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The worldwide market for gluten-free products market will continue to grow, reaching $6.2 billion by 2018, according to a new report from Markets and Markets.
Celiac.com 11/29/2013 - The worldwide market for gluten-free products market will continue to grow, reaching $6.2 billion by 2018, according to a new report from Markets and Markets.
Gluten-free bakery and confectionery products represent 46% of total gluten-free product sales, followed by gluten-free snacks at 20%.
The North American market racked up about 59% of total global gluten-free sales, according to the report.
Conventional sales channels accounted for the highest volume of of global gluten-free product sales.
Also, the trends show that major gluten-free players like Hain Celestial, Inc., General Mills, Inc., Amy’s Kitchen, Inc. and Boulder Brands will continue to have a heavy market presence into the foreseeable future.