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China’s Health & Wellness Products Market Enjoyed Growth Due to an Increase in Consumer Health Awareness

October 23, 2006

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c43904) has announced the addition of Health and Wellness Food in China to their offering.

Our Health and Wellness Foods in China report tracks the developments of health-associated product types and the healthy-option positioning of competing brands across different food sectors. It provides the latest retail sales data (2002-2005), allowing you to compare health and wellness categories with each other or in the context of the total market for a sector . It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market- be they new product developments, legislative context or lifestyle influences. Forecasts to 2010 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Health and wellness categories examined include: organic products, better-for-you products, naturally healthy products, functional/fortified products and food for specific intolerances.

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Get a detailed picture of the health and wellness foods industry

Pinpoint trends and identify factors driving change

Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands

Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop

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Topics Covered

1. INTRODUCTION

2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

3. MARKET BACKGROUND

3.1 Legislation

3.2 Fortification as Standard

3.3 Lifestyles

3.4 Food Culture

3.5 Obesity Rates

3.6 Organic Fresh Food

4. HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOOD SALES

4.1 Market Performance

4.2 Key Trends and Developments

4.3 Key Functional Ingredients

4.4 Retail Distribution

4.5 Retailer Activity and Private Label Trends

4.6 Forecast Market Performance

5. CONFECTIONERY

5.1 Confectionery by Health and Wellness Category

5.2 Brand Analysis

5.3 Key Functional Ingredients

5.4 New Product Developments

5.5 Pricing Strategies

6. BAKERY PRODUCTS

6.1 Bakery Products by Health and Wellness Category

6.2 Brand Analysis

6.3 Key Functional Ingredients

6.4 New Product Developments

6.5 Pricing Strategies

7. DAIRY PRODUCTS

7.1 Dairy Products by Health and Wellness Category

7.2 Brand Analysis

7.3 Key Functional Ingredients

7.4 New Product Developments

7.5 Pricing Strategies

8. OILS AND FATS

8.1 Oils and Fats by Health and Wellness Category

8.2 Brand Analysis

8.3 Key Functional Ingredients

8.4 New Product Developments

8.5 Pricing Strategies

9. SWEET AND SAVOURY SNACKS

9.1 Sweet and Savoury Snacks by Health and Wellness Category

10. READY MEALS

10.1 Ready Meals by Health and Wellness Category

10.2 New Product Developments

11. SECTOR SUMMARIES

11.1 Snack Bars

11.2 Spreads

11.3 Ice Cream

11.4 Baby Food

11.5 Sauces, Dressings and Condiments

11.6 Soup

11.7 Noodles

11.8 Frozen Processed Food

11.9 Dried Processed Food

Summary

Rapid development in health and wellness thanks to increased health awareness

In 2005, health and wellness products in China achieved further penetrations into the local packaged food industry, representing a faster current value growth of almost 16%, as compared to only 8% for overall packaged food. The notable progress made by health and wellness products is primarily attributable to local rapid economic development, improved living standards, and growing health awareness among Chinese consumers. To cater to the steadily rising demand for health and wellness, manufacturers are actively adopting healthy ingredients for new product development and positioning their products on the health platform with an aim to generate more sales opportunities and boost profitability.

Companies Mentioned Include:

– AFG Co Ltd – Beijing Kewpie Food Co Ltd – Beijing Lvde Food Co Ltd – Beijing Million Laud House Group Co Ltd – Beijing San Yuan Foods Co Ltd – Beijing Soybean Industry Corp – Bongrain (Tianjin) Foods Co Ltd – Bright Dairy & Food Co Ltd – Cadbury (China) Food Co – Coconut Palm Group Co Ltd – Dongguan Huajia Food Co – Fujian Yake Food Co Ltd – Goodman Fielder Ltd – Great Southwest Wheat Flour Co Ltd – Guan Sheng Yuan Group Co Ltd – Guilin Sea Mild Biology – Hangzhou Wahaha Group – Hebei Hua Long Food Co Ltd – Hunan Morning Foodstuff Co Ltd – Inner Mongolia Caoyuanxingfa Holdings Co Ltd – Inner Mongolia Mengniu Group – Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co Ltd – J.R. Simplot Company – Leaf Confectionery (Shanghai) Co Ltd – Lotte China Foods Co Ltd – Mead Johnson (Guangzhou) Ltd – Nestl© (China) Ltd – Orion (Beijing) Co Ltd – Penglai Jindian Food Co Ltd – Perfetti Van Melle Confectionery (China) Co Ltd – Shanghai Golden Monkey Food Co – Shanghai Maling Aquarius Group – Shanghai Tangcao Food Co Ltd – Shenzhen Wellcome Health Products Co Ltd – Technology Development Ltd – Tianjin Alpha Health Production Co Ltd – Ting Hsin International Group – Unilever China Ltd – Wrigley Chewing Gum Co Ltd – Xuzhou VV Food & Beverage Co Ltd – Yangshengtang Co Ltd

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