fritos

Flavor Twists, Tortillaz, Fritos Singles, Old Dutch and Tings 65

Table 11: US Tortilla/Tostada Chip Market : Percentage Share

Breakdown by Leading Brands for the Fiscal Year 2009 65

Table 12: Snack Nuts/Seeds/Corn Nut Brands in the US:

Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Leading Brands for the

Fiscal Year 2009 66

Table 13: US Organic Industry (2011): Percentage Share

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