Dallas, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/04/2014 -- Organic food is considered safe for babies because it is manufactured without the use of chemicals or pesticides. Hence, many companies are introducing organic baby foods in the market to differentiate their products from other mainstream products available in the market. Companies are positioning themselves as producers of tasty, safe, and healthy food for babies. In addition, the US accounted for the largest market for organic baby food and formula products across the globe in 2013. Companies offering organic baby food such as Plum Organics are gaining a significant share in the Baby Food and Formula market in the US (http://www.sandlerresearch.org/baby-food-and-formula-market-in-the-us-2014-2018.html) in recent years. Hence, the growing adoption of organic baby foods is a major trend that is expected to lead the growth of the Baby Food and Formula market in the US during the forecast period.
Analysts forecast the Baby Food and Formula market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 2.76 percent over the period 2013-2018. According to the report, several companies manufacturing packaged baby food are including new baby foods with variants and new flavors in their product portfolio. To differentiate their products with that of their competitors, the vendors in the Baby Food and Formula market in the US are promptly expanding their product portfolio.
Further, the report states that the baby food manufacturers are facing problems due to the stringent regulations introduced by the US government for the production and promotion of baby foods. The vendors in the Baby Food and Formula market in the US have to abide by the safety and quality standards in the manufacturing of packaged baby food and formula products.
The Baby Food and Formula Market in the US 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report focuses on the US; it also covers the Baby Food and Formula market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
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The report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Baby Food and Formula Market in the US: Abbott Laboratories Inc., Mead Johnson Nutrition Co., and Nestlé SA.
Other vendors mentioned in the report are Danone S.A., Ella’s Kitchen Group Ltd., Nurture Inc. (Happy Family), H.J. Heinz Co., Parent’s Choice, Plum Organics, Sprout Foods Inc., and Stonyfield Farm Inc.
Key questions answered in this report:
What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
What are the key market trends?
What is driving this market?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in this market space?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?
Table Of Contents
01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
03.1 Market Overview
03.2 Product Offerings
04. Market Research Methodology
04.1 Market Research Process
04.2 Research Methodology
06. Market Landscape
06.1 Market Overview
06.2 Market Size and Forecast
06.3 Five Forces Analysis
07. Market Segmentation by Product
08. Market Segmentation
08.1 Infant Formula Market in the US by Product
08.2 Baby Food Market in the US by Product
09. Buying Criteria
10. Market Growth Drivers
11. Drivers and their Impact
12. Market Challenges
13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
14. Market Trends
15. Trends and their Impact
16. Vendor Landscape
16.1 Competitive Scenario
16.1.1 Key News
16.1.2 Mergers and Acquisitions
16.2 Market Share Analysis 2013
16.2.1 Infant Formula Market in the US
16.2.2 Baby Food Market in the US
16.3 Other Prominent Vendors
16.3.1 Product Portfolio Matrix
17. Key Vendor Analysis
17.1 Abbott Laboratories Inc.
17.1.1 Business Overview
17.1.2 Key Information
17.1.3 SWOT Analysis
17.2 Mead Johnson Nutrition Co.
17.2.1 Business Overview
17.2.2 Business Segmentation
17.2.3 Key Information
17.2.4 SWOT Analysis
17.3 Nestlé SA
17.3.1 Business Overview
17.3.2 Business Segmentation
17.3.3 Key Information
17.3.4 SWOT Analysis
18. Other Reports in this Series
List of Exhibits
Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Baby Food and Formula Market in the US by Product Segmentation
Exhibit 3: Baby Food and Formula Market in the US 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 4: Baby Food and Formula Market in the US by Product Segmentation 2013-2018
Exhibit 5: Baby Food and Formula Market in the US by Product Segmentation 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 6: Infant Formula Market in the US by Product Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 7: Baby Food Market in the US by Product Segmentation 2013-2018
Exhibit 8: Baby Food Market in the US by Product Segmentation 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 9: Infant Formula Market in the US by Vendor Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 10: Baby Food Market in the US by Vendor Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 11: Business Segmentation of Abbot Laboratories Inc.
Exhibit 12: Business Segmentation of Mead Johnson Nutrition Co.
Exhibit 13: Business Segmentation of Nestlé SA