Spread is a food substance that is added onto food stuffs especially on bakery foods such as breads, crackers and so on. Spreads add taste, color as well as texture the food stuffs. Sales of sweet & savory spreads are highly related to bakery foods consumption of particular region. The consumer choice regarding spreads depends on the food stuff that is being consumed, required taste profile and other factors such as sugar content, naturalness, source of the spread and so on. Spreads are mostly available as bottled and canned products. Squeeze containers are becoming popular in most of as they are flexible while using. Few sources of spreads include fruits, nuts, dairy, yeast and so on, of which fruit preserves especially jam is highly consumed across the world.
North American sweet & savory spreads market is fairly matured market especially for fruit preserves. Generally consumers in North America choose the savory spreads which acts as best complement to sweet dishes and vice versa. Major manufacturers have been shifting their focus from mature segments such as jams and jellies to emerging segments like nut butters, sweet & savory combinations. Small players have been posing stiff competition to the market leaders by entering into niche segments with their high quality tailored premium brands. Nut based spreads grew rapidly in the recent and the trend is estimated to continue in the coming years as well with innovation as the key driver.
The report analyzes the market based on type of sweet & savory spreads namely: Honey, Chocolate spreads, fruit preserves, nut & seed-based and others. The report provides detailed analysis on distribution landscape and potential of various distribution channels such as Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Convenience stores, specialty food stores, grocery stores and others. Country specific trends and market dynamics are also covered in the report.
Some of the key players in the North American sweet and savory spreads market include:
- J.M. Smucker Company
- General Mills Inc.
- E.D Smith foods Ltd.
1. North America: Macroeconomic Snapshot
2. North America Sweet & Savory Spreads Market Overview
2.1. Scope of the Study
3. Executive Summary
4. North America Sweet & Savory Spreads: Market Landscape
4.1. Market Share Analysis
126.96.36.199. Highly competitive market with Smucker, Con Agra and General mills as the major players
188.8.131.52. Smucker dominate the market followed by E.D Smith
184.108.40.206. Smucker is the market leader with its wide product mix in fruit preserves category
4.2. Competitive Developments
4.2.1. Small players reaping strengthening their presence in emerging segments
4.2.2. Manufacturers have been focusing on new flavors and low- sugar spreads
4.3. Consumer Insights
4.3.1. Consumers are expecting spreads with added vitamins, proteins and antioxidants
4.3.2. Preference for low- fat, low-sugar and natural products is in rise
5. North America Sweet & Savory Spreads Market: By Type
5.2. Chocolate spreads
5.3. Fruit preserves
5.3.1. Key Trends:
220.127.116.11. Product extensions with new flavor combinations will sustain the market demand
5.4. Nut and seed-based
18.104.22.168. Rapidly growing market with highly intensified competition
6. North America Sweet & Savory Spreads Market: By Distribution Channel
6.1.1 Private label jams gaining prominence in super markets
6.2. Convenience Stores
6.3. Specialty Food Stores
6.4. Grocery stores
7. North America Sweet & Savory Spreads Market: By Country
7.1.1. Consumer needs are rapidly evolving towards natural and healthy options
7.3.1. Rising obesity concern to spur the market for low-sugar and lo-caloric spreads
8. North America Sweet & Savory Spreads Market: Company Profiles
8.1. General Mills Inc.
8.2. Kraft Foods Group Inc.
8.3. The J.M. Smucker Company
8.4. Hormel Foods Corporation
8.5. ConAgra Foods Inc.
8.6. Peanut Butter & Co
8.7. E.D Smith Foods Ltd
8.8. Wal-mart stores Inc.
8.9. Ferrero Group
8.10. The Hersheys Company
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9.3. Research Methodology