US natural and organic food market to grow at CAGR of 15.9% during 2013-2018 period, according to new report

DUBLIN , April 28, 2014 (press release) – Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Natural and Organic Food Market in the US 2014-2018" report to their offering.

Natural food is a category of food that is minimally processed and is free of synthetic preservatives. It does not contain genetically modified organisms, high fructose corn syrup or artificial sweeteners, added hydrogenated oils or trans fats, artificial food coloring, or flavoring or preservatives.

Organic food is a category of food that is produced by adopting environment-friendly and animal-friendly practices, which restricts the use of synthetic pesticides and chemical fertilizers. Organic food production emphasizes the conservation of water, soil, and renewable resources; addresses environment protection concerns; and limits the use of harmful pesticides and chemicals in food. In the US organic foods are certified and regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture and produced by the manufacturers following a strict set of rules and guidelines.

The analysts forecast the Natural and Organic Food market in the US will grow at a CAGR of 15.89 percent over the period 2013-2018.

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Natural and Organic Food market in the US for the period 2014-2018. To calculate market size, this report covers revenue generated from the retail sales of natural and organic foods and beverages in the US market.

The report, the Natural and Organic Food Market in the US 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Natural and Organic Food market in the US landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

07. Market Segmentation by Type

08. Buying Criteria

09. Market Growth Drivers

10. Drivers and their Impact

11. Market Challenges

12. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

13. Market Trends

14. Trends and their Impact

15. Vendor Landscape

16. Key Vendor Analysis

17. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

Albert's Organic Inc.

Amy's Kitchen Inc.

Chiquita Brands International

Danone SA

Dean Foods Co.

Eden Foods Inc.

Gardenburger Inc.

General Mills Inc.

Gerber Products Co.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

H.J. Heinz Co.

J.M. Smucker Co.

Kraft Foods Group Inc.

Mars Inc.

Natural Value Inc.

Nature's Path Foods Inc.

New Organics Co. Inc.

Newman's Own Inc.

Organic Valley of Farmers

Panera Bread Co.

Quaker Oats

Starbucks Corp.

The Hail Celestial Group

TheFresh Market Inc.

Tree of Life Inc.

True Food Market

United Natural Foods Inc.

Whole Foods Market

Wild OatsMarkets Inc.

Worthington Foods Inc.

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