Market outlook of natural and organic food in the US
The consumer demand for organic products has broadened. Natural and organic food stores and cooperatives are not the only vendors, but mainstream mass market stores and retailers like Tesco, Wal-Mart and Costco now provide organic products such as organic tea, cereals, oats and fats, seasonings like ketchup, spices powder and many others. Technavios market research analysts predict the natural and organic food market in the US to grow at a CAGR of over 14% in 2014.
The US dominates the global organic food market, and Germany and France follow it. US contributes almost 50% to the global market share, primarily because of the increased awareness about healthy lifestyles and healthy food among the US population.
Market segmentation by type
Natural food market
Organic food market
The natural food segment is expected to dominate the natural and organic food market in the US during the forecast period. An increase in the number of private labels, a limited number of government regulations, and rising natural food retail outlets fosters the growth of this market. Amazon entered the organic retail market with more than 100 organic brands ranging from snacks to oils and beans in 2014.
Natural and organic food market segmentation in the US by distribution channel
Natural health farms
The natural and organic food market in the US was dominated by the mass merchandiser segment in 2014, and it accounted for a market share of approximately 45%-47%. The retail mass merchandisers segment is primarily a mass merchandiser and includes supermarkets, hypermarkets, discount houses, and warehouse clubs.
Leading vendors analyzed in the report
Nature's Path Foods
The other prominent vendors of this market include Albert's Organic, Chiquita Brands International, Dean Foods, Eden Foods, Gardenburger, General Mills, Gerber Products, Heinz, Keurig Green Mountain Natural Value, New Organics, Quaker Oats, Sunopta, Wal-Mart Stores, and Whole Foods.
Key questions answered in the report
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PART 01: Executive summary
PART 02: Scope of the report
PART 03: Market research methodology
PART 04: Introduction
Key market highlights
PART 05: Market landscape
Market size and forecast
Five forces analysis
PART 06: Market segmentation by type
Natural and organic food market in US by type
Organic food market in US
Natural food market in US
PART 07: Market segmentation by distribution channel
PART 08: Market drivers
PART 09: Impact of drivers
PART 10: Market challenges
PART 11: Impact of drivers and challenges
PART 12: Market trends
PART 13: Vendor landscape
Other prominent vendors
PART 14: Key vendor analysis
Nature's Path Foods
PART 15: Appendix
List of abbreviations
PART 16: Explore Technavio
Exhibit 01: Product offerings
Exhibit 02: Difference between natural and organic food
Exhibit 03: Natural and organic food market in the US 20142019 ($ billions)
Exhibit 04: Five forces analysis
Exhibit 05: Natural and organic food market segmentation in US by type 2014
Exhibit 06: Natural and organic food market segmentation in US by type 2019
Exhibit 07: Natural and organic food market in US by type 20142019
Exhibit 08: Natural and organic food market in US 20142019 ($ billions)
Exhibit 09: Organic food market in US 20142019 ($ billions)
Exhibit 10: Organic food market segmentation in US 2014
Exhibit 11: Natural food market in US 20142019 ($ billions)
Exhibit 12: Natural and organic food market segmentation in US by distribution channel 2014
Exhibit 13: Impact of drivers
Exhibit 14: Price comparison of commodities in September 2015
Exhibit 15: Impact of drivers and challenges
Exhibit 16: General Mills: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
Exhibit 17: General Mills: Business segmentation by revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ billions)
Exhibit 18: General Mills: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
Exhibit 19: Organic Valley: Product categories
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