Global Food Allergy and Intolerance Products Industry

  • April 2012
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 374 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Food Allergy and Intolerance Products in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Gluten-free, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 130 companies including many key and niche players such as Alpro UK Ltd., Amy's Kitchen, Inc., Doves Farm Foods Ltd., Dr Schar, Dr Schär UK, Enjoy Life Natural Brands LLC, Ener-G Foods, Inc., Galaxy Nutritional Foods, Inc., General Mills, Inc., Gluten Free Foods Ltd., Glutino Food Group, Kallo Foods Ltd., Livwell Ltd., Nature's Path Foods, Inc, Pamela's Products Inc., Roma Food Products, Semper AB, So Good International, Ltd., The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., and The Village Bakery. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-3
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
A. Gluten-free I-3
B. Others I-4


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
A Primer II-1
Prevalence of Food Allergy - A Statistical Insight II-2
Food Allergy on Rise II-2
Regulatory Environment II-3
Codex Alimentarius Commission Committee II-3
United States II-4
EU Labelling Directive II-4
Australia II-5
Canada II-5
Market Dynamics II-5
Market for Intolerance Products Exudes Exuberance II-5
A Widening Audience for Gluten-Free Products II-5
Celebrity Endorsements Lift Popularity Levels II-6
Manufacturer’s Wake up to the Call II-6
Avalanche of Product Launches II-6
Research for Alternative Ingredients for Gluten II-7
Taste Remains Key for Success II-7
Wider Availability Proliferate Market Growth II-8
Retail Scene Strategies II-8

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-10
Introduction II-10
The Big Eight II-10
Historical Review II-10
Factors Propelling Food Allergy II-11
Rationale of Food Allergy II-12
Immune-mediated Response II-12
IgE Antibodies Reaction II-12
IgE-mediated Ailments II-13
Non-IgE Antibodies Reaction II-13
Non-IgE mediated Ailments II-13
Celiac Disease II-13
Non-immune-mediated Response II-14
Signs and Symptoms of Food Allergy II-14
Angioedema II-14
Common Food Allergy (CFA) Symptoms II-15
Anaphylaxis II-15
Exercise-Stimulated Food Allergy Symptoms II-15
Pollen Food Allergy Symptoms II-15
Major Types of Food Allergy II-15
Egg Allergy II-15
Milk Allergy II-16
Wheat Allergy II-16
Gluten Sensitivity II-16
Rare Food Allergies II-16
Major Sources and Ingredients of Allergy Triggering Food Products II-17
Diagnosis of Food Allergy II-18
Differential Diagnoses II-18
Allergy Testing Methods II-18
Management of Allergic Reactions II-19
Pathophysiology II-19
Alternative Techniques II-20
Special Diets II-20
Acupressure and Acupuncture II-20
Herbal Remedies II-20
Conflicting Views on Food Allergies II-20
Food Intolerance II-21
Food Intolerance vs Food Allergy II-21
Factors Triggering Food Intolerance II-21
Symptoms of Food Intolerance II-22
Type of Food Reactions II-22
Types of Food Intolerance II-23
Carbohydrate Intolerance II-23
Histamine Intolerance II-23
Tyramine Sensitivity II-23
Sensitivity to Food Additives II-23
Diagnosis of Food Intolerance II-23
Treatment of Food Intolerance II-24

3. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-26
Glutino Food Group Launches New Pepperoni Pizza II-26
Glutino Food Group Rolls Out Sensible Beginnings Range of Cereals II-26
Tropical Foods Unveils All Natural Croutons II-26
Barry Callebaut Introduces 100% Dairy Free Chocolate Alternatives II-26
Smart Balance Launches Earth Balance Organic Soymilk II-27
Amy's Kitchen Launches New Gluten-Free Products II-27
Amy's Kitchen Introduces New Products II-27
King Arthur Flour Rolls Out Gluten-Free Baking Mixes II-27
Tesco Launches Wheat free and Gluten free Products II-28
Ener-G Foods Rolls Out Biscotti Cranberry and Biscotti Raisin
Cookies II-28
Naturally Vitamins Introduces Histame in Canada II-28
Nutricia Advanced Medical Nutrition Launches Weaning Product
Neocate Nutra II-28
Lundberg Family Farms® Unveils Roasted Gluten Free Brown Rice
Couscous II-28
Galaxy Nutritional Foods Introduces New Rice Vegan Blocks II-29
Livwell Rolls Out New Sainsburys Ranges II-29
Nutrition Point Unveils Dietary Specials Sausage Rolls and
Frozen Pastry II-29
Enjoy Life Foods® Launches Granola Variants II-29
Naturally Vitamins Introduces Histame II-30
Trufree Rolls Out New Gluten and Wheat Free Treats II-30
Enjoy Life Foods Unveils boom CHOCO boom Bars II-30
Lundberg Family Farms®, Rolls Out Brown Rice Pasta Elbows II-30
Pamela's Products Launches New Cornbread and Muffin Mix II-31

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-32
Nutrition Point Adopts Parent Company’s Name II-32
Smart Balance Takes Over Glutino Food Group II-32
Glutino Food Group Recalls One Lot Number of Raisin Bread Brand II-32
Nutrition Point Enters into Partnership with Lloydspharmacy
for Online Sale of TRUfree and DS Gluten Free Brands II-32
Finsbury Food Group Purchases A and P Foods and YFB (UK) II-33

5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-34
Alpro UK Ltd (UK) II-34
Amy’s Kitchen, Inc. (US) II-34
Doves Farm Foods Ltd (UK) II-34
Dr Schar (Italy) II-34
Dr Schär UK (UK) II-34
Enjoy Life Natural Brands LLC (US) II-35
Ener-G Foods, Inc. (USA) II-35
Galaxy Nutritional Foods, Inc. (US) II-35
General Mills, Inc. (US) II-35
Gluten Free Foods Ltd (UK) II-36
Glutino Food Group (Canada) II-36
Kallo Foods Ltd (UK) II-36
Livwell Ltd (UK) II-36
Nature’s Path Foods, Inc (USA) II-37
Pamela’s Products, Inc. (US) II-37
Roma Food Products (UK) II-37
Semper AB (Sweden) II-37
So Good International, Ltd (UK) II-37
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc (US) II-38
The Village Bakery (UK) II-38

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-39
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Food
Allergy and Intolerance Products by Geographic Region - US,
Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through
2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 2: World Historic Review for Food Allergy and Intolerance
Products by Geographic Region - US, Europe, and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 3: World 15-Year Perspective for Food Allergy and
Intolerance Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Share
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Europe, and Rest of World
Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-41

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Gluten-free Products by Geographic Region - US, Europe, and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through
2017(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 5: World Historic Review for Gluten-free Products by
Geographic Region - US, Europe, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-43

Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Gluten-free Products by
Geographic Region - Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for US, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2011
and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-44

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products by Geographic Region-
US, Europe, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009
through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45

Table 8: World Historic Review for Other Food Allergy and
Intolerance Products by Geographic Region - US, Europe, and
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Other Food Allergy and
Intolerance Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Share
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Europe, and Rest of World
Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-47


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Incidence of Food Allergy and Intolerance III-1
Table 10: Incidence of Food Allergy/Intolerance in the US
(In Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
US Labeling Law III-2
Growth Opportunity for Gluten-free Products in US III-2
Buying Behavior III-3
Table 11: Gluten-Free Foods Market in the US (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Distribution Channel
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 12: Gluten-Free Foods Market in the US (2011): Food
Category Ranking by % of Consumer Satisfaction (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3
Lactose-free Market in US III-4
Competition III-4
Gluten-free imports Pick up Pace III-4
B.Market Analytics III-5
Table 13: The US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Food Allergy and Intolerance by Product Segment - Gluten-free
Products and Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 14: The US Historic Review for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Gluten-free Products and
Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-6

Table 15: The US 15-Year Perspective for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Revenues for Gluten-free Products and Other Food
Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets for Years 2003, 2011
and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

