DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "World Low Calorie Food Market - Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014 - 2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
The global healthy food market is the parent market for low calorie food and it is expected to reach $1 trillion by 2017.
Low calorie food is a major growing segment in health food market. The increasing health concerns and changing lifestyle is pushing this market segment upwards. Low calorie food is beneficial for many health issues and so people are demanding more of such food products.
The major driving forces for the growth of this market are increasing health awareness, changing lifestyle and rapid rise in cases of obesity and diabetes. The major limiting factor for the growth of this market is the high cost of these products. The increasing awareness about healthy food and healthy market would provide growth opportunities in this market.
The major players in this market are Ajinomoto U.S.A Inc., Beneo group, Ingredion Inc, Abott laboratories, Galam Ltd., Pepsico Inc. Zydus wellness Ltd. Bernard food industries, and Danisco A/S. Pepsico's product, Pepsi Next, would be sweetened using stevia extract. Similarly, other companies are also focusing on using stevia as sweeteners instead of artificial sweeteners.
Key Market Segment
Market by Type
Sugar alcohol substitutes
Nutrient based substitutes
Market by Application
- Dairy products
- Bakery products
- Dietary beverages
- Abbott Laboratories
- Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
- Bernard Food Industries, Inc.
- Cadila Healthcare Limited
- Cargill Inc
- Danisco A/S
- Galam Ltd.
- Ingredion Incorporated
- Pepsico, Inc.
- Suddeutsche Zuckerrubenverwertungs-Genossenschaft Eg
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