2. EUROPE III-8
A.Market Analysis III-8
Food Allergy Products Market III-8
Market for Gluten-free Products III-8
Table 16: European Gluten-Free Food Market: Number of New
Gluten-Free Product Launches for Years 2005 to 2008
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 17: European Gluten-Free Food Market (2011):
Percentage Share of New Product Launches in Gluten- Free
Food Market by UK, Spain, Germany, The Netherlands, Italy,
France, Austria, Finland and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 18: Gluten-Free Food Market in Europe (2011):
Percentage Share of New Product Launches by Food Category
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
B.Market Analytics III-10
Table 19: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Food Allergy and Intolerance Products by Geographic Region-
France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 20: European Historic Review for Food Allergy and
Intolerance Products Devices by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Analyzed with
Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2003 through
2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 21: European 15-Year Perspective for Food Allergy and
Intolerance Products by Geographic Region - Percentage Share
Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2011 and 2017
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 22: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Food Allergy and Intolerance by Product Segment -
Gluten-free Products and Other Food Allergy and Intolerance
Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues
in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 23: European Historic Review for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Gluten-free Products and
Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 24: European 15-Year Perspective for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Revenues for Gluten-free Products and Other Food
Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets for Years 2003, 2011
and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

2a. FRANCE III-16
Market Analytics III-16
Table 25: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Food Allergy and Intolerance by Product Segment - Gluten-free
Products and Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 26: French Historic Review for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Gluten-free Products and
Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 27: French 15-Year Perspective for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Revenues for Gluten-free Products and Other Food
Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets for Years 2003, 2011
and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

2b. GERMANY III-19
A.Market Analysis III-19
Innovations in German Gluten-free Market III-19
Growth Driving Factors III-19
Ageing Population III-19
Increasing Competition III-19
Changing Lifestyle III-19
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 28: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Food Allergy and Intolerance by Product Segment - Gluten-free
Products and Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2017(includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 29: German Historic Review for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Gluten-free Products and
Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 30: German 15-Year Perspective for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Revenues for Gluten-free Products and Other Food
Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets for Years 2003, 2011
and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

2c. ITALY III-23
Market Analytics III-23
Table 31: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Food Allergy and Intolerance by Product Segment - Gluten-free
Products and Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 32: Italian Historic Review for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Gluten-free Products and
Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 33: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Revenues for Gluten-free Products and Other Food
Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets for Years 2003, 2011
and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

2d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-26
A.Market Analysis III-26
Overview III-26
Restaurants and Airlines Enter the Food Allergy Sector III-26
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 34: The UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Food Allergy and Intolerance by Product Segment - Gluten-free
Products and Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 35: The UK Historic Review for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Gluten-free Products and
Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 36: The UK 15-Year Perspective for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Revenues for Gluten-free Products and Other Food
Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets for Years 2003, 2011
and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

2e. REST OF EUROPE III-30
Market Analytics III-30
Table 37: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Food Allergy and Intolerance by Product Segment -
Gluten-free Products and Other Food Allergy and Intolerance
Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues
in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 38: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Gluten-free Products and
Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 39: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Food
Allergy and Intolerance by Product Segment - Percentage
Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Gluten-free Products and
Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets for Years
2003, 2011 and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

3. REST OF WORLD III-33
A.Market Analysis III-33
CANADA - An Overview of the Food Allergy Market III-33
Lactose-Free Products on the Rise in Canada III-33
Australia III-33
Prevalence of Food Allergy in Australia III-33
Food Allergen Resource Bureau III-34
Market Regulations III-34
CHINA III-35
Gluten-free and Wheat-free Products - A Nascent Market III-35
B.Market Analytics III-36
Table 40: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Food Allergy and Intolerance by Product Segment -
Gluten-free Products and Other Food Allergy and Intolerance
Products Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues
in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 41: Rest of World Historic Review for Food Allergy and
Intolerance by Product Segment - Gluten-free Products and
Other Food Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 42: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for Food Allergy
and Intolerance by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Revenues for Gluten-free Products and Other Food
Allergy and Intolerance Products Markets for Years 2003, 2011
and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 130 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 135)

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Region/Country Players
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The United States 66
Canada 4
Europe 52
France 2
Germany 1
The United Kingdom 43
Italy 1
Rest of Europe 5
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 11
Africa 1
Middle East 1
